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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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Hitting the Streets in Maplewood

Posted on 11/25/2015 by | AARP Missouri | Comments

What do you think it takes for a community to be more livable? Recently Maplewood residents and business owners along with city officials took part in an AARP Active Living Workshop which included AARP volunteers. The purpose of the workshop was to share with attendees what makes a more walkable and livable community. The group took a short “walk audit” through the community. During the audit, possible improvements and enhancements were noted which were used to create a wish list …

Family Caregivers, Your Time Out for Fun has Come!

Posted on 11/25/2015 by | AARP Missouri | Comments

There are only four kinds of People in the World: Those who have been caregivers Those who are currently caregivers Those who will be caregivers Those who will need caregivers – Rosalynn Carter If you are caring for loved one now, you know how stressful this can be. But, take heart, AARP in St. Louis is planning something just for you! AARP Presents: Time Out for Caregiver Events AARP recognizes the stress that can fall on caregivers along with their …

Beware of these Frauds and Scams

Posted on 11/25/2015 by | AARP Missouri | Comments

Brenda wanted to a take a break from her Holiday Shopping so she stopped for a coffee at popular chain coffee shop. Realizing she could log in on the public Wi-Fi she decided to make good use of her time and order a few more gifts online. This was good news for a potential scammer, but not good news for Brenda. When Brenda relayed to her son that she was shopping online, he immediately warned her about scammers and suggested she …

AARP in St. Louis at the St. Louis Symphony in December

Posted on 11/25/2015 by | AARP Missouri | Comments

AARP members and guests are cordially invited to spend the evenings of December 4th and December 18th, 2015 enjoying the music of the St. Louis Symphony. AARP has once again teamed with the St. Louis Symphony to offer two for one tickets.   Handel’s Messiah Friday, December 4, 2015    8:00 pm Bernard Labadie, conductor Lydia Teuscher, soprano Allyson McHardy, mezzo-soprano Jeremy Ovenden, tenor Philippe Sly, bass-baritone St. Louis Symphony Chorus Amy Kaiser, director With bright trumpets and the timeless …

Third Annual Classic Black Film Festival Turns Into a Family Affair

Posted on 11/2/2015 by | AARP Missouri | Comments

One hundred AARP members attended the third Classic Black Film Festival showcasing Oscar nominated African-American actresses: Jaunita Moore, Eartha Kitt, Diahann Caroll, Lena Horne, Dorothy Dandridge, Cicely Tyson, Ruby Dee-Sun and Pam Grier. The event was held at the Missouri History Museum, the perfect venue to watch the history created by these talented actresses who blazed a trail for future African-American Oscar winners. What made this event special was that not only did they get to attend for free but …

AARP in St. Louis presents Outdoor Adventure Group Hikes

Posted on 10/23/2015 by | AARP Missouri | Comments

Are you interested in connecting with people who like to hike in the woods? AARP in St. Louis has just the ticket…Outdoor Adventure Group. AARP members and their guests are invited to join us on select Saturdays in November and December for hikes that range from 1.5 miles to 4.5 miles. Each hike has varied terrain and level of difficulty. While each hike will present its own challenges based on your experience level, the purpose is to encourage physical activity, …