AARP Virginia Local Events

Posted on 09/21/2014 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

Events | Virginia 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 …

Volunteers Needed for Tax Aide and Driver’s Safety

Posted on 08/28/2014 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

About AARP | Advocacy | Events | Health & Wellbeing | Home & Family | Local Resources | Money & Work | Press | Utah | Volunteering AARP UTAH SEEKS VOLUNTEERS FOR FREE TAX ASSISTANCE AND DRIVER SAFETY Please join AARP Utah as a volunteer for these fabulous programs! Tax Aide provides free tax assistance and preparation for taxpayers with low to moderate income through the AARP Foundation.  This is the nation’s largest free tax assistance and preparation service, giving special attention the older population.  You do not need to be a member of AARP or a retiree to use this service.  AARP Foundation Tax-Aide thrives due …

Join AARP at Dodger Stadium for Baseball and Family Fun!

Posted on 08/1/2014 by | AARP California | Comments

California Baseball season is in full swing and AARP wants to meet up with you at a Dodgers game to enjoy food, fun, and festivities at Viva Los Dodgers. This family-friendly pregame festival is held at the refurbished 76 station (near Lot 6) 2 hours prior to each Sunday home game and fans can enjoy live music, player autographs and various activities. Check back for details for each game! Entrance is free with a paid ticket to the game. Our next …

AARP Releases Directory of Resources for North Carolina Family Caregivers

Posted on 05/28/2014 by | AARP North Caroliina | Comments

Advocacy | Caregiving | Health & Wellbeing | Home & Family | North Carolina AARP has published a 2014 North Carolina Family Caregiving Guide (222086_NCguide_Screen) that will assist the estimated 1.7 million family caregivers in the state when they are seeking information and resources to help them take care of individuals who need assistance. AARP North Carolina Executive Council Member Cheryl Schramm of Wilmington knows about the challenges of caregiving first-hand. Schramm, who helped provide care to her late husband as well as an elderly neighbor said, “Caring for a family member or friend …

Tucker County High School’s Kelsey Kyle named AARP WV/MetroNews Scholar Athlete of the Week

Posted on 10/24/2014 by | AARP West Virginia | Comments

About AARP | Press | West Virginia Mountain Lions’ student athlete earns statewide honor    Kelsey Kyle of Tucker County High School has been selected as the AARP West Virginia/MetroNews Scholar Athlete of the Week for the week of October 26. A senior, Kelsey is a 4.25 g.p.a. student. She is a member of the National Honor Society and ranked at the top of her class. Her school activities include Spirit Club, Varsity Club, Foreign Language Club, Choir, Health Sciences and Technology Academy (HSTA) and Fellowship of …

1er Congreso de Calles Completas en PR

Posted on 10/24/2014 by | AARP Puerto Rico | Comments

Advocacy AARP celebró el 1er Congreso de Calles Completas para impulsar el cumplimiento de la Ley 201 que declara una política pública de calles completas en Puerto Rico, para crear comunidades accesibles, seguras y activas, donde todos podamos vivir plenamente con dignidad y propósito. El conferenciante principal del evento fue Dan Burden, cofundador y director ejecutivo del Instituto de Comunidades Caminables y Habitables, quien junto a su equipo dirigió una serie de talleres dirigidos a las mejores prácticas de política pública …

Is Your Car Winter Ready?

Posted on 10/24/2014 by | AARP Alaska | Comments

Alaska | Health & Wellbeing   By Julie E. Lee   Although the winter months bring joyful holidays with family and friends, they can also bring unpredictable weather and dangerous driving conditions. Snow, black ice, fog and early nightfall are just a few of the driving challenges you may have to contend with this season.   But what’s your first line of defense and the easiest way to ensure a safe winter on the roads? Winterizing your car! Thankfully, winterizing most vehicles is simple, and …

Come Experience Life@50+ in Miami!

Posted on 10/24/2014 by | AARP National | Comments

Alabama | Events | Events | Florida | Georgia | Illinois | Kentucky | Massachusetts | Mississippi | Money & Work | New York | North Carolina | South Carolina | Tennessee | Texas Join us May 14-16, 2015 in sunny Miami, Florida for AARP’s annual event & expo, Life@50+. With sessions featuring today’s most interesting thinkers and experts in Health & Wellness, Money & Work, Technology & Innovation and Travel & Culture, along with nightly entertainment and a jam-packed exhibit floor, there is something for everyone! Life@50+ strives to create an experience that reflects the personality of today’s AARP – informative, educational, exciting, entertaining and fun! Registration is just $35 for AARP Members, …

Older voters still “want to know” more about candidates’ positions

Posted on 10/24/2014 by | AARP North Caroliina | Comments

Advocacy | North Carolina RALEIGH – Early voting begins this week and older voters have concerns about the U.S. Senate candidates’ positions on the issues important to the 50+ population in North Carolina.  AARP members have expressed that they need to know more from candidates regarding where each of them stands on a variety of issues.           Today AARP North Carolina President Robert Palombo sent hundreds of “What I Want to Know” postcards directly to the campaign offices of Kay Hagan …

Jeff Gordon Delivers the “One Millionth” Meal of Meals on Wheels

Posted on 10/24/2014 by | AARP North Caroliina | Comments

Health & Wellbeing | North Carolina Reidsville, N.C. – AARP Foundation, Meals on Wheels Association of America (MOWAA) and Aging, Disability and Transit Services (ADTS) are teaming up with Jeff Gordon — four-time NASCAR Cup Series champion and driver of the No. 24 Drive to End Hunger Chevrolet SS for Hendrick Motorsports — to deliver the one millionth Meals on Wheels meal to a local family in Stoneville, NC. ADTS is receiving funding through the More Than A Meal research grant from AARP Foundation to MOWAA. …