— 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 Pennsylvania for all ages to live, work and play. We hope you’ll join us!

— By Hilary Appelman Bob Devers is so devoted to preparing taxes for others that even a recurrence of cancer last spring couldn’t keep him away. “I needed a goal,” said Devers, 72, of Myerstown. After surgery and radiation treatments for sinus cancer, by year’s end he was ready to return to his 13th year as an AARP Foundation Tax-Aide volunteer, providing free tax help to Pennsylvanians. “It’s something I look forward to—the joy and sense of accomplishment,” said Devers, who …

— The bipartisan measure would help employees battle age discrimination Legislation introduced on Thursday would help restore federal age-discrimination protections in the workplace that lawmakers and advocates say were eroded by the Supreme Court. The Protecting Older Workers Against Discrimination Act (POWADA) was introduced by bipartisan teams of legislators in both the House of Representatives and the Senate. POWADA effectively would reverse a 2009 U.S. Supreme Court decision that made it more difficult for older workers to prove they were discriminated …

— Attend AARP’s Free Webinar to Find Out How Social Security – Your Questions Answered Wednesday, March 27, 2019, 7 p.m. ET You’ve earned your Social Security retirement benefits. Make sure you get everything you’ve got coming to you by attending the first in a series of free Social Security webinars from AARP. Register for this session to get straightforward answers to questions like: When should I claim my benefits to get a larger monthly check? Will working after retirement affect …

— AARP PA officials recently presented State Treasurer Joe Torsella with the AARP Super Saver award for his work to help Pennsylvanians better save for retirement at meeting of the York County Economic Alliance Leadership Luncheon Series. The Super Saver award recognizes Torsella’s leadership in assembling a task force of legislators, business leaders and government officials that is studying how to improve retirement savings for state residents. AARP state and national experts are part of the Treasurer’s task force that is …

— Learn How to Leverage Your Skills and Experience at AARP’s Free, Two-Part Webinar Age-Proof Your Career: A Two-Part Interactive Webinar Part 1: Tuesday, March 5, 2019, 7 p.m. ET Part 2: Thursday, March 7, 2019, 7 p.m. ET As an experienced worker, you have years of expertise and advanced skills to offer. Whether you’re looking for a new job, working to advance in your company or thinking about a career change, you want to increase your competitiveness with confidence. Sign …

— As Valentine’s Day approaches and millions of Americans meet others on matchmaking websites, dating apps and social media, 28 percent of Pennsylvania residents polled in a new AARP survey reported that they, a family member or a friend have encountered attempted financial scams while seeking friendship or love interest online. To help empower people to take steps to protect themselves and their family members, the AARP Fraud Watch Network has launched an educational campaign to raise awareness of online-based relationship …

— Tonight, when we tell our grandbabies a bedtime story…don’t tell them a fairy tale. Instead, pass on the stories of real African American heroes…from a man who started a movement with a dream, to a woman who helped put astronauts into space. We celebrate Black History Month by celebrating the real possibilities. Learn more about your dreams and possibilities at aarp.org/blackcommunity. Pass Black History on to future generations through stories, movies, music and events. This Black History Month, AARP Pennsylvania …

— The 2019 Vision Zero Legislative Breakfast was held on January 31 to present state and city legislative opportunities to make Philadelphia streets safer in 2019. Hosted by AARP Pennsylvania, the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia, and Families for Safe Streets Greater Philadelphia, the event was well attended by state and city representatives, business leaders and advocates. The event featured several speakers, including State Rep. Mary Jo Daley (Pa-148), West Chester Police Chief Scott Brohn, AARP Pennsylvania’s Manager of Outreach and …

— Learn How to Avoid Their Scams at AARP’s Free, Two-Part Webinar The Imposters: Keeping Yourself Safe from Scammers Part 1: Valentines, Candy & Online Romance Scams, Tuesday, February 5, 2019, 7 p.m. ET Part 2: It’s not the Government Calling: Protecting Yourself from Government Impostors, Thursday, February 7, 2019, 7 p.m. ET They’re two-faced—someone who pretends to be something they’re not for a secret reason. And they’re out to steal your money. Experts call them the imposters. They could be …

— Heading to the Flower Show? So are we! AARP is excited to host the AARP Block Party at the 2019 PHS Philadelphia Flower Show on March 9 – March 10. Join AARP staff and volunteers at the Flower Show to learn about what we’re doing in your local community and to have some fun at our new, interactive exhibit. If you happen to plan your trip for March 9 – March 10, you’re in for an exciting experience! AARP is proud to unveil …