AARP Arizona

Biography:

Cynthia Fagyas is the Communications Director for AARP in Arizona. Cynthia joined AARP Arizona in 2000. She is responsible for publicizing AARP sponsored events, general media relations and internal communications.

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July 26 Phoenix Drumming Circle– “Drumming for Health”

Posted on 06/25/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/cfagyas/" title="Posts by " rel="author"></a> | AARP Arizona |

Join us for a free and interactive drum circle at the Beatitudes Church in Glendale on Tuesday, July 26th from 6 to 7:30 p.m.! Drum circles have been around since ancient times, with strong roots in African and Native American cultures. Now the therapeutic benefits of beating drums and creating rhythms are reaching broader audiences.  Drumming helps connect the world of music and rhythm with wellness and well-being. Drumming has proven not only to reduce stress but to boost the …

June 28 Phoenix “Drumming for Health” Drum Circle!

Posted on 05/25/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/cfagyas/" title="Posts by " rel="author"></a> | AARP Arizona |

Join us for a free and interactive drum circle at the Beatitudes Church in Glendale on Tuesday, June 28 from 6 to 7:30 p.m.! Drum circles have been around since ancient times, with strong roots in African and Native American cultures. Now the therapeutic benefits of beating drums and creating rhythms are reaching broader audiences.  Drumming helps connect the world of music and rhythm with wellness and well-being. Drumming has proven not only to reduce stress but to boost the …

Phoenix June 18 Wine Tasting Event!

Posted on 05/15/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/cfagyas/" title="Posts by " rel="author"></a> | AARP Arizona |

Join us for a fun and informative evening of wine tasting on Sat., June 18 from 6 to 8 pm hosted by AARP Phoenix and My Wine Cellar! This event will include a flight of four different wines as well as an assortment of cheese, meats and breads. My Wine Cellar is located at 5030 E. Warner Road, Suite 1 & 2, in Phoenix. This is a FREE event but registration is requested.  To register, click here!

Join AARP Phoenix, FitPHX and the City of Phoenix for “Meet Me Downtown Phoenix” 5K Walk/Run May 2!

Posted on 03/31/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/cfagyas/" title="Posts by " rel="author"></a> | AARP Arizona |

Join AARP Phoenix, FitPHX and the City of Phoenix for Meet Me Downtown Phoenix 5K walk, run or wheel in downtown Phoenix on Monday, May 2! AARP staff and volunteers will meet up at The Corner restaurant (50 W. Jefferson Street, Phoenix) at 5:15 p.m. and provide free AARP wicking shirts to those who show their AARP membership card!  The walking group will leave between 5:30 – 5:40 p.m. The Meet Me Downtown Phoenix Weekly Social Walk/Run is held every …

Join us for Life Reimagined Checkup Workshops!

Posted on 03/18/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/cfagyas/" title="Posts by " rel="author"></a> | AARP Arizona |

AARP Arizona is teaming up with the City of Phoenix library system to offer free Life Reimagined Checkup workshops!  In April and May, the sessions can help people 50+ navigate life transitions in areas such as work, relationships and well-being. Through fun activities and interesting conversations, participants reflect on where they are, decide where they want to go and make a plan to get there. Those who have experienced a major life-changing event like the loss of a loved one, …

Community Educators Offer Presentations to Groups

Posted on 03/17/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/cfagyas/" title="Posts by " rel="author"></a> | AARP Arizona |

AARP Arizona’s Community Educators Program currently offers a series of free presentations on Medicare, Social Security, the Affordable Care Act, Finances 50+, and Fraud Prevention. Presentations on these issues are offered upon request by trained AARP volunteers for small groups and organizations, at conferences, and also at special events and workshops. Below is a list of the presentations available through the Arizona AARP Community Educators Program: MEDICARE: The ABCDs of Medicare Did you know Medicare comes in either Traditional Medicare …

Volunteer Presenters Needed for AARP Community Program

Posted on 03/17/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/cfagyas/" title="Posts by " rel="author"></a> | AARP Arizona |

AARP Arizona’s Community Educators Program is recruiting volunteers who would like to present on a variety of topics to the general public and at special events. “Our AARP Arizona Community Educators Program volunteers are very passionate about presenting information on fraud prevention, retirement security, Medicare and Social Security to people in communities across our state,” said David Parra, Associate State Director for AARP Arizona. “But more volunteer presenters are needed for our program.” Parra adds that AARP Arizona staff providing …

First Institutional Baptist Church in Phoenix Hosts AARP Shred Event April 30

Posted on 03/4/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/cfagyas/" title="Posts by " rel="author"></a> | AARP Arizona |

The AARP Fraud Watch Network will be hosting a free shred-a-thon event at the First Institutional Baptist Church in Phoenix on Saturday, April 30 as a way to help people combat falling victim to identity theft. Recent figures show that Arizona remains within the top ten states for I.D. theft complaints according to the Federal Trade Commission. “Pieces of your personal information can be a gold mine to an identity thief,” said Dana Marie Kennedy, AARP Arizona State Director. “And …

Fraud Watch Network Mesa Shred Event April 9

Posted on 03/4/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/cfagyas/" title="Posts by " rel="author"></a> | AARP Arizona |

Shredding documents is one way to combat falling victim to identity theft. Recent figures show that Arizona remains within the top ten states for I.D. theft complaints according to the Federal Trade Commission. The AARP Fraud Watch Network will be hosting a free shred-a-thon event in Mesa on Saturday, April 9 as a way to help people combat falling victim to identity theft. “Pieces of your personal information can be a gold mine to an identity thief,” said Dana Marie …

Saving on the Electric Bill Will Get Harder Under UNS Proposal

Posted on 02/25/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/cfagyas/" title="Posts by " rel="author"></a> | AARP Arizona |

For many older Arizonans, managing monthly household expenses is not easy. When a monthly budget is tight, often seniors, however dangerous, try to keep power bills down by turning up the thermostat in the summer or turning it down in the winter. But saving money on electricity will be less effective if UNS is allowed to raise the fixed charges on monthly bills. Fixed charges are owed even before you turn on a light switch! First, UNS has asked to …