— A landmark law aims to help about 154,000 unpaid family caregivers in the state to remain in the workforce while helping their parents, spouses or other relatives age in place. The Kupuna Caregiver Act will provide services worth up to $70 a day to ease the financial, physical and emotional stress on these caregivers. Such services could include home-delivered meals, personal care, transportation and adult day care, for example. Funded at $600,000 for one year beginning in 2018, the program …

— AARP Foundation Tax-Aide is looking to expand its team of volunteers in Oahu and the Neighbor Islands for the upcoming tax season. Approaching its 50th year, Tax-Aide offers free tax filing help to anyone, especially those 50 and older, who can’t afford a tax preparation service. Tax-Aide volunteers make a difference in their communities by assisting many older, lower-income taxpayers who might otherwise miss out on the credits and deductions they’ve earned. Tax-Aide volunteers receive training and support in a …

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— With proper planning, a retirement that enables you to choose how you live as you age is possible. But it’s not easy and takes some work. You need to think about when to take Social Security, how to pay for health insurance, and how much you can spend on living expenses and just enjoying life. To help you plan, AARP Hawaii is holding a free “Think of Your Future” workshop in Hilo on Saturday, Oct. 21 from 1 p.m. to …

— How can he help you build your new business? From Passion to Profit, Part 2: Veteran Entrepreneurship takes place on Thursday, November 9, 2017 / 9:00 a.m. HST If you’re a veteran thinking about starting your own business, join AARP for a live webinar and hear from all of our inspiring veteran entrepreneurs as they share their journeys of starting and succeeding in business. Get new business insights from: Lee Dougherty, founder and host of Objective Rally Point networking event for …

— Many Hawaii residents are facing a saving shortfall that could crimp their ability to enjoy a comfortable retirement and saving for retirement is especially difficult for women. That’s because women live longer than men, leave the work force more often to care for family members, and are at greater risk of outliving their retirement income.  Older women are 57 percent more likely to live in poverty than older men, according to a recent University of Hawaii study. To address this …

— Plus, register for all four job-searching sessions and you could win $500!* It’s a digital world. Understanding how to use all the available tools to your advantage is essential in today’s job market. Join Nora Duncan, a digital job search expert and state director of AARP Connecticut, and job training expert Janae Wheeler, at the Job Search in the Digital Age interactive workshop on Thursday, October 19, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. HT. Learn how to leverage your experience and improve your …

— Retirement isn’t as simple as reaching age 65 and quitting your job. It takes planning and the earlier you start the better. You need to think about when to take Social Security, how to pay for health insurance, and how much you can spend on living expenses and just enjoying life. That’s why AARP Hawaii is holding a free “Think of Your Future” workshop in Lihue on Saturday, Sept. 9. The workshop runs from 1p.m. to 4 p.m. at the …

— Join us for free webinars and connect with top employers looking to hire experienced workers You have valuable experience. So why not connect with the hiring employers who value experienced workers like you? Sign up today for the LIVE Online Career Fair on Thursday, September 14 at 12:00 pm HT, and get ready to reintroduce yourself to new employers and refresh your job skills. This nationwide online event helps you do things like:  Click on the Interactive Online Career Fair Map …

— The earlier you start saving and investing for retirement the better. But no matter when you start, you need to know basic information about investing so you can make good decisions and invest with confidence. That’s why AARP Hawaii is holding a free “Better Late Than Never” workshop in Lihue on Saturday, August 19 with AARP volunteer and financial planner Joanna Amberger. The workshop runs from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Lihue Public Library, 4344 Hardy Street. Amberger …

— Retirement isn’t as simple as reaching age 65 and quitting your job. It takes planning and the earlier you start the better. You need to think about when to take Social Security, how to pay for health insurance, and how much you can spend on living expenses and just enjoying life. That’s why AARP Hawaii is holding a free “Think of Your Future” workshop in Paia on August 19. The workshop runs from 9 a.m. to noon at the Kaunoa …