Are You Safe? Free Presentation on AARP’s Fraud Watch Network, August 14

Posted on 07/30/2014 by | AARP Arizona | Comments

Arizona | Events Enjoy a free presentation on AARP’s Fraud Watch Network. Learn how to protect yourself from identity theft and fraud. The Fraud Watch Network is a free service that connects you to your community, updating you with the latest scams in your area with monthly Watchdog Alerts.     When: Thursday, August 14, 12:00-12:30 P.M. Where: Surprise Senior Center, 15832 N. Hollyhock St., Surprise, AZ 85378 For more information, call (623) 222-1522.

ABCD’s of Medicare, Free Presentation, August 13

Posted on 07/28/2014 by | AARP Arizona | Comments

Arizona | Events Do you understand Medicare? What’s the difference between parts A, B, and D? Join us for a free hour long presentation going over the differences of the parts of Medicare, so you can make an informed decision. When: Wednesday, August 13, 10:15-11:15 A.M. Where: Deer Valley Senior Center, 2001 W. Wahalla Lane, Phoenix, AZ 85027 For more information, please call (602) 495-3714.

Today’s Silent Hero: The Family Caregiver

Posted on 07/22/2014 by | AARP Arizona | Comments

Advocacy | Arizona By: Carl Erickson, AARP Arizona State President Real heroes don’t wear tights and capes. Today’s heroes come from all walks of life: businessmen, nurses, lawyers, wait-staff, and house-keepers. The reality is that anyone can become a family caregiver to an ill and aging relative and it’s more common than you think. Arizona is home to about 800,000 unpaid family caregivers who help family members with daily activities such as eating, taking medications, bathing and dressing. Many of these providers also …

Protect Yourself from Fraud, ID Theft, and Scams, Free Presentation on August 6

Posted on 07/18/2014 by | AARP Arizona | Comments

Arizona | Events Join us on Wednesday, August 6 from 11:00-11:45 A.M. for a free presentation on AARP’s Fraud Watch Network. Learn how to protect yourself from identity theft, fraud, and scams. The presentation will be held at the North Tempe Multi-Generational Center, 1555 N. Bridalwreath St., Tempe, AZ 85281. For more information, please call (480) 858-6510.

Arizona’s Carl Erickson on Advocacy

Posted on 07/15/2014 by | AARP Arizona | Comments

Arizona | Volunteering Following a forty year career in management at JC Penney, Carl Erickson of Litchfield Park, Arizona, retired and joined the ranks of the many volunteers at AARP Arizona. He is very passionate about 50+ worker issues and economic security which has made him an integral part of the advocacy sector of AARP. After a few years as a volunteer, Erickson was appointed as a member of the AARP Arizona Executive Council, a group of key volunteers who through their leadership …

AARP Arizona Hosts Prescott Valley Fraud Watch Network Forum

Posted on 07/14/2014 by | AARP Arizona | Comments

Arizona | Events AARP Arizona in partnership with the Prescott Valley Library and the Arizona Corporation Commission’s (ACC) Securities Division will be hosting a free Fraud Watch Network event on Wednesday, August 6. Trained AARP volunteers will introduce valuable information to help protect you from identity theft, fraud and scams. Representatives from the ACC will also present on the dangers of investment fraud. Learn how to recognize the red flags around investment scams and what free resources are available to you. This free …