Free Webinar: Learn About Longevity

Posted on <time class="entry-date published updated" datetime="2017-09-29T17:19:14+00:00">September 29, 2017</time> by AARP Montana

Please join us Oct. 18 from noon to 1 p.m. to discuss the process of aging and learn how we can enhance the quality of life. Currently in the United States, both men and women are expected to live into their eighties. This represents an increase in life expectancy of thirty years over the past century. The increased longevity is due in part to advances in medical technology, improved hygiene, and development and availability of effective medications. Fabulous news, right? Perhaps. …

Enjoy a free movie on us!

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2017-09-29T16:22:46+00:00">September 29, 2017</time><time class="updated" datetime="2017-10-20T12:57:48+00:00">October 20, 2017</time> by AARP Montana

Looking for the perfect FREE Halloween Weekend date night?  Join us for a special free showing of “The Beguiled” “The Beguiled” is a thriller from acclaimed writer/director Sofia Coppola. During the Civil War, the sheltered young women at a Southern girls’ boarding school take in an injured enemy soldier. As they provide refuge and tend to his wounds, the house is taken over with tension and dangerous rivalries, and taboos are broken in an unexpected turn of events. Stars Colin …

Montana Family Caregivers Gain Important Support

Posted on <time class="entry-date published updated" datetime="2017-09-27T13:55:25+00:00">September 27, 2017</time> by AARP Montana

New State Law Positively Impacts Montana’s 118,000 Caregivers   A new measure called the Montana Caregiver Act, gives important help to thousands of unpaid family caregivers. Caregiving can be stressful, exhausting and daunting. The new state law aims to ease the stress by providing caregivers with instruction and support when a loved one goes into the hospital and then transitions home upon discharge. The Montana Caregiver Act, which takes effect October 1, will allow every hospital inpatient to designate a …

Three Montana Communities Among Winners of AARP Community Challenge

Posted on <time class="entry-date published updated" datetime="2017-09-26T15:52:59+00:00">September 26, 2017</time> by AARP Montana

Grant Funds Aimed at Making Communities More Livable for People of All Ages   Three Montana projects are among 88 winners in the first-ever AARP Community Challenge, which aims to improve quality of life in communities across the nation for people of all ages. The winning projects range from low-cost, short-term actions such as the creation of temporary park spaces and murals to more sizable efforts such as the development of intergenerational playgrounds. In Montana the grant recipients are the …

Volunteer Opportunities Available For AARP Foundation Tax-Aide in Montana

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2017-09-20T13:37:54+00:00">September 20, 2017</time><time class="updated" datetime="2017-09-20T13:37:55+00:00">September 20, 2017</time> by AARP Montana

  AARP Foundation Tax-Aide is the nation’s largest volunteer-run tax preparation and assistance service  AARP Foundation is looking to build its team of volunteers for its Tax-Aide program in Montana. Tax-Aide is a free tax assistance and preparation program for taxpayers with low to moderate income through the AARP Foundation. “Many older, low-income taxpayers miss out on the credits and deductions they’ve earned because they can’t afford to pay for professional tax preparation. AARP Foundation Tax-Aide addresses this community need …

Caregivers Win: AARP Montana Scores Legislative Victory

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2017-09-18T14:55:27+00:00">September 18, 2017</time><time class="updated" datetime="2017-09-20T13:49:22+00:00">September 20, 2017</time> by AARP Montana

Simple Measure will have a significant positive impact for Montana’s 118,000 Caregivers Caregiving can be stressful, exhausting and daunting. A new state law aims to ease the stress by providing caregivers with training and support when a loved one goes into the hospital and then transitions home upon discharge. The Montana Caregiver Act, which takes effect October 1, will allow every hospital patient to designate a family caregiver, whose contact information will be on file with the hospital. The hospital …

Community Shredding Events and Food Drives Headline AARP National Day of Service in Montana

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2017-09-13T17:10:43+00:00">September 13, 2017</time><time class="updated" datetime="2017-09-13T17:33:14+00:00">September 13, 2017</time> by AARP Montana

Challenges facing older Montanans Highlighted by Efforts Hunger and Fraud Tackled with Local Events throughout the State AARP Montana will host community shredding events and food drives as part of its 2017 National Day of Service.  Every year, Patriot Day and National Day of Service & Remembrance is observed to remember those who were lost and honor the heroes who responded to the tragic events on September 11, 2001. Since that time, thousands of AARP staff, members and volunteers have …

Join AARP for a Free Screening of The Hitman’s Bodyguard!

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2017-08-16T11:45:37+00:00">August 16, 2017</time><time class="updated" datetime="2017-08-16T11:54:17+00:00">August 16, 2017</time> by AARP Montana

You are invited to a free screening of The Hitman’s Bodyguard! The world’s top protection agent (Ryan Reynolds) is called upon to guard the life of his mortal enemy, one of the world’s most notorious hit men (Samuel L Jackson). The relentless bodyguard and manipulative assassin have been on the opposite end of the bullet for years and are thrown together for a wildly outrageous 24 hours. Free and open to the public! EVENT DETAILS: WHEN: Friday, August 18, 2017 TIME: 7:00 …

AARP BOGO night with the Helena Brewers!

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2017-08-15T14:20:40+00:00">August 15, 2017</time><time class="updated" datetime="2017-08-15T14:40:28+00:00">August 15, 2017</time> by AARP Montana

Join AARP at Helena Brewers Baseball. BOGO means buy one ticket, get one ticket free! Members, family and friends can enjoy 2-for-1 tickets when the Helena Brewers take on the Great Falls Voyagers. BOGO Night is Thursday, 8/31. Game time: 7:05 pm. Stop by the AARP table at the game to meet local AARP Montana staff & volunteers.  Get AARP info & resources. Bring your AARP membership card for a free gift. The 2-for-1 BOGO tickets for this game can be …

AARP Montana Announces “Operation Stop Scams” Workshop in Billings

Posted on <time class="entry-date published updated" datetime="2017-07-24T16:58:38+00:00">July 24, 2017</time> by AARP Montana

AARP and host of experts conduct “how-to” workshop on spotting scams and avoiding fraud Free and Open to the Public – Free Lunch Served! Helena, Mont., Aug. 10, 2017 — In its ongoing efforts to fight fraud, AARP Montana is joining with a coalition of crime prevention agencies to sponsor a “how-to” workshop entitled Operation Stop Scams. The event, which is set for August 30 in Billings at 8:30 a.m. is at the Billings Big Horn Resort and is free …