Experience ‘This Light of Ours’ Exhibition with AARP and the Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage

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AARP and the Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage are pleased to bring you This Light of Ours: Activist Photographers of the Civil Rights Movement as well as two unique events with Lori Stokes and photographer Matt Herron. More than 150 black-and-white images chronicling the Southern Freedom Movement are featured in This Light of Ours: Activist Photographers of the Civil Rights Movement. This multimedia exhibition features work by nine activist photographers who documented Southern institutionalized segregation and the actions of Civil …

Hit the Hardwood with AARP and the Mid-American Conference

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Join AARP at the MAC Basketball Championship in Cleveland March 8-11, 2017. Visit the AARP table on the Arena concourse to get to know volunteers and other members and to learn about what AARP is doing in your community and how you may be able to upgrade your seats. AARP members and their guests can purchase discounted tickets online for the men’s tournament games at $15 each by using the discount code “MACFIFTYPLUS” or by calling 1-888-894-9424*. All games are played …

AARP Foundation Tax-Aide Will Provide Free Tax Assistance and Preparation Through April 18

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Now through April 18, AARP Foundation is providing free tax assistance and preparation through its Tax-Aide program. AARP Foundation Tax-Aide, in its 49th year, is the nation’s largest free tax assistance and preparation service, offering free tax preparation help to anyone, especially those who are 50 and older, who cannot afford a tax preparation service Tax-Aide, which is offered free of charge, is available to AARP members and non-members and includes more than 5,000 locations in neighborhood libraries, malls, banks, …

Celebrate Black History Month with AARP and Greater Cleveland Urban Film Foundation

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AARP and the Greater Cleveland Urban Film Foundation are proud to offer a free screening of unique movies celebrating the tremendous impact African Americans have had on our country. On Thursday February 23, we will present the film Life’s Essentials with Ruby Dee. For 57 years, Ruby Dee and Ossie Davis remained one of Hollywood’s most iconic couples, with their achievements in love, activism, and art paralleling nearly a century of change in America. This film, through pointed questions, revealing conversations, …

Celebrating Cincinnati is #BetterTogether

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America’s cities are where it’s at—and you know Cincinnati is no exception. Which is why AARP Ohio invites you to learn more about the amazing transformation occurring right here in your own community to make Cincinnati #BetterTogether. AARP Ohio invites you to an evening of celebration on February 2 and an opportunity to make Cincinnati #BetterTogether. AARP Ohio is kicking off a year of events right in your community, and we want you to be a part of the transformation, …

Ohio’s 1.4 Million Family Caregivers Gain Important Support

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The Ohio Caregiving Act proposed by AARP Ohio and passed by the Ohio General Assembly will give important new support to more than a million family caregivers, who help parents, spouses, and other loved one live independently at home. The new act, which ensures hospital patients’ designated family caregivers are offered instruction in providing needed care at home, won unanimous support in both houses of the Legislature: 31-0 in the Senate and 95-0 in the House. Ohio is the 35th …

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 …