AARP Nebraska

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 Reminds Older Homeowners about Homestead Exemption

Posted on 06/27/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/dlanner/" title="Posts by " rel="author"></a> | AARP Nebraska |

With the June 30 homestead exemption filing deadline just days away, thousands of older Nebraskans qualify for a break on their property taxes but may not know it. AARP Nebraska urges homeowners age 65 plus to take a close look at the homestead exemption since the law was changed in 2014 to cover more people. The Nebraska Legislature extended property tax relief to an estimated 20,000 more homeowners age 65 and over and increased the amount of relief for an …

AARP Speaks Out on 2016 Social Security Trustees Report

Posted on 06/22/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/dlanner/" title="Posts by " rel="author"></a> | AARP Nebraska |

AARP CEO Jo Ann Jenkins offered the following statement in reaction to the Social Security Trustees report released today: “The Social Security Trustees report comes this year at an opportune time to remind us that Americans want to live independently as we age, so as we watch parades, and fireworks and wave our flags during upcoming July 4th celebrations, we also have an opportunity to ask candidates running for office what they would do to update the popular icon of …

Prepare for Your Retirement

Posted on 06/21/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/dlanner/" title="Posts by " rel="author"></a> | AARP Nebraska |

AARP and Nebraska Senior Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP)* will present a free workshop on July 13 in Grand Island to help people prepare financially for retirement. The popular program, now in its third year, will be held from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Grand Island Public Library, 211 N. Washington St. Refreshments will be provided.   There is no cost for this event but registration is required. RSVP by calling 1-877-926-8300 toll free. The session will review what soon-to-be-retirees …

Your new caregiver rights at a glance!

Posted on 06/20/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/dlanner/" title="Posts by " rel="author"></a> | AARP Nebraska |

Attention Nebraska family caregivers! You may be caring for an older parent or loved one helping them to live independently in their own homes. Chances are that you have a lot of responsibility for your family member’s well-being, and now there’s support in place to make life a little bit easier. AARP Nebraska fought for passage of the Assisting Caregiver Transitions Act –also known as ACT – to help family caregivers when their loved one goes into the hospital and …

Free movie screening of Hello, My Name is Doris comes to Lincoln June 23

Posted on 06/3/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/dlanner/" title="Posts by " rel="author"></a> | AARP Nebraska |

Mark your calendar and join us for a free movie night! The recently released movie, Hello, My Name is Doris, is back in Lincoln on Thursday, June 23 for one night only. AARP members and their guests are invited to attend a free AARP Movies for Grownups screening of this 2016 film starring Sally Field. Hello, My Name is Doris is a witty and compassionate late-life coming-of-age-story. After a lifetime of being overlooked and ignored, a woman of a certain …

Financial Fraud Luncheons Set for May 24 and June 7

Posted on 04/27/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/dlanner/" title="Posts by " rel="author"></a> | AARP Nebraska |

Fight Financial Fraud Program & Luncheon You are invited to attend upcoming luncheon programs on financial fraud targeting people age 50 and over. Learn to make informed investment decisions and avoid becoming a victim of fraud. Hear from specialists on investor education and fraud, insurance scams, identity theft and more! This free investor education forum is open to the public. Lunch is included. Space is limited, so register today!   Scottsbluff – Tuesday, May 24, 2016 11 a.m. to 1:30 …

Annual Community Shredding Day Returns May 7

Posted on 04/11/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/dlanner/" title="Posts by " rel="author"></a> | AARP Nebraska |

Back by popular demand for the 11th year, AARP Nebraska and Shred-It will host a free community shredding day in Omaha on Saturday, May 7, 2016. The drive-through shredding session will be held at The Center Mall at 42nd and Center Sts. from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the east end of the top level of The Center Mall’s parking lot. People should enter the parking lot at 40th & Center Sts. State-of-the-art mobile shredders will be set up …

Join us at the movies for The Big Short in Lincoln April 29!

Posted on 03/29/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/dlanner/" title="Posts by " rel="author"></a> | AARP Nebraska |

You are invited to attend a free AARP Movies for Grownups screening of The Big Short in Lincoln on Friday, April 29! When four outsiders saw what the big banks, media and government refused to see – the global collapse of the economy – they had an idea: The Big Short. Their bold investment leads them into the dark underbelly of modern banking where they must question everyone and everything. The film is based on the true story and best-selling …

Omaha’s John Bernardi Job Fair & Workshop for job seekers of all ages

Posted on 03/29/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/dlanner/" title="Posts by " rel="author"></a> | AARP Nebraska |

Are you an experienced worker looking for a job or joining the workforce for the first time? Omaha residents will have the convenience of job hunting in their own backyard at the upcoming 14th Annual John Bernardi Job Fair and Workshop on May 12-13, 2016. Both opportunities are open to job seekers of all ages and there is no cost to attend. See details below. The workshop and job fair will be held at: Omaha Public Library – Charles B. …

Nebraska Legislature Passes Landmark Bill Supporting 200,000 Family Caregivers

Posted on 03/24/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/dlanner/" title="Posts by " rel="author"></a> | AARP Nebraska |

We did it! State lawmakers today unanimously approved landmark legislation strengthening supports for Nebraska’s 200,000 family caregivers and their loved ones. LB 698 enhances coordination and communication between caregivers, patients and hospitals. These portions of the bill were this year’s top legislative priority for AARP Nebraska, and we thank our state senators for recognizing the hugely important role family caregivers play in keeping their older parents, spouses and other loved ones at home – where they want to be. The …