Lansing joins AARP Age-Friendly Communities Network

Posted on 08/27/2015 by | AARP Michigan | Comments

Livable Communities   The City of Lansing officially joined the AARP Network of Age-Friendly Communities Thursday, an important step in preparing to accommodate a rapidly aging population. Mayor Virg Bernero and AARP Michigan State Director Paula Cunningham took part in a news conference at the Alfreda Schmidt Community Center, flanked by AARP volunteers and staff from the city and AARP. Entering the network is a signal that Lansing will become a great place for all ages by adopting such features as safe, …

Fraud Watch Ambassador Named

Posted on 08/27/2015 by | AARP Missouri | Comments

Uncategorized Frank W. Abagnale, nationally renowned expert on identity theft and fraud schemes, has been named AARP Fraud Watch Network Ambassador. Abagnale will work with the Fraud Watch Network to provide online programs and community forums to educate consumers about ways to protect themselves from identity theft and cybercrime. Once one of the world’s most famous con artists, Abagnale’s story was told in his best-selling book, Catch Me if You Can, and in the 2002 movie of the same name, starring …

Identity Theft Expert Frank Abagnale Named AARP Ambassador — Coming to NH in Oct.

Posted on 08/27/2015 by | AARP Vermont | Comments

Community | Fraud NH/VT Presentation Set for October 8 in Lebanon, NH — AARP today announced that Frank W. Abagnale, nationally renowned expert on identity theft and fraud schemes, has been named AARP Fraud Watch Network Ambassador.  Abagnale will work with the Fraud Watch Network to provide online programs and community forums to educate consumers about ways to protect themselves from identity theft and cybercrime. He is scheduled to come to NH in October to present live to VT and NH AARP members and guests. …

Join AARP September 10 for a FREE screening of “I’ll See You In My Dreams”

Posted on 08/27/2015 by | AARP Arkansa | Comments

Events AARP Arkansas is hosting a Free AARP Movies for Grownups screening of I’ll See You in My Dreams. The movie tells the story of Carol Petersen (Blythe Danner) as a widow who’s settled into her life and her age, until a series of events propel her into a renewed engagement with the people and the world around her. The film also features Sam Elliott. Meet AARP staff, volunteers and other members during the event and be sure to stop by …

Volunteers Keep Social Security Top of Mind For Candidates

Posted on 08/27/2015 by | AARP Iowa | Comments

About AARP | Advocacy | Uncategorized   Because of its first-in-the-nation caucuses, presidential candidates make frequent visits to Iowa’s towns and cities long before the official campaign season—and when they do, AARP Iowa volunteers are there to make sure that the candidates know Social Security is important to our members. At gatherings large and small this summer, groups of volunteers clad in their distinctive red AARP t-shirts ask candidates the question : “How are you going to address Social Security’s financial shortfall and reform the program to put …

Tool Time for Age-Friendly Bowdoinham

Posted on 08/27/2015 by | AARP Maine | Comments

Community | Livable Communities Tool Time for Age-Friendly Bowdoinham Bowdoinham is one five Maine communities which are members of the AARP Network of Age-Friendly Communities. It began its age friendly planning process in 2012 under the auspices of the WHO and is first to be implementing portions of its action plan. The 2012 needs assessment identified the following five ways that Bowdoinham could become a more aging friendly community: (1)  provide readily-available information about community events and access to services; (2) develop transportation alternatives; …