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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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Don’t Get Snowed This Holiday Season

Posted on 12/19/2014 by | AARP Montana | Comments

New Guide Highlights Three Holiday Scams to Watch Out For AARP Fraud Watch Network Helps Montanans Spot & Avoid Scams Helena, Mont., Dec. 19, 2014 — Retailers do big business during December, but so do thieves. With so much money flowing freely, con artists are out in full force.  That’s why AARP Fraud Watch Network developed a free, online resource guide so families can protect themselves and those they love from scams during the holiday season, and in the New …

AARP Montana Stakes Out 2015 Legislative Agenda

Posted on 12/4/2014 by | AARP Montana | Comments

2015 AARP Montana Legislative Agenda AARP is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for all as we age so that people live with dignity and purpose and fulfill their goals and dreams. One of the ways AARP Montana pursues its mission is through advocacy. This agenda provides an overview of the key advocacy issues AARP Montana will advance in 2014, but is not inclusive of all bills or issues we may work on. Ensuring Health Security for More Montanans …

Exploding The Myths Of Adult Whooping Cough

Posted on 11/26/2014 by | AARP Montana | Comments

Exploding The Myths Of Adult Whooping Cough (And why YOU need a vaccination) By Guest Blogger Sandy Jankowski, AARP Volunteer   Having come down with a case of whooping cough as a 72 year old adult, I’ve encountered a series of misunderstandings that need to be addressed by the medical community and patients alike, and am turning to AARP to get the word out. Myth #1:  Whooping cough is a disease of childhood I had been told over the years that, …

AARP Foundation Tax-Aide in Montana seeks new volunteers in a variety of positions

Posted on 11/4/2014 by | AARP Montana | Comments

Interesting Volunteer Opportunities Available  Helena, Mont., Nov. 4, 2014 — AARP Foundation Tax-Aide announced it is seeking volunteers in Montana. As the nation’s largest volunteer-run tax preparation and assistance service, AARP Foundation Tax-Aide is recruiting volunteers in the state for tax counseling and leadership positions, as well as public relations and greeter positions.  Each year from February 1 through April 15, trained and certified AARP Foundation Tax-Aide volunteers prepare, free of charge, federal, state and local tax returns for low- …

Don’t Let Halloween Turn Into A Nightmare

Posted on 10/17/2014 by | AARP Montana | Comments

Usually a treat for children, Halloween is one of the most dangerous nights of the year, AARP offers tips to stay safe This question came from Carole who visited our booth at the MEA-MFT convention in Missoula: Q: I remember in past years that you had a Halloween Safety Sheet that could be printed and used as a handout or poster.  Do you still have those available? Halloween is one of the most exciting nights of the year for children, but …

Secretary McCulloch Announces New Way for Montanans to Register to Vote

Posted on 10/14/2014 by | AARP Montana | Comments

Secretary McCulloch Announces New Way for Montanans to Register to Vote Online Pre-Registration Tool Will Increase Accuracy and Efficiency Secretary of State and Chief Elections Officer Linda McCulloch announced on Tuesday a new way for citizens to register to vote for upcoming Montana elections including the November 4th General Election. The Secretary of State’s office is now offering an online pre-registration tool which allows qualified citizens to enter and submit their registration information online via a computer, tablet or smartphone. …