AARP Wisconsin

Jessica Prell


Jessica is a Senior Program Specialist at AARP Wisconsin.

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Upcoming Events in the Milwaukee Area

Posted on 04/14/2015 by | AARP Wisconsin | Comments

Great things are happening in the Milwaukee area. AARP is proud to be part of it. Join us! ______________________________________________________________________________________ Connect with AARP at Local Resource Fairs Stop by our AARP Wisconsin table to hear what AARP is doing in your community and show us your AARP membership card to receive a free gift.  Wednesday, May 6 10:00 a.m. to Noon Luther Manor Health & Wellness Fair – 4545 N 92 Street, Wauwatosa Thursday, May 7 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. 50+ …

Know a Volunteer Who Deserves Recognition?

Posted on 04/13/2015 by | AARP Wisconsin | Comments

 AARP Wisconsin is seeking nominations for our 2015 AARP State Andrus Award for Community Service, which honors 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, AARP …

Get Fit, Get Discount with Senior Olympics

Posted on 04/12/2015 by | AARP Wisconsin | Comments

Dig out those running shoes, pump up those bicycle tires and dust off those tennis racquets. It’s time to get ready for the 2015 Wisconsin Senior Olympics, happening August 21 – September 13. Don’t miss your chance to get fit, have fun and get a $5 discount off the registration fee for this year’s competition. Here’s what you need to know: Anyone who will be age 50 years and older as of Dec. 31, 2015 can participate. You’ll be competing against …

Catch a Ball Game With Us at Miller Park!

Posted on 04/11/2015 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, …

AARP Wisconsin Volunteers Make It Happen

Posted on 04/10/2015 by | AARP Wisconsin | Comments

I recently had the opportunity to share our 2014 AARP Wisconsin Annual Report with another organization’s leadership who were unfamiliar with the full depth and breadth of AARP’s work in the state. As they paged through all the accomplishments of the last year, they matter-of-factly asked the question of how many staff we had in the state office to accomplish so many impressive things for the 50-plus population in Wisconsin. When I said seven, they said, “Excuse me. You said …

Include Medicaid Expansion in the State Budget

Posted on 03/23/2015 by | AARP Wisconsin | Comments

The following testimony was provided by AARP volunteer advocate Caryl Ligler at the Joint Finance Public Hearing in Rice Lake on March 23, 2015. Good morning. My name is Caryl Ligler. I am a Trego resident and volunteer advocate for AARP Wisconsin. I am serving as the spokesperson for the group of AARP Wisconsin Advocates here today. We advocate on behalf of people 50 years and older. Many receive their healthcare coverage through the childless adult program. AARP Wisconsin has four major issues they wish either …