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Caregivers offered a scenic break

Posted on 09/24/2015 by | AARP Ohio | Comments

Family caregivers have taken on a huge responsibility, helping their loved ones to live in their own homes and to stay out of costly institutions. More than 1.7 million Ohioans are caring for parents, spouses, siblings and other loved ones. This loving care can be just as tough as it is rewarding. We know that a break, a chance to connect with other caregivers who understand, can make a tremendous difference. AARP wants to encourage caregivers to take a break …

Take a Halloween tour at Franklin Park

Posted on 09/22/2015 by | AARP Ohio | Comments

Invite your friends and meet fellow AARP members for a free tour of imaginative, immersive horticultural displays of the season at the Franklin Park Conservatory and the Dorothy M. Davis Showhouse on East Broad Street in Columbus. Displays transforming the Dorothy M. Davis Showhouse for the Halloween season feature an abandoned greenhouse, an old cemetery, curious carnivorous plants, and more. Don’t miss this free tour (a $12 value) at 3 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 29, at the Franklin Park Conservatory, 1777 …

Free shredathon set for Wolfe Park in Columbus

Posted on 09/21/2015 by | AARP Ohio | Comments

Protect your identity and avoid fraud by safely shredding and recycling personal documents at a free AARP Fraud Watch Network shredathon on Saturday, October 24, at Wolfe Park, off East Broad Street in Columbus. AARP volunteers and Allshred Services Inc. staff will be on hand from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. to accept boxes and bags of household documents that contain personal information for shredding and secure disposal. This service is free to all local residents. Wolfe Park is at …

AARP president to speak in Cleveland

Posted on 09/16/2015 by | AARP Ohio | Comments

AARP President Jeannine English, CPA and MBA, will speak about Communities for All Ages: A Critical Time for Leaders when she addresses the City Club of Cleveland at noon on Friday, October 2, 2015. Communities all over America are facing a sweeping change as the Boomer generation gets older and longevity increases. With smart planning and innovation this demographic upheaval is an opportunity to make Cleveland and other cities “age friendly” in a way that improves the quality of life …

Come to our tailgate and cheer the Penguins

Posted on 09/16/2015 by | AARP Ohio | Comments

It’s an action-packed day when the Youngstown State Penguins face off against the South Dakota Jackrabbits on Saturday, Oct. 17, with tailgate fun, private behind-the-scenes tour, a homecoming parade at 2 pm and kickoff at 4 pm. Stop by the AARP tent between 10 am until kickoff at 4 pm in the M-17 Rulli Brothers parking lot for refreshments and  information on the private behind-the-scenes tour for AARP members and their guests before the Homecoming Parade. We’ll be there with …

Enjoy a night out with Youngstown Symphony

Posted on 09/16/2015 by | AARP Ohio | Comments

AARP members and their guests are invited to a pre-show reception and the Youngstown Symphony Orchestra’s Saturday, Oct. 3, performance featuring Vadym Kholodenko – Cliburn International Piano Competition Gold Medalist – as they play the music of Tchaikovsky and Prokofiev. The pre-show reception for members and guests in the DeYor Center starts at 5:30 pm; the concert starts at 8 pm. Members and guests can purchase tickets to the Saturday, October 3rd performance for $5 by calling 330-744-0264 or by …