Caring for Sarah: Early Alzheimer’s – What To Do: Part II

Caring for Sarah: Early Alzheimer’s – What To Do: Part II

Posted on 04/18/2014 by | Communications Manager - AARP Illinois | Comments

Illinois This is the second installment I promised to my friend C. who, along with her siblings, takes care of her mom who is in the early stages of Alzheimer’s . In the first installment, I provided some information about how to deal with family disagreement over care of a loved one and how to secure, if necessary, the help of a professional mediator when no other option is available. I hope C. found the information helpful. C.’s mom is a …

Enter Our 'Life@50+Boston' New England Sweepstakes!

Enter Our ‘Life@50+Boston’ New England Sweepstakes!

Posted on 04/18/2014 by | AARP Massachusetts | Comments

Events | Massachusetts Haven’t registered yet for our Life@50+Boston event at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, May 8-10? Then enter our Life@50+ New England Sweepstakes and you may win a free two-night stay at a hotel in Boston during the event! The prizes include: First Prize: Two complimentary Life@50+Boston event registrations, a two-night stay at the Courtyard Boston Downtown, and two tickets to the Life@50+ Friday Night Dance Party featuring The Spinners and Mary Wilson of The Supremes. Second Prize: Two complimentary …

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Special Offer at Kirk Douglas Theatre for AARP Members

Posted on 04/18/2014 by | AARP California | Comments

California | Events Are you a theatre lover? We have an AARP member discount just for you at the Kirk Douglas Theatre in Culver City! On select dates, the Kirk Douglas Theatre is offering AARP members and their guests a special ticket offer* on different words for the same thing. Playwright Kimber Lee, the recipient of the prestigious PoNY fellowship award, offers a complicated tale of a woman who revisits her hometown and is forced to reevaluate the ideas, places, and relationships that once shaped her. The show runs at …

Special AARP member screening of D-Day 3D: Normandy 1944

Special AARP member screening of D-Day 3D: Normandy 1944

Posted on 04/18/2014 by | AARP Washington | Comments

Events | Washington AARP members are invited to an exclusive morning screening of the new IMAX® film, D-Day 3D: Normandy 1944 on June 7 at 8:30am at Pacific Science Center. On the weekend of the 70th anniversary of D-Day, you’ll experience a tribute to the courage, ingenuity and commitment of those who gave us the freedoms we all enjoy today. Narrated by Tom Brokaw, the film will highlight science and technology advancements of WWII such as radar, jet airplanes, 2.5-ton trucks, jeeps, rockets …

Turn Your Ideas into a Business Reality

Turn Your Ideas into a Business Reality

Posted on 04/18/2014 by | AARP Maine | Comments

Events | Maine | Money & Work Do you want to turn your ideas into a business reality?  We can help!   AARP Maine and SBA are holding Encore Entrepreneur events in April and you’re invited!   AARP Maine and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) are teaming up to hold an Encore Entrepreneur mentoring events on April 23rd , 24th and April 25th in three different locations and we hope you will attend!  The events, which are free and open to AARP members and non-members, are …

Speak Up About Central Maine Power's Proposed Rate Increases

Speak Up About Central Maine Power’s Proposed Rate Increases

Posted on 04/18/2014 by | AARP Maine | Comments

Advocacy | Home & Family | Maine             Speak up now or pay more later! Your Central Maine Power rates could be on the rise. Central Maine Power wants to change the way it charges customers.  The energy giant which delivers electricity to more than 500,000 Maine households is proposing a rate increase that AARP believes is unfair and unreasonable. Three ways to get involved: 1.      Sign our petition: Tell the Public Utilities Commission to vote NO on increasing profits for Central …