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Learn to beat online fraud in hands-on workshop

Posted on 05/15/2015 by | AARP Ohio | Comments

Learn the latest about how to protect yourself and your family online at Fraud Watch Network workshops AARP is sponsoring this summer at the Microsoft Store at Beachwood Place, 26300 Cedar Road, Space 1410, Beachwood, OH 44122. AARP Fraud Watch Network is sponsoring these morning trainings to help you develop the skills and gather the information you need to stay safe when you go online and use the web to connect with friends and family, conduct research, visit news sites, …

Have fun making a difference in Toledo

Posted on 05/14/2015 by | AARP Ohio | Comments

If you’re interested in growing impact in your community then volunteering with AARP may be your perfect opportunity. Come out to meet AARP Ohio volunteers, pick up some information and hear more about how you can get involved with AARP in Northwestern Ohio. We will provide the Packo’s if you give us your time! Stop by to learn more about: Becoming a Life Reimagined guide. Help people of all ages, members and non-members, discover what’s next. Sharing tips on how …

Join us for a free screening of Still Alice

Posted on 05/11/2015 by | AARP Ohio | Comments

In connection with AARP’s I HEART CAREGIVERS initiative, you are invited to watch a free screening of STILL ALICE and learn more about resources for family caregivers and their loved ones. I HEART CAREGIVERS works to recognize and support the 42 million Americans — including 1.7 million Ohioans — who perform a great labor of love every day — caring for older parents, spouses and others to help them live independently at home, where they want to be. STILL ALICE …

Fight Fraud at free shred event May 23

Posted on 05/11/2015 by | AARP Ohio | Comments

AARP is working with community partners to help you protect yourself and your family from identity theft by shredding, destroying and recycling documents and disused digital devices that contain your personal information. “It’s best to shred old bank statements, tax returns, credit card receipts and other such household paperwork before they fall into the wrong hands,” says Ed Cokley, a Dayton volunteer who leads Fraud Watch Network activities for AARP Ohio. There is no charge to have bags or boxes …

See where that shredded paper ends up

Posted on 05/7/2015 by | AARP Ohio | Comments

Cleveland area residents took steps to protect themselves from ID theft when they dropped off 4.5 tons of household documents that contained sensitive information for shredding and recycling at the community shredathon that AARP Ohio co-sponsored on the west campus of Cuyahoga Community College in Parma. AARP Ohio volunteers also worked alongside Shredathon co-sponsors Tri-C Campus Police Department and Cuyahoga County Sheriff’s Department to collect more than 3,000 pounds of electronics for recycling from 266 cars delivering materials. Area residents …

PBS documentary features Ohio caregivers

Posted on 05/7/2015 by | AARP Ohio | Comments

A family from Dayton and the director of the Southwestern Ohio Area Agency on Aging are among those who welcomed filmmakers into their lives for Caring for Mom and Dad, an hour-long documentary airing on Public Broadcasting Stations nationwide in May and June. Narrated by Meryl Streep, Caring for Mom and Dad shares an intimate view of adults caring for their aging parents and seeks to answers to questions as it explores the emotional, health and financial challenges that many …