— 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!

— AARP Long Island is happy to continue our collaboration with The Noel S. Ruiz Theatre at CMPAC for discount prices on additional musicals The Rat Pack Lounge, Phantom of the Opera, Annie and Pippin! On all Friday and Saturday performances at 8pm (7:30PM for Annie), AARP members and their guests will receive 20% off regular admission prices (discounted tickets are $25).  Visit the theater link: www.cmpac.com.* Once signed in, discount code is “APCM18.” You can also contact the box office, …

— See you at the Stadium! AARP will be at several New York Yankees games this summer, so stop by the AARP kiosk on the Main Level at Yankee Stadium. Meet staff and volunteers and learn more about what AARP is doing in your community. While at the Kiosk, enter for a chance to win Party City Suite tickets for the New York Yankees game on September 23, 2018. AARP members and their guests may purchase discounted tickets up to 50% off …

—   AARP Community Challenge Announces Six NYS Grant Recipients     Bronx, Binghamton, Castleton-on-Hudson, Delmar, Dryden, Freeport Win Funding for Projects to Improve Livability for All Ages   NEW YORK, N.Y. – AARP has announced the awardees for its 2018 AARP Community Challenge grant program, including six recipients in New York from Long Island to the Finger Lakes.   A total of $1.3 million will be distributed to fund 129 “quick action” projects across the country, helping communities make immediate improvements …

— Join AARP New York on August 2-3, 2018, for our second annual Leading on Livability: Innovation for an Age-Friendly New York at the Crowne Plaza Syracuse. Being the first state in the nation to join the Network of Age-Friendly Communities, New York is looking to increase their focus on livability, walkability, community health, economic development, and how these issues impact people of all ages. At the event, leaders in this field will be working together towards the common goal of making communities across …

— 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, …

— AARP celebrates those who embody our #DisruptAging movement that challenges ageist stereotypes and highlights all those who own their age.  Among those New Yorkers who are doing just that is Nancy Genova, President of the board for the 100 Hispanic Women organization.  Nancy has over twenty-four years of health care experience and is currently full-time faculty at Hostos Community College in the Behavioral & Social Sciences Department’s Public Policy & Law Unit.  She is a vibrant, active member of the community and as part …

— Get to know AARP at an upcoming Long Island Ducks baseball game! 
AARP members their and their guests may purchase discount tickets at $10 each on selected 2018 games below. Stop by the AARP table at the Sunday, June 3rd game to learn more about our work in the community. Also enter two win these two contests sponsored by AARP*: “Suite Birthday at the Ballpark”: Turning 50 or know someone who is? One lucky winner will receive a “free birthday …

— Applications are currently being accepted through May 16, 2018. Applications must be submitted online. The AARP Community Challenge “quick-action” grant program, which is now accepting applications for 2018, is designed to spark change and improve the quality of life for people of all ages in communities nationwide. We know that great communities take a long time to build and sustain. But we also believe that quick actions can be the catalyst for long-term progress. These grants provide localities and nonprofits the …

— Get ready to set sail and dance the night away with AARP and Rhythm Revue where DJ Felix Hernandez and guest DJs will be spinning classic Dance, Latin & Disco hits aboard the Hornblower Infinity boat at Pier 40 in New York City. AARP members and guests can save 20% off tickets online until the day before the event at http://www.classicsoul.com/cruise-12018 with the discount code RIVER.
 See below for event details. PIER 40 NYC 92 Hudson River Greenway (@ W.Houston) New …

— In commemoration of the 50 years since the historic passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1968 and the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., AARP New York invites you to join “Black Women Who Lead”, a conversation about the leadership of black women, then and now, on April 11th at the Schomburg Center in Harlem. Come honor the leadership of black women with host, Dr. Traci Alexander who will interview Beverly Bond, Founder & Executive Director, Black Girls …