Participate in RTD Meetings

Posted on 11/26/2014 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

Advocacy | Colorado | Events | Money & Work As RTD expands bus and rail services, its fare structure has become complex and hard to navigate for a lot of consumers. RTD is currently evaluating its current fare policies, including how fares are calculated based on distance, zones, and class of service such as Regional, Express, and Local/Limited. RTD has developed fare structure alternatives. The RTD Board of Directors will be holding a series of public meetings between December 3, 2014 and December 11, 2014 throughout the metro area to present …

¿Tu automóvil está listo para el invierno?

Posted on 11/26/2014 by | AARP National | Comments

Uncategorized Por Julie E. Lee Los meses invernales son época de celebraciones alegres con familiares y amigos, pero también pueden incluir un clima imprevisible y condiciones peligrosas para la conducción. La nieve, el hielo negro, la niebla y los anocheceres tempranos son algunos de los retos de conducción que quizás tengas que enfrentar en esta temporada. ¿Pero cuál es tu primera línea de defensa y la manera más fácil de asegurar un invierno sin percances en las carreteras? Alistar tu automóvil …

Viva Broadway Comes to a Historic Venue in San Antonio

Posted on 11/26/2014 by | Texas | Comments

About AARP | Events | Texas Throughout the 1950s and ‘60s, San Antonio’s Alameda Theatre was renowned as a place to see modern Spanish-language movies and variety shows. Now, the vaudeville-style theatre takes on an exciting new role. In December, the historic theatre in downtown San Antonio will serve as a venue for showcasing the work of Latino artists of all kinds, including those who are having an impact on Broadway. Hosted by AARP and the Broadway League, a “Viva Broadway” event takes place Thursday, Dec. …

Exploding The Myths Of Adult Whooping Cough

Posted on 11/26/2014 by | AARP Montana | Comments

Health & Wellbeing | Home & Family | Montana | Volunteering Exploding The Myths Of Adult Whooping Cough (And why YOU need a vaccination) By Guest Blogger Sandy Jankowski, AARP Volunteer   Having come down with a case of whooping cough as a 72 year old adult, I’ve encountered a series of misunderstandings that need to be addressed by the medical community and patients alike, and am turning to AARP to get the word out. Myth #1:  Whooping cough is a disease of childhood I had been told over the years that, …

Longtime Volunteer Jane Baumgarten captures 2014 Andrus Award

Posted on 11/26/2014 by | AARP Oregon | Comments

Advocacy | Health & Wellbeing | Home & Family | Oregon | Press AARP Oregon is pleased to announce that Jane Baumgarten of North Bend has been selected the 2014 AARP Oregon’s Andrus Award for Community Service, the Association’s most prestigious and visible state volunteer award for community service. The Andrus Award is named for AARP founder, Dr. Ethel Percy Andrus and honors an outstanding Oregon volunteer age 50 or older who is sharing their experience, talent, and skills to enrich the lives of their community members. Jane has worked many decades with …

Chocolate on your Mind? What will it do for Brain Health?

Posted on 11/26/2014 by | AARP Oregon | Comments

Events | Health & Wellbeing | Oregon | Press Yum. Chocolate. Did you know that chocolate can help trigger the brain’s pleasure centers for a happier, healthier life? That is just one of the many exciting revelations that will be revealed when brain health expert Roger Anunsen, addresses the crowd at AARP Oregon’s upcoming “Food and Music for Thought: The Six Essentials for Brain Health” on December 4th, from 9 a.m. to Noon, at the Downtown Athletic Club & Conference Center, 999 Willamette Street, Eugene, OR 97401. Learn the …