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Apr 20, 2016, 15:20 ET AARP Pennsylvania Hails Governor's CARE Act Signature

More than 1.6 million family caregivers across Pennsylvania will receive critical assistance to help older loved ones remain at home following...


Apr 12, 2016, 16:58 ET Legislative Approval of CARE Act Praised by AARP Pennsylvania

AARP Pennsylvania today praised members of the state House of Representatives for approving the Caregiver Advise, Record, Enable (CARE) Act...


Mar 23, 2016, 10:03 ET AARP Report Shows Retail Prescription Prices Increasing Six Times Faster Than Inflation

With a new AARP study showing retail prescription prices have increased six times faster than the general inflation rate since 2006, AARP...


Mar 11, 2016, 12:13 ET Marriage Proposal at Philadelphia Flower Show Reflects Love is in Bloom

 A retired US army veteran with 32 years of service proposed to his partner of six years at the Philadelphia Flower Show, which runs until...


Feb 23, 2016, 10:14 ET AARP Regional Leaders Rawle Andrews Jr. and Estella Hyde Receive National Humanitarian Award for Veterans and Caregiver Education and Outreach

The National Association of Black Veterans (NABVETS) hosted its 16th Annual Buffalo Soldiers Memorial Banquet to celebrate America during...


Feb 18, 2016, 14:43 ET AARP Fraud Watch Network Launches Education Effort to Foil Tax Scammers

As Pennsylvania residents work to file tax returns before this year's April 18 deadline, the AARP Fraud Watch Network is launching a new education...


Nov 24, 2015, 13:08 ET AARP Appoints Rawle Andrews Jr. as Regional VP of New Mega States Region

 AARP announced Rawle Andrews Jr., Esq. would serve as Regional Vice President for AARP's Community, State and National Group's newly created...


Nov 10, 2015, 11:23 ET Age-Friendly Philadelphia Summit Addresses Needs of Aging Population

AARP Pennsylvania, along with the Mayor's Commission on Aging, the Philadelphia City Council, Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission,...


Nov 04, 2015, 12:33 ET AARP Salutes Veterans for their Dedication and Commitment to Service

 AARP is saying thank you to the countless veterans and military men and women who have done so much to serve and protect through a special...


Oct 08, 2015, 14:56 ET Volunteers Needed For AARP Foundation Tax-Aide

AARP Foundation is looking to build its team of tax-loving volunteers. Tax-Aide is a free tax assistance and preparation program for taxpayers with...


Apr 29, 2015, 11:56 ET AARP Pennsylvania Volunteers Head to Washington to Push for Better Retirement Investment Advice Standard

AARP Pennsylvania volunteers and staff are visiting Pennsylvania U.S. Senators Casey and Toomey, and U.S. Representatives Barletta, Boyle,...


Apr 20, 2015, 11:00 ET AARP: Is Your Neighborhood Livable Today and in the Future?

The AARP Public Policy Institute today is launching the AARP Livability Index, a first of its kind resource that allows people to determine how...


Mar 18, 2015, 13:00 ET AARP Brings National "Life Reimagined" Checkup to Philadelphia

AARP Pennsylvania brought a series of online and offline tools, to members today in Philadelphia during a special Life Reimagined workshop. ...


Mar 11, 2015, 10:23 ET New Report Finds Pennsylvania Ranks 16th in ID Theft Complaints for 2014

On the heels of a new report showing Pennsylvania ranks 16th in the nation in the number of reported identity theft complaints, the AARP Fraud...


Feb 27, 2015, 11:00 ET AARP Pennsylvania Applauds Governor Wolf's Commitment to Rebalancing State's Long-Term Care System for Older Adults

Governor Tom Wolf's proposals to expand home and community-based supports for older adults represent a significant step towards rebalancing the...


Feb 26, 2015, 14:00 ET AARP Pennsylvania Releases Report and Recommendations to Fight Hunger for the 50+ in the Commonwealth

AARP Pennsylvania released today,  'Hunger Among 50+ Adults in Pennsylvania: A Summary of Roundtable Discussions', created in partnership with...


Feb 11, 2015, 12:02 ET AARP Fraud Watch Network Offers Tips on How to Spot and Avoid Romance Scams

 As lovers and those looking for love prepare to celebrate Valentine's Day, AARP's Fraud Watch Network releases new tips on how Pennsylvanians...


Jan 26, 2015, 13:11 ET AARP Fraud Watch Network Launches Education Effort to Foil Tax Identity Thieves

To coincide with Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week, the AARP Fraud Watch Network is launching an education effort to help people protect themselves...


Oct 24, 2014, 16:10 ET AARP-PA Alerts Pennsylvanians to Ebola-Related Frauds and Scams

As the nation becomes increasingly concerned about the Ebola virus, experts report more incidents of online scams preying on people's fear and a...


Oct 17, 2014, 12:14 ET AARP Pennsylvania Hosted Afternoon Tea for Caregivers to Share Experiences and Learn the Importance of Practicing Self-Care

In partnership with the Black Women's Health Alliance (BWHA), AARP Pennsylvania hosted "Caregiver:  The Importance of You," an afternoon tea...


Oct 07, 2014, 10:30 ET AARP Releases Nonpartisan Voters' Guides for Pennsylvania Elections

With less than a month to go before the state's November 4 General Election, AARP Pennsylvania today released non-partisan voters' guides featuring...


Aug 28, 2014, 19:37 ET AARP Pennsylvania Issues Statement in Response to Approval of Waiver Expanding State Medicaid Program

AARP Pennsylvania released the following statement in response to federal officials today approving a waiver to expand Medicaid for Pennsylvania:...


Aug 19, 2014, 08:50 ET AARP Poll of Pennsylvania Likely 50+ Voters Shows "Anxiety Index"

AARP Pennsylvania today released a new election year poll showing that 50+ voters in November elections worry a secure retirement could be out of...


Jun 19, 2014, 08:49 ET New Scorecard Gives Pennsylvania Low Marks for Serving Older, Disabled Residents

 AARP Pennsylvania today warned that a new study ranking Pennsylvania 42nd nationally in meeting the long-term care needs of older...


Jun 09, 2014, 16:30 ET Family Caregivers Share Real Stories With AARP

 Today, AARP Pennsylvania joined organizations such as the Alzheimer's Association, Home Instead, PCA, and Boomers R Heroes for a special...