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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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— As a valued member of AARP’s volunteer team, you are invited to stay in the know about key federal advocacy issues, including the status of the President’s plan for prescription drugs, through our upcoming conference call for volunteers. Participants will also be able to ask questions of Eric Schneidewind as he share reflections on his term as AARP’s National Volunteer President.  This is your chance to hear about his journey to being AARP’s top volunteer and his sense of the …

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— For upcoming Atlanta Dream games —  June 22, July 15 and August 3, — AARP members and their guests can enjoy 10 percent discount off the price of admission with the code GAREAL online or over the phone. We hope to see you at McCamish Pavillion on all or one of these nights for an evening of athleticism and fun. We invite you to learn more about what AARP Georgia is doing in the communities to help ensure those who …

— Augusta Residents: We look forward to seeing you on Thursday, May 17 for the Mayoral Forum! Hear from the candidates and find out where they stand on issues that matter to you. We’ve partnered with WFXG/Fox 54, Augusta Warrior Project, Central Savannah River Area Regional Commission: Area Agency on Aging, Georgia Bikes, Shiloh Community Center and Uptown Kiwanis Club. Fox 54’s Anchor/Reporter CE Huffman will serve as the moderator.     When:  Thursday, May 17 | 6 p.m.-7:30 p.m. Where: DoubleTree …

— Be our guest on Saturday, April 21 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Tubby’s Tank House in Thunderbolt, as AARP Georgia hosts a Financial Resilience Workshop that is designed to aid you in making decisions about your long-term financial health. Our experts will share tips that might prove beneficial as you prepare for your financial future. We’ll also provide details about the new tax law and the possible impact to your savings. Brunch will be served. Registration is required at https://aarp.cvent.com/AARPGAFinances50Plus or you can call 1-877-926-8300. For …

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— Ethel Percy Andrus Video.wmv Please enjoy this short video about Dr. Ethel Percy Andrus, the founder of AARP. Posted by AARP Georgia on Friday, March 23, 2018 We are honored to celebrate Dr. Andrus during Women’s History Month.

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— WASHINGTON, DC—Today, AARP Executive Vice President and Chief Advocacy & Engagement Officer Nancy LeaMond released the following statement in response to Senate passage of the Strengthening Protections for Social Security Beneficiaries Act of 2017 (HR 4547): “AARP applauds the unanimous passage of the bipartisan Strengthening Protections for Social Security Beneficiaries Act in the Senate following its passage earlier this year in the House. We urge the President to sign this in to law to improve protections for the 5.5 million …

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— Capitol Catch-Up Friday, March 23 Welcome to the March 23 edition of Capitol Catch-Up featuring Advocacy Manager Melissa Sinden. The text of the video is below. Happy viewing! “HB 927, championed by Senator Renee Unterman, would allow APRNs in Georgia to conduct radiographic imaging tests and would expand the number of nurses with whom a physician may enter into a protocol agreement from four to eight. This bill has passed the House and is expected to be voted on by …