Free Presentations on Social Security, December 2 & 3

Posted on 11/24/2014 by | AARP Arizona | Comments

Arizona | Events Do you know everything you need to about Social Security? When can you begin to collect your benefits and how much can you expect? Whether you’re retired or not, understanding how the Social Security system works is important. Join AARP Arizona for one of our two free presentations on this important topic. Our knowledgeable presenter will give an hour long presentation going over the Social Security system on Tuesday, December 2 from 3:00-4:00 p.m. at the Century Public Library, located …

AARP Arizona Hosts Painting Party, Dec. 16

Posted on 11/19/2014 by | AARP Arizona | Comments

Arizona | Events AARP Arizona hosts a holiday painting party at Pinot’s Palette this December. Come and uncover your inner artist with this unique two-hour event. Get inspired by a local artist who will guide you step-by-step through a featured painting!  All painting supplies will be provided with registration, and refreshments will be served. The best part? You’ll be able to leave with your own holiday masterpiece!   When: Tuesday, December 16, 1:00-3:00 p.m. Where: Pinot’s Palette 10625 N. Tatum Blvd, Suite D142 Phoenix, Arizona …

Former School Principal Returns to Roots as AARP Experience Corps Volunteer

Posted on 11/15/2014 by | AARP Arizona | Comments

Arizona | Volunteering Marsha Speicher of Tempe, Arizona, is a former educator of 25 years. During her 25 year career in education she worked as a classroom teacher, reading specialist and school principal. After Speicher retired, she began looking for volunteer opportunities. She saw an article in the local paper that AARP Experience Corps was recruiting volunteers, and she knew the program would be a great fit for her given her background in education. AARP Experience Corps is a tutoring program for children …

Learn How to Protect Yourself from Fraud, Free Presentation on November 18

Posted on 11/14/2014 by | AARP Arizona | Comments

Arizona | Events Do you know con artists’ tactics? Do you keep up to date with the latest scams in your area? Join AARP Arizona for a free presentation on our AARP Fraud Watch Network. Learn tips and tricks to protect yourself from ID theft and fraud. Find out about our Fraud Watch Network’s monthly Watchdog alerts and how you can sign up today for free. When: Tuesday, November 18 10:00-11:00 a.m. Where: Devonshire Senior Center 2802 E. Devonshire Avenue Phoenix, AZ 85016

Small Group Events Help People Figure Out Their “What’s Next?”

Posted on 11/13/2014 by | AARP Arizona | Comments

Arizona | Health & Wellbeing Life Reimagined is a new way of thinking about what’s next in your life. Backed by decades of research, Life Reimagined can help you discover possibilities, prepare for change, and make your ideas real – whether you’re focused on work, health, relationships or finally pursuing your passion. AARP in Phoenix has volunteers that are available to conduct  “Life Reimagined Check-up” events for small group gatherings (20 people) across the Valley. Sandy Rupp is a Lead Volunteer for Life Reimagined in …

Over 15,000 lbs. of Paper Shredded during Phoenix Fraud Watch Network Event

Posted on 11/13/2014 by | AARP Arizona | Comments

Arizona | Home & Family | Local Resources | Volunteering Volunteers and staff helped local residents unload boxes of personal documents for shredding at a recent AARP Fraud Watch Network shred-a-thon event held at the Black Canyon Conference Center in Phoenix. “We counted nearly 200 cars during the Saturday shred-a-thon and think it was a great success,” said Cynthia Fagyas, AARP Arizona Communications Director. “All total, there was over 15,000 pounds of paper shredded during the event.” The effort was part of AARP’s Fraud Watch Network activities in which AARP …