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Tara Shaver

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Tara is the Associate State Director for Community Outreach.

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DOWNSIZING & DECLUTTERING: Meet the Clutter Queen ~ Amelia Hatcher

DOWNSIZING & DECLUTTERING: Meet the Clutter Queen ~ Amelia Hatcher

Posted on 03/18/2014 by | AARP Tennessee | Comments

My Granddad used to joke around and tell me…’when something happens to your grandmother and me, you need to just toss a match on this house!’  I always laughed and never thought much about it until after my granddad passed away. I started helping my grandmother with cleaning, paying her bills, buying groceries etc. No matter how hard I worked in her home day in and day out, it always stayed the same. I moved one pile here and there …

Discover Real Possibilities with AARP in Tennessee

Discover Real Possibilities with AARP in Tennessee

Posted on 03/18/2014 by | AARP Tennessee | Comments

    Find out what’s happening with AARP in Tennessee and how you can get involved as a volunteer. April 9, 2014 from 1 pm to 3 pm at the Tennessee State Office in Nashville, or participate by phone or Facetime. Light refreshments and a refreshing interactive session will be offered. RSVP required due to parking the preparations required by our parking garage. RSVP by clicking here. If you have questions, please email us at tnaarp@aarp.org.

DISCOUNTS ACROSS OUR STATE

Posted on 03/17/2014 by | AARP Tennessee | Comments

2014 Discounts – Brought to you by your AARP Tennessee State Office: Bays Mountain, Kingsport – FREE park admission McClung Museum, Knoxville – FREE museum admission + AARP Day this fall University of Tennessee, Vols Sports – discounted tickets for select baseball, softball, basketball and football: Purchase tickets online at UtTix.com using the promotion code “VOLS14”, by phone at 865-656-1200 (tell the operator you are an AARP member) or buy tickets at the box office by presenting your aARP card …

UPCOMING EVENTS

Posted on 03/17/2014 by | AARP Tennessee | Comments

  To find out more about the events or activities below, please contact us at tnaarp@aarp.org. MARCH 3/25   Hunger Team Recruitment Event, Kingsport 3/27  Southern Women’s Show (4 days), Nashville’s NEW Music City Center 3/24 – 3/31  Walgreens Wellness Bus visits Nashville Area APRIL 4/1 AARP National President visits Nashville AMP Tele-town Hall w/ Nashville Mayor Dean, TBD 4/9 AARP Real Possibilities Volunteer Orientation, Nashville, 1pm – 3pm Kingsport Walk Audit, Kingsport, TBD Town Halls in Congressional Districts, TBD 4/28 Walgreens …

CONSUMER CORNER: Spies and Robocallers Are Trying to Reach You by Alan Marx

Posted on 03/17/2014 by | AARP Tennessee | Comments

Spies and Robocallers Are Trying to Reach You             Let’s start with a disclaimer.  This month’s blog is not about the National Security Agency tapping your cell phone or about the movie “Robocop.”  Instead, it is about two types of devilishly annoying and illegal business practices by private companies and individuals who are trying to get into your personal space. Spies             Aaron’s Rent-To-Own is a national retailer based in Georgia.  It operates through more than 1,300 corporate and nearly …

Talking Points for Action

Posted on 03/10/2014 by | AARP Tennessee | Comments

March 14, 2014  This week, the transportation subcommittee in the House, amended HB2156 to something that is more desirable than the original amendment. The original amendment calls for approval of rapid bus transit by the metropolitan government, the TN Department of Transportation and the General Assembly. The new amendment, offered by Representative Bill Dunn, adds a few words to the original amendment, but these few words make the bill much better than the original. Rep. Dunn’s amendment changes it to …