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VOLUNTEER PROFILE: Anne Drago

Posted on 07/31/2014 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

AARP Alaska recently sat down with Anne Drago, Chair of the AARP Anchorage Community Council. AARP: How would you describe your professional background?Anne: My professional background is a mix of small business ownership and management followed by both paid and volunteer work in non-profit administration, specializing in the fields of public relations, marketing, fund raising, and event planning. AARP: Tell us about your accomplishments; what are you most proud of?Anne: I enjoy being challenged and exceeding goals and expectations. I …

UA offers tuition relief that could help parents & grandparents

Posted on 07/7/2014 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Have your children or grandchildren moved away and are looking for a way to come back to Alaska to earn an undergraduate or post graduate degree? The University of Alaska may have just made that easier by waiving its non-resident tuition fees for the 2015-2016 school year. According to University President Pat Gamble, “To be eligible, students must prove lineal descent from a current Alaska resident through birth certificates and other vital records which may include proof of shareholder status …

Your Independence Plan

Posted on 07/2/2014 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

  By Nicole Duritz As we gather with family and friends to celebrate the 4th of July, it’s a good time to think about our own freedom and independence. Many of us want to live with independence in our homes and communities with the care that we want and need, for as long as we can. Is this your desire, too?  To manage how you age, it’s in your best interest to have a plan – an “independence plan” that …