AARP Oklahoma

Craig Davis

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Associate State Director of Communications for AARP Oklahoma since 2008.

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AARP Oklahoma Online Disaster Preparation Kit

Posted on 04/13/2015 by | AARP Oklahoma | Comments

  Download and print your copy of Game Day by AARP – a tool guide with information and checklists to help you prepare for a disaster. Game day will help you put together a communication plan, compile important emergency telephone numbers and make a list of medications you might need in the event of an emergency.       Con artists and scammers are ready to take advantage of disaster victims. The AARP Fraud Watch Network has tools and tips …

AARP Partners with Insurance Commissioner & 2 Works for You to Host Shredding Event in Tulsa on Tax Day

Posted on 04/9/2015 by | AARP Oklahoma | Comments

Celebrate Tax Day by shredding your tax preparation documents and other personal papers at a free event hosted by the AARP Fraud Watch Network, Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner John Doak and 2 Works For You. The public is invited to bring their personal documents to shred from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 15th, at the 2 Works for You TV studios located at 3701 S. Peoria in Tulsa. In addition, you can sign up to receive free Watch Dog Alerts …

AARP Urges Oklahoma House to Approve Proposal That Supports Caregivers & Protects Vulnerable Oklahomans from Financial Exploitation

Posted on 03/30/2015 by | AARP Oklahoma | Comments

AARP today urged the State House of Representatives to approve a proposal that would support family caregivers and protect vulnerable Oklahomans from financial exploitation. Under current law, a power of attorney could automatically terminate in cases where a guardian is appointed. SB 109 by Senator Patrick Anderson, R-Enid and Representative Wade Rousselot, D-Wagoner, would amend Oklahoma statute to allow durable powers of attorney to continue, according to AARP Oklahoma State President Joe Ann Vermillion. The proposal, which was approved unanimously …

Important Tornado Resources for Moore & Oklahoma City

Posted on 03/26/2015 by | AARP Oklahoma | Comments

City of OKC emergency mgmt is assessing and will have more information following assessments; they are currently aware of two areas of damage in OKC (SW 119 from S. May to the Moore city limits; N. Council to N. Rockwell from Reno to NW 10th) The Moore Chamber of Commerce has been out checking on businesses The Moore Police Department has started a new Community Service Unit and is available to help solve community problems that may arise.  Please feel free to …

AARP Fraud Fighters Offer Resources to Prevent Tax ID Theft: Free Shredding, Tax Preparation Service & Tips

Posted on 03/20/2015 by | AARP Oklahoma | Comments

With less than a month left before Tax Day, AARP Fraud Fighters are warning Oklahomans about tax identity theft scams circulating widely across the state and encouraging people to take advantage of AARP’s free tax preparation services. “Already this year, hundreds of Oklahomans have been victims of tax identity theft and many more are putting themselves at risk,” says AARP Oklahoma Fraud Fighter Ethel Broiles. “All scammers need is a birthdate and Social Security number and they can electronically file …

Taking Care of Our Parents in the Later Years of Their Lives

Posted on 03/10/2015 by | AARP Oklahoma | Comments

By DAVID BOECK Pam and I have a lot of friends transitioning into the period of life when we must step in and assist our parents to age successfully whether at home or in some kind of housing made for seniors.  It seems like the conversations at church, at lunch, at someone’s house while socializing or just out on the street socializing, all center on what is happening with parents.  I guess our parents were older or didn’t live as …