You’re Invited to Idaho’s Largest Scam Jam!

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Don’t be a Target or a Victim! AARP Idaho in conjunction with the Idaho Scam Jam Alliance will host the state’s largest fraud and identity theft conference May 25 in the Jewett Auditorium at The College of Idaho. The Caldwell Scam Jam is a free, fun, educational and interactive forum where you can learn to avoid today’s scams and frauds while getting the tools you need to protect yourself and loved ones from con artists. Breakfast and lunch are complimentary …

You’re Invited to Idaho’s Largest Scam Jam!

Posted on by AARP Idaho

Don’t be a Target or a Victim! AARP Idaho in conjunction with the Idaho Scam Jam Alliance will host the state’s largest fraud and identity theft conference May 25 in the Jewett Auditorium at The College of Idaho. The Caldwell Scam Jam is a free, fun, educational and interactive forum where you can learn to avoid today’s scams and frauds while getting the tools you need to protect yourself and loved ones from con artists. Breakfast and lunch are complimentary …

ID Treasurer Ron Crane Talks Retirement Savings on Facebook Live

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  The U.S. Senate is considering a measure to deny states the flexibility they need to set up retirement savings options if they so choose. House Joint Resolution 66 repeals an important Department of Labor rule providing guidance to states desiring to work with small business owners to set up retirement savings programs for their employees. AARP Idaho will be hosting Idaho Treasurer Ron Crane to discuss this and other important financial topics through Facebook live. This will be an …

FREE AARP Movies for Grownups Screening of Hacksaw Ridge

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Please join us for a FREE screening of Hacksaw Ridge in Boise at the Edwards Boise Stadium 21 Theatre. Hacksaw Ridge is the true story of Desmond Doss (Garfield) who, in Okinawa during the bloodiest battle of WWII saved 75 men without firing or carrying a gun. Doss was the only American solider in WWII to fight on the front lines without a weapon, as he believed that while the war was justified, killing was wrong. Rated R for intense …

2017 Legislative Report

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The 2017 Idaho Legislature has finally adjourned “sine die!” AARP Idaho was at the Capitol the last three months working on your behalf. Many of our members were working with us, both at the Capitol and from their computers, helping to get our voice heard. Accomplishments this year included: Medicare Supplemental “Medigap” carriers will now be required to offer coverage to pre-65 Medicare eligible individuals. (Docket No. 18-0154-1601) Administrative rules encouraging telehealth within the Boards of Pharmacy and Psychologist Examiners …

Learn More About Our Volunteer Team!

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Are you looking for ways to give back to your community, particularly your fellow 50+ Gem Staters?  If so, we would love to share how AARP Idaho is working to ensure that Idaho residents have choice, control and independence through every stage of their lives. Please join us the afternoon of Tuesday, April 4  at 1:15pm MTN for a volunteer team building workshop in our Boise office. This is the first of several opportunities to learn more about AARP Idaho. For a complete …

Free Shred Event at Expo Idaho in Boise, April 1

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As part of the fight against fraud and identity theft, AARP Idaho is offering a FREE shredding opportunity on April 1, 2017 at Expo Idaho. The event takes place from 10am to 2pm or until the trucks are full. You can see the exact location of the trucks HERE. There’s no limit on the number of bags or boxes but shredding services are for personal documents only. What: Free Document Shredding When: April 1, 2017 at Expo Idaho from 10:00am …

Idaho Legislative Update

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AARP Idaho has been at the Idaho Capitol this week supporting some great measures to help the 50+. We testified in the Senate Transportation Committee on Thursday in favor of Senate Bill 1121 which creates a funding mechanism for future distribution to the Safe Routes to School Healthy Kids Program from potential state or other funding that will be deposited in the fund created by the State Treasury and distributed by the Local Highway Technical Assistance Council. This is a great start …

A Resource Guide for Idaho Family Caregivers

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A family caregiver may be a parent caring for a child with serious medical issues, or a young adult taking care of a grandparent with a heart condition. A caregiver may be a sister caring for a brother with schizophrenia, or a husband supporting and caring for a wife with dementia. Often, caregiving involves a combination of roles – everything from a simple trip to the grocery store or a medical appointment – to 24/7 care involving medication administration or …

New Knowledge Adventures 2017 Spring Semester Bigger Than Ever

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More than 130 classes available across the Treasure Valley Boise, ID – New Knowledge Adventures (NKA) is a lifelong continuing education program for older adults designed to offer exceptional learning, exploration and fellowship opportunities in a comfortable and non-competitive academic surrounding. Supported by Idaho State University, AARP Idaho and the Treasure Valley Family YMCA, NKA represents the most affordable learning opportunity for the 50 plus in the Treasure Valley. For just $35 participants can sign up for an unlimited number …