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Mike Festa

Explore AARP volunteer opportunities

By Mike Festa, AARP Massachusetts State Director AARP Massachusetts can help you make a difference and make connections. When you volunteer with AARP, you can...
Janice Lindsay writes about her 30 years as a newspaper columnist.

Love of the news-on-paper

By Janice Lindsay, Contributing Writer This month marks thirty years since I began writing a freelance column for a local weekly newspaper from my home...

Seek and you shall find

By Marianne Delorey, Ph.D. “If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.”  - Abraham Maslow  I...
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Five things to know about Social Security

By Mike Festa, AARP Massachusetts State Director Social Security is your money — you earned it through a lifetime of hard work. And like most...
Janice Lindsay writes about her 30 years as a newspaper columnist.

The courage to begin

By Janice Lindsay, Contributing Writer Pia the young osprey perched at the edge of a massive nest constructed atop a pole on an island in...

Finding meaningful work roles later in life

By Marianne Delorey, Ph.D. Any employer can tell you that it is almost impossible to fill vacant positions these days. Even before COVID hit, the...
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AARP can help in your job search

By Mike Festa, AARP Massachusetts State Director If you’re still in the workforce and looking to kick off a job search or looking to advance...
Janice Lindsay writes about her 30 years as a newspaper columnist.

Time for a spot of tea

By Janice Lindsay, Contributing Writer One cold dark morning, in spite of everything, I woke up. The news of the world was disturbing. Wars and suffering....

Check it Out

By Marianne Delorey, Ph.D. “We are by nature flawed and inconstant creatures. We can't even keep from snacking between meals. Discipline is something we have...
Mike Festa

Get moving with AARP

By Mike Festa, State Director, AARP Massachusetts It’s New Year’s resolutions time. Health resolutions are always popular. One of the easiest ways to be healthier...