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Don’t Miss the March 31st ACA Enrollment Deadline!

Don’t Miss the March 31st ACA Enrollment Deadline!

Posted on 03/11/2014 by | AARP Indiana | Comments

Guest post by June Lyle, AARP Indiana State Director Being sick is undeniably stressful, and being sick without health coverage is even more so.  For the 13 percent of Hoosiers ages 50 to 64 – about 172,000 people – who were uninsured in 2011, I have a message for you: Please don’t miss the March 31 deadline to buy coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace. Why now?  Not only will having health insurance help your peace of mind, you won’t …

New AARP Report Profiles the Most Likely  Victims of Online Fraud: IN Residents May Be at Higher Risk  Based on Behavior and Life Experience

New AARP Report Profiles the Most Likely Victims of Online Fraud: IN Residents May Be at Higher Risk Based on Behavior and Life Experience

Posted on 03/5/2014 by | AARP Indiana | Comments

Indianapolis, IN – A new AARP study identifies an online victim profile based on 15 key behaviors and life experiences that increase a person’s vulnerability to online fraud.   The report, “Caught in the Scammer’s Net,” surveyed more than 11,000 people nationally and 562 in Indiana. According to the survey, 978,598 Internet users in Indiana may be at increased risk of being victimized based on this new profile. The national study, which compared victims and non-victims, finds that it is the …

AARP Smart Driver Courses Available in Your Area!

AARP Smart Driver Courses Available in Your Area!

Posted on 02/17/2014 by | AARP Indiana | Comments

In 1979, AARP founded “55 Alive” to help keep older drivers independent, safe and confident while on the road. While its mission hasn’t changed since then, many other things have, including the program name. Today, AARP Driver Safety continues to meet the needs of older drivers through educational programs led by more than 4,000 volunteers and a myriad of resources. But they aren’t the same programs and resources that were available nearly 35 years ago. AARP Driver Safety has continued to evolve …

Ft. Wayne Resident Curt Sylvester Among First Graduates of AARP’s Volunteer Leadership Institute

Ft. Wayne Resident Curt Sylvester Among First Graduates of AARP’s Volunteer Leadership Institute

Posted on 01/16/2014 by | AARP Indiana | Comments

On Wednesday, January 8, 2014, Curt Sylvester of Ft. Wayne participated in the graduation ceremony for the inaugural class of AARP’s Volunteer Leadership Institute or VLI.    Unfortunately, due to the inclement weather, Curt did not physically attend the event, but watched via Skype.  He was one of only 22 volunteers from all across the country selected for this program.  Curt is also the state president of AARP Indiana, the organization’s top volunteer leadership position. VLI is a rigorous and innovative …

Fighting for Hoosiers 50+ at the IN Statehouse

Fighting for Hoosiers 50+ at the IN Statehouse

Posted on 12/18/2013 by | AARP Indiana | Comments

Local lawmakers will be returning to the Indiana Statehouse in early 2014.  And, we will be ready!  Drawn from all walks of life and every corner of the state, AARP Indiana’s volunteer Legislative Team carries our message directly to the Statehouse throughout the legislative session. Team members are trained on the issues, the legislative process and AARP’s priority legislation. They also build crucial personal relationships with lawmakers from their districts in order to advance the interests of older Hoosiers. During …

Indiana Retired Teachers Win Two National Awards for Outstanding Community Service with Local Youth

Indiana Retired Teachers Win Two National Awards for Outstanding Community Service with Local Youth

Posted on 09/9/2013 by | AARP Indiana | Comments

Retired Educators Recognized for Giving a Voice to Abused and Neglected Children and for Restoring the Nameless Creek Youth Camp Washington, D.C. – Retired educators in Indiana have won two national awards for outstanding community service projects with youth.  NRTA: AARP’s Educator Community has named the Indiana Retired Teachers Association (IRTA) the winner of the 2013 With Our Youth! Excellence Award in the state category for its outstanding work to advocate on behalf of children who have become wards of …