AARP Virginia Local Events

Posted on 09/3/2014 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 …

SS by Dick Weinman, The Thin Edge of Dignity

Posted on 09/15/2014 by | AARP Oregon | Comments

Health & Wellbeing | Home & Family | Oregon | Press | Volunteering by Dick Weinman, The Thin Edge of Dignity It may take up to twenty minutes of hard sitting – on a plastic toilet seat, waiting for a caregiver to ease the soreness and redness of my gluteus maximus – my butt. My discomfort is a consequence of SS. In my world, SS is not Hitler’s dreaded Schutzstaffel.  Nor is it the monthly government retirement check. In my world – the world of the ALF – SS means short staffed, the …

Annual Community Food Drive

Posted on 09/15/2014 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

About AARP | Virginia | Volunteering During the week of September 7th, AARP volunteers, staff, and members contributed thousands of pounds of food to local food pantries.

Free “Shred-A-Thon” in Alabaster on Wednesday, September 17

Posted on 09/15/2014 by | Associate State Director/Communications | Comments

Alabama | Events | Press Contact: Jamie Harding Phone: 205-470-1265 JHarding@aarp.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 15, 2014 AARP sponsors free “Shred-A-Thon” to fight identity theft in Alabaster on Wednesday, September 17 Non-perishable food donations to be collected for Community Food Bank of Central Alabama Alabaster, AL – AARP Alabama, WBRC Fox 6 and Secure Destruction Service will be staging a free community Shred-A-Thon on Wednesday, September 17 from 7 AM to 2 PM in the Whitestone Shopping Center in Alabaster, 9200 Alabama Hwy. 119. Shelby …

Speakers Out! Topics Presented by AARP Volunteers

Posted on 09/15/2014 by | AARP Missouri | Comments

Uncategorized “Speak Out!”, the AARP Missouri volunteer speakers bureau, offers a variety of topics suitable for civic/social groups, educational institutions, and corporate and government entities. All presentations and collateral printed materials are free. An audience of 20 or more individuals is requested, as is a minimum of four weeks notice for proper scheduling. Complete the online form at http://formsmarts.com/form/xfw to request a speaker. You will be contacted after receipt of your request. Here are the AARP Missouri speakers bureau topics: Keys …

Join AARP at Dodger Stadium for Viva Los Dodgers, “La Gran Fiesta”

Posted on 09/15/2014 by | AARP California | Comments

California | Events It’s an exciting time to be a Dodgers fan and AARP would like to meet up with you at Viva Los Dodgers, La Gran Fiesta, in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month to enjoy food, fun, great music, and festivities. This family-friendly pregame festival is held at the refurbished 76 station (near Lot 6) four hours prior to the home game (which starts at 6:10 p.m.), where fans can enjoy live music, players’ autographs, and other fun activities. AARP has even arranged …

An Adventure Overseas?

Posted on 09/15/2014 by | AARP Vermont | Comments

Events | Health & Wellbeing | Vermont | Volunteering Please join us: “Celebrating the Achievements of Older Volunteers” A panel discussion with those who have served in Peace Corps over the age of 50 Monday, October 20, 2014,   4:00pm – 6:00pm Vermont AARP Office     199 Main Street, 2nd Floor                                                                                      Burlington, VT 05401  Peace Corps Seeks Active, Interested Seniors for Service Abroad. Use your wealth of knowledge and lifetime of experience to make a difference for a community overseas!  Peace Corps has volunteer opportunities from a variety of backgrounds …