— Under New York City’s new budget, low-income New Yorkers can hop on subways and buses for half the normal fare starting in January. About 800,000 city residents living below the poverty line will be able to purchase half-price MetroCards through the Fair Fares program. That includes individuals with annual income of up to $12,140 and couples with income of up to $16,460. Savings are expected to average $726 a year. “This is an important step in making New York a …

— 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 …

— Want to live your best possible life? Sure we are living longer but there are steps we can all take to make sure that we are living the healthiest lives possible. Regardless of our age, there are proven benefits from regular exercise, good nutrition and staying sharp mentally. Join AARP Staten Island and a team of local experts that will discuss and demonstrate ways we can all live healthier lives through fitness, diet and brain health. Find out what healthy …

— AARP Long Island is excited to collaborate with the 25th Annual 50+ LifeStyles Golf Tournament at Timber Point Country Club in Great River! Includes golf, cart, breakfast, lunch, dinner, three-hour open bar, raffles, skill prizes and trophies in men’s and women’s age groups.  If you don’t have a foursome we can pair you with other golfers. AARP members and guests get 15% off of the regular entry fee (a $22.35 savings) when you register by August 31st.  To receive your discount, call …

— 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 …

— AARP members and guests receive a 30% discount for the show by purchasing tickets online, using discount code SJ54M601 or by telephone by calling 212-239-6200. AARP New York will be on-site with a table to meet and greet the audience before the show starts and will host a Talkback with the cast directly following the show. Smokey Joe’s Cafe: The Songs of Leiber and Stoller, the Grammy® Award-winning and Tony Award®-nominated smash, made history as Broadway’s longest-running musical revue. Featuring 40 of the …

— 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!

— 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 …

— AARP Foundation Tax-Aide is the nation’s largest volunteer-run tax preparation service NEW YORK, N.Y. –AARP Foundation Tax-Aide is looking to expand its team of volunteers for the upcoming tax season. Tax-Aide, now in its 51st year, offers free in-person preparation and assistance to anyone, especially those 50 and older, who can’t afford a tax preparation service. Volunteers make a difference in their communities by assisting many older, lower-income taxpayers, and their families, who might otherwise miss out on the tax …

— Get Information on the Skills to Get Your Next Job Attend AARP’s live online workshop Tuesday, August 28, 2018, 7-8 p.m. ET When it comes to finding a new job, everyone could improve their networking and interview skills—especially in today’s ultra-competitive market. The good news is, there are some tips and ideas that can help you stand out from the crowd and secure the position you want. Sharpening Your Networking and Interview Skills is a live online workshop based on …