AARP Wisconsin

Jessica Prell


Jessica is a Senior Program Specialist at AARP Wisconsin.

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Don’t Cut the Cord on Landlines

Posted on 09/29/2015 by | AARP Wisconsin | Comments

Telephone service is a basic necessity, particularly for older adults who are more likely than any other age group to rely on landline service to connect with family and friends, for medical monitoring, home security and in case of an emergency. This is especially important in 11 of Wisconsin’s counties where wireless service is unreliable or nonexistent. Even where cell service is available, it does not offer all the health and safety protections of a landline. We support “Provider of …

Upcoming Events in the Milwaukee Area

Posted on 08/30/2015 by | AARP Wisconsin | Comments

Great things are happening in the Milwaukee area. AARP is proud to be part of it. Join us! Saving for the Future Never Gets Old After decades of hard work, you want the financial security to enjoy your future. AARP Wisconsin is working to help you plan and manage with free, unbiased information so you can make smart financial decisions to make the most of your resources. Join us to learn from local experts about saving, planning and securing your future. …

Join us in Kenosha Sept.16-17

Posted on 08/28/2015 by | AARP Wisconsin | Comments

AARP is coming to Kenosha September 16-17 in new and exciting ways! Stop by our booth at a local fair for valuable resources, join us for our happy hour and bar trivia games and don’t miss your chance to be part of our audience during a live radio show. Details are below. We hope you can join us! Beyond Your Benefits: Connecting Retirees to Community Resources Fair Come check our booth at this interactive fair and see what great resources …

Raise Your Voice Before They Raise Your Rates

Posted on 08/26/2015 by | AARP Wisconsin | Comments

Just turning on the lights could be much more expensive if some utility companies in Wisconsin have their way. Northern States Power Company (commonly referred to as Xcel) wants to more than double the fixed electrical charge on your utility bill each month and Wisconsin Public Service Corporation (WPS) is asking to increase it by over 30%. This is the fee you pay before using any electricity at all. Many people lower their bills each month by turning off lights …

3 Things to Talk to Your Member of Congress About

Posted on 08/13/2015 by | AARP Wisconsin | Comments

Our Members of Congress are now back in Wisconsin for a month-long district work period. This time back home gives them an opportunity to work in their district and hear directly from their constituents. Throughout August, AARP Wisconsin staff and volunteers will be talking with our Members of Congress while they are back in the state and stressing the importance of these three key issues that affect the health and well-being of the 50-plus population in Wisconsin. 1)    Tell Congress …

Join Us at Milwaukee Repertory Theater

Posted on 08/5/2015 by | AARP Wisconsin | Comments

Ready for fun night out at the theater? On Tuesday, November 17, 2015 we invite you meet up with AARP staff, volunteers and members at Milwaukee Repertory Theater for the production of The Mousetrap oin us again on Tuesday, January 19, 2016 for the production Of Mice and Men, the classic American literature tale of unlikely duo in search of a fresh start. AARP members and their guests can purchase a discounted ticket at 20% off of all full-priced tickets in the …