Celebrate Black History Month with AARP at the Symphony

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  When you hear the word symphony, you may only think classical music. But February 17th at 7:30PM, the St. Louis Symphony offers a special night celebrating African-American culture and traditions that have influenced the history of St. Louis, as well as cities around the world. Lift Every Voice will be an experience you won’t want to miss! The St. Louis Symphony represents one of the top five orchestras in the United States winning seven Grammy Awards. So prepare to …

Let’s Make Small Changes for Better Health

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Looking for an easy way to have better health in the New Year? Then forget about taking drastic action and making massive changes. Having had your fill of holiday sweets may curb temptation for them now, but don’t give into the temptation of strict diets and massive exercise. Extremes will not deliver the better health that you are looking for. Instead, focus on baby steps to better health. Small actions add up over time. If you make small changes that …

Soul Cinema – A Celebration of Black History Month

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AARP in St. Louis is proud to present our first mini-film festival celebrating Black History Month! February 24th and 25th, AARP will present 3 films for members and their guests at the Galleria 6 Cinemas at the Galleria Mall in Richmond Heights.  These films celebrate the African American culture and the achievements of a small group of African American actors.  There’s even a film just for the young ones in our lives.  See list below of what films we’ll be …

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

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2 for 1 ticket offer!   New World Symphony   Shostakovich 15 January 21, 2017 8:00 PM Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 15 is full of musical references from his own works, plus an unexpected quote from William Tell Overture in the opening. Presented by The Thomas A. Kooyumjian Family Foundation Underwritten in part by the E. Nakamichi Foundation       Join AARP in St. Louis on January 21 at 8:00 pm at Powell Hall. AARP members and their guests are able to purchase tickets …

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 …