— 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 …

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— Our Baldwin County Chapter had a great meeting on hospice care with Serenity Hospice Care in Milledgeville, Ga. The Baldwin Bulletin highlighted the dedication of the chapter members, in addition to their passion for local missions and each other. Click here for the full article. Chapter 5387 has taken a seat at the table to discuss hospice care and disrupt the misconceptions surrounding it. Thank you for shedding light on this topic. For more information about AARP caregiving resources, please click …

— AARP Georgia and the Augusta-Richmond County Public Library will host a three-part Fraud Prevention Series for residents of the Central Savannah Regional Area. The first session will be held on Friday, March 23 from Noon-1:30 p.m. at the Augusta- Richmond County Public Library Headquarters, 823 Telfair Street.  Please bring your lunch and learn the tactics con artists use to take advantage of the vulnerable. You’ll also find out about tips you can use to protect yourself and your family. When: Thursday, …

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— Please join us for a volunteer briefing on a number of key topics  – net neutrality and what it means to those over 50, the latest on the budget and an overview of AARP’s caregiving efforts.  Our special guests will be Cristina Martin-Firvida, Director of Financial Security and Consumer Affairs, Bob Stephen, VP of Health Security Programming, and Eric Schneidewind, AARP’s Volunteer President.  As always, we’ll make sure there is time for your questions and comments! Here’s how to join …

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— Welcome to Week 4 of Capitol Catch-Up with Melissa Sinden! The text of the video is below. “This week, members of the House Rural Caucus introduced a bill that seeks to implement recommendations from the House Rural Development Council to increase access to care in rural areas. HB 769 would provide for the establishment of the Rural Center for Health Care Innovation and Sustainability, among many other provisions. AARP will host a volunteer teletown hall on Thursday, Feb. 8 at …

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— You’re going to watch the Super Bowl anyway … why not give us your comments on our new advertising messages? We know you have a keen eye for, and interest in, AARP’s commercials. With that in mind, I wanted you to know that AARP is kicking off a new ad campaign on Feb. 4 (Super Bowl Sunday) during the NBC program This Is Us.  This is a chance for you to hear insights on how the brand campaigns seen on …

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— Please check out the video below from Advocacy Manager Melissa Sinden as she gives insight as to what happened during week two of the Georgia Legislature. The content of her video text is below. “It was an abbreviated week at the Georgia General Assembly due to the observation of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday, inclement weather, and budget hearings. Several appropriations bills are now under consideration by the legislature. Next week, the legislature will be in session Monday-Thursday, …