— AARP New York is partnering with the Rockefeller Institute of Government to work on solutions to disparities in the areas of health, financial security and housing that affect New Yorkers of color 50 and older. Research at the institute will examine banking, long-term care and available safety nets and will be available online. The release of research briefs coincides with the start of a new legislative session on Jan. 3. Members are encouraged to support the policy solutions by calling …

— By Philip Lentz Audrieka Goodbee, 66, and her sister, Jill Jefferson, 64, are good daughters. They’re doing everything they can to help their parents—Clarence Jefferson, 97, and Emma Jefferson, 91—continue to live in their Co-op City apartment in the Bronx. Clarence, a World War II veteran, is blind and hard of hearing, and both he and Emma are beginning to experience dementia. Although the daughters live upstate, they buy food, medications and supplies for their parents. Recently, they arranged for …

— AARP New York is conducting a high-level summit on Friday, Nov. 16, in Buffalo on the disparities in economic security, livability and health care that affect communities of color in the western part of the state. The three-hour “Disrupting Disparities Working Summit” at the University of Buffalo will bring together community leaders and elected officials. The summit continues a multiyear effort that AARP launched in January, partnering with the Asian American Federation, Hispanic Federation, New York State NAACP Conference and …

— Attend AARP New York’s Live! Online Career Expo Learn skills. Meet employers. Reach your goals. Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 1-4 p.m. ET Want to get ahead or get hired? If you live in New York you can’t afford to miss our Live! Online Career Expo. Employers and career professionals from your area will be online to help you learn about the skills they value. This three-hour online event was created to help you reach your career goals—and allow you to …

— Get Information on the Skills to Get Your Next Job Attend AARP’s live online workshop Tuesday, August 28, 2018, 7-8 p.m. ET When it comes to finding a new job, everyone could improve their networking and interview skills—especially in today’s ultra-competitive market. The good news is, there are some tips and ideas that can help you stand out from the crowd and secure the position you want. Sharpening Your Networking and Interview Skills is a live online workshop based on …

— See you at the Stadium! AARP will be at several New York Yankees games this summer, so stop by the AARP kiosk on the Main Level at Yankee Stadium. Meet staff and volunteers and learn more about what AARP is doing in your community. While at the Kiosk, enter for a chance to win Party City Suite tickets for the New York Yankees game on September 23, 2018. AARP members and their guests may purchase discounted tickets up to 50% off …

— Come see the Riveting story of Little Rock at the Sheen Center with AARP   Join AARP this summer for discounted tickets every Tuesday for Little Rock at the Sheen Center for Thought & Culture from July 3rd – September 4th (with a talk back after the show on July 31st).   Little Rock tells the riveting true story of the Little Rock Nine, the first black students to attend their city’s formerly segregated central high school. What began as their …

— The campaign season is heating up, with races underway for governor and all 213 seats in the New York State Legislature. The AARP state office is urging members to attend public forums and debates and ask the candidates about two key issues—a proposed tax credit for family caregivers and state funding to help more New Yorkers age at home. The state tax credit would help offset out-of-pocket costs for nearly 2.6 million unpaid family caregivers in New York who help …

— Por Ilana Berger Luego de conducir durante 52 años, Carol Albright está orgullosa de su récord. Quiere mantenerlo impecable, dice, y ese es uno de los motivos por los que se inscribió en el curso Smart Driver de AARP que se ofreció en la biblioteca local de East Greenbush. “Con el tiempo, uno piensa que conducir es algo que está garantizado”, dice Albright, de 70 años. “La gente dice: ‘Oh, yo hace 50 años que conduzco’, pero eso es algo …

— As part of Operation Stop Scams, AARP New York is sponsoring free shredding events across the state this spring. More than 20,000 New Yorkers filed reports of identity theft with the Federal Trade Commission in 2017. Shredding documents with personal information can help deter such crimes. Events are scheduled in dozens of cities, including Garden City and Deer Park, April 22; Freeport, April 24; Brentwood, April 29; and Huntington Station, May 6. Shredding trucks will visit libraries, banks and recreation …