— 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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— AARP is now accepting nominations for its 2019 Georgia Andrus Award for Community Service, which honors 50+ Georgians who are sharing their experience, talent, and skills to enrich the lives of their community members. The annual award recognizes those who make a difference in their community.  “AARP Georgia is excited to shine a light on 50+ Georgians who are using what they’ve learned in life to make a difference in the lives around them,” said Georgia State Director Debra Tyler-Horton. …

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— Volunteers are often asked to explain who and what AARP is, and why people should care.  Ultimately, these are questions about AARP’s “brand.” You are invited to a very special conversation on April 25 with the architect of AARP’s current messaging about its brand, Barbara Shipley. Please join this fascinating conversation about the work of AARP’s Brand team and how it relates to your efforts in the states.  As always, time will be built in for your questions and comments. Here’s …

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— AARP state offices are seeking nominations for the AARP Andrus Award for Community Service. The association’s most prestigious volunteer tribute recognizes outstanding individuals age 50 and older who are sharing their experience, talents and skills to enrich the lives of others. Nominations for the Andrus Awards for Community Service will be accepted through July 15, 2019. Review the eligibility guidelines and submit your online nomination. Thank you for submitting an online nomination. More About the Andrus Award Andrus Award nomination …

— 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 …

— Interested in serving your neighbors in a meaningful way? AARP Georgia is seeking volunteers who want to advocate for the 50-plus. If you have an interest in advocacy, communications, veterans outreach, or working with our LGBTQ and faith-based partners, the volunteer opportunities are numerous and varied. You will be paired with a staff member who can show you the ropes, and learn about programs such as caregiving and fighting fraud. You will have a chance to meet new people and …

— 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 …

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— IMG_6481.mov AARP Georgia volunteers understand the importance of voting! Do you know who the most powerful voting bloc in America is? The 50-plus! Our volunteers from Atlanta, Augusta, Macon and Savannah share why voting is important to them. Have a listen! Posted by AARP Georgia on Monday, October 1, 2018

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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 …