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Stacia Dahl

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Stacia Dahl is the Managing Editor of the AARP Montana State Blog.

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Know an Extraordinary Volunteer Age 50 or Older?

Posted on 05/19/2015 by | AARP Montana | Comments

Show your appreciation by nominating a volunteer for the 2015 AARP Montana Andrus Award for Community Service. AARP’s most prestigious Montana volunteer award recognizes individuals who are sharing their experience, talent and skills in ways significantly enrich the lives of others. Only one Montana individual or couple is selected each year. The nomination deadline is June 2, 2015. Legacy of Service AARP’s commitment to volunteer service can be traced back to our founder, Dr. Ethel Percy Andrus, whose motto “to …

AARP Montana Presents “Outsmarting Scam Artists”

Posted on 05/14/2015 by | AARP Montana | Comments

AARP Montana Presents “Outsmarting Scam Artists” with a special focus on Staying Sharp AARP and host of experts conduct “how-to” workshop on staying sharp, spotting scams, avoiding fraud Staying sharp segment to help Montanans avoid becoming victims of fraud — New research suggests brain changes may increase risk  Free and Open to the Public – Free Lunch Served! In its ongoing efforts to fight investment fraud, AARP Montana is partnering with a coalition of crime prevention agencies to sponsor a …

You are invited! Free Welcome Reception Hosted by AARP Montana Launches the Governor’s Conference on Aging

Posted on 05/5/2015 by | AARP Montana | Comments

AARP teams up with Governor’s Conference on Aging to Highlight Caregiving Issues in Montana AARP Montana hosts “brain-health event” during wine and cheese welcome reception the evening of May 12 — Free and open to the public! AARP is teaming up with the Montana Office on Aging and a coalition of other groups focused on senior issues to sponsor the annual Governor’s Conference on Aging in Helena, May 12 – 14. The theme of this year’s event is “Insights into …

Great Career Opportunity Available!

Posted on 04/14/2015 by | AARP Montana | Comments

Communication Internship at AARP Montana   Are you an undergraduate or graduate student looking to gain real-world experience with a leading nonprofit? We’re looking for you! AARP Montana is seeking a social media communications intern for summer and fall 2015. This is a paid opportunity. This position will be responsible for maintaining and growing the social media accounts for both the AARP Idaho and AARP Montana state offices. Position could be in either Helena or Boise. Responsibilities: Learning AARP’s mission, …

Protect your heart, and your wallet. Tips to avoid Valentine’s Day scams.

Posted on 02/9/2015 by | AARP Montana | Comments

As lovers and those looking for love prepare to celebrate Valentine’s Day, AARP’s Fraud Watch Network releases new tips on how you can protect yourself from scammers from taking aim at your heart and pocketbooks. Scamming thousands of men and women each year – most over age 40 – romance swindles consistently make Top Scams lists, including those of the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center (www.ic3.gov). The average per-victim loss is $10,000, according to MoneyGram. Other Valentine’s Day cons include: …

Be Aware of Tax Identity Theft

Posted on 02/3/2015 by | AARP Montana | Comments

Every two seconds, someone’s identity is stolen.  And with tax season upon us, con artists are stealing Social Security numbers to file for fraudulent tax refunds. It’s a big problem.  To date, the IRS has identified around 15 million false tax returns alone. And you can also view targeted information and a special video devoted to tax identity theft awareness at www.aarp.org/scamalert.   The Warning Signs How do you know if you’re a victim of tax identity theft? If someone files …