— AARP MA is committed to making Massachusetts an Age-Friendly state, supports all communities in the growing Age-Friendly network, and highlights the incredible work done throughout the Commonwealth.  Latest News: Massachusetts Submits State Age-Friendly Action Plan A little less than a year after Governor Baker announced that Massachusetts would be the second state in the country to join AARP’s Network of Age-Friendly States, they submitted their multiyear Action Plan. READ MORE   Featured Community: Berkshires 2018 Livable Community Challenge Grantee, Age-Friendly …

— 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 Massachusetts for all ages to live, work and play. We hope you’ll join us!

— Driving safely while driving on wet, icy or snowy roads isn’t easy for anyone. It requires preparation and concentration. Here are some basics to keep you safe when the roads in our community are not safe. Do a Check. After three years, a battery might need replacing. Turn on the headlights, then start the engine. If the lights brighten when the engine is running, your battery is weak and likely ready for a replacement. Also, check that your windshield fluid …

— By Jill Gambon John Marcelino’s first car was a far cry from the rides on the road today: It had no right side-view mirror, no backup camera, no airbags and no Bluetooth connectivity. Cars aren’t the only things that have changed since Marcelino, 58, started driving. The rules of the road have also evolved. Now volunteer state coordinator for the AARP Massachusetts Driver Safety program, Marcelino said it’s important for drivers to refresh their skills and keep up with the …

—   Are you up to speed on the rules of the road? Brush up on your driving skills by taking an AARP Driver Safety course. The four-hour course is available at numerous locations throughout Massachusetts. All classroom courses are taught by trained AARP volunteers, who are your peers.   By taking an AARP Driver Safety course, you will learn: Current traffic laws The safest ways to change lanes and turn at intersections How to maintain proper following distance How to …

— At AARP Massachusetts, we’re looking for someone special to serve as our State Coordinator for the award-winning AARP Driver Safety program. Perhaps you’re just who we’re looking for! This volunteer position is a highly visible role which requires strong leadership, communication and relationship-building skills. The State Coordinator coaches, motivates, and provides direction to AARP Driver Safety volunteers in the state and works with them to enhance the overall program and to advance the program locally. POSITION DESCRIPTION: Click here for the AARP MA Driver …

—   Did you know there are more than 90 million drivers age 50+ nationwide, and yet AARP Driver Safety reaches just 1 percent of them annually? Especially as driving distractions increase so does the need for safer highway and roadways with alert and fully informed drivers — and this is where you can help! We’re looking for two volunteers to serve as classroom instructors for our AARP Smart Driver course. After you receive training and resources to make the job …

— At AARP Massachusetts, we’re looking for someone special to take over the role of State Coordinator for the award-winning AARP Driver Safety program. Perhaps you’re just who we’re looking for! This volunteer position is a highly visible role which requires strong leadership, communication and relationship-building skills. The State Coordinator coaches, motivates, and provides direction to AARP Driver Safety volunteers in the state and works with them to enhance the overall program and to advance the program locally. POSITION DESCRIPTION: Click here for …