—   AARP can help make where you live a lifelong home that’s comfortable, and a great fit! Visit the Home Show’s AARP Age Friendly Home to learn smart solutions for making your home right for you. From simple modifications to large design projects, we’ll share solutions aimed at serving you for a lifetime. Learn about a Rhode Island Livable Home Modification Grant, which offers qualifying (homeowners and renters) up to $5,000 for home modifications benefiting people with disabilities or are …

— WASHINGTON—AARP has opened applications for the 2019 AARP Community Challenge grant program to fund “quick-action” projects that spark change across the country. Now in its third year, the program is part of AARP’s nationwide work on Livable Communities. Grants can range from several hundred dollars for small, short-term activities to several thousand dollars for larger projects. “The AARP Community Challenge helps local leaders and organizations make immediate improvements that benefit residents of all ages. With direct support from AARP, communities are able to make …

— 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 …

— 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 …

— Get Your Questions Answered at AARP’s Free Webinar for Family Caregivers Navigating Insurance for Caregivers Part 1: Tuesday, January 15, 2019, 7 p.m. ET Part 2: Thursday, January 17, 2019, 7 p.m. ET Caring for a loved one and have questions about their insurance options? Good news! AARP’s two-part question and answer webinar has the answers—and it’s free to attend. Register now to get expert advice about Medicare, Medicaid, private insurance and other payment options. The webinar will also cover …

— Sign Up for Our Free Online Work and Skills Event Online Career Networking Expo: Spotlight on Part-Time Work and Skills Thursday, January 24, 2019, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. ET Looking for part-time work? AARP’s Online Career Networking Expo is bringing the employers, the skills and the possibilities of part-time work to you! This free, unique event lets you network with employers online and learn how to improve the skills that can get you noticed. Tune in to expert-led webinars such …

— Vincent Marzullo of West Warwick assumes leadership role PROVIDENCE – AARP Rhode Island State Director Kathleen Connell today announced the appointment of Vincent “Vin” Marzullo as State President. “We are delighted that Vin has stepped into this key volunteer leadership position,” Connell said. “His professional experience, his distinguished history as a community organizer and administrator, and his passion for our mission make him an outstanding choice.” Marzullo retired as the Federal National Service Director for Rhode Island, working with diverse …

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

— AARP Rhode Island kicks off the legislative session with a State House reception where members can meet with lawmakers and advocate for bills that could improve the lives of older Rhode Islanders. Staff and volunteers who are State House regulars will be encouraging legislators to support the state’s 134,000 caregivers, to build livable communities and to protect financial security for all. Set for Thursday, Jan. 31, the reception begins at 3:30 p.m. in the Capitol State Room. Free parking is …