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AARP TEK Academy offers free online courses

Posted on 08/28/2015 by | AARP Ohio | Comments

AARP is offering free, easy-to-use courses via its AARP TEK Academy, an online classroom designed to help 50-plus Americans get the most out of technology to connect with family and friends, explore employment opportunities, access health information, enjoy entertainment and more. AARP TEK stands for Technology Education and Knowledge and launched last year to empower the 50-plus audience to use technology to live their best lives. The TEK Academy is the latest offering as part of this program. While aimed …

Learn to beat online fraud at evening workshop

Posted on 08/28/2015 by | AARP Ohio | Comments

Learn the latest about how to protect yourself and your family online at Fraud Watch Network workshops AARP is sponsoring during evenings this summer at the Microsoft Store at Beachwood Place, 26300 Cedar Road, Space 1410, Beachwood, OH 44122. AARP Fraud Watch Network is sponsoring morning trainings this summer and evening trainings in the fall 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 …

Tour the Universe at the Cincinnati Observatory

Posted on 08/25/2015 by | AARP Ohio | Comments

Astronomy leaves us in awe. The beauty of the night’s sky. The wonder of the planets, stars, and galaxies. Join us at the Cincinnati Observatory for a guided tour of the universe using amazing simulation software. You’ll also be able to peer through the telescope at the night’s sky. Our members packed this event in the Spring so we’re back with an Autumn opportunity. As an AARP member, you and one guest can discover the real possibilities of the universe …

Join us for guided tours of Cincinnati murals

Posted on 08/11/2015 by | AARP Ohio | Comments

Cincinnati loves the arts. Now you can see some of Cincinnati’s most popular murals up close and personal with fellow members and others who appreciate the arts. Take one of two guided tours on Sunday, September 13 — the Cincinnati Genius tour or the Spirit of Over-The-Rhine tour – at an AARP discount of half price for members and their friends. With more than 90 murals and counting, Cincinnati is not shy about its love for the arts. Now you …

Google inspires Cincinnatians to take action

Posted on 08/10/2015 by | AARP Ohio | Comments

      Many of the more than 100 people who packed a conference room on Monday (Aug. 17) to hear experts from Google, Pro Seniors and AARP talk about protecting yourself online came away planning to enact a few tips. The workshop, hosted by the United Way of Cincinnati,  drew a few savvy area residents who shared their stories about experiences with con artists and tips that kept them from becoming victims. Many left the workshop promising themselves that …

Transportation bill promotes safer streets

Posted on 08/10/2015 by | AARP Ohio | Comments

By Nancy A. LeaMond We must make our streets safer! Today in our country a pedestrian suffers an injury every eight minutes and one is killed every two hours! That’s been an upward trend in recent years. In the decade from 2003 to 2012, more than 47,000 people nationwide died while walking on our streets, 16 times the number who died in natural disasters during the same period. More than 676,000 pedestrians were injured over the same decade. These tragedies …