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Joe Everett of Indianapolis Selected to Serve as Next AARP Indiana State President

Posted on 02/13/2015 by | AARP Indiana | Comments

Long-time AARP Indiana volunteer leader and Indianapolis resident Joe Everett has been selected as the organization’s next state president.  This is the top volunteer leadership position for AARP Indiana – a nonprofit, nonpartisan social change organization with nearly 820,000 members statewide that advocates on issues critical to Hoosiers 50-plus and their families. Joe has volunteered with AARP Indiana since 2007, upon the conclusion of his professional career as a public affairs specialist with the Social Security Administration.  His extensive knowledge …

Hard-Working Hoosiers Need More Retirement Savings Options

Posted on 01/23/2015 by | AARP Indiana | Comments

By AARP Indiana State Director June Lyle Paying for the necessities is a stretch for many Hoosiers.  You add in utilities and healthcare and you have the two items on which seniors spend a disproportionate share of their income.  That doesn’t leave much to put toward saving for the future.  In fact, 45 percent of working-age households nationwide have no retirement savings. Yet there’s a bright spot: when employers offer an opportunity to save for retirement seven out of ten …

Let’s Show Support for Our Hoosier Family Caregivers

Posted on 01/14/2015 by | AARP Indiana | Comments

By AARP Indiana State Director June Lyle As we settle back into work after the holiday season, let’s be sure to remember and recognize those who didn’t have any time off – the more than 1.3 million Hoosier family caregivers. For most of them, caring for a loved one is a 24/7, taxing – and rewarding – job.  It’s a hard job, and these folks are stepping up to the plate to help their loved ones age at home, where …

Fighting for Hoosiers 50+ at the State House

Posted on 01/2/2015 by | AARP Indiana | Comments

The countdown to the 2015 Indiana General Assembly session has begun! And, we’re ready.  We’re ready to be your ally in making sure the concerns of Hoosiers 50+ are heard – loud and clear – over at the Indiana State House.  This year, we’ll be focusing our efforts on two very important issues: crafting a proposal to boost financial security and providing added support for Hoosier family caregivers. More than 1.4 million Hoosier workers currently don’t have access to an …

AARP Members Eligible for $15 Discount on Tickets to See “Good People” @ IRT

Posted on 12/29/2014 by | AARP Indiana | Comments

  Is your social calendar clearing up as the holidays wind down?  If so, plan to pencil in attending a showing of The Indiana Repertory Theatre’s production of Good People with fellow AARP members. Now through February 1, 2015, AARP members and guest will receive a $15 discount on tickets to see Good People at the IRT, located in downtown Indianapolis.  The 2011 play, written by David Lindsay-Abaire, is a poignant story of a single mother, and caregiver to her …

REP. ED CLERE MAKES INAUGURAL LIST OF “CAPITOL CAREGIVERS”

Posted on 12/11/2014 by | AARP Indiana | Comments

To recognize his work to support family caregivers in Indiana, AARP recently named State Representative Ed Clere (R-72) as a 2014 “Capitol Caregiver,” a bipartisan group of 46 state legislators and thre e governors from 19 states.  These elected officials have advanced policies to help family caregivers who are making it possible for their older loved ones to live independently at home—where they want to be. “AARP thanks Representative Clere for championing Senate Enrolled Act 44 this year,” said June …