Jen Martin |Volunteering | Comments
VolunteeringEach year, four million people 65+ years live on less than $10,000 a year. These same people often have to choose between eating, buying medication, and other necessities, often neglecting their hunger. Over the past year, AARP Foundation and Drive to End Hunger have been hard at work to raise awareness for senior hunger. Jim Moret, last year’s Classy Award host, explained that “the Most Effective Awareness Campaign award goes to the organizations with campaigns that continuously sound the alarm …
Beth Carpenter |AARP Blog Author | Comments
Technology(via styro) While we can’t vote online yet, and we’re still getting used to electronic voting machines, there are plenty of webby, nerdy resources to help you choose your vote, find your polling place, or… even figure out what your state’s race is looking like. What do I mean by that? Google put up a sweet map that uses polling data to label state races: And with that, we’re all pundits! Happy Election Day.
|AARP Blog Author | Comments
Your LifeEvery vote makes a difference in a critical election year like this one, and AARP wants to make sure you have the facts – before you cast your ballot.
Dave Goldstein |Archived Contributor | Comments
Alejandra Owens |General News | Comments
Your Life1.Know where your polls are and when they close. Most polls close between 6pm and 9pm. In some states, such as Maine, you only need to be in line at the time the polls close in order to vote – others may not be as lenient. Also, make sure you are voting at the correct voting place – your vote may not count if you go to the wrong location. 2.Make sure you’re registered. In some states you can register …