— From summer to fall, AARP will be at it all! As the summer starts to heat up, AARP Pennsylvania staff and volunteers will be making an effort to be active in the community throughout Philadelphia and the surrounding counties. We hope to catch you at a few of these events. Some big events you can look forward to seeing us at are the Welcome America Concert on Independence, Philly Free Streets, and the Philadelphia Film Festival. For the full list …

— What if you could close down a city street and use it for a few hours of healthy community fun—without motor vehicles? You’d have OpenStreetsPGH, a series of free summer events that open up more than three miles of streets in downtown Pittsburgh for resident’s enjoyment. People of all ages can walk, bike, skate, dance, shop, sightsee, enjoy children’s activities, meet their neighbors and more. AARP Pennsylvania is cosponsoring the events, which are organized by businesses, nonprofit organizations and neighbors. …

— With warm weather in the forecast it is always nice to get outside. When you’re out and about this spring and summer, look for AARP Pennsylvania in the Pittsburgh community at several exciting events. Whether its service or enjoying some quality time with members of the city and surrounding counties, you can count on AARP being there. Keep a special lookout for us at the upcoming OpenStreets events and PrideFest! Join us at any of these listed events in your …

— ICYMI: AARP in Your Community – York 2018 AARP Pennsylvania in York County is aiming to surprise and delight members and non-members alike. AARP hopes to be an active presence in the community through events aimed to provide members and non-member with service or an enjoyable evening. Here’s a sample of what we’ve been up to.   Operation: Stop Scams On April 28, AARP Pennsylvania combined forces with the York County Economic Alliance, the York County Food Bank, and the Continental Paper …

— Heading to the Flower Show? So are we! AARP Pennsylvania is excited to be heading to the 2018 PHS Philadelphia Flower Show from March 3 – March 11. Join AARP staff and volunteers at the Flower Show to learn about what we’re doing in your local community! We’d love to see you at the Flower Show! If you happen to plan your trip for March 10 – March 11, you’re in for an exciting experience! AARP is proud to unveil a …

— AARP Pennsylvania and the Jewish Healthcare Foundation of Pittsburgh are teaming up to help get older adults moving outdoors in connection with the Foundation’s new Senior Connections initiatve — and we need your help. We are looking for volunteers to serve as AARP Park Ambassadors!   As an Park Ambassador, you will: Receive training to lead regular outings in South Park and Frick Park for groups of older adults Promote the program to your community Get exercise and make new friends! …

— Did you know that AARP has an office right here in Philadelphia? AARP staff and volunteers are out in local neighborhoods and communities to connect with real people about the real issues that impact the 50+.   Issues like caregiving, protecting Medicare, financial security, fraud prevention, and making our communities more livable. AARP staff and volunteers want to hear from Philadelphians and are going to be at several events throughout the city this summer – please join us! Tuesday, August …

— At AARP, we are engaging with the community in new and surprising ways. If you’ve been out and about in Philadelphia, chances are that you have seen us at street festivals, city council meetings, or hosting events. But did you know that we are going to be in the LGBT community even more than ever before? Starting on September 26, we will be partnering with SAGE (Services and Advocacy for Gay, Lesbian, Bi-sexual and Transgender Elders) to host a LGBT …

— Looking for new opportunities or help with a job search? Come to the Pennsylvania Conference for Women on Thursday, Oct. 6, at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia. The event will feature sessions on health, personal finance, executive leadership, entrepreneurship, work/life balance, branding and more. AARP Pennsylvania will be onsite with a photographer, offering free headshots (as time allows) for use in online career profiles such as LinkedIn. Attendees also can learn about Life Reimagined, which helps people navigate transitions …

—   This spring has been a busy time for AARP Pennsylvania staff and volunteers across the Commonwealth. As the weather warmed up, so did activities in the Lehigh Valley area. In addition to participating in local events and community service projects, AARP has been discussing important issues like caregiving and fraud prevention. Here’s just a sample of what AARP has been up to in the Lehigh Valley area:   Prepare to Care Events On April 13 and April 23, AARP PA …