— 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 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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— AARP Georgia is bringing the Broadway-style stage play Daddy’s Boys to Riverside EpiCenter, in Austell, Georgia, on January 12, 2019. Audience members can choose between two free performances at 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. Daddy’s Boys uses a highly entertaining infotainment approach to tell the story about a widowed father and his sons, who are in a fractured relationship, coming together when faced with prostate cancer. Daddy’s Boys is the latest health-oriented presentation by award winning playwright Garrett Davis, who …

— Please be our guest on Thursday, Nov. 8 at the VA Telehealth Showcase presented by the Atlanta VA Health Care System including lunch, provided by Cabot Creamery. Following lunch, we invite you to stay for Clearly Invisible, a play that recognizes and honors the contributions of our veterans. The event is free and open to the public, especially our veterans, but registration is required using this link. When: Thursday, Nov. 8 from 10 a.m.-11 a.m. Where: Riverdale Town Centre | …

— AARP’s FREE Online Q&A Has Answers 2019 Health Insurance Marketplace: Your Questions Answered PART 1: Wednesday, November 7, 2018, 7 p.m. ET PART 2: Thursday, November 8, 2018, 7 p.m. ET If you need health coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace during the 2019 enrollment period, you need to register for AARP’s online Q&A. Attending this free, two-part event will help clear up questions you might have about the government-run website that provides insurance options for those who don’t get …

— Attend AARP’s Free, Two-Part Webinar Medicare: Your Questions Answered PART 1: Tuesday, October 16, 2018, 7 p.m. ET PART 2: Thursday, October 18, 2018 7 p.m. ET The better you understand Medicare, the smarter decisions you can make about it—no matter if you’re enrolling for the first time or getting ready to make changes to your coverage. AARP’s free, two-part webinar helps you get answers and understand your options right when you need it—at the start of the Medicare annual …

— More than 140,000 Georgians live with Alzheimer’s disease, according to the Alzheimer’s Association, and African Americans are at a greater risk of developing the condition. Learn more about how to support people with dementia and their caregivers at the workshop Understanding Dementia in the African American Community, cosponsored by SageNavigator and Faith Village Connections, on Saturday, Oct. 20. Occurring from 10 a.m. to noon at Light of the World Church International (1040 Willingham Drive in East Point), the event will …

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— Voters want lower costs. The next Congress could make that happen. The addition of a Medicare prescription drug benefit in 2006 has helped keep millions of older Americans from having to choose between putting food on the table or buying medicine. But 12 years later, prescription prices continue to skyrocket, and many 50-plus Americans still face that choice. Click here for the full story: The Election and Drug Prices

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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