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Learn to love Facebook and Twitter with hands-on classes

Posted on 08/18/2015 by | AARP Nevada | Comments

Are your family and friends on Facebook, while you’re still wondering what’s in it for you? Or if you already use Facebook, do you worry about privacy on the social network? Hate sifting through irrelevant or annoying posts and game invitations to find what you’re looking for? Do you want to learn about getting started on Twitter, and how it can help you follow breaking news, “jump the line” for customer service, cheer on your team, comment during a TV …

End Summer with a “Bash” on September 12 – featuring classic hits and classic cars

Posted on 08/16/2015 by | AARP Nevada | Comments

Members, family and friends are invited to enjoy great music, a classic car show, food and family-friendly fun with AARP Nevada at the 2015 KOOL/KJUL End of Summer Bash on Saturday, September 12 at the Cannery Hotel (2121 East Craig Road, North Las Vegas). Headliners for this celebrated annual event include favorites The Vogues (“Five o’clock World”), The Surfaris (“Wipe Out”), The Marcels (“Footprints in the Sand”) and Junior Walker & The All-Stars (“Shotgun”). The event is free, but tickets are required for …

One dynamic dance company, two acclaimed jazz bands: An evening with Lula Washington Dance Theatre at The Smith Center

Posted on 08/12/2015 by | AARP Nevada | Comments

Fans of modern dance and jazz have the opportunity to see the acclaimed Lula Washington Dance Theatre with special guest jazz artists Marcus L. Miller and Kamasi Washington on Wednesday, September 16 at 7:30PM at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts in Las Vegas – and save 20 percent on tickets when purchased using promo code BOOMER.  Members, family and friends may purchase tickets online at this link, in person at the theater box office (361 Symphony Park Avenue), or …

State Senator Debbie Smith Honored for Helping Family Caregivers

Posted on 08/6/2015 by | AARP Nevada | Comments

At the 2015 National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) Legislative Summit in Seattle, Washington, AARP presented Senator Debbie Smith with its Capitol Caregiver Award, recognizing her outstanding work to support family caregivers in Nevada. Smith, who also currently serves as NCSL president, joins an elite bipartisan group of state legislators and governors recognized for advancing policies to help unpaid family caregivers who are making it possible for older Americans to live independently at home – where they want to be. …

Find your perfect “CarFit” with a free check-up September 17

Posted on 08/4/2015 by | AARP Nevada | Comments

How well does your car fit you? Do you have a clear view out your vehicle’s windows? Can you reach and manage all controls and adjust the seat and seat belt so they’re secure, yet comfortable? The right adjustments can improve comfort, control and confidence behind the wheel. CarFit is an educational program that provides a quick, yet comprehensive review of how well you and your vehicle work together. The program, developed by AAA, AARP and the American Occupational Therapy …

Help fight hunger in Southern Nevada – volunteer at Three Square Food Bank on September 11

Posted on 08/2/2015 by | AARP Nevada | Comments

Update 8/18: Friends, thanks to your quick response we have filled our volunteer slots for the September 11 Day of Service! Because plans do change, if you’d like to be added to the wait list for an open slot, please click through the link in this post to register. Many thanks for your wonderful support! One in six southern Nevadans struggle with food insecurity – including thousands of seniors, children and families. Many are making the unthinkable choice between feeding their families …