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

— Join AARP at the 2018 Twin Cities Jazz Festival, Thursday through Saturday, June 21-23. The free festival will feature more than a dozen acts in parks and clubs across St. Paul. Once again, AARP Minnesota will host the main stage at Mears Park. Stop by the table to pick up information about other events in the Twin Cities, as well as AARP-themed Mardi Gras beads. For concert times and venues, visit twincitiesjazzfestival.com.

— With election season well under way, AARP volunteers are asking presidential and congressional candidates campaigning in Minnesota to explain their plans to keep Social Security strong for current and future generations. Projections show Social Security will be able to pay full benefits until 2034 but, unless Congress acts, only about 75 percent after that. “It is critical for voters to know where candidates stand on this issue, so they can make informed decisions on Nov. 8,” said Seth Boffeli, a …