AARP Florida Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Posted on 09/15/22

AARP Florida is honoring our state's Hispanic community as we celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month.

AARP Florida State Director Jeff Johnson said, “Heritage is what brings us together – the thread that connects us. In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, we celebrate the diverse stories that make up Florida’s Hispanic community. The traditions, flavors and music of our Hispanic residents enrich all of our local communities.

“This month and year-round, AARP Florida celebrates our state’s Hispanic heritage. We offer free resources and events to help you stay connected to your community and thriving at any age. Discover more at aarp.org/cercadeti and aarp.org/espanol.” 

Check out these upcoming AARP Florida events honoring our Hispanic community:

  • Join us for a free webinar in collaboration with the Alzheimer's Association, Advancing the Science: Uncovering Hope in Our Hispanic Roots. We will explore how to reduce your risk of Alzheimer's and much more. Register here.
  • Join us for a free virtual afternoon with Alpinist Araceli Segarra Araceli Segarra, the first Spanish woman to reach the summit of Mount Everest. Register here.
  • Join us for an evening with one of America's trailblazers, veteran astronaut and former Space Center Director, Dr. Ellen Ochoa. Dr. Ochoa, the first Latina in space, has charted a dazzling and inspirational career path. Register here.

This story is provided by AARP Florida. Visit the AARP Florida page for more news, events, and programs affecting retirement, health care, and more.

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