Stepping Out and Stepping Up in Columbus

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You’re invited to “Step Out” with AARP Ohio on Thursday, May 18th from 6:00 p.m. -9:00 p.m. at the Franklin Park Conservatory Wells Barn. You’ll enjoy heavy hors d’oeuvres and refreshing beverages while learning about how you can “Step Up” and make a positive impact in your community as an AARP Ohio Volunteer. AARP helps people turn their goals and dreams into Real Possibilities, strengthens communities, and fights for the issues that matter most to families. If you’re interested in …

Volunteer recognition important during National Volunteer Week and all year long.

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It’s National Volunteer Week! During this week AARP in Ohio pauses to recognize the amazing things our volunteers throughout the state do for those 50+. From visiting elected officials to helping people protect themselves from fraud to bringing caregivers together for information and support, our volunteers make a positive impact in and for their communities every day. Did you know that the value of each hour a volunteer works is estimated to be $23.07? That’s an impressive dollar amount but …

AARP Launches “Operation: Stop Scams” with Several Ohio Events

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Every two seconds someone’s identity is stolen. But you can take steps to protect yourself. Join us at events across Ohio this spring to fight back against fraud! The AARP Fraud Watch Network brings fraud-fighting efforts to consumers nationwide in “Operation: Stop Scams” — a month-long series of events in communities coast-to-coast, as AARP state organizations sponsor more than 150 free local events in nearly every state and the District of Columbia from Friday, April 14, through Tuesday, May 16, …

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 …