Register For “Home Fit” Workshops

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AARP Wisconsin is hosting free Home Fit workshops in the Milwaukee area this fall which are designed to help you ensure your home is safe and accessible. AARP Home Fit Workshops educate participants about the types of home modifications that can help you age-in-place and go about your daily activities while staying comfortable, independent and injury-free. Join us to learn strategies to make your home more accessible and the suggested products available to make these changes and more! Choose one of …

Free Coffee Fridays in Greenfield, Oak Creek

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Home is where the heart is, and well-designed, livable communities promote health, sustain growth, and make for happier, healthier residents of every age, in all life stages. AARP Wisconsin is working to raise awareness in the greater Milwaukee area about the need for age-friendly, livable communities. You can connect with AARP at one of our Free Coffee Fridays to share your thoughts on building a more livable greater Milwaukee. You’ll receive a free coffee, a re-usable coffee sleeve and learn about …

Catch ‘It’s A Wonderful Life’ with AARP

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Please join AARP Wisconsin for a special discounted matinee performance of “It’s A Wonderful Life Live From WVL Radio Theatre” for AARP members and their guests on Saturday, December 23, at 2:00 p.m.at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, 929 North Water St., Milwaukee. Almost everyone knows the story of the classic holiday favorite “It’s A Wonderful Life.” It is the uplifting and bittersweet tale of George Bailey’s close call with death on Christmas Eve, of how important and …

See ‘School of Rock’ with AARP

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We invite you to connect with AARP Wisconsin for special discounted matinee performances of “School of Rock” for AARP members and their guests on Saturday, November 25 at 2:00 p.m. and Sunday, November 26 at 1:00 p.m., and at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, 929 North Water St., Milwaukee. School of Rock is a New York Times Critics’ Pick. Based on the hit film, this hilarious new musical follows Dewey Finn, a wannabe rock star posing as a …

Discover RENT with AARP Oct. 7-8

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We invite you to connect with AARP Wisconsin for special discounted matinee performances of “RENT: The 20th Anniversary Tour” for AARP members and their guests on Saturday, October 7 at 2:00 p.m. and Sunday, October 8 at 1:00 p.m. at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, 929 North Water St., Milwaukee. In 1996, an original rock musical by a little-known composer opened on Broadway and forever changed the landscape of American theatre. Two decades later, Jonathan Larson’s RENT continues …

Enjoy Live Theater With AARP WI

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Connect with AARP Wisconsin staff, volunteers and other members for special discounted performances of three upcoming shows at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, 929 North Water St., Milwaukee. A special discount for AARP members and their guests is available for matinee weekend performances of “Rent: The 20th Anniversary Performance” on Saturday, October 7 at 2:00 p.m. and Sunday, October 8 at 1:00 p.m., “School of Rock” on Saturday, November 25 at 2:00 p.m. and Sunday, November 26 at 1:00 …

Have Fun With AARP at The Rep

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Join AARP for a fun night out at the theater! AARP is pleased to be partnering with the Milwaukee Repertory Theater to offer AARP members and their guests a 20 percent discount off a full priced-ticket to see a performance of the Tony Award-winning musical “Guys and Dolls.” While you’re at the Oct. 11 performance, stop by our AARP table to see all the ways we’re engaging with our members in Milwaukee and across Wisconsin, and get a coupon for $5 off …

Catch a Ball Game With Us at Miller Park!

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Hey baseball fans! Here’s a great opportunity to bring the family and join AARP staff, volunteers and members at the ballpark this summer. AARP members and their guests will receive discounted tickets at 50% off the single game rate in the Field Outfield Box, Loge Outfield Box and Terrace Reserved seat locations priced at the time of purchase on these remaining 2017 dates: Thursday, Aug. 3, 1:10 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 30, 1:10 p.m. To purchase tickets online, click here, select your …

Nominate an Inspiring Volunteer

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AARP Wisconsin is now seeking nominations for its 2017 AARP State Andrus Award for Community Service, which honors those individuals who are sharing their experience, talent, and skills to enrich the lives in their communities. “Volunteerism is clearly a new way of looking at retirement for older Americans. Many are finding that they want to remain active and involved and that volunteerism fulfills this need and the desire to help others,” said Sam Wilson, AARP Wisconsin State Director. “Through this recognition, …

“Silver Dividend” a Good Idea for Wisconsin

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Our team of AARP Wisconsin red-shirted volunteers is having a huge presence at all six of the state budget hearings being held across the state in April, and one of the ideas we’re floating at these hearings is something we’re calling the “Silver Dividend.” We believe that if Wisconsin invests moderate amounts of money in caregivers, seniors and the existing aging programs, it can save taxpayer money in the long term and maximize the number of older Wisconsinites who can …