— 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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— Join AARP Georgia volunteers and staff at the Atlanta Dogwood Festival in Piedmont Park April 12-14! The AARP tent will be on the 10th Street side, somewhat adjacent to Grady High School. Visitors will have the opportunity to engage with AARP staff and participate in various activities, including: • Digital Memory Game – The classic memory match game goes digital. Attendees touch tiles to reveal information about AARP programs and offerings. When they find a match, the pair lights up …

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— WASHINGTON — Are you, or do you know someone age 50 or older who is using their life experience to give back, solve problems or change lives? If so, nominate them or yourself for the AARP Purpose Prize award. Up to five winners will each receive $60,000. The AARP Purpose Prize award nomination process is fast, easy and open to anyone 50 and older– AARP membership not required. All nominations are due March 31, 2019. In addition to the up …

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— We wanted to take this time to provide you with an update from the 2019 Georgia Legislature, and let you know about the two bills AARP Georgia worked hard to support. First, the  Authorized Electronic Monitoring in Long-term Care Facilities Act (HB 135) that would have given nursing home residents and their family members the ability to install a monitoring device in the resident’s room. This technology will afford an opportunity for virtual visitation, which will help family caregivers to …

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— AARP Georgia volunteers and staff enjoyed Capitol Day on Monday, March 11. Several of our volunteers had an opportunity to meet with their elected officials. We had the extreme pleasure of having Sen. Renee Unterman welcome our group and answer questions. We truly appreciated the time Sen. Unterman took from her busy schedule to let us know how she continues to advocate for those who are 50-plus. Her leadership and concern for her constituents is admirable, and we appreciate her …

— Interested in serving your neighbors in a meaningful way? AARP Georgia is seeking volunteers who want to advocate for the 50-plus. If you have an interest in advocacy, communications, veterans outreach, or working with our LGBTQ and faith-based partners, the volunteer opportunities are numerous and varied. You will be paired with a staff member who can show you the ropes, and learn about programs such as caregiving and fighting fraud. You will have a chance to meet new people and …

— Attend AARP’s Free Webinar to Find Out How Social Security – Your Questions Answered Wednesday, March 27, 2019, 7 p.m. ET You’ve earned your Social Security retirement benefits. Make sure you get everything you’ve got coming to you by attending the first in a series of free Social Security webinars from AARP. Register for this session to get straightforward answers to questions like: When should I claim my benefits to get a larger monthly check? Will working after retirement affect …