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Learn about the CARE Act and download your free wallet card

Posted on 04/21/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/hgrey/" title="Posts by " rel="author"></a> | AARP Nevada |

Nevadans are now hearing a new question when being admitted for a hospital stay: “Do you have a family caregiver?” That’s because a new law known as the CARE Act was passed by the Nevada Legislature during its 2015 session. The law was designed to help caregivers stay informed when a family member or friend is in the hospital, and be better prepared to take care of their loved one at home following the hospital stay. The result should be …

Family caregivers, join General Tony Taguba for special events in Las Vegas, 6/29 & 30

Posted on 04/20/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/hgrey/" title="Posts by " rel="author"></a> | AARP Nevada |

More than 500,000 Nevadans currently serve as family caregivers, providing assistance to an aging parent or other loved one with the tasks of daily living.  AARP Nevada, the Asian Community Development Center (ACDC) and Rising Asian Pacific Americans Coalition for Diversity (RAPACD) are pleased to welcome Major General Antonio “Tony” Taguba – one of the nation’s foremost advocates for caregivers and veterans – to Las Vegas for two special community events: Wednesday, June 29 at 6:00 PM – Hong Kong Garden …

Join AARP Nevada on June 16 for a Summit on Latinos and Social Security

Posted on 04/9/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/hgrey/" title="Posts by " rel="author"></a> | AARP Nevada |

Social Security needs to be updated for the 21st century so we can keep the promise for future generations. If our nation’s leaders don’t act, future retirees could lose up to $10,000 a year. One in three Nevada seniors rely on Social Security for nearly ALL of their family income, and the program keeps more than 40 percent of retirees out of poverty. And while Social Security is a critical part of financial security for most Nevadans, it’s especially important …

Know an extraordinary volunteer? Nominations are open for the 2016 Nevada Andrus Award for Community Service!

Posted on 04/9/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/hgrey/" title="Posts by " rel="author"></a> | AARP Nevada |

They’re in the community every day – volunteering, making a difference, lending their time and talent to help those in need.  They work in food banks and animal shelters, in schools and in hospitals – improving our communities and enhancing quality of life for others .  They are often unsung heroes, working and giving without recognition or thanks –  just because it’s the right thing to do.  If you know an extraordinary volunteer age 50 or older, show your appreciation …

Join AARP Nevada for Boomer Nights with the Reno Aces – every Wednesday home game this season!

Posted on 04/3/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/hgrey/" title="Posts by " rel="author"></a> | AARP Nevada |

Get to know AARP Nevada when you get out to Aces Ballpark this season! Members, family and friends can enjoy 2-for-1 tickets and cheer on the Reno Aces during Boomer Nights at every Wednesday night home game!  Be sure to visit the AARP Nevada concourse table at the game for information about upcoming events, resources and fun giveaways. 2016 Boomer Nights at Aces Ballpark Wednesday, April 13 vs Albuquerque Isotopes Wednesday, June 1 vs Las Vegas 51s Wednesday, June 22 vs Las Vegas 51s Wednesday,  July …

Be a driving force in your community! Volunteer with AARP Driver Safety in Nevada

Posted on 04/2/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/hgrey/" title="Posts by " rel="author"></a> | AARP Nevada |

Help older drivers become safer drivers. Looking for a fun and engaging way to help your community, help make our roads safer, and save lives? Volunteer with AARP Driver Safety in Nevada! AARP Driver Safety is an award-winning program designed to help mature drivers update their knowledge of the latest road rules and stay safer as they drive, through an innovative and engaging classroom course. The program is growing both in-state and nationally, attracting enthusiastic and dedicated volunteers across the …

Experience Nevada Ballet Theatre’s 2015/16 performances at a special price

Posted on 03/20/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/hgrey/" title="Posts by " rel="author"></a> | AARP Nevada |

AARP members, friends and family have the opportunity to enjoy Nevada Ballet Theatre’s 2015-16 performances – including favorites The Nutcracker, Cinderella and Romeo and Juliet – at a special price. This year, the theater has expanded discount seating options at the Smith Center for the Performing Arts in Las Vegas.  Save $20 per ticket on VIP and A-level seating, as well as $15 off B-level seats and $10 off C-level seats.  Tickets may be purchased online by clicking here and entering promo …

Henderson makes history as an Age-Friendly community! Residents invited to get involved, take an online survey

Posted on 03/10/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/hgrey/" title="Posts by " rel="author"></a> | AARP Nevada |

The City of Henderson is the first Nevada city to join the AARP Network of Age-Friendly Communities, demonstrating a strong commitment to create an environment that is accessible and encourages active and healthy living for all ages.  Mayor Andy Hafen and the City Council proclaimed February 2 “Age-Friendly Community Day” in Henderson to kick-off an extensive process to identify and address priorities to make its neighborhoods livable and sustainable. Henderson residents are invited to get involved in the early stages …

Learn to master Facebook & Twitter with Las Vegas and Henderson classes!

Posted on 03/7/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/hgrey/" title="Posts by " rel="author"></a> | AARP Nevada |

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 …

Las Vegas film fans, join the Cinemaniacs movie club!

Posted on 01/4/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/hgrey/" title="Posts by " rel="author"></a> | AARP Nevada |

Are you a movie lover? Do you enjoy comparing notes with fellow theatergoers? Do you share reviews or even write your own? Whether you enjoy comedies or dramas, Oscar contenders or big-budget blockbusters, the AARP Nevada Cinemaniacs may be just the group for you! This movie club is a fun place for AARP members and friends who live in the Las Vegas valley to discuss current releases, favorite films and more.  The group meets every other month to discuss movies selected by …