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 supports Statewide Immunization Program

Posted on 06/18/2014 by | AARP Alaska | Comments

Events At a bill signing ceremony this morning, Alaska Gov. Sean Parnell recognized AARP’s support of SB 169 – Statewide Immunization Program. Sen. Cathy Giessel sponsored the bill. SB 169 establishes a statewide vaccination program and creates a vaccine assessment commission with the Department of Health and Social Services. The purpose of the program is to monitor, purchase and distribute recommended vaccines to providers, making available universal access for all ages to vaccines. Originally, the legislation targeted only children, but AARP worked …

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 …