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Outreach & Education Leads sought for the Area Hubs

Posted on 11/19/2013 by | AARP Arkansa | Comments

AARP Arkansas’ Community Outreach efforts depend on dedicated volunteers who help people turn their goals and dreams into real possibilities; strengthen communities; and fight for the issues that matter–healthcare, employment security and retirement planning. We’re looking for volunteers to help plan and coordinate exhibits. If you can help, call Lou Tobian with AARP Arkansas at 501-217-1638.

Walgreens Way to Well Health Tour Bus is coming to Arkansas

Posted on 10/29/2013 by | AARP Arkansa | Comments

Tour Bus provides health tests, assessments, education and consulting services for FREE! The Walgreens Way to Well Health Tour with AARP will provide free health tests at events throughout Central Arkansas. The three free health tests, valued at over $100, measure 10 key indicators that include total cholesterol, glucose, blood pressure, body mass index, body composition, skeletal muscle, resting metabolism, visceral fat, real body age and body weight. The tests are administered to adults age 18 years and older by …

Arkansas State Director Maria Reynolds-Diaz speaks to AANHR Rally

Posted on 10/24/2013 by | AARP Arkansa | Comments

  On a windy, sunny October day, the front of the Arkansas State Capitol in Little Rock was the scene of the Tenth Annual Residents’ Rights Rally hosted by the Arkansas Advocates for Nursing Home Residents.  The Rally, designed to spotlight and honor the contributions of the Arkansas State Ombudsman Program, featured remarks from AARP Arkansas State Director Maria Reynolds-Diaz; AANHR President Martha Deaver; Kathie Gately, Arkansas State Ombudsman; and Dr. David Montague, Director of the Senior Justice Center at the …

Meet Driver Safety Volunteer Coordinator Steven Gregory

Posted on 10/4/2013 by | AARP Arkansa | Comments

The AARP Driver Safety Program is adding volunteers and new curriculum to better serve our members and community. With that in mind, we want to introduce the volunteer coordinator who’s making driver safety his mission in Central Arkansas: Steven Gregory. Steven has some previous experience with driver safety; he oversaw driver safety for Fuji Color Processing’s WalMart distribution hub in Sherwood for three decades. For the past eight years he’s been volunteering as an instructor for AARP driver education and …

AARP Arkansas featured on THV11 for Day of Service

Posted on 09/13/2013 by | AARP Arkansa | Comments

As we marked the anniversary of the September 11th attacks, organizations like AARP encouraged people to honor the day by volunteering in their communities. AARP Arkansas State Director Maria Reynolds-Diaz was featured on THV11 in Little Rock about this special day and ideas for volunteering. For 12 years, AARP staff and volunteers around the country have responded to the tragic events of that day by participating in the September 11th National Day of Service and Remembrance. Each year, thousands of …

Video Explains the New Arkansas Health Connector

Posted on 08/23/2013 by | AARP Arkansa | Comments

As a service to our members, we’re posting this informative video to help explain the new Arkansas Health Connector. Starting October 1, 2013, you can shop for and compare health insurance plans through the Health Insurance Marketplace. How it Works- The Arkansas Health Connector