Items Tagged with 'AARP'


Senior tax breaks do more harm than good, national report says

Organization claims rules cost state 14% in income tax revenue in 2017.

Seniors in Michigan pay less than half the taxes that residents under 65 — and who have similar incomes — pay, according to a recent national report. Read More

Sandwich generation left holding the bag

Survey finds many 36- to 60-year-olds lack sufficient emergency and retirement savings.

March 8, 2019
A new report shows as the life spans of the elderly lengthen and adult children are living at home longer, the generation in the middle is being financially squeezed. Read More

Inside Track: A championing voice for the aging population

As associate state director of community outreach with AARP, Jennifer Muñoz advocates for senior initiatives.

January 29, 2016
While Jennifer Muñoz may not have set out to work with seniors, after spending seven years in the industry in various capacities, Munoz said she absolutely loves it. Read More

Local organizations provide services to support aging in place

September 25, 2015
The vast majority of American seniors would prefer to “age in place” — remaining at home as they grow older. Read More

Connecting encore entrepreneurs

Joint workshop brings business veterans and resources together.

April 10, 2015
A workshop intended to improve older entrepreneurs’ success at an encore performance in business is coming to Grand Rapids this week. Read More

Change Ups: AARP Michigan hires outreach director

January 24, 2014
Jennifer Feuerstein of Grand Rapids has been appointed associate state director for outreach at AARP Michigan. Read More

Grand Rapids rates among 'best places to live' for Americans 50 and older

October 8, 2013
Grand Rapids has “Midwestern swagger.” Read More