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AARP Tucson Info Center Offers Variety of 2016 Programs

Posted on 12/17/2015 by <a href="" title="Posts by " rel="author"></a> | AARP Arizona |

The AARP Arizona Tucson Information Center offers visitors a host of programs for members and non-members alike. AARP Driver Safety hosts its Smart Driver course monthly at the Center. Smart Driver is a voluntary defensive driving course designed for the 50+ driver. Trained volunteer instructors review the rules of the road, and teach participants how to adjust their driving to make up for age-related changes. “In addition, the Center is home to the AARP Foundation Tax-Aide program from February 1st …

Arizona’s David Likness on Volunteering at the AARP Arizona Tucson Information Center

Posted on 02/2/2015 by <a href="" title="Posts by " rel="author"></a> | AARP Arizona |

David Likness of Tucson, Arizona, is a South Dakota native. He attended Northwestern University’s evening MBA program while working full-time. Post-graduation, Likness relocated to Saudi Arabia and worked in the financial industry overseas for 30 years. He retired in 2001 and decided to move back to the states. After settling in to his new-found home in Arizona, Likness knew he wanted to find a volunteer opportunity that would allow him to work with mature adults. “I noticed an article in …

AARP Study Reveals Top Technologies That May Improve Driver Safety

Posted on 12/16/2014 by <a href="" title="Posts by " rel="author"></a> | AARP Arizona |

AARP Driver Safety, in partnership with the MIT Age Lab and The Hartford recently completed a study that outlined vehicle technologies that help meet the unique needs, concerns and priorities of everyday drivers. According to the study, several technologies available today assist drivers in judging the distance between their car and others while on the road. These include:    Blind spot warning systems that alert drivers of unseen obstacles, particularly while changing lanes and parking.  Reverse monitoring systems that warn …