Get Ready for Medicare Workshop – September 18

Posted on 08/21/2014 by | AARP Alaska | Comments

Events Learn what you need to know about Medicare: How and when to enroll, what Medicare covers, and how much it costs. With the enrollment period approaching, learn more about Medicare Part D, the prescription drug benefit. Thursday, September 18, 2014 Lunch at 11:30 am                   Presentation from 12:00 – 1:00 pm   AARP Alaska 3601 C Street, Conference Room 1404, Anchorage This event is free, but space is limited. Reserve your spot today. To register, visit or call toll free …

Health Tip: Avoid Doughnuts This Summer!

Posted on 08/4/2014 by | AARP Alaska | Comments

Events By Nicole Duritz  ♦  The dog days of August are the most likely time for Medicare Part D participants to fall into the “doughnut hole” and see their prescriptions costs rise. With AARP resources, you can see if you’re at risk of falling in, and find options for lowering your drug costs. The Doughnut Hole Each year, 19% of Medicare Part D beneficiaries fall into the “doughnut hole.” Once the amount of money you and your insurance company pay for …

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

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

Events 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 …

AARP Alaska press Congressional Delegation on vital issues in Washington, D.C.

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

Events AARP Alaska State President Rosemary Hagevig and AARP Alaska State Director Ken Osterkamp press Alaska’s Congressional Delegation on issues important to 50+ today in Washington, D.C.

AARP Alaska to co-host free Lunch & Learn on May 14 in Anchorage

Posted on 04/30/2013 by | AARP Alaska | Comments

Events Join us for the next (FREE) Lunch & Learn on May 14 in Anchorage. Presented by Judith Bendersky/Jeanné Larson of the Alaska Medicare Information Office, the May 14 Lunch & Learn topic is: Medicare and the Affordable Care Act (ACA). As a Medicare beneficiary, how will the ACA affect you? Date: Tuesday, May 14 Time: 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Location: Medicare Information Office, 400 Gambell Street (Conf. Rm. 343) in Anchorage, Alaska. The Medicare Information Office is located on the corner …