— 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, …

— Recently, Secure Choice, a voluntary workplace retirement savings option was included in the final 2018-19 New York State Budget. When the program is fully implemented in two years, Secure Choice will provide a convenient way for people to save on the job, and continue saving if they change jobs. AARP thanks Governor Cuomo for his leadership in proposing this game-changing program in his executive budget. We applaud the Governor, Senate Leader Flanagan, Assembly Speaker Heastie and their houses for including Secure Choice as …

— 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 …

— 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 …

— 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: March 5-9, 2018 March 12-16, 2018 March 19-20, 2018 AARP members and their guests can use code ABBEY5 to receive this discounted price online, by phone at 866-811-4111 …

— Raise a glass with AARP! Treat yourself and get to know AARP at The HOPS and PROPS Craft Beer Festival on Saturday, February 10, 2018, at 7 pm. AARP is sponsoring the DJ and music for the day so make sure you put on your dance shoes! Sample the best from local, regional and national craft brews, enjoy food and have a great evening with friends and family. Connect with AARP staff, volunteers and other members to learn more about what we …

— Let’s rewind back to the golden decades of the 60’s, 70’s, and 80’s! Listen to your favorite songs while taking a walk down memory lane. With the some of the best musicians and singers, this show will have you dancing away in your seat! Look for the AARP table before the show that night to meet fellow AARP members, volunteers and staff to hear information about what AARP is doing in your community. On Thursday, March 8th at 7:30 pm, …

— 50 Years of Remembrance  This Black History Month, AARP honors the many contributions of African Americans who have contributed so much to the legacy of this country.  This year marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., a prominent leader of the Civil Rights Movement, which that same year also led to the Civil Rights Act of 1968, to prevent discrimination and provide equal housing opportunities regardless of race, religion, or national origin.  We remember with …

— Treat yourself in 2018 by taking advantage of AARP’s new theater offers at RBTL in Rochester! Look for the AARP table before the shows each night to meet fellow AARP members, volunteers and staff to hear information about what AARP is doing in your community “ON YOUR FEET” AARP members and their guests receive up to 20% per ticket to see “On Your Feet!” the Musical at the Auditorium Theater on Tuesday, February 6, 2018, at 7:30 pm and Wednesday, February 7, …

— On your way to the theater, stop by the AARP NY Office (750 Third Avenue) from 4-5pm any weekday through Feb. 4 to hear more about what AARP is doing in your community. AARP members and their guests receive up to 25% off on tickets to select performances of Latin History for Morons now through Feb. 4, 2018. Tickets start from $55.* You may purchase tickets online, or by phone when you call 212-947-8844, or in-person at the box office at Studio 54, 254 W. 54th St., …