Laura Polacheck


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

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AARP Utah Invites You to Join Us at the Living Planet Aquarium

Posted on 10/21/2014 by | AARP Utah | Comments

AARP Utah is excited to bring its “Real Possibilities University” to the Living Planet Aquarium in Draper on November 6, featuring speakers on brain fitness and financial fraud followed by break-out sessions on 1)  financial security for life; 2) staying active; 3) eating healthy; and 4) living trusts and wills. The event is free and includes a light meal and ticket to the Aquarium to be used on the night of the event. Keynote speakers are Dr. Kevin Duff of …

AARP Utah Seeks New Volunteer State President

Posted on 10/21/2014 by | AARP Utah | Comments

AARP Utah is searching for a key volunteer leader to serve as our State President.   The State President partners with the State Director to help achieve the Association’s vision, mission and strategic priorities in the state and serves as Chair of the AARP Utah Executive Council.   The Council, in collaboration with State Director and staff, develops the framework   for the state’s strategic plan and implements the activities in the areas of Financial Security, Healthy Behaviors, and Personal Fulfillment. AARP …

If You Don’t Think “Movies” When You Think of AARP, Then You Don’t Know Aarp!

Posted on 10/17/2014 by | AARP Utah | Comments

Watching a classic movie with a bucket of delicious popcorn and a drink sounds like a pretty nice way to spend an evening, right? AARP Utah thinks so too! That’s why we’re bringing Singin’ in the Rain to the historic Peery’s Egyptian Theater in Ogden on Friday, November 7–and it’s free! All you need to do is pre-register for the event by calling 1-877-926-8300 or go online to sign up. Here are the details: When:  Friday, November 7, 2014 Curtain Opens:  7:00 PM …

AARP Utah Sponsors Huntsman World Senior Games

Posted on 10/16/2014 by | AARP Utah | Comments

AARP Utah is proud to sponsor the Huntsman World Senior Games–the largest sports event for those 50+ in the world with athletes competing from all 50 states and 21 nations.  This year, 10,745 competitors gathered in St. George, Utah where the Games are held to compete in dozens of sports from archery to volleyball.  There are 2500 volunteers who make the Games run smoothly in what is now the 28th year of the Games.  The Games opened on October 5 …

Tax-Aide Volunteers are Needed for 2015

Posted on 09/30/2014 by | AARP Utah | Comments

Got financial skills? Love working with numbers? You can help Utahns maximize their money this tax season by becoming a Tax-Aide volunteer! Each year, the AARP Foundation’s Tax-Aide program provides free tax preparation for thousands across the country.  Last season in Utah, Tax-Aide volunteers served 6,000 people throughout the state, preparing returns and answering questions for some who did not need to file.  Nationwide, Tax-Aide found $1.3 billion in refunds to consumers who used their services. Last year 105 Utah …

Utah Voter Guides Available from AARP

Posted on 09/24/2014 by | AARP Utah | Comments

With Election Day just weeks away on November 4, AARP Utah has published nonpartisan voters’ guides on where candidates stand on critical issues such as caregiving, Social Security, Medicare, and financial security.  These guides are available for anyone to view at “AARP wants to offer real possibilities for voters to become engaged in the electoral process,” said AARP Utah State Director Alan Ormsby. “We think it’s important to offer nonpartisan guides that help voters determine where the candidates stand on …