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JoAnn Rose


JoAnn Rose is a program specialist in the Missouri State Office. She has worked for AARP since 1991

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Jazz History Bike Tour

Posted on 06/24/2015 by | AARP Missouri | Comments

The first of two guided bike rides done in partnership with Trailnet takes place in July.  On this first ride, you will learn about St. Louis’ rich musical and cultural history.  On July 11th, the President & CEO of Jazz St. Louis will lead this cycling tour through downtown St. Louis. The ride will begin at The Harold and Dorothy Steward Center for Jazz, 3536 Washington Avenue, St. Louis 63103.  Registration starts at 9:00 am with the ride beginning at …

Walking the Dog

Posted on 06/24/2015 by | AARP Missouri | Comments

On Saturday, July 25th, AARP in St. Louis in partnership with Lilly’s Music and Social House (2321 Arsenal) and SAGE, will be hosting ‘Laces & Leashes’ – a community walk audit with your dog.  AARP members and friends are invited to learn how to conduct a walk audit in their own neighborhood while walking your canine friend.  Following a brief orientation, dogs and their owners will hit the sidewalk in teams and start evaluating their respective route.  And that is …

Team AARP Brings It Home

Posted on 06/24/2015 by | AARP Missouri | Comments

Fifty AARP members participated in the St. Louis Senior Olympics as part of Team AARP Memorial Day weekend.  All told, Team AARP athletes competed in over 100 different events – everything from Washer Toss to Golf to Pickleball. Our athletes ranged in age from John who turned 50 in April to Dorothy who is 92.  All skill levels were represented on Team AARP.  We had people who have competed in specific sports on teams regionally and nationally to those that …

Hitting the Streets at Moonlight Ramble – Member Discount Available

Posted on 06/24/2015 by | AARP Missouri | Comments

Ready to ride your bike by the light of the moon? We are inviting you to join us at the 52nd Moonlight Ramble in downtown St. Louis!  AARP in St. Louis is the presenting sponsor of this annual event that will take place on Saturday, August 29th.   At the stroke of midnight, over 4000 people from St. Louis and the surrounding communities ride through the streets of St. Louis on either an 8 mile or 18 mile course.  It’s a …

Legal Aid of Western Missouri Assists Senior Homeowners with Beneficiary Deeds

Posted on 06/22/2015 by | AARP Missouri | Comments

Many senior homeowners don’t have a plan for who will take ownership of their home when they pass away. One simple way to ensure that their homes are passed to their loved ones or to a trusted charitable organization is through a simple form called a Beneficiary Deed. What is a Beneficiary Deed? A Beneficiary Deed is a document prepared by an attorney, signed by the owner(s) of the property, and recorded with the County, naming the person or organization …

Recap of the 2015 Missouri Legislative Session

Posted on 06/8/2015 by | AARP Missouri | Comments

Advocacy Wrap-up Gas Rate Hikes Legislation was filed in both the House and the Senate that would have allowed gas utilities to raise their rates for infrastructure replacement, without oversight by the state’s regulatory body. The Fair Energy Rate Action coalition, of which AARP is a member, worked together to move enough votes to prevent passage of this legislation.   Medicaid Expansion In the third year since the Affordable Care Act (ACA) made it possible for legislatures to expand coverage …