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Jessica Prell

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Jessica is a Senior Program Specialist at AARP Wisconsin.

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Money Matters Conference in Milwaukee

Posted on 06/24/2015 by | AARP Wisconsin | Comments

After decades of hard work, you want financial independence and security to enjoy your future.  AARP is partnering with local service providers to offer you free, unbiased information so that you can make smart financial decisions. Join us for a dynamic and interactive morning to learn about saving, planning and securing your future. SAVE THE DATE: Tuesday, September 22, 2015 Conference Time: 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Location: Italian Conference Center 631 E. Chicago Street Milwaukee, WI 53202 We are …

10 Tips to Reinvent Your Career

Posted on 06/17/2015 by | AARP Wisconsin | Comments

By Jean C. Setzfand If you’re making a career change—by choice or out of necessity—you can take steps to help ensure a smooth transition. AARP is here to help with a variety of resources at www.aarp.org/WorkResources. Help includes tips on networking, learning about job openings, researching employers and applying for positions. Here are 10 tips to help you make a successful transition to a new career.  Tip #1: Inventory your skills. Draw four columns on a sheet of paper. In …

Upcoming Events in the Milwaukee Area

Posted on 06/5/2015 by | AARP Wisconsin | Comments

Great things are happening in the Milwaukee area. AARP is proud to be part of it. Join us!   Catch a Ball Game With Us at Miller Park Don’t miss this great opportunity to bring the family and get to know AARP staff, volunteers and other members at the ball park this summer. Discounted tickets are available for five select : Click here for more information.     Senior Fest Day at Summerfest Stop by our booth at Summerfest on Wednesday, July …

Our Voices Were Heard – SeniorCare Saved

Posted on 05/22/2015 by | AARP Wisconsin | Comments

MADISON, WISCONSIN – The nation’s most popular and cost-effective prescription drug savings program for seniors will continue to be offered statewide without changes, thanks to a decision by the state’s Joint Finance Committee (JFC) that draws praise from AARP Wisconsin. SeniorCare, which helps about 85,000 Wisconsinites age 65-plus with their prescription drug costs, will not face any of the major changes that Governor Walker had proposed in his 2015-17 state budget. These changes would have resulted in much higher costs for …

What I Learned from White House Aging Forum

Posted on 05/7/2015 by | AARP Wisconsin | Comments

By Lisa Lamkins, Federal Issues Advocacy Director at AARP Wisconsin Attending the 2015 White House Conference on Aging regional forum in Cleveland on April 27, 2015 was a terrific experience. The national White House Conference on Aging (held every 10 years) will be held in Washington DC later this year. Leading up to the national conference, five regional forums are being held to engage older Americans, their families, caregivers, leaders in the aging field, and others on the key issues affecting …

Catch a Ball Game With Us at Miller Park!

Posted on 05/5/2015 by | AARP Wisconsin | Comments

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 a discounted ticket 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 select dates: Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at 1:10 p.m. Tuesday, June 23, 2015 at 7:10 p.m. Wednesday, July 22, …