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Les Pence of Sheridan Receives 2015 AARP Andrus Award for Community Service

Posted on 10/15/2015 by | AARP Indiana | Comments

Leslie “Les” Pence of Sheridan has been selected by AARP Indiana to receive the 2015 AARP Andrus Award for Community Service.  This award, which is named after AARP’s founder Dr. Ethel Percy Andrus, is AARP’s most prestigious volunteer tribute that recognizes outstanding individuals who are sharing their experience, talents and skills to enrich the lives of others. Les was recently presented with the award at AARP Indiana’s annual volunteer summit. Since taking the helm of the AARP Driver Safety program …

The Case for Livable Communities

Posted on 10/2/2015 by | AARP Indiana | Comments

*The following article will run in the October / November edition of Indy Midtown Magazine. Crossing the street shouldn’t mean crossing your fingers.  Whether you’re a mom pushing a stroller and ushering young kids through an intersection, or an older Hoosier strolling back home with a bag of good books from the library, our neighborhoods should be navigable and safe for residents of all ages and abilities. Unfortunately, we all know that’s not necessarily always the case.  And, now we …

Get Your Indiana Caregiver Resource Guide!

Posted on 08/20/2015 by | AARP Indiana | Comments

During our Caregiver Connection events, we heard overwhelmingly from participants that, regardless of where they are in their caregiving journey, they are in need of more resources and information.  In particular, they are in need of state-specific information like contact information for the local Area Agency on Aging, the State Medicaid office, etc.  To that end, we’ve developed this Indiana Caregiver Resource Guide.  Click here to download, and print, the information.  Or, if you’d like for us to send you a …

Share Your Caregiving Suggestions with Us!

Posted on 08/17/2015 by | AARP Indiana | Comments

  There are nearly 840,000 unpaid family caregivers in Indiana, performing a labor of love day in and day out.  AARP is your partner in caregiving in resources and information, awareness and advocacy, no what where you are in your caregiving journey.  But, we know we can do more to help.  To that end, please take a minute to complete the survey below and let us know what your greatest need is as a family caregiver.  Thank you in advance …

Hard-working Hoosiers Deserve More Retirement Savings Options

Posted on 08/4/2015 by | AARP Indiana | Comments

The following is a response from AARP Indiana State Director June Lyle to the article, “Report: Indiana above average in retirement preparedness,” which ran in the Indianapolis Star on August 3, 2015. “I hope readers got past the headline, “Report: Indiana above average in retirement preparedness (8/3),” and to the meat of the article that exposes the retirement savings crisis both nationally and right here in Indiana.  According to the article, which cites a recent National Institute on Retirement Security …

Close the Loophole!

Posted on 07/22/2015 by | AARP Indiana | Comments

By AARP Indiana State Director June Lyle Hoosiers are hard-working folks who do everything we can to provide for our families and put away what we can for retirement.  That’s why AARP is fighting for a new standard that requires anyone who gives financial advice to recommend only those investments that are in your best interest – so they can help you live with freedom and independence in retirement. It’s a simple premise than many investment professionals already adhere to …