AARP Nebraska

Devorah Lanner

Biography:

Devorah is the Associate State Director of Communications for AARP Nebraska. In her role, she manages communications for the state office, which serves more than 205,000 Nebraska members. She joined AARP in 2002, shortly after the state office was established in Lincoln.

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AARP Voters’ Guides Now Live!

Posted on 09/9/2014 by | AARP Nebraska | Comments

The AARP voters’ guides to the 2014 elections are here! Find out where the major candidates stand on issues important to Nebraskans 50 and older before you cast your vote on November 4. AARP asked candidates for Nebraska Governor and the Nebraska Legislature questions about financial security, family caregiving, consumer protection and transportation policy. See their responses side by side, along with AARP’s position on these relevant issues. Guides are also available for the U.S. House and Senate races, where …

Broken Bow woman receives AARP Nebraska’s highest volunteer award

Posted on 09/8/2014 by | AARP Nebraska | Comments

Deborah McCaslin, a long-time civic leader in Broken Bow, has been selected to receive AARP Nebraska’s highest volunteer award. She is the 13th volunteer to be honored with the annual AARP Nebraska Andrus Award for Community Service since it was established in 2002. McCaslin’s charity, TeamMates of Broken Bow Chapter, is a big winner, too. AARP Nebraska will present the organization with a check for $2,500 on behalf of McCaslin, who is president of the TeamMates chapter board. TeamMates is …

Future geriatrician has calling to serve older adults

Posted on 09/3/2014 by | AARP Nebraska | Comments

By Carmen Ochoa Thank You, AARP. When I first started college last fall, I knew that I enjoyed older people, and could see myself working with them as a professional. Now, less than a year later, I am confident in my path, and believe I have a calling to serve them. How can a little less than a year make such a big difference? The answer is easy. The answer is AARP. I came into this internship, a wide eyed …

Free computer classes for older adults in Omaha

Posted on 07/25/2014 by | AARP Nebraska | Comments

Do you or a loved one want to learn the basics of using a computer, email and the Internet or need to brush up on the fundamentals? We’re pleased to offer our fall session of free computer classes in collaboration with Omaha Public Library. Absolutely no experience is required! These popular classes fill up fast, so register today to reserve your spot! If a space is not available, you will be placed on a waiting list for a future session …

Join Our Fraud Watch Volunteer Team!

Posted on 07/24/2014 by | AARP Nebraska | Comments

Did you know there were nearly 8,000 consumer complaints of ID theft and fraud from Nebraskans in 2013? Whether it’s over the phone, through the mail, online or even at your door, scam artists are constantly scheming to get you and your loved ones to open your wallets. That’s why AARP launched the Fraud Watch Network to help people fight fraud through information and education. We’re offering you an exciting opportunity to join our team of Fraud Watch Volunteer Educators …

‘Helpful Tips for Living with Alzheimer’s’ Program Set for July 26

Posted on 06/19/2014 by | AARP Nebraska | Comments

AARP Mid-City Chapter 5253 invites the public to attend an educational program on living with Alzheimer’s disease. The event will be held in Omaha on Saturday, July 26 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Malcolm X Foundation, 3448 Evans St. Refreshments will be served. Featured speakers from the Alzheimer’s Midlands Chapter are Vivyonne Ewing, President, and Clayton Freeman, Program and Public Policy Director. According to the Alzheimer’s Association website, “many Americans dismiss the warning signs of Alzheimer’s, believing …