AARP Tennessee

Tara Shaver

Biography:

Advisor with the Office of Volunteer Engagement

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The New Breed of Volunteer

Posted on 04/25/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/tshaver/" title="Posts by Tara Shaver" rel="author">Tara Shaver</a> | AARP Tennessee |

UPCOMING EVENTS in TENNESSEE

Posted on 03/25/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/tshaver/" title="Posts by Tara Shaver" rel="author">Tara Shaver</a> | AARP Tennessee |

  What we do might surprise you. We’re all about real possibilities. To find out more about the events or activities below, please visit our discounts page OR contact us at tnaarp@aarp.org.   April 2016 4/26 – ShredFest Memphis | Walgreens | 3515 Park Ave. | 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. CDT | Learn more >> 4/28 – Life Reimagined | Brentwood Public Library | 1-3 p.m. CDT | Free Registration >> (or call 615-371-0090) 4/29 – ShredFest Knoxville | Halls …

Meet Me at the Farmers’ Market – Presented by AARP

Posted on 04/28/2015 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/tshaver/" title="Posts by Tara Shaver" rel="author">Tara Shaver</a> | AARP Tennessee |

Meet Me at the Farmers’ Market presented by AARP Partnership brings programs, services, and discounts to middle Tennessee Meet Me at the Farmers’ Market presented by AARP is an interactive event happening the second Wednesday each month from May through December at the Nashville Farmers’ Market. This unique, indoor/outdoor experience offers shopping, dining, cooking demos, gardening workshops, fitness classes, and more. The AARP Real Possibilities booth will feature a variety of local personalities sharing practical tips on topics including AARP’s …

Helping Hands: Current Volunteer Opportunities

Posted on 02/16/2015 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/tshaver/" title="Posts by Tara Shaver" rel="author">Tara Shaver</a> | AARP Tennessee |

    Did you know that Tennessee ranks among the top states in the entire U.S. for AARP volunteers?  We truly are the Volunteer State! Members and friends are working with us statewide to make our communities more livable for people of all ages, provide resources for folks caring for loved ones and raise awareness about fraud and scams.  Below, you’ll find even more ways to help! CURRENT OPPORTUNITIES   Congressional District Leaders We are looking for folks to form relationships with …

AARP Days with the Memphis Grizzlies

Posted on 01/29/2015 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/tshaver/" title="Posts by Tara Shaver" rel="author">Tara Shaver</a> | AARP Tennessee |

AARP Grizzlies Discounts (February & March) All AARP members and friends have access to this Memphis Grizzlies ticket discount. You may purchase discounted tickets to the following games at a discounted price: Atlanta Hawks: Sunday (2/8) 5:00 PM – SAVER GAME Brooklyn Nets: Tuesday (2/10) 7:00 PM – SAVER GAME Los Angeles Clippers: Friday (2/27) 7:00 PM – GOLD GAME Los Angeles Lakers: Friday (3/6) 7:00 PM – SILVER GAME Milwaukee Bucks: Saturday (3/14) 7:00 PM – VALUE GAME Denver …

Protected: Building Community and Capacity

Posted on 01/28/2015 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/tshaver/" title="Posts by Tara Shaver" rel="author">Tara Shaver</a> | AARP Tennessee |

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The Fox Report: Who Benefits Under Insure Tennessee?

Posted on 01/12/2015 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/tshaver/" title="Posts by Tara Shaver" rel="author">Tara Shaver</a> | AARP Tennessee |

Who Benefits Under Insure Tennessee? Healthy People – Healthy Tennessee Executive Summary – January 12, 2015 Presented by William F. Fox, PhD Professor of Economics and Director, Center for Business & Economic Research The University of Tennessee-Knoxville The Insure Tennessee Plan would extend eligibility for public health insurance to all working-age adults earning less than 138% of the federal poverty level. Under the Insure Tennessee Plan, approximately 470,000 working age adults would become newly eligible for public insurance. It is …

Go Vols! AARP Partnership with University of Tennessee Continues

Posted on 01/8/2015 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/tshaver/" title="Posts by Tara Shaver" rel="author">Tara Shaver</a> | AARP Tennessee |

Men’s UT Basketball: January 13 – versus Arkansas February 14 – versus LSU Lady Vol’s Basketball: February 2  – versus Mississippi State To purchase discounted tickets click here *Enter promo code “VOLS14” to receive discounted tickets. *To order by phone, call 865-656-1200 and tell the operator you are an AARP member. *Tickets must be purchased at least one day prior to the event.

Donna’s Story – Caregiving, FTD, & Memory Loss

Posted on 01/6/2015 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/tshaver/" title="Posts by Tara Shaver" rel="author">Tara Shaver</a> | AARP Tennessee |

My name is Donna and I am a caregiver.  Although I have no formal training, life has given me years of experience.  Each of my parents died in my arms.  I’m currently caregiving for the love of my life, John. Each caregiver’s journey is different. FTD was just a florist to me until 2011. That’s when, holding hands in the neurologist’s office, John and I waited for the results of his brain scans. When we heard “it’s not Alzheimer’s,” tears …

CONSUMER CORNER: Cash Advances & Payday Loans ~ By Alan Marx

Posted on 01/6/2015 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/tshaver/" title="Posts by Tara Shaver" rel="author">Tara Shaver</a> | AARP Tennessee |

UNDERSTANDING CASH ADVANCES & PAYDAY LOANS If you live anywhere in Tennessee, you are likely to walk or drive past stores that offer short-term loans.  These loans are known by many different names, including cash advances, check advances, post-dated check loans, and deferred deposit loans, but they all offer small, short-term, high-rate loans at a very high price.  As described by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), typically the borrower gives the lender a personal check for the loan amount, plus …