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Jessica Prell


Jessica is a Senior Program Specialist at AARP Wisconsin.

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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 …

Join the AARP Milwaukee Community Outreach Team

Posted on 04/27/2015 by | AARP Wisconsin | Comments

Are you looking for that special “something” that allows you to give back to your community? Many AARP members in Milwaukee and across Wisconsin volunteer in AARP programs to improve the lives of their families and neighbors. We invite you to learn more about what volunteers are doing in Milwaukee and to lend your talents, interests and passion as a member the AARP Milwaukee Community Outreach Team. AARP Milwaukee Community Outreach Team members will: Represent AARP at resource tables at …

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, …