Iowa Welcomes New State Volunteer Leaders

Posted on 04/18/2015 by | AARP Iowa | Comments

About AARP | Volunteering   AARP Iowa is pleased to welcome a new State President and new team of lead volunteers with responsibility to support  Iowa State Director Kent Sovern, staff and hundreds of AARP volunteers statewide to accomplish the Association’s mission of enhancing quality of life for all as we age. Martha Willits of Des Moines has been named AARP Iowa State President with responsibility to lead the Association’s Iowa Executive Council.  Joining Willits on the Council are current members Beverly and John …

Statewide Fraud Watch Tele-Forum – Saturday

Posted on 04/17/2015 by | AARP Hawaii | Comments

About AARP | Events | Fraud | Local Resources AARP Hawaii will reach out by telephone to about 45,000 of its members across the state on Saturday, April 18 (9:05 – 10:05 a.m.) for a conversation about avoiding financial fraud and identity theft. The call marks the launch of AARP’s Fraud Watch Network in Hawaii, an educational effort aimed at arming residents with the tools to spot and avoid falling victim to fraud. The public can access the call via live audio streaming. AARP Hawaii State Director Barbara Kim …

AARP Utah’s Jill Duke Named Utah Food Bank Board Member of the Year

Posted on 04/17/2015 by | AARP Utah | Comments

About AARP | Community | Volunteering Congratulations to AARP Utah’s Community Outreach Director Jill Duke, who was honored today as the Utah Food Bank’s Board Member of the Year.  The remarks honoring her for this award follow below: Jill Duke started as a Programs Committee Member with Utah Food Bank, and joined as a Board Member a year ago, currently serving as Board Committee Chair. Her service to Utah Food Bank has included delivering senior food boxes for several years, and has been instrumental in our …

AARP Caregiving App

Posted on 04/17/2015 by | AARP New Jersey | Comments

About AARP | Community | Uncategorized Download the AARP Caregiving app on ITUNES for FREE! Technology can also play a role in helping manage your caregiving and other responsibilities. AARP recently released an app called AARP Caregiving. It’s available for free from the Apple iTunes app store for iOS and can be used to help manage medications, keep up a list of contacts (doctors, insurance, friends, and others), store insurance card and photo ID images, and more. You can even share access to the app with …

EVENT: May 20th, Family Caregivers Fun, Food, & Facts Fair

Posted on 04/17/2015 by | AARP New Jersey | Comments

Events Join AARP New Jersey at our Family Caregivers Fun, Food & Facts Fair on May 20th!: Calling all family caregivers to join us for this FREE event! Learn about how the new CARE Act benefits you and your family Share stories with and get support from your fellow caregivers Learn about resources that are available to help you right now to make your life as a caregiver a little easier Chat 1-on-1 with representatives from state and non-profit agencies who …

EVENT: May 12th Women’s Caregiving Retreat

Posted on 04/17/2015 by | AARP New Jersey | Comments

Uncategorized   Participate at the 11th Annual Women’s Caregiver Retreat on May 12th! AARP New Jersey is a sponsor at this year’s event, being presented by the Family Support Center of NJ that will be hosted at the Robert Wood Johnson Fitness & Wellness Center in Mercerville, NJ. The timeframe is from 8:30am to 3:00pm. Advanced registration is required and seating is LIMITED. See the following link for the event flyer and registration details: http://www.fscnj.org/what-we-offer/training/retreat/