Volunteer for AARP Foundation Tax-Aide to Help Utahns in Need

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AARP Foundation is looking to expand its team of volunteers for the upcoming tax season by recruiting interested individuals. Tax-Aide is an AARP Foundation program that offers free tax filing help for those who need it most, especially adults 50 and older, during the tax season. AARP Foundation Tax-Aide volunteers receive training and continued support in a welcoming environment. There are a variety of roles for individuals at every level of experience who want to make a difference in someone …

New TEK, CAREversations, and Job Search Workshops Coming this Fall

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Are you a caregiver who’d like to find out about local resources or learn how to build a support network?  Do you have a smart phone but don’t feel too smart using it?  Are you looking for a job but don’t know how to use all the online tools available to make the search easier?  AARP has some workshops for you! Coming up on Thursday, October 6, connect with other family caregivers around the table in an engaging, interactive CAREversation …

Free AARP Classes on Smart Phones, Caregiving, and Job Hunting

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AARP has exciting opportunities available for you next week to learn how to get the most out of your smart phone, look for a job in the digital age, or join a “Careversation” with other family caregivers, connecting you to tips, tools, and each other.  All of them are free to the public–AARP membership is not required!   Job Searching in the Digital Age On Monday, August 22, join AARP for a free interactive workshop to discover the best websites …

AARP Launches New Finance and Retirement Digital Magazine

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AARP Launches NEW Must-Read Special Edition Finance & Retirement Digital Magazine Interactive digital magazine to guide your financial planning at any age with tips from personal finance expert Jane Bryant Quinn and AARP’s Financial Ambassador Jean Chatzky   WASHINGTON, DC — Take control of your finances with AARP The Magazine’s Special Edition Finance & Retirement Issue! The NEW digital magazine offers reliable instructions on making financial decisions related to retirement and provides an enhanced experience via interactive content and features. …

State Director Alan Ormsby Named to E-50 List by Utah Foundation

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AARP Utah is very proud to announce that our State Director, Alan Ormsby, was named one of the “Enlightened 50” (E-50) by Utah Foundation.  As explained by the Foundation, each year they recognize fifty individuals who are making a measureable – but often unsung – difference in the lives of Utahns through innovation, collaboration and commitment to the common good. This honor recognizes the work done by Ormsby to seek ideas and strategies from policymakers on aging from around the state …

Fraud Alert: Public WiFi is Never Private

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 …