— AARP is here to help you take on today – and every day. From sharing practical resources, to holding fun activities and events, AARP is providing opportunities to connect and help build an even stronger Georgia for all ages to live, work and play. We hope you’ll join us!

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— The midterm elections are of vital importance. Make your voice heard by going to the polls. As the midterm elections draw near, rarely has our country seemed so divided, our need to rediscover our shared values so great. Rarely has there been a more desperate need for our collective voice to be heard. That’s why this past spring, AARP launched a full-scale campaign entitled “Be the Difference. Vote!” to educate voters on the issues and to urge you to show …

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— Hurricane Michael barreled across the Gulf of Mexico and took direct aim at the Florida-Alabama Panhandle. The destructive winds, rain, and unprecedented flooding put millions at risk. Then the storm swept across Georgia and the Carolinas – weaker, but bringing more rain and wind to communities still reeling from last month’s Hurricane Florence. It will be days before people will be able to fully assess the devastation to their homes and communities. Please click here to find out how you …

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— Please be our guest at Clearly Invisible, a stage production by Garrett Davis Productions that highlights the challenges our veterans may face, while recognizing their contributions to their country. Clearly Invisible is free and open to the public, but registration is required using this link. We hope to see you there! For additional information, please contact Jil Hinds at jhinds@aarp.org. When: Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018 Where: Riverdale Town Centre | 7210 Church Street | Riverdale, GA 30274

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— You Are Invited: AARP Georgia Salutes Veterans!  Please be our guest at the VA Telehealth Showcase presented by the Atlanta VA Health Care System including lunch, provided by Cabot Creamery.  Following lunch, we invite you to stay for Clearly Invisible, a play that recognizes and honors the contributions of our veterans. When: Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018, 10 a.m. – 11 a.m. | VA Telehealth Showcase | 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. | Lunch | 1:30 p.m. – 4 p.m. | Clearly Invisible presented …

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— Hi All, Please see Good Work News, August Edition! For more information about other happenings in Georgia, please check us out at www.Facebook.com/AARPGEORGIA! Good Work News September Edition August 2018 FINAL

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— Gov. Nathan Deal expanded a state of emergency Wednesday to an additional 16 counties and activated 1,500 Georgia National Guard troops as a “very, very dangerous” Hurricane Michael menaced much of the state. Read more here.

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— From the AJC.com State of Emergency declared for 92 counties! Hurricane Michael was officially upgraded to a Category 3 system Tuesday afternoon, hours after a state of emergency was declared for 92 Georgia counties that could experience hurricane-force winds and life-threatening flash flooding over the next several days. With the Category 3 designation by the National Hurricane Center, Michael became a “major hurricane” with winds of 120 mph and an expected Wednesday landfall. Click here for more information and please …