— Secure Choice, a voluntary workplace retirement savings option that could help millions of working New Yorkers save for their futures on the job, was enacted into law as part of the 2018-19 New York State Budget. When the program is fully implemented as expected in two years, Secure Choice will provide a convenient way for people to save at work – and continue saving even if they change jobs. What is the “Secure Choice Savings Program”? A new, voluntary workplace retirement savings program …

— New York State has long been home to some of the most ethnically diverse neighborhoods in the nation. New York’s ethnic communities—primarily comprised of African American/Black, Asian American/Pacific Islander and Hispanic/Latino populations are not only growing, but also aging at a rapid pace. Given these changing demographics, AARP convened thought leaders, elected officials and leading organizations that serve New York’s ethnic communities to launch a multi-year effort to identify disparities that exist among their ethnic 50-plus communities and develop an …

— En Español.  AARP New York and the Paid Family Leave Coalition fought for the Paid Family Leave program because family caregivers who work shouldn’t have to choose between caring for a loved one or losing their jobs. In January 2018, we reached that goal when one of the strongest Paid Family Leave laws in the nation took effect. Here are five things you should know about New York’s Paid Family Leave program: 1) What is paid family leave? Under a …

— After a successful, packed room for the inaugural Divas of Radio event last year, you asked for more we heard you, and we’re back by popular demand with another evening filled with powerful discussions with AARP New York and some of New York’s top women in radio. Come join us for a multigenerational conversation with radio personalities who are everyday disruptors at the top of their game across musical genres as they share their experiences, transformations, and insights. Special guests …

— Join AARP in experiencing the history, culture, and memorable moments at the exhibit of your favorite British television show series, Downton Abbey! Take a glimpse of the Crawley household and watch the characters come to life. $23 tickets are available now for AARP members and guests for the select dates listed below only: July 9–13, 2018  July 16–20, 2018  July 23, 2018 AARP members and their guests can use code ABBEY23 to receive this discounted price online, by phone at 866-811-4111 or …

— Every 2 seconds, someone’s identity is stolen. And it’s not hard to imagine, given all the data breaches in the news lately. Combating fraud and identity theft is a priority for AARP New York and that is why we are launching Operation: Stop Scams. “Identity theft is one of the most prevalent types of fraud encountered by people age 50 and over,” said Beth Finkel, State Director of AARP New York.  “By doing something as simple as shredding their documents, …

— On select Sunday 7pm performances, AARP members and their guests will receive 20% off regular admission prices (regular $75/ AARP discount $60) from the following shows.  Visit www.engemantheater.com and click on “Buy Tickets” to select dates and purchase tickets. Enter promo code APJWE18 for the discount. You can also contact Engeman’s box office, Monday-Sunday: 10:00am – 6:00pm at 631-261-2900. Join AARP NY on the following dates at
7:00 p.m. at: John W Engeman Theater at Northport 250 Main StreetNorthport, NY 11768 Sundays, 7pm …

— Laughter is good for you, and AARP wants you to laugh more in 2018! AARP is proud to partner again with Long Island’s 50+ Comedy Tour! Each show features top comedians with one thing in common – – they’re all over the age of 50! Laughter begins at 50 and they’ll prove it to you. This is the comedy show that’s been 50 years in the making. AARP/ Long Island Comedy also brings you the “Search for the Next 50+ Comedy Star”.  …

— AARP Long Island is thrilled to collaborate with The Gateway Performing Arts Center of Suffolk County, for discounts on select performances during their 68th season of live theatrical entertainment! The 2018 season features  Nunsense, Memphis, Cabaret at The Gateway Playhouse in Bellport Village and Flashdance the Musical and Disney’s Beauty and the Beast at the Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts on Main Street in Patchogue Village. AARP members and their guests will receive 20% off the first 6 performances …

— AARP NY invites you to join us on Long Island this Spring for some fun live events at The Jeanne Rimsky Theater at Landmark on Main Street!  Shows will feature something for everyone – – from music, magic, comedy and art. AARP members and their guests will receive a 15% discount on tickets for the following shows listed below. Meet fellow AARP members, volunteers and staff before the shows to hear information about what AARP is doing in your community. …

— AARP invites you to join us in Long Island this Spring and Summer for some fun live music events at the Tilles Center for the Performing Arts! Shows will feature songs for everyone – – from classic to classical. Treat yourself by taking advantage of AARP’s new theater offers!  AARP members and their guests will receive a 20% discount on tickets for the following shows listed below.  Look for the AARP table before the shows to meet fellow AARP members, …

— In today’s uncertain economy, planning for your financial future is more important than ever. AARP invites you to attend these free financial workshops to help you make the most of your income in retirement.  Improve your quality of life and find peace of mind about your finances. AARP is working to ensure you have the financial security you need to take charge of your future and live independently as you age. We offer free and unbiased information to help you …

— Go back to the 90’s with AARP on the dance floor! AARP members and their guests receive up to $5 off on a general admission tickets to see La Bouche at Mulcahy’s in Wantagh NY.  Dance the night away with songs by La Bouche like “Be My Lover” and “You Won’t Forget Me”. Look for the AARP table, meet volunteers & staff to hear about what AARP is doing in your community. AARP members and their guests get up to …