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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...

Feb 22, 2014, 01:56 ET

Top AARP Vice President for Asian American Outreach Comes to Philadelphia

Recently, AARP Pennsylvania was joined by Daphne Kwok, AARP Vice President of Multicultural Markets and Engagements for a special roundtable...

Nov 21, 2013, 16:21 ET

AARP Pennsylvania Opposes Telephone Deregulation Bill That Removes PUC Oversight and Threatens Access to Landline Service

Survey Shows 50+ Pennsylvanians Oppose Eliminating PUC Authority to Set Telephone Rates and Service Quality for Landline Service Providers Included...

Oct 07, 2013, 14:33 ET

Leading Experts Join AARP To Address Growing Challenge Of Hunger Among Older Philadelphians

National and local experts came together on October 4, 2013 to attend a roundtable discussion to address the growing issue of hunger among older...

Oct 01, 2013, 13:09 ET

Social Security Generates $70 Billion in Economic Activity, Supports 470,000 Jobs in Pennsylvania

AARP Study Quantifies Social Security Benefits' Critical Contributions to National, State Economies A new study from the AARP Public Policy...

Sep 16, 2013, 17:52 ET

AARP Pennsylvania Issues Statement in Response to Release of Governor's Healthy Pennsylvania Initiative

AARP Pennsylvania State Director Bill Johnston-Walsh issued the following statement following the release of Governor Corbett's Healthy...