Join AARP in St. Louis at the St. Louis Symphony in November

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Tchaikovsky’s greatest melodies     Han-Na Chang, conductor Jan Mráček, violin GLINKA Ruslan and Lyudmila Overture PROKOFIEV Violin Concerto No. 1 TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No. 5 The sensational conductor, Han-Na Chang, makes her STL Symphony debut leading the orchestra with Glinka’s Ruslan and LyudmilaOverture to some of Tchaikovsky’s greatest melodies in his much-loved Fifth Symphony. Join us on Friday, November 4, 2016 at 8:00 pm at Powell Hall. AARP members and their guests are able to purchase tickets for this performance using the promo code ‘possibilities’ at …

What’s Cooking with AARP in Kansas City Cooking Classes

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AARP is heating things up in Kansas City – especially in the kitchen. “What’s Cooking with AARP in Kansas City” is a series of free cooking classes that are held at the Hy-Vee Store Club Room at I-29 and NW 64th. During 2016, each month features a thematic cooking class. Participants will enjoy the meal they prepare at the end of the evening and that they can replicate at home later. From 6 – 8 p.m., a maximum of 25 AARP …

What’s Cooking with AARP in Springfield November 15th

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AARP is heating things up in Springfield – especially in the kitchen. “What’s Cooking with AARP in Springfield” is a series of free cooking classes that are held at the Springfield Hy-Vee store. During 2016, each month will feature a thematic cooking class. Participants will enjoy the meal they prepare at the end of the evening and that they can replicate at home later. From 6 – 8 p.m., a maximum of 25 AARP members and guests learn to prepare …

12.6 Million Americans Were Scammed Last Year: Don’t Be a Victim

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Every three seconds, someone is a victim of identity theft and fraud. That’s why AARP Missouri is creating events to help prevent con artists from committing these criminal acts against you. AARP in Kansas City teamed with the Kansas City Police Department to host a free paper shredding event on September 24. AARP members and the general public were invited to drop off sensitive documents that needed shredding for confidentiality reasons. To keep abreast of activities in Kansas City, visit …

What’s Cooking with AARP classes are a big hit

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Yum, yum, yum! Every month, AARP in Kansas City and Springfield offers free cooking classes for members and their guests at select local Hy-Vee store kitchens. With a theme each month, participants prepare meals – that they later enjoy – and take home the recipes so meals can be prepared later in the comfort of their homes. Limited to 25 – 30 people, the cooking classes are led by certified dietitians. “The purpose of the cooking sessions is to introduce …

Bike, bikes, bikes

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There were bikes everywhere at the Third Annual Women’s Bike Summit on September 10 at St. Teresa’s Academy in Kansas City. AARP in Kansas City teamed with BikeWalk KC to present a program for women of all ages and backgrounds to discuss issues relevant to them as cyclists. During the summit, women gathered to learn more about biking with confidence, bicycle maintenance, and safety on the roadways. “It was a great event that also promoted camaraderie and demonstrated that AARP …

AARP Missouri is working to save you money!

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In the last legislature, the state’s monopoly utility companies were working the halls of the capitol trying to raise rates on Missourians.  AARP Missouri fought back and won.  Even now, these same companies are arguing in front of the Missouri Public Service Commission (PSC) to try to raise rates through regulation – and AARP Missouri is there, fighting for you.  For years, monopoly utility companies in Missouri have had bill paying stations located on-site at predatory payday lenders.  It was …

Join AARP in St. Louis for Ten Toe Express walk on November 12th

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As the lead sponsor of the Citizens for Modern Transit Ten Toe Express program, we have the great opportunity to offer special walks to our members and their guests.  Our walks, like Ten Toe Express, incorporate public transit and walking along with opportunity to meet exceptional people while having fun! To the Market – Saturday, November 12th at 9:00 a.m. – This special walk is for adults only.  We will take the MetroLink to Soulard Market and learn how to …

Moonlight Fun!

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Another great Moonlight Ramble event took place on Saturday, August 20th.  AARP in St. Louis was the title sponsor and took the opportunity to provide several fun activities for all in attendance. A photo booth for all participants to get a commemorative photo was made available by AARP. Participants that participated in our Listening Post that asked ‘Why do you ride a bike?’ had the opportunity to spin the prize wheel. By the way, the winning answer for that question …

Funding sources are falling behind in addressing the needs of the growing numbers of St. Louis area seniors

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Seniors Count of Greater St. Louis is a local initiative supported by a coalition of community organizations and eldercare agencies. The mission of Seniors Count is to address the quickly growing gap between the needs of seniors and available resources in our community.  Our population is rapidly aging, especially as the Baby Boomer generation reaches retirement age. Perhaps you have heard of this as the “silver tsunami”; by 2030, the number of people age 65 and older in St Louis …