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

— In continued celebration of Asian American/Pacific Islander Month, we’re highlighting AARP NY volunteer, Margaret Chung-Reed, whose parents are from Hong Kong, China, and who has lived on Long Island for 27 years. Regarding working with AARP, she says she is most fulfilled by “showing that the new 50+ generation is young, active, and modern.” In addition to being a volunteer for a year, Margaret also owns a footwear business, has been a youth soccer coach for 10 years, and volunteers at the …

— Join AARP for the FREE MoneySmarts Series!  AARP is offering workshops to provide information, tools and resources to assist New Yorkers in building financial security and resilience. Register for a FREE seminar plus FREE show and we hope you’ll be inspired to turn your financial dreams into reality. Curtain up! Light the lights! – with AARP Long Island, we aim to set the STAGE for financial independence and financial security, through our free AARP NY MoneySmarts financial series at the …

— In celebration of Asian American/Pacific Islander Month, AARP NY is featuring profiles of members and volunteers on Long Island.  Mona Ng has been an active volunteer since 2015 and has lived on Long Island for over 30 years.  She also spends her time volunteering at a Chinese cultural center, a hospital and at senior centers on the island and says “Giving back to the community gives me a lot of satisfaction.”  Her avid volunteerism garnered her a nomination last year …

— 150 Volunteers from Across NY Call on Lawmakers at State Capitol to Back Safe Rx Importation, Reveal Deals Delaying Cheaper Generics, Fight Price Gouging ALBANY, N.Y. – With the cost of prescription drugs skyrocketing four times faster than inflation and Americans paying the highest brand-name drug prices in the world, AARP New York today launched a campaign to #StopRxGreed by supporting a package of state legislation aimed at helping New Yorkers get the medications they need without breaking the bank. …

— Join AARP NY at Lincoln Center from June 12 – 16 and learn about what we are doing in the community when you experience the New York shows of Ailey American Dance Theater’s 60th Anniversary tour!  Alvin Ailey is renowned for celebrating the human spirit through the African-American cultural experience and the American modern dance heritage. A reception will be held on Wednesday June 12, 2019 from 6:00-7:30pm in the Travelers Lounge at the David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln …

— Join AARP at the Barclay’s Center for the 35th Annual New York Salsa Festival and learn about what we are doing in your community. We’ll be in the building on Saturday, June 8, 2019 along with a full lineup of noteworthy music acts including Willie Colon, Eddie Santiago, La India, Tito Rojas, Grupo Niche, Jose Alberto El Canario and many more! AARP members and guests can receive 25% off tickets at www.ticketmaster.com * with offer code NYSF2019.  Meet AARP staff …

— AARPNY is thrilled to bring you another discount offer at the RBTL Auditorium Theatre on June 4 & 5, 2018 to see Waitress, the musical tale about a pie-maker who dreams of a way out of her small town and rocky marriage. AARP members & guests get a 20% discount off regular admission with the promo code JENNA by purchasing tickets through the mail-in form or online at http://www.rbtl.org/aarp. Join AARP on the following dates & times at: RBTL Auditorium …

— One way you can take on the day is by volunteering. Volunteering has an enormous impact on the health and well-being of your local community. As an AARP volunteer, you are helping with the promise of a better life for you or someone else. Whether you would like to be an in-office support, speaker on advocacy issues, or helping at an event AARP has many ways that you can make a difference. Be a part of the AARP team and …

— Annual Award Recognizes Those Who Make a Powerful Difference in their Community NEW YORK – AARP New York is now accepting nominations for its 2019 Andrus Award for Community Service, which honors 50-plus New Yorkers who are sharing their experience, talent, and skills to enrich the lives of their community members. “AARP New York is excited to shine a light on 50-plus New Yorkers who are using what they’ve learned in life to make a difference in the lives around …