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Charles Ray Guidry Jr. of San Marcos, Michele Belden of Murchison and Matiko Austin of Rosharon receive Andrus Award honors from AARP Texas for their volunteer leadership.
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U.S. News and World Report recently found Lancaster and Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, the top two places to retire in the U.S. Using criteria like the happiness of local residents, cost of living, and health care quality, the Pennsylvania cities were ranked highest for retirees, with several other Pennsylvania cities making the list.
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From gasoline to groceries to prescription drugs and rent, many Pennsylvanians are struggling. This winter, home heating costs are also expected to increase. Make sure you know about available programs and tips to reduce your winter utility bills. Check out our handy utility guide today!
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The holidays are here! This is the time of year when LOTS of stuff comes into you home. Also many of us are working from home or caring for a loved one and finding that we’re drowning in “stuff”?
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Make some popcorn, cozy up on the couch and enjoy some Sunday movie magic. The award-winning team from Long Island’s Gold Coast International Film & Arts Festival has chosen a sampling of short movies being presented with AARP Long Island. They include independent, foreign and sing-along films.
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The Home Energy Assistance Program Benefit opens on November 1.
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This October, to help commemorate LGBTQ+ History Month, join AARP and The Outwords Archive with elders from Massachusetts, Maine, and Vermont in a lively conversation on October 28 at 12 pm. What can our shared LGBTQ+ history teach us about how to move forward? With bisexual activist, safer sex advocate, and folk musician BobBi Keppel; disabled writer, arts administrator, and Vermont legislator John Killacky; and corporate leader and marriage equality advocate David Wilson.
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In an age of rising inflation and housing costs, AARP South Carolina knows rent hikes can be especially hard on older people with fixed incomes.
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As part of our celebration for Hispanic Heritage Month, we virtually sat down with four community leaders from throughout California, who’ve made contributions in the fields of community, art, business and policy. Each week, we’ll unveil a video from our series!
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AARP’s unwavering commitment to the LGBTQ+ community reflects its core belief in the dignity, worth, and potential of every individual. AARP rejects discrimination based on a person’s age, race, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, or gender identity – we see diversity not as a reason for division, but as a source of strength. For AARP, LGBTQ+ communities are a vital part of the quilt of American life.
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