Cyber Security Scam Jam

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Are you smarter than a con artist? Join AARP, FBI, and Ohio Attorney General’s office at AARP’s third Scam Jam session*. At this free public event you will learn about cyber crimes, staying safe online, security versus privacy, how con artists choose their victims, passphrases, cookies, mobile device security, and more. All in effort to help you stay one step ahead of the bad guys. All ages welcome. Continental breakfast provided. Monday, November 14, 2016 Check-in and Breakfast begins at …

AARP at your local IKEA: We’re In Your Neighborhood. Get to Know Us!

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You’ve seen the AARP logo, now learn more about the organization. You are invited to a special meet and greet with AARP at IKEA West Chester.  We’ll share news about special AARP events in the Cincinnati.  Bring a friend with you to learn more and explore. There will be special gifts, door prize drawings, and refreshments too.* “There’s a lot to explore in Cincinnati with AARP. We’re excited to share what’s happening with our current members and their friends. We …

Caring for Veterans and Their Caregivers – Resource Fair Nov. 12

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Our veterans have served our country with pride, and AARP Ohio is proud to host our first Caring for Veterans and Their Caregivers information and resource fair on Saturday, November 12 with the Cleveland Veterans Administration.  We want to ensure that veterans and their caregivers have access to resources that help them live a healthy life.   The resource fair will include representatives from several departments within the VA, caregiving resources from AARP Ohio, and community support organizations. Walgreens will provide free flu …

AARP Criticizes PUCO’s First Energy Ruling

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AARP Criticizes PUCO’s First Energy Ruling as a Corporate Bailout Funded by Ohio Consumers and a Dangerous Precedent Rider ignores benefits competitive energy market brings Ohio consumers and businesses; harmful to financial security of all Ohioans Trey Addison, Associate State Director of Advocacy for AARP Ohio issued a statement today in response to the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio’s (PUCO) decision to accept a First Energy rider that could result in $1 Billion in additional fees to Ohio’s consumers over …

Rediscover Dayton’s Historic Churches with AARP

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If you have always wanted to tour the beautiful, mystic historical churches of downtown Dayton, now is your chance.  This tour will start at Westminster Presbyterian Church and proceed to First Baptist Church, three blocks from Westminster. You’ll drive to Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church and we will dismiss at the Dayton Art Institute where you will receive a $10 coupon (while supplies last) that can be used for the current exhibition, the gift shop, or the coffee shop. Plus you’ll …

Say “No” to FirstEnergy’s Bailout Request

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They are at it again. After their last attempt at a bailout was shut down by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), FirstEnergy is attempting yet another bailout worth $4 billion   could cost consumers an added $10 to $15 every month. “AARP Ohio is against First Energy’s $4.5 billion dollar bailout. Hard working Ohioans should not have to subsidize a company that operates in the free market,” said Trey Addison, Associate State Director for AARP Ohio. “Our goal is …

Nominate an Inspiring Volunteer for the 2016 Andrus Award for Community Service

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By: Clayton Eberly, AARP Ohio Communications Intern The Andrus Award for Community Service honors volunteers who embody the spirit of AARP founder, Dr. Ethel Percy Andrus, and believe in the power of the individual to spark change and improve their communities one act at a time. According to Dr. Andrus, “It is only in the giving of oneself to others that we truly live. … The human contribution is the essential ingredient.” Recognition of those whose passion for service – …

AARP urges support for Ohio Caregiving Act

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The Ohio Caregiving Act, introduced by state Sen. Peggy Lehner of Kettering, will enable more Ohioans to opt for in-home care by formally designating a family caregiver. Similar legislation enacted in Oklahoma resulted in significant reductions in healthcare costs and hospital readmission. The bill also recognizes the critical role that millions of Ohioans play in the lives of their parents, grandparents, spouses, siblings and other loved ones who rely on them for the help they need to live safely at …

Love Cincinnati’s murals, but not all the walking? Come roll with us!

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By Nicole Ware, Associate State Director for AARP in Cincinnati Cincinnati has a love affair with the arts. So perhaps it should come as no surprise that Cincinnati has over 100 murals. Now members, art lovers, and history buffs can conveniently see 20 of the most beautiful, talked about, historically significant murals in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky from the comfort of your seat. Through this Cincinnati Murals Bus Tour, designed especially for you, you will be able to get off …

Meet the Neighbors with Wine, Conversation and AARP

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By Clayton Eberly, AARP Ohio Communications Intern How well do you know your neighbors? What better way to get to know someone than over a glass of wine? You can now get to know the people in your community at AARP’s Meet the Neighbors event. Don’t miss an opportunity to talk to intriguing new people over a glass of wine with engaging, light hearted get-to-know-you activities. You may even win a prize or two! “Research shows that many people would …