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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Join Us for a “Life Reimagined” Check-Up on June 16

Posted on 05/28/2015 by | AARP Utah | Comments

Life Reimagined is about helping people navigate change and inspiring them with new possibilities.  Our Life Reimagined Checkup offers you a fresh, personalized, authentic and thought-provoking approach to help you navigate the next phase of your life.  It is the perfect way to help you figure out what you really want to do and how to get there, one step at a time.  Your world is full of possibilities:  new passions to pursue, work that’s rewarding, people to connect with, …

Help Fight Hunger at Rocky Mountain Raceways June 27

Posted on 05/26/2015 by | AARP Utah | Comments

It’s time once again for Rocky Mountain Raceways’ birthday bash, and AARP Utah helps them celebrate by teaming up with the Utah Food Bank for free admission to the races! Just bring five cans of food to the Raceways for the food bank and you’ll get in free.  It’s the 19th birthday bash for the Raceways and will feature bounce houses, crafts, and treats in addition to all the run on the track. This is a great celebration for a …

How to Get the Most of Out of Your AARP Real Possibilities Virtual Career Fair Experience

Posted on 05/26/2015 by | AARP Utah | Comments

The AARP Education & Outreach Financial Security team presents its next Virtual Career Fair (VCF) on Tuesday, June 9, 8 am – Noon MT, featuring Life Reimagined for Work Pledge organizations*. There is no charge for employers or job seekers to participate. Organizations such as AT&T, American Red Cross, and Optum will connect with experienced workers through their virtual booths. Job seekers can chat with recruiters, submit their résumés, view job openings, and tap into on-site E&O resources.  There will also …

A Message from URSEA Executive Director David Judd

Posted on 05/8/2015 by | AARP Utah | Comments

By David Judd, URSEA Executive Director We who have been educators all of our lives are sure that education is the primary road to a happier life.  What we hope is that the world outside of the school community will feel the same.  I have lived most of my life among a community of successful businessmen.  Many of them speak glowingly of their school years, in both their public and college years.  However when I raise the issue of how …

AARP Survey Shows Large Majority of Utah Voters 45+ Strongly Support Measures to Help Unpaid Family Caregivers

Posted on 05/6/2015 by | AARP Utah | Comments

(Midvale, UT)  AARP Utah today released finding from a statewide survey highlighting Utah caregiver experiences, challenges, and needs.  Utah has a huge unpaid work force in the form of family caregivers—382,000 Utahns provide an estimated $4.2 billion in economic value to the state every year through their service.  But this labor takes a toll. According to the survey, more than half (56 percent) of Utah caregivers age 45 and older report that they have worked full or part-time while caregiving.  …

Nominate an Outstanding Volunteer for AARP’s Andrus Award in Utah

Posted on 05/4/2015 by | AARP Utah | Comments

Do you know an extraordinary volunteer age 50 or older? Show your appreciation by nominating him or her for the 2015 AARP Utah Andrus Award for Community Service. The annual Andrus Award for Community Service is AARP’s most prestigious and visible volunteer award. It recognizes individuals who are sharing their experience, talent and skills to enrich their communities in ways that are consistent with AARP’s mission, vision, and commitment to volunteer service, and that inspire others to volunteer. Last year …