Your Social Security and Your Retirement: Making a Plan that’s Right for You

Posted on 07/21/2014 by | AARP Alaska | Comments

About AARP What’s the best time to claim your Social Security benefits? Many have questions related to their benefits and AARP has lots of information to help. For starters, let the Social Security Calculator help you figure out how much retirement income you’ll receive at different claiming ages so you can determine when you should claim Social Security. Can you afford to “retire early” and claim benefits at age 62, should you wait until your full retirement age, or can you wait …

Alaska’s high ranking comes with caution

Posted on 06/19/2014 by | AARP Alaska | Comments

About AARP Alaska ranks high for serving older and disabled residents but more must be done to support family caregivers. According to a new, state-by-state, long-term care Scorecard from AARP, Alaska ranks fifth in the nation overall when it comes to meeting the long-term care needs of older residents.  But AARP cautions against too much optimism since improvements must be made when it comes to meeting the long-term care needs of older residents, especially the support provided for family caregivers. See Alaska’s …

Thinking of joining AARP?

Posted on 05/21/2014 by | AARP Alaska | Comments

About AARP Here’s a look at what comes with your AARP membership

About AARP Alaska

Posted on 08/20/2013 by | AARP Alaska | Comments

About AARP AARP Alaska has more than 94,000 members, making AARP the largest membership organization in the state. We provide information that is useful to Alaska’s 50+ population. Location: 3601 C Street, Suite 1420, Anchorage, AK 99503 Local Map Hours: AARP Alaska is open Monday through Friday, from 9 am – 4 pm Call: 866-227-7447 Fax: 907-341-2270 Be sure to stay up-to-date on news important to Alaskans. Sign up to receive online updates on AARP state activities, events, news and member benefits …

AARP Alaska Calls for Tougher Laws to Protect Seniors from Financial Abuse

Posted on 03/1/2013 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

About AARP AARP wants to strengthen Alaska’s power-of-attorney law to better protect vulnerable older people from financial exploitation. Under power-of-attorney agreements, people designate trusted associates to make personal or financial decisions for them. But in the hands of an unscrupulous agent, such a document could become a “license to steal,” some legal scholars have said. Diana Weber, Alaska’s long-term care ombudsman, suggests the state’s law should protect people who report suspected abuse, help seniors specify which powers they choose to grant and …

Introduction to AARP Video

Posted on 11/15/2012 by | AARP Alaska | Comments

About AARP Check out this video that introduces you to AARP