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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 …

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— You’ve worked hard to save enough to enjoy your retirement. But a loophole in the rules makes it legal for some bad financial advisers to tell you where you should put YOUR money based on what’s best for THEIR pocketbooks, not yours. The result? Americans end up in riskier investments with higher fees and lower returns – and Wall Street makes billions. The Securities and Exchange Commission is considering a new rule for financial advisers, but it isn’t strong enough …

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— You are invited to hear the latest on AARP’s “Be the Difference. Vote” campaign – a multifaceted effort aimed at spotlighting and motivating the 50-plus voter for the midterm elections. The call will also answer a question asked by many volunteers: Is Fred Greisbach a “real” person?  Here’s your chance to meet the person behind AARP’s e-alert advocacy notes asking you to contact federal representatives. Please join us for a timely and lively conversation with Khelan Bhatia, Fred Greisbach and …

— We want to thank our partners WFXG FOX 54, Georgia Bikes, Central Savannah River Area Regional Commission, Augusta Warrior Project, Shiloh Comprehensive Community Center, The Kiwanis Club of Uptown Augusta and our wonderful volunteers for a successful event. We hope you enjoy the rebroadcast of our livestream! Special thanks to our moderator, CE Huffman from WFXG.   Pause -1:06:20 Additional Visual Settings Enter Watch And ScrollClick to enlarge Unmute We’re live at the Augusta Mayoral Forum at the DoubleTree Hotel on Perimeter Parkway! Posted by AARP Georgia …

— Augusta Mayoral Forum Reminder Hello, Augusta: Advocacy Manager Melissa Sinden with the details about the Augusta Mayoral Forum on Thursday, May 17, 6 p.m. at the DoubleTree Hotel on Perimeter Parkway. The forum is free, but registration is required. Please use this link https://aarp.cvent.com/AugustaMayoralForum or call 1-877-926-8300. Hope to see you there! Posted by AARP Georgia on Wednesday, May 16, 2018

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— AARP has earned a reputation for objectivity, balance and non-partisanship, which it is critical for every one of us to protect, especially during a highly partisan election season. Please join an important discussion of AARP’s political activity policy with legal expert Kelsy Bennett.  You’ll learn what types of political activities are ok and what to avoid based on your AARP volunteer role.  As always, time will be built in for your questions and comments. Here’s how to join: Date: Thursday, …