AARP Vermont

Giving voice to the concerns and interests of older Vermonters
OCT 8, 2020
Are you a regular biker, an occasional rider or thinking about breaking out the old two-wheeler? In a recent survey released by AARP, older cyclists reflect on their bicycling preferences and experiences and reveal trends among the 50+ population. Many consider cycling to be a staple of their lives and can't envision ever not being able to ride a bike
APR 21, 2020
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SEP 17, 2020
Here's all the scoop on how to vote in VT this year,,,and stay safe!
SEP 14, 2020
This live Q&A event will address how you can stay safe and protected from Coronavirus related scams. Get expert advice and the latest information on vaccines and how to care for loved ones during the pandemic.
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 Vermont for all ages to live, work and play. We hope you’ll join us!
Thinking about filing for Social Security sooner than you expected? It could impact your monthly benefits later. Join us for a free AARP webinar where you’ll learn about the long-term effects of filing early, or how you can claim early and halt benefits if you land a job.
Looking to enroll in Medicare or make changes during open enrollment? Get the answers you need to begin your Medicare journey—or change your plan to one that fits your lifestyle.
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Officials have made it easier and safer for people to vote during the pandemic
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Communities across Vermont are working each and every day to become more livable for residents of all ages.
Livable Communities
AARP Vermont has selected seven small organizations with big plans to receive Community Action Grants in support of their efforts to make their communities more livable as they respond to the many impacts of COVID-19. This year’s awards totaling some $10,000 are focused on a wide range of projects to enhance the community and promote livability. The initiative is part of an AARP Vermont program aimed at preparing Vermont cities and towns for the rapidly aging demographic shift that recognize the assets and opportunities in the areas of housing, mobility and community engagement.
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AARP Makes Long-term Investment in Burlington’s Healthwith New Fitness Park AARP Vermont and the City of Burlington opened an AARP Sponsored Outdoor Fitness Park in Burlington’s New North End in July as a long-term investment in the health of residents.
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Join AARP members and others for a discussion of the new composting regs and community gardening as it happens down at the Burlington Intervale. Presenters Ron Krupp and Fred Schmidt garden together at the Tommy Thompson Community Garden located in the Intervale. Both are lifelong gardeners: Ron's written several books on gardening and will be glad to share and answer questions. Fred began serious gardening in 1963 as a Peace Corps volunteer teaching agricultural diversification on a rubber plantation in Malaysia. They have volunteer as garden site coordinators at the Intervale for many years.
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Two photographers realize they are victims of an impostor scam targeting industry professionals
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