— 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!

— Identity theft affects millions of families every year totaling billions of dollars in losses. The safe disposal of documents containing sensitive information, such as medical history, Social Security numbers and banking information, is one of the best ways to prevent identity theft and fraud. WHEN: Saturday, April 20, 2019 WHERE: Summit Family YMCA 1765 Highway 34 E Newnan, Ga. 30265 AARP Georgia in conjunction with the Summit Family YMCA will host a Free Fraud Fighting Event. Join us at this …

— By Ann Hardie After Herman Anderson completed his tour in Vietnam, he returned to Georgia in 1968 and spent the next four decades looking ahead, never back. But these days the 74-year-old Marietta resident and AARP volunteer devotes much of his time to helping other veterans. “I am doing it because the military and their families are an underappreciated group of people,” Anderson said. “They are the reason that we have all the freedoms that we have.” May, which is …

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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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— Join AARP Georgia and The National Association of Veteran Families to learn how you might be eligible for Long Term Care Benefits to pay for Home Care, Assisted Living or Dementia Care. Please join us Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019 at 1 p.m. at the Columbus Public Library, 3000 Macon Road, Columbus, Ga. 31906. The event is free, but registration is required using this link.

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— New Research: More People 50-Plus Using Tech to Stay Connected to Friends, Loved Ones; AARP CEO Jo Ann Jenkins Highlights Social Connection at Inaugural CES Pitch Competition LAS VEGAS – At CES® 2019, AARP is putting the spotlight on the $7.6 trillion of annual economic activity generated by Americans age 50-plus, which is equivalent to the third largest economy in the world. AARP data show that, as consumers live longer and lead more active lives, they also spend more: for every …

— Are you looking for a productive way to spend your free time? Do you have a passion for meeting new people and learning new skills? If so, AARP Georgia needs you! We invite you to join our team of passionate and committed volunteers who help Atlantans 50-plus live their best lives. If you have an interest in Advocacy, Communications, Veterans Outreach, or working with our LGBTQ and faith-based partners, please consider sharing your expertise with others! The AARP Georgia State …