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Volunteers of all ages have answered the call to service during the COVID-19 pandemic, and it's a win-win for volunteers and the people and communities that they serve.
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Every day, thousands of AARP staff and volunteers bring AARP public policies to life when they fight on behalf of older Americans and their families in all state capitals and Washington, D.C.
AARP volunteers head to Congress to support Social Security and Caregiving
Today, volunteers and staff from every state, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands have come to Washington to advocate on behalf of AARP members and all older Americans on the crucial issues of family caregiving and Social Security. While meeting with members of Congress, these…
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AARP is proud to announce the winners of its inaugural Asian American and Pacific Islander Community Hero Awards, created to acknowledge the hard-working staff and volunteers of nonprofit organizations serving AAPIs age 50-plus.
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Do you know an AAPI hero who works or volunteers at a nonprofit that serves 50-plus Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) — someone who’s always there and can be relied on by the organization? If you do, nominate her or him for AARP’s AAPI Heroes Award.
Byrd Haskins Curran
Judith Haskins, 70, couldn’t wait for Monday. As a teacher at the Cora Kelly School for Math, Science and Technology in Alexandria, Va., she knew her first-grade students would burst into her classroom with excitement. That’s because over the weekend, the nearby Hume Springs Park was transformed…
talking at a Stand for Social Security event
Social Security hasn’t gotten much attention yet in the presidential campaign.
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This summer, AARP Foundation Experience Corps and PBS KIDS are collaborating to help prevent learning loss.
2015 White House Conference on Aging
“We have to start thinking about healthy aging starting at an early age,” Amy St. Peter, human services manager for the Maricopa Association of Governments, told attendees in Phoenix at the second of a series of five forums leading up to the White House Conference on Aging this summer.
Charles Fletcher 2014 Purpose Prize Winner
By Eunice Lin Nichols, director, The Purpose Prize, Encore.org
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