AARP offering free tax preparation assistance

The AARP Foundation is offering free tax preparation...Taxpayers do not need to be members of AARP or elderly to get assistance. The program...dependents.For more information, visit www.aarp.org/taxaide or call (888) 227-7669...

Commissioners' travel expenses can reach outside budget

...as the commissioners' expenses were paid out of the administrator's travel budget, as was Lockett's October trip to an AARP conference in Washington, according to finance records.Lockett, who has garnered advanced certifications for Georgia elected...

Shopgirl: Lean in to the Lean Closet Movement

...Cleaning Day will gather Augusta residents again in an effort to clean up neighborhoods and bring people together. The city, AARP and Savannah Riverkeeper have worked together to create this event. On March 14 (March 28 in case of rain), you can check...

William Morgan Jr.

...member of Good Shepherd Baptist Church where he served as a trustee and a member of the male chorus, combined choir and the AARP Choir. He was a veteran of the United States Army. He worked 15 years for the New York Police Department. Survivor include...

AARP to offer free tax help at The Salvation Army Kroc Center

Beginning Feb. 1, the AARP Foundation will prepare tax returns free...1 p.m. on Tuesdays and Saturdays.AARP also will hold a tax forum from 9 a...Kroc Center to answer tax questions.AARP offers free tax help to low- to-moderate-income...

Senior-living developments likely to boom, including in Augusta

...Augusta also became the state's second city behind Macon last year to become an AARP "Age-Friendly" community, Wilson said.The designation means AARP will help a community formulate a course of action to better suit seniors' needs...

More senior citizens still getting behind wheel

...motorists, the CSRA Area Agency on Aging encourages them to annually complete a local safe driving course provided by AAA or AARP.These programs update drivers on changes in traffic laws, signs, signals and markings. Some also offer behind-the-wheel...

Hertha Gleich-Piercy

...scrabble in her later years, she competed for and won the title of Ms. Senior Georgia-Carolina in 2006. She gave her time to AARP, Fort Gordon, and was a volunteer for the Senior Citizen's Council. She loved to meet people and make new friends. She...

AARP's costly agenda

...most formidable special interest group. AARP lobbyists are bringing their massive laundry-list...programs being proposed. If every item on AARP's list was passed into law, says NTUF...For the average taxpayer, notes NTUF, AARP's proposals would amount to a tax increase...

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AARP starts selling mutual funds

WASHINGTON - AARP, the big seniors advocacy group, has started...to simplify investment choices for seniors, AARP Financial said in a news release issued Monday. Each fund, carrying the AARP brand, invests in a diversified mix of stocks...