— 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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— AARP Foundation Tax-Aide is looking to expand its team of volunteers for the upcoming tax season. Tax-Aide, now in its 51st year, offers free in-person preparation and assistance to anyone, especially those 50 and older, who can’t afford a tax preparation service. Volunteers make a difference in their communities by assisting many older, lower-income taxpayers, and their families, who might otherwise miss out on the tax credits and deductions they’ve earned. Since its inception, AARP Foundation Tax-Aide has served more …

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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, …

— Let us help you keep your identity safe. Identity theft is the second most reported type of fraud in America. Shredding your private documents reduces the likelihood that fraudsters can take advantage of your personal information. On Saturday, Aug. 11, join our partners—Johns Creek Police Department and Johns Creek Chamber of Commerce and us—at the Scam Jam Shred Fest!   Please bring items, such as sensitive documents, old bank statements, and medical bills and records. The Shred Fest is free …

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— Please join AARP Georgia as it presents Understanding Dementia in the African-American Community in conjunction with Sage Navigator &        Faith Village Connections. The session will be followed by a virtual dementia experience and memory screening. Prepare to Care  guides and the faith-based took kit for faith leaders also will be available. If interested in attending this important workshop, please call 404-549-4504 to register. This is a free public workshop and participants must register to attend. For additional information, …

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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 …

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— On Friday, July 27, AARP Georgia members and their guests can enjoy a 50 percent discount to this world-class tennis event by using GATENNIS. Between matches, come visit us at the Partner Pavilion for your chance to win an Apple watch! You’ll also be able to connect with volunteers and staff to learn about the other great programs we have for our members. WHEN: Friday, July 27, 2018 DAY SESSION WHERE: Atlantic Station | 1380 Atlantic Drive | Atlanta, GA …

— More than 3.2 million Georgians live in medically underserved areas, meaning there are not enough health care professionals to tend to their needs. The problem is especially acute in rural areas. Telehealth can alleviate the shortage by connecting patients with health care providers through high-tech communications. AARP Georgia is hosting a Telehealth Summit on Tuesday, Aug. 7, in Cumming to help local residents learn how it works—and how Georgia legislators are working to expand access to telehealth. The free event …