AARP Wyoming

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AARP makes donation to say “Thank You” to Veterans

Posted on 11/12/2015 by | AARP Wyoming | Comments

To honor Veteran’s Day and to show our appreciation to our veterans and to our military men and women who have done so much to serve and protect, the Wyoming AARP State Office announced today it is contributing $5,000 to Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing-Platte Rivers in Wyoming. “There is no greater sacrifice,” Said AARP Wyoming State Director Tim Summers. “At AARP, we never take for granted the freedom and rights that are protected each day by our military men and …

Wyoming Caregiver Guide Released

Posted on 10/22/2015 by | AARP Wyoming | Comments

We have released the Wyoming Caregivers Guide. It is a guide to the various resources available to caregivers and individuals who are aging in place across Wyoming. Developed through a collaboration of  AARP Wyoming  the Wyoming Division of Aging, the Wyoming Guardianship Corporation and the University of Wyoming: Center on Aging.

Join us in Casper to help prevent fire and falls

Posted on 09/22/2015 by | AARP Wyoming | Comments

The Natrona County Senior Fire and Fall Prevention event will be held on Saturday, Oct. 17, 2015, from 8:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. in Casper, Wyo. Among older adults, falls are the leading cause of both fatal and nonfatal injuries. AARP Wyoming is working with Casper Fire-EMS, Casper College, Reveille Rotary Club, Natrona Senior Health Network, and the Casper/Natrona County Health Department to focus on preventing falls and fires in seniors’ homes. Along with volunteers from the community, we will install safety …

Share your Wyoming “Portrait of Care”

Posted on 09/16/2015 by | AARP Wyoming | Comments

“She gave us life, helped raised our children and now I am only doing for her what she would do for any family member that needed help.” Iris gave up her career at age 59 to take care of her mother, Maximina, who suffers from multiple ailments – any of which could mean life in a nursing home. But Iris is determined to keep her mother at home, where she wants to be, and out of costly institutional care. Iris …

AARP Wyoming hosts ShredFest and Fraud Watch presentations

Posted on 05/12/2015 by | AARP Wyoming | Comments

AARP Wyoming is sponsoring a free shredding event in Casper, WY, on June 25 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m., to help residents safely dispose of documents with personally identifiable information. Residents can drop off up to two boxes of papers to be shredded at the Natrona County Public Library, 307 E. 2nd St., in Casper for free. In addition, AARP staff will give two Fraud Watch Network presentations at the library to help people learn about scams and frauds and tips …

AARP Wyoming supports, attends Casper events

Posted on 05/12/2015 by | AARP Wyoming | Comments

AARP Wyoming invites people attending the annual NIC Fest to stop by its booth at the vendor fair. The festival, which features more than 80 artists and bands, is hosted by the Nicolaysen Art Museum at 400 E. Collins St. in Casper. AARP staff and volunteers will be onsite there June 26 and 27 to discuss the AARP Fraud Watch Network and to provide information on livable communities, caregiving and other topics of interest to Wyoming residents age 50-plus. In …