The AARP Bulletin

Voting
Rhode Island’s Tuesday, Sept. 13, primaries will determine which candidates appear on the general election ballot in November. 
Dancing people
AARP Rhode Island wants everyone to experience the joy and health benefits of dancing. That’s why it is offering Everybody Dance! Discover the Power of Movement, a free virtual event at 1 p.m. on the second Wednesday of each month through December.
Flower
It’s May in New England, which means it’s time to get into the garden. AARP Rhode Island is offering an online series featuring experts from the University of Rhode Island Master Gardener Program to help you get started on the 2022 growing season.
adu
A recent AARP survey found that more than 54 percent of Rhode Islanders age 45 and older would consider building an accessory dwelling unit on their property to give loved ones a space of their own.  One of AARP Rhode Island’s top 2022 General Assembly priorities is to make it easier to add an ADU by reducing or eliminating zoning requirements and other barriers. 
whats cooking
One of AARP Rhode Island’s most popular virtual offerings is its monthly Healthy Cooking series, featuring Newport chef Mary Weaver. 
Male Generations
AARP Connecticut and AARP Rhode Island have combined forces to offer the AARP Zero Isolation program, which began as a pilot in 2020. 
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Did you miss out on a virtual program? Now you can catch up with the AARP Rhode Island Replay Center at aarp.org/RIReplays.
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Rhode Island State House
Want to learn about AARP’s legislative efforts at the State House and across the state? Then check out a new blog, Netto’s Notes, by Matt Netto, AARP Rhode Island’s associate state director of outreach and advocacy. 
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Throughout the current session of the General Assembly, AARP Rhode Island has worked with community partners and legislators to introduce and support legislation affecting residents who are 50-plus. 
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