— 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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— Please enjoy this recording from our first-ever Telehealth Summit. The session was divided into two parts, and this is Part 2. If you have any questions about AARP’s efforts in telehealth, please contact Melissa Sinden at msinden@aarp.org. We are back! Posted by AARP Georgia on Tuesday, August 7, 2018

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— Please enjoy this recording from our first-ever Telehealth Summit. The session was divided into two parts, and this is Part 1. If you have any questions about AARP’s efforts in telehealth, please contact Melissa Sinden at msinden@aarp.org.   Live from Lanier Technical College! AARP Georgia presents the 2018 Telehealth Summit! Posted by AARP Georgia on Tuesday, August 7, 2018

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— Lee Baker State President http://spr.ly/6189DSWbb State President Lee Baker with a reminder about the volunteer call about the midterm elections. This year’s midterm elections need to reflect the views of the 50+ voter! Please join our upcoming volunteer call to hear the latest on AARP’s Be the Difference. Vote campaign. Date: Thursday, July 26 Time: 7 p.m. ET Call-in Number: 877-209-3531 (toll-free and no PIN required) If you have a question or comments about topics being addressed on the call, …

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— The federal government is urging some 133,000 veterans who had money improperly withheld from their severance payments for combat-related injuries or other disability compensation to apply for tax refunds. In some cases the improper withholding dates as far back as 1991. The Department of Defense (DOD) is sending letters to the eligible veterans this month, stating the amount of the disability payment and telling them what to do to receive a refund. Survivors of veterans who would have been eligible …

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— We’ll need your help as we start Pride preparation in October! Volunteers are needed for loading in/out to/of Piedmont Park, staffing the building, monitoring snack distribution, and for the entertainment team. Load in occurs on Oct. 12,  starting at 9 a.m. Volunteers will open the building at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 13, and the building will close at 7 p.m. The building will re-open on Sunday, Oct. 14, at the end of the parade around 2 p.m. We will also …

— AARP’s Prepare to Care Workshop is designed to give current and future caregivers an opportunity to learn more about what this critical role entails. Please join us for this informative and free workshop! When: Saturday, July 14, 2018, 10 a.m.-11 a.m. Where: Spruill Oaks Library | 9560 Spruill Road | Johns Creek, GA 30022 To register, please call 770-360-8820. AARP is dedicated to improving the quality of life for all as we age. People may not think of themselves as a caregiver, but …

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— More than 1.3 million Georgians care for older parents, spouses, children and adults with disabilities, or other loved ones, helping them to live independently in their homes and communities, where they want to be. A labor of love, family caregiving can be exhausting and overwhelming. That doesn’t change on Election Day. It can be incredibly difficult for many family caregivers to take a break from their caregiving responsibilities to get to the local polling station. And if a caregiver’s love …

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— MVI_3042.MOV State President Lee Baker rallies other AARP Georgia volunteers prior to leaving for the Securities and Exchange Commission hearing in Atlanta. AARP will continue efforts to ensure consumers have access to advice in their best financial interests. We appreciate the support of our volunteers as we continue to advocate for those who are 50-plus. Posted by AARP Georgia on Wednesday, June 13, 2018

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— Following the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) new rule proposal intended to help consumers get investment advice in their best interest, AARP today previewed upcoming testimony for a SEC Investor Advisory Committee (IAC) meeting later this week in Atlanta, Ga.  On behalf of its 38 million members and all hard-working Americans saving for their retirements, AARP will continue efforts to ensure consumers have access to advice in their best interest, as the SEC also begins a series of regional town hall meetings …