AARP Virginia Local Events

Posted on 08/20/2014 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 …

Join AARP at Dodger Stadium for Baseball and Family Fun!

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

California | Español 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 …

‘Outsmarting Investment Fraud’ Lunch and Learns in August & September

Posted on 07/31/2014 by | AARP North Dakota | Comments

Events | Money & Work | North Dakota | Press Do you know the warning signs of investment fraud?  Have transactions occurred in your investment account that you did not authorize?  Did you know that Ponzi schemes continue to be one of the top frauds perpetrated against North Dakota residents? Join AARP and the N.D. Securities Department and learn how to protect yourself from investment fraud. Speakers from the N.D. Securities Department will discuss who is most likely to be a target of investment fraud, how to identify red flags, …

Entrepreneurship Course for Baby Boomers Coming to Portland

Posted on 08/21/2014 by | AARP Oregon | Comments

Events | Local Resources | Money & Work | Oregon | Press Kauffman FastTrac and AARP to help those over 50 pursue their entrepreneurial dreams PORTLAND, Ore. — Portland-area residents aged 50 and over soon will be able to learn how to more effectively turn their entrepreneurial ideas into business success thanks to a new program from Kauffman FastTrac® and AARP. “FastTrac NewVenture™ for the Boomer Entrepreneur” is specifically designed to help Baby Boomers who are considering entrepreneurship to hone their unique strengths, experience and expertise in order to start their own businesses. …

Hey Florida Boomers: Get ready for your ‘second act’!

Posted on 08/21/2014 by | AARP Florida | Comments

Events | Florida | Uncategorized | Volunteering Monica Stynchula is not a conventional retiree. After working as a medical social worker and home-schooling her children, Stynchula, like many Boomers, was looking for her “What’s Next” after retirement and found it in her new company. Stynchula used the combination of her skill set and the motivation of seeing her father live though cancer to start a new business that not only benefitted her, but benefited the community as well. She founded and became the CEO of Dovetail Care, …

Join Center in the Park for Falls and Flu Prevention Day Fair

Posted on 08/21/2014 by | AARP Pennsylvania | Comments

Health & Wellbeing | Pennsylvania Older adults are an important part of the Philadelphia County community. Influenza (commonly known as “the flu”) is a contagious disease that can be severe and life-threatening, especially for adults 65 years of age and older. AARP community partner Center in the Park will be sponsoring a flu prevention fair. Protecting the health of our aging community is a key priority for Center in the Park, and that’s why they have joined the National Council on Aging’s Flu + You program, which …

AARP Live Returns August 21st with Conversation on Scams

Posted on 08/21/2014 by | AARP Vermont | Comments

Events | Money & Work | Vermont  Con artists are working overtime to steal your personal information but you can learn how to protect yourself. Watch AARP Live Thursday, August 21st at 10 p.m. ET. We’ll hear from long-time AARP employee Sally Hurme whose husband Art was the victim of the Imposter Scam – also known as the Grandparent Scam. We’ll also talk about the Jury Scam, the AARP Medical Device Scam and showcase how state offices around the country are helping AARP members protect themselves from …

Way to Well Heath Tour is Coming to New Hampshire

Posted on 08/21/2014 by | AARP New Hampshire | Comments

Events | Health & Wellbeing | New Hampshire The Way to Well Health Tour  – which travels the country delivering free health tests, education and consultations to adults 18 and over – is coming to Manchester and Nashua! The preventive and early detection health services offered through the tour provide a baseline status of visitors’ overall health. During tour stops, a certified wellness staff administers free health tests and risk assessment that will provide participants with personal health information that may indicate symptoms and potential risks for cancer, heart …

Beating Con Artists at Their Own Game – Watch AARP Live

Posted on 08/21/2014 by | AARP Kentucky | Comments

Events | Kentucky | Money & Work AARP Live: Don’t Get Scammed!   Reports show that a majority of American consumers scammed, some 47 percent, are over age 50. Estimates show that victims age 55 and older lose $3 billion dollars annually, but the true amounts are many times higher, because most of these crimes go unreported out of embarrassment. Con artists work overtime finding weak spots in consumers’ defenses. Beating the con artists from stealing your personal information can be done if you learn how to spot these …