AARP Arkansas

Michael Rowett

Biography:

Michael is Associate State Director-Communications for AARP Arkansas. He may be reached directly at mrowett@aarp.org or 501-217-1625.

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50 Plus & want to start/grow a small business? Join us August 25!

Posted on 08/14/2015 by | AARP Arkansas | Comments

  Are you 50 plus? Do you want to start or grow a small business? AARP Arkansas, the U.S. Small Business Administration and SCORE are partnering as part of this year’s Summer of Encore Mentoring. Join us Tuesday, August 25, for a FREE drop-in event to network with the SBA in Arkansas, SCORE business counselors and AARP Arkansas. Time: 5:30 p.m.- 7 p.m. Drop-in at your convenience, but please register below. Place: Fayetteville Public Library 401 West Mountain Street Fayetteville, AR 72701 …

AR Attorney General’s Office schedules next Mobile Office visits

Posted on 08/14/2015 by | AARP Arkansas | Comments

The Office of Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge has announced its next series of Mobile Office visits throughout the state. Services available at Mobile Office visits include helping consumers file complaints to fight back against scam artists–a goal AARP shares through the Fraud Watch Network. More information about the Attorney General’s Mobile Office is available here or by calling (501) 682-2007/(800) 482-8982. Nashville Tuesday, Aug. 18 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Howard County Senior Citizens Center 206 E. Howard St. …

Join AARP & celebrate Social Security’s 80th birthday!

Posted on 08/14/2015 by | AARP Arkansas | Comments

It was 80 years ago today that President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed Social Security into law–on Aug. 14, 1935. In Arkansas, 666,172 people–among 59 million people nationwide–Social Security benefits. Social Security is the bedrock of financial security for all of us as we get older. It has kept millions of older people and their families out of poverty and help all people age with dignity. These benefits are earned during our working years, through the payroll taxes deducted from each …

50+ & want to start or grow a small business? Join us Thursday, July 30

Posted on 07/27/2015 by | AARP Arkansas | Comments

Are you 50 plus? Do you want to start or grow a small business? AARP Arkansas, the U.S. Small Business Administration and SCORE are partnering as part of this year’s Summer of Encore Mentoring. Join us this Thursday, July 30, for a FREE drop-in event to network with the SBA in Arkansas, SCORE business counselors and AARP Arkansas. Time: 10:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Drop-in at your convenience, but please register below. Place: SBA Arkansas District Office 2120 Riverfront Drive, Suite …

AARP highlights July 22 effective date of Arkansas Caregiver Act, releases Caregiver Resource Guide

Posted on 07/21/2015 by | AARP Arkansas | Comments

        LITTLE ROCK— Arkansas this Wednesday, July 22, joins the growing ranks of states that are easing the transition from hospital to home for patients and their caregivers. Every day, nearly half a million Arkansans perform a great labor of love by helping their parents and spouses remain at home. These unpaid family caregivers help their loved ones with medications, meals, bathing and dressing, chores and even complex medical tasks. Many caregivers do it all while also …

Download the Arkansas Caregiver Resource Guide

Posted on 07/21/2015 by | AARP Arkansas | Comments

As part of raising awareness about the Arkansas Lay Caregiver Act , which takes effect Wednesday, July 22, 2015,  AARP Arkansas is releasing the Arkansas Caregiver Resource Guide. AARP developed this guide with caregivers in mind as a starting point to help them find the services and support they need throughout their caregiving journey. Download it here. Find the tools and support you need, as well as ways to connect with other caregivers, at the AARP Caregiving Resource Center Share your …