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Fraud Alert: Public WiFi is Never Private

Posted on 07/20/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/lpolacheck/" title="Posts by " rel="author"></a> | AARP Utah |

Inside cyber scams: Cyber scams are big business, but how are con artists using our need to stay connected against us? According to NCC Group technology expert Andrew Becherer, “Hacking Wi-Fi these days is not the work of the master criminals seen in the movies. Tools to break Wi-Fi security are available for free or at very low cost and using them can be as easy as navigating a website.” We talked to NCC Group experts about these scams and …

Go Back to School for These Fun Courses

Posted on 07/19/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/lpolacheck/" title="Posts by " rel="author"></a> | AARP Utah |

Discover the Encore Institute at SLCC, an innovative program designed for adult learners. Open doors to new opportunities, update your skills and learn something new! Wednesday, August 3, 2016 5 to 8 p.m. Salt Lake Community College – Miller Campus Miller Free Enterprise Center 9750 South 300 West, Sandy, Utah This event is FREE but registration is required. You may also call 801-957-5200, option one, to register. Refreshments will be served. Questions: Kay Carter 801-957-5373 or kay.carter@slcc.edu       Mini …

Join AARP Live on July 21 to Hear about Social Security

Posted on 07/19/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/lpolacheck/" title="Posts by " rel="author"></a> | AARP Utah |

It’s important that our future president has a plan to keep Social Security strong for generations to come. That’s why AARP has asked presidential candidates to Take A Stand on Social Security and commit to making it a priority during their term in office.  For a real-time update on the statements made by the candidates, go to 2016takeastand.org. This month on AARP Live, join AARP Vermont state director, Greg Marchildon, AARP Maine state director, Lori Parham and AARP Kentucky Volunteer Charlotte …

Join AARP Utah for Summer Fun in Ogden

Posted on 07/18/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/lpolacheck/" title="Posts by " rel="author"></a> | AARP Utah |

AARP Utah is coming to Ogden in August with two great events for our members and their guests to enjoy.  On Monday, August 15 join us for Pirated! brought to you by the Good Company Theatre.  Show time is 8:00pm at the Ogden Amphitheater.  To summarize the plot:  Sound in motion pictures has only just come into vogue in the 1930s, and a new production of The Pirates of Penzance is caught in the silent era. To compensate, the director …

Join AARP Utah and Fox 13 News to Shred Your Documents this Saturday, July 16

Posted on 07/12/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/lpolacheck/" title="Posts by " rel="author"></a> | AARP Utah |

At AARP, we’re serious about wanting to help consumers fight identity theft!  That’s why we’re teaming up once again with Fox 13 News and Shred-It to offer free shredding events, this time in both Midvale and Ogden on Saturday, July 16 from 8:00am–11:00am. This event is open to the public, regardless of age or AARP membership.  Shredding sensitive financial documents and other materials that contain personal information will prevent thieves from using these data to open false accounts or lines …

Enjoy AARP Utah Member Discounts this Summer

Posted on 07/5/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/lpolacheck/" title="Posts by " rel="author"></a> | AARP Utah |

AARP Utah has discounts for you this summer and all year long!  Here’s a list of what we have to offer: UTAH’S HOGLE ZOO:  Utah’s Hogle Zoo, located at the mouth of Emigration Canyon, covers 42 acres of natural terrain where visitors can view over 800 animals and walk along tree-lined pathways. DISCOUNT: Members receive $5 off the adult admission price by showing their AARP membership card in person. No photocopies will be accepted, and this offer is not valid with any other discount offer. Valid June 27-September 23, 2016. …

Free Shredding Events on Saturday, July 16 in Midvale and Ogden

Posted on 06/9/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/lpolacheck/" title="Posts by " rel="author"></a> | AARP Utah |

Mark your calendar for July 16, and join us to fight fraud and shred!  AARP Utah is once again teaming up with Fox 13 News and Shred-it to offer two free shredding events!  Both will occur on Saturday, July 16 from 8:00am–11:00am.  The Salt Lake City area event will take place at 6925 Union Park Center parking lot in Midvale, UT  84047.  In Ogden, find us at the Golden Spike Event Center, West Parking Lot, at 1000 North 1200 West, …

AARP Launches New Job Search Tool

Posted on 06/9/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/lpolacheck/" title="Posts by " rel="author"></a> | AARP Utah |

Great news!  AARP launched a new job search tool powered by Simply Hired to help the 50+ navigate the cluttered job market.  The tool will help you narrow down your search by title, company, work preference (full or part-time), skill, education and experience. What’s equally exciting, it will integrate job postings from the AARP Employer Pledge Program (nearly 300), with other employers who can post for a small fee and will indicate in their job description they are an age-friendly …

Discover Life Reimagined in Ogden on June 16

Posted on 06/1/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/lpolacheck/" title="Posts by " rel="author"></a> | AARP Utah |

AARP Utah invites you to join us for a Life Reimagined Check-Up in Ogden on Thursday, June 16 at the Pleasant Valley Branch Library in Ogden.  What is Life Reimagined?  It’s a chance to revisit your hopes, dreams, and aspirations with the assistance of Life Reimagined guides to map out a plan for making these dreams a reality. With people living longer and redefining traditional notions of aging and retirement, a new life stage has emerged. Today, many people in …

Big Band Tuesdays Returns to the Gallivin Center

Posted on 05/26/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/lpolacheck/" title="Posts by " rel="author"></a> | AARP Utah |

Doesn’t dancing under the stars to music provided by top Utah big bands such as City Jazz, Caleb Chapman’s Crescent Super Band, Wasatch Jazz Project, Tad Calcara & New Deal Swing, 23rd Army Band and the Joe Muscolino Band sound like a great time?  Throw in free dance classes and food trucks from the Food Truck League and you have the ingredients for a wonderful evening.  Big Band Summer at the Gallivin Center will run every Tuesday night throughout June, …