— 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. After an amazing experience at the 2017 Flower Show, where AARP staff and volunteers engaged with thousands of event goers at our Block Party exhibit space, which included interactive features such as virtual reality, spin art, and a photo booth, AARP is proud to unveil a brand new, interactive exhibit at the …

— 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 …

—   This spring has been a busy month for AARP Pennsylvania staff and volunteers across the Commonwealth. As the weather warmed up, so did activities in Pittsburgh. In addition to carrying on our community service work through volunteers, AARP has continued its partnership with key stakeholders on initiatives to ensure that Pittsburgh is a livable community for all. AARP has also been active on caregiver issues and fraud prevention. Here’s just a sample of what AARP has been up to in Pittsburgh: …

— March has been a busy month for the staff and volunteers of AARP Pennsylvania! As the weather started to warm up, so did our community outreach efforts. Here are a few highlights of our recent activities in Philadelphia and the surrounding counties: The Philadelphia Flower Show AARP Pennsylvania was a proud sponsor of the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society Flower Show in Philadelphia, which ran from March 5th to March 13th. Staff and more than 30 volunteers spoke to attendees about Life …

— AARP is a proud sponsor of the PHS Philadelphia Flower Show and engaged over 30 volunteers to speak to attendees about Life Reimagined, a program designed to help people live their best lives. The Flower Show, taking place at the Pennsylvania Convention Center from March 5 – March 13, attracts nearly 250,000 individuals from across the country each year, and features workshops and floral displays that encourage attendees to “stop and smell the roses,” embrace prosperity and take the time …

—     AARP was a proud sponsor of the PA Conference for Women, an event that drew 8,000 women from across the Commonwealth, where we were able to talk about Life Reimagined. The conference was held on Thursday, November 19th in Philadelphia and featured many influential speakers, panelists, and workshops. During the event, 150+ nationally recognized speakers talked about issues such as how to conquer your worst work habits, why women should be at the wheel, pay equality, career building …