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Laura Polacheck

Biography:

I am currently living in Utah, but still a diehard Packer fan (grew up in Milwaukee and went to UW).

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Driver Safety Program 2014 Volunteer of the Year for Utah Wins Regional Prize

Posted on 03/27/2015 by | AARP Utah | Comments

AARP Utah extends its warmest congratulations to Duane Blackwell, AARP’s Driver Safety Program 2014 Utah Volunteer of the Year who was recently selected as the Regional Volunteer of the Year for Western Region 2.  He will now compete with seven other regional winners across the country for the Michael Seaton Volunteer of the Year, the highest award bestowed within the Driver Safety Program recognizing its most outstanding volunteer. Duane began teaching the AARP’s Driver Safety class over twenty years ago …

You’re Invited to an Intermountain Healthcare Open House

Posted on 03/25/2015 by | AARP Utah | Comments

You’re are invited to an open house!  To help the geriatric population with their mental health needs, LDS Hospital is pleased to announce the extension and renovation of their geriatric unit.   This is an inpatient psychiatric unit with twelve geriatric beds for those 55 and older needing daily behavioral health care from a skilled treatment team.  During the open house, speakers from the treatment team will discuss various aspects of the services they provide, and community agencies will provide …

Join Team AARP Utah for the Race for the Cure and We’ll Pay Your Registration Fee!

Posted on 03/24/2015 by | AARP Utah | Comments

AARP Utah has an exciting opportunity for you to participate in a great cause and have fun while doing it.  Join Team AARP Utah in the Susan G. Komen Utah Race for the Cure on Saturday, May 9 and we’ll pay your registration fee!  This offer is good for the first 20 participants. The race will begin at Library Square in Salt Lake City and comprises a 5k run/walk and 1-mile walk.   To register, go to www.komenutah.org.  You’ll be …

AARP Utah Volunteers Wanted from Ogden and Logan Areas

Posted on 03/24/2015 by | AARP Utah | Comments

  Are you looking for a way to get involved in your community and put your time, skills, and experience to work serving and helping others?  Through AARP Utah you can use your talents and creativity to make your local community a better place to live – and meet some new friends along the way! AARP Utah engages hundreds of volunteers across the state through such programs as educational programs, fun connecting events, AARP Driver Safety classes, Tax-Aide, and our …

Utah Legislative Recap for 2015

Posted on 03/17/2015 by | AARP Utah | Comments

  By Danny Harris, Advocacy Director, AARP Utah   The dust is beginning to settle after our state’s annual legislative session came to a close last Thursday. Before we recap, I want to thank all of the great AARP advocates who got engaged, sent messages to their legislators and joined us at the Capitol. Hundreds of members joined us at the Capitol for Democracy Day and to rally in support of Healthy Utah and many more sent nearly 15,000 emails …

Come to AARP Utah’s Real Possibilities University on May 13 in South Jordan

Posted on 03/16/2015 by | AARP Utah | Comments

AARP Utah is pleased to bring its “Real Possibilities” University to South Jordan on Wednesday, May 13.  The event will be at The District at the Megaplex Theatres from 5:00 pm–7:00 pm. Keynote topics and speakers are Dr. Kevin Duff, Associate Professor with the University of Utah’s Brain Institute to discuss how to stay sharp and improve brain fitness, and Keith Woodwell, Director of the Utah Division of Securities providing information about how to avoid becoming a fraud victim. Following …