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Catch a sweet deal on a ballgame

Posted on 07/2/2015 by | AARP Ohio | Comments

Come out to the ballpark and meet AARP staff, volunteers and fellow members, learn more about the real possibilities AARP is offering in your community, and take advantage of discount tickets being made available to AARP members. Be sure to stop by the AARP table, show your membership card, and receive a gift chosen specially for ballgames (while supplies last). We look forward to meeting you at these ballparks:   Akron Rubber Ducks vs. Altoona Curve – Thursday, July 23, …

Some highs, lows of new state budget noted

Posted on 07/1/2015 by | AARP Ohio | Comments

AARP Ohio State Director Tamara James issued the following statement on the newly adopted state biennium budget: “AARP is pleased that Medicaid Expansion remained a priority for Governor John Kasich and members of the Ohio General Assembly when they approved the Ohio biennium budget. Their approval means more than 500,000 Ohioans, many of them low-wage workers with no benefits, will continue to receive health coverage through Medicaid. “Unfortunately, the final version of the “Healthy Ohio” plan requires the Director of …

Want to start a business? SBA offers workshops

Posted on 06/29/2015 by | AARP Ohio | Comments

AARP is teaming up with the Small Business Administration (SBA) in Cleveland to provide two programs in late July that allow you to explore entrepreneurship as a second-stage career. New research has found that one in four Americans between the ages of 44 and 70 are interested in starting their own business or nonprofit venture over the next five to 10 years. Nearly half of these aspiring entrepreneurs reported a desire to be “Encore Entrepreneurs.” Many Encore Entrepreneurs have certain …

Meet fellow members over a beer in Marietta

Posted on 06/29/2015 by | AARP Ohio | Comments

Mingle with fellow AARP members while you enjoy a free sampling of locally brewed craft beer and appetizers on the evening of Tuesday, July 14, at the Marietta Brewing Company, located in the heart of historic downtown Marietta at 167 Front St, Marietta, OH 45750. Marietta Brewing Company was this town’s longest-lasting brewery until 1919 when Prohibition arrived. Today the original brewery is a brewpub, situated near the confluence of the Ohio and Muskingum Rivers, where copper-plated brew kettles welcome …

Learn to beat scammers at their own game

Posted on 06/23/2015 by | AARP Ohio | Comments

Learn how to protect yourself and your family from fraud, scams and identity theft during an AARP Fraud Watch Network workshop at 6 p.m. on Thursday, July 9, at Henderson Memorial Public Library, 54 E. Jefferson St., Jefferson, Ohio 44047. Scammers are developing new techniques all the time, making it easier than ever to get taken on the phone and online by thieves who trick you into believing their lies. During this presentation by AARP volunteer Jim Crawford you will …

Ohio AG & AARP team up to fight fraud

Posted on 06/19/2015 by | AARP Ohio | Comments

AARP Ohio and Attorney General Mike DeWine are working together to protect Ohioans of all ages from fraud, scams and ID theft. Watch this quick video featuring Ohio’s attorney general to learn more:   Community organizations can arrange to have an AARP Fraud Watch Network presentation for their group by contacting the AARP Ohio office at ohvolunteers@aarp.org or calling toll free 1-866-389-5653.