White House Conference on Aging Watch Party

Posted on 07/3/2015 by | AARP Montana | Comments

Events | Health & Wellbeing In conjunction with the White House’s 2015 Conference on Aging, AARP Montana is hosting a Conference Watch Party and Listening Session in Helena to listen, learn, dialogue, and share what is important for people 50-plus. The 2015 Conference aims to embrace the transformative demographic shift occurring in the United States and recognize the possibilities of aging, and will be live streamed.  Helena residents will be able to field questions into the conference through social media.  Participants will also discuss and share the …

Nominate a Volunteer for Our Annual Andrus Award!

Posted on 07/2/2015 by | AARP Maine | Comments

Community | Volunteering AARP MAINE SEEKS “ANDRUS AWARD FOR COMMUNITY SERVICE” NOMINEES Annual Award Recognizes Those Who Make a Powerful Difference in their Community AARP Maine is seeking nominations for its 2015 AARP Andrus Award for Community Service, which honors those individuals who are sharing their experience, talent, and skills to enrich the lives of their community members.  The annual award is named after AARP’s founder, Dr. Ethel Percy Andrus, who founded AARP in 1958 at the age of 73. The screening of nominees …

Catch a sweet deal on a ballgame

Posted on 07/2/2015 by | AARP Ohio | Comments

Community | Events Come out to the ballpark and meet AARP staff, volunteers and fellow members, learn more about the real possibilities AARP is offering in your community, and take advantage of discount tickets being made available to AARP members. Be sure to stop by the AARP table, show your membership card, and receive a gift chosen specially for ballgames (while supplies last). We look forward to meeting you at these ballparks:   Akron Rubber Ducks vs. Altoona Curve – Thursday, July 23, …

Someone Younger – Real Women Speak

Posted on 07/2/2015 by | AARP Oregon | Comments

Health & Wellbeing | Volunteering By Elaine Friesen-Strang My birth certificate indicates I am 61 years of age, but I don’t see myself as as a sexagenarian; I identify as a 41 year old. That’s odd, given I’ve been married 36 years, have two adult children and have physical restrictions that weren’t present 20 years ago. I also haven’t physically re-made myself in the attempt of turning back the clock. Well, there was that total knee replacement five years ago, but no liposuction, facelift, or …

AARP Virginia Local Events

Posted on 07/2/2015 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

Events Join AARP Virginia at one of our many local events AARP Virginia staff and volunteers work together in bringing you real possibilities to your community. We host informative workshops on how to modify your home for easy living, the ABCs of Aging and how you can make your voice heard in Washington. We also work in partnership with many community organizations to connect you to unique tools and programs to tackle issues that matter most to you and your family.Our events …

Want to help us fight scams? – Become a volunteer fraud fighter!

Posted on 07/1/2015 by | AARP Washington | Comments

Fraud | Volunteering The Fraud Watch Network from AARP and the Washington State Attorney General’s Office is kicking into high gear. Consumers across the state are eager to hear how they can avoid scams and fraud, but we need more volunteer speakers to help us spread the word! We invite individuals who are looking for meaningful volunteer work and who like to speak in public to please call (206) 517-9389 for information about the program, and to register for the free volunteer training …