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

— AARP New Jersey is engaging voters across the Garden State – and we want to know why you are voting on November 6th! Critical issues like Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security, caregiving, prescription drugs and financial security are all on the line. Tune in for our upcoming video series – Why I Vote – to see what’s bringing your friends and neighbors to the polls. Teaser Video Demand Lower RX Prices   Why I Vote: Congressional District 2

— By Aliya S. King Walter “Chuck” Johnson, of West Orange, knows just how much is at stake for him in the Nov. 6 elections. He lives in New Jersey’s 11th Congressional District, which could help decide what party controls the U.S. House next year. And as a recently retired corrections officer with aging parents, he sees how the election outcome could affect his life. “I’m beginning to have conversations with my parents about long-term care, and I want to be …

— Government is broken. Politicians don’t seek common ground. They cast insults instead of creating results. It’s time for our elected leaders to put voters first and get to work. This November, critical issues like Medicare, Social Security, caregiving, prescription drugs and financial security are all on the line. AARP is urging all New Jerseyans to use your vote to hold politicians accountable and make them pay attention to the nation’s most powerful voting bloc – the 50+. AARP New Jersey …

—   This year’s elections are some of the most important in our lifetimes. Medicare, Social Security, and other critical issues are on the line!   Our votes will decide whether Washington gets to work, or puts our future at risk. This year, AARP has launched “Be the Difference. Vote,” a multifaceted campaign designed to maximize the influence of America’s 50-plus voters. The campaign seeks to get the largest possible turnout of voters age 50-plus to the polls while putting front and …

— DID YOU KNOW: Americans 50 and older are the most powerful voting bloc in the U.S. Make your voice heard! Pledge to vote at http://spr.ly/6183DmmXF and be the difference.

— By Christina Hernandez Sherwood In an election garnering national attention, Garden State voters on Nov. 7 will choose their next governor: Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno, a Republican, or Democratic challenger Phil Murphy. New Jersey and Virginia are the only two states with gubernatorial elections in 2017. Two-term governor and onetime presidential candidate Chris Christie will be replaced by Guadagno, 58, his running mate, or Murphy, 60. Guadagno has served as lieutenant governor since 2010. She was previously the first female …