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Wyoming Residents Saved $4.6 million on Prescription Drugs in 2013

Wyoming Residents Saved $4.6 million on Prescription Drugs in 2013

Posted on 03/28/2014 by | AARP Wyoming | Comments

The numbers are in, and they are impressive – Wyoming residents on Medicare saved more than $4.6 million on their prescription drugs in 2013, thanks to the closing of the “donut hole” for prescriptions under the Affordable Care Act – or an average discount per beneficiary of $756. Nationally, 7.9 million people who are on Medicare have saved over $9.927 billion on prescription drugs under the Affordable Care Act and its provision closing the “donut hole,” the gap in Medicare …

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AARP and NOLS offer wilderness expedition

Posted on 03/12/2014 by | AARP Wyoming | Comments

AARP and the National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS) have specifically designed this wilderness expedition for intrepid AARP members and qualifying family members who are interested in exploring their “Real Possibilities.” If you are seeking opportunities to learn new leadership skills, exercise creative solutions in a unique context and travel in a beautiful wilderness mountain range, then read on… The Wind River Range is the site for this expedition. This rugged, glacier-carved range is renowned for its sheer granite walls and famous …

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AARP Driver Safety Seeks New Volunteers in Wyoming

Posted on 02/7/2014 by | AARP Wyoming | Comments

If you are passionate about safety, enjoy helping others and strive to make your community a better place, then AARP Driver Safety would like to meet you. AARP Driver Safety, the nation’s first and largest older driver safety effort, recently launched the new and enhanced AARP Smart Driver Course. Now the program is actively recruiting unpaid volunteers in Wyoming to instruct and promote it. While the program is always looking for additional volunteers all across the state, the greatest need …

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Lander, Wyo., resident recognized for work on VLI

Posted on 02/6/2014 by | AARP Wyoming | Comments

On Wednesday, January 8, Charlie Smith of Lander, participated in the graduation ceremony for the inaugural class of AARP’s Volunteer Leadership Institute or VLI.    He was joined by 22 other exceptional volunteers from all across the country. VLI is a rigorous and innovative training opportunity launched by AARP in December 2012 to mobilize highly skilled and motivated AARP volunteers to the next level of volunteer leadership.  The first class met both in person and virtually over a 13-month period to …

AARP Foundation Tax-Aide will provide free tax assistance

AARP Foundation Tax-Aide will provide free tax assistance

Posted on 02/4/2014 by | AARP Wyoming | Comments

This year, AARP Foundation is again providing free tax assistance and preparation for taxpayers with low to moderate income through the AARP Foundation Tax-Aide program. AARP Foundation Tax-Aide, in its 45th year, is the nation’s largest free tax assistance and preparation service, giving special attention to those 60 and older.  You do not need to be a member of AARP or a retiree to use this free service. “The U.S. tax code is complex and intimidating, even if you can …

We Want You!

We Want You!

Posted on 01/29/2014 by | AARP Wyoming | Comments

AARP is seeking highly experienced AARP member volunteers to serve on the AARP Wyoming Executive Council for Casper, Goshen/Niobrara/Weston County area, Campbell/Crook County area, and Fremont County. The AARP Wyoming Executive Council is an all-volunteer council of 10 experienced and dedicated professionals from around the state who help guide the planning, policy direction and local involvement of AARP Wyoming. If this sounds interesting to you, please contact us at or 1-866-663-3290. Photo Courtesy: CEFutcher – istockphoto