— 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 New York invites members and guests to the screening of Angel in the City, at the New York Latino Film Festival on August 25th The Angel in the City video takes viewers on a ride of discovery and empowerment from local and world-renowned legends. In this debut, host Angel De Leon travels on his motorcycle and sends the audience on a journey through the Bronx with segments featuring Richard “Crazy Legs” Colon, B-boy legend and president of the Rock …

— Did you know that New Yorkers 50 and over make up 35% of our population but the households they head generate 50% of our GDP? That’s an over $700 billion annual contribution to the state’s economy. Making New York the kind of place where we want to stay, to age, to retire is an essential business mandate for all of us. Our neighborhoods and our livelihoods depend on it. The good news is that almost nine in every 10 of …

— During NYC Broadway Week, September 3–16, 2018, stop by the NYC Information Center—Seaport District NYC. Hornblower Cruises on the East River Waterfront Esplanade at Pier 15 (at South and John Sts.), Manhattan. Meet with AARP NY staff, volunteers and other members, daily from 3–4pm, to learn more about what AARP is doing in your community. NYC Broadway Week presale offer available for AARP members, guests and those age 50+: 2-for-1 tickets August 8–15, 2018. AARP members, guests, and those age 50+ can buy two …

— AARP is a proud sponsor of this year’s Summer Stage Concert series. Stop by our booth at the concerts below and learn more about what we are doing in YOUR community. You definitely do not want to miss them! June 29, 7:00 p.m.- Raheem DeVaughn and DJ Boogie Blind at Betsy Head Park in Brooklyn June 29, 7:00 p.m.- Metropolitan Opera Summer Recital Series at Socrates Park in Queens July 26, 7:00 p.m.- Judy Torres and TKA at Saint Mary’s Park in the Bronx August 9, …

— Today, Friday the 13th, is widely known as the most unlucky day of the year. This iconic date only comes around a couple times per year, but has a special place in popular culture. It has captured the imagination of Hollywood and has become a namesake for blockbusters like Friday The 13th, the story of a bloodthirsty ghost named Jason and his famous hockey mask. But how and why did popular superstitions like Friday the 13th start? The answers may …

— 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 …

— It’s summertime in New York, which means the weather is warm and the sun is out! With this being said, it is important to keep in mind that older adults are more likely to suffer from a heat stroke or heat exhaustion. We have a hot summer ahead of us so here are 5 ways to stay cool so you can enjoy the season! STAY HYDRATED! It’s always important to drink lots of water as well as eat fruits and vegetables …

— 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 …

— 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 …