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Jessica Prell


Jessica is a Senior Program Specialist at AARP Wisconsin.

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Letter to the Editor: Save SeniorCare

Posted on 02/25/2015 by | AARP Wisconsin | Comments

The following letter to the editor was written by AARP volunteer advocate Ray A. Kalpinski of Wisconsin Rapids. It appeared in several northcentral Wisconsin newspapers. One of the policies in of Gov. Scott Walker’s budget proposal would be to change the present accessibility for some 85,000 people in the state of Wisconsin who have prescription drug coverage under SeniorCare. Walker would have people apply for prescription coverage under Medicare Part D, which is much more expensive, before they would be allowed to …

Join AARP at Milwaukee Rep on 3/10

Posted on 02/23/2015 by | AARP Wisconsin | Comments

Join AARP for a fun night out at the theater! On Tuesday, March 10, 2015, we invite you meet up with AARP staff, volunteers and members at Milwaukee Repertory Theater for the production of Five Presidents. From Emmy Award-winning writer Rick Cleveland (Six Feet Under, The West Wing, Mad Men, and House of Cards), comes a funny and incisive new drama about the meeting of America’s most exclusive club-the ex-presidents. AARP members and their guests can purchase a discounted ticket …

We’re Not Saving Enough For Retirement

Posted on 02/2/2015 by | AARP Wisconsin | Comments

The so-called “Golden Years”? Turns out Wisconsin workers have a fair amount of anxiety looking ahead to retirement. A new AARP survey titled “Building a Secure Financial Future in Wisconsin: Key Findings from an AARP Survey,” shows most Wisconsinites are not confident they’ll have enough savings for retirement. Nearly 9 in 10 (88%) wish they’d saved more for these later years. Access to a way to save at work is big problem in Wisconsin. According to this new survey, 59% …

Get Free Tax Help Starting Feb. 1

Posted on 01/15/2015 by | AARP Wisconsin | Comments

It’s that time of year again and the deadline for filling your tax returns will be here before you know it. Skip the stress with the help of AARP Foundation Tax-Aide, the nation’s largest free volunteer-run tax-assistance and preparation program. This free, confidential service is available to low and middle income taxpayers of all ages, with special attention to those age 60 and older. You do not need to be a member of AARP or a retiree to use Tax-Aide. …

AARP Wisconsin 2014 Annual Report

Posted on 01/7/2015 by | AARP Wisconsin | Comments

Forward. In Wisconsin, it’s not just a motto, but a call that directs us toward a better future for our citizens and the communities in which we live. At AARP Wisconsin, we embrace this motto and its spirit of possibility and optimism. We invite Wisconsinites age 50+ to explore the many different opportunities that can be found at AARP. Perhaps it’s connecting with friends and family at the ballpark or sharing a laugh at our happy hour trivia nights. It …

Join Us in Helping Make Life Better for All

Posted on 01/6/2015 by | AARP Wisconsin | Comments

AARP Wisconsin knows how hard you work and play, and how much you value your time and money! That’s why we fight on real issues that matter to your and your family and work towards making life better for all.   We do this by leading positive social change, helping people in their own communities, and delivering value to our 820,000-plus members through information, advocacy, and service. Here are some of the ways you can join our efforts. To learn more …