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Attend the Anchorage Fraud Summit - Monday, September 23

Attend the Anchorage Fraud Summit – Monday, September 23

Posted on 09/13/2013 by | AARP Alaska | Comments

Southcentral Alaska residents are invited to attend a Fraud Summit on Monday, September 23 at the Loussac Library in Anchorage.  Two presentations to choose from: Either 2-4 pm or 6-8 pm. Alaska’s top professional fraud fighters will present the very latest in trends and discuss criminal cases of financial and consumer fraud committed against Alaskans…in some instances, cases that made headlines. Sponsored by the Alaska Division of Banking and Securities, this summit brings together seven of Alaska’s top federal and state …

About AARP Alaska

Posted on 08/20/2013 by | AARP Alaska | Comments

AARP Alaska has more than 94,000 members, making AARP the largest membership organization in the state. We provide information that is useful to Alaska’s 50+ population. Location: 3601 C Street, Suite 1420, Anchorage, AK 99503 Local Map Hours: AARP Alaska is open Monday through Friday, from 9 am – 4 pm Call: 866-227-7447 Fax: 907-341-2270 Be sure to stay up-to-date on news important to Alaskans. Sign up to receive online updates on AARP state activities, events, news and member benefits …

AARP Driver Safety Celebrates Older Americans Month with Discounted Course: AARP Driver Safety online course available for $5 in May

Posted on 05/3/2013 by | AARP Alaska | Comments

ANCHORAGE, AK – AARP Driver Safety is celebrating Older Americans Month by inviting AARP members and nonmembers to take its online course at a discounted rate of $5.00 from May 1 through May 31, 2013. The online course normally costs $15.95 for AARP members and $19.95 for nonmembers. Older Americans Month is a tradition sponsored by the Administration on Aging. Because older adults represent a significant and fast-growing proportion of American drivers — and it has been decades since most …

Top Ten Things You Should Know about the Affordable Care Act

Top Ten Things You Should Know about the Affordable Care Act

Posted on 05/3/2013 by | AARP Alaska | Comments

Now that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is the law of our land, you may wonder, “How does this impact my life?” Here are ten things to know about the law’s protections and benefits: (1) Breathe easy. You are now protected against unfair treatment due to an illness or disability.   Health insurance companies can no longer drop your health coverage if you become sick or disabled. (2) Insurance companies cannot discriminate against you because of your health condition or gender. Health …

AARP Alaska to co-host free Lunch & Learn on May 14 in Anchorage

AARP Alaska to co-host free Lunch & Learn on May 14 in Anchorage

Posted on 04/30/2013 by | AARP Alaska | Comments

Join us for the next (FREE) Lunch & Learn on May 14 in Anchorage. Presented by Judith Bendersky/Jeanné Larson of the Alaska Medicare Information Office, the May 14 Lunch & Learn topic is: Medicare and the Affordable Care Act (ACA). As a Medicare beneficiary, how will the ACA affect you? Date: Tuesday, May 14 Time: 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Location: Medicare Information Office, 400 Gambell Street (Conf. Rm. 343) in Anchorage, Alaska. The Medicare Information Office is located on the corner …

4 Surprising Ways to Save Money on Gas

Posted on 02/4/2013 by | AARP Alaska | Comments

By Julie E. Lee, Vice President & National Director, AARP Driver Safety, Education and Outreach There’s no getting around the price of getting around. According to CNNMoney, the average American family spent $368 per month on gasoline in 2011—that’s almost 10% of the average household income. While personal spending on gasoline varies by a number of factors including the type of car you drive, where you live and the number of miles you travel, it is still a significant, unavoidable …