AARP STATEMENT ON UNAUTHORIZED USE OF NAME IN RON BARBER AND HOUSE MAJORITY PAC CAMPAIGN ADS

Posted on 09/17/2014 by | AARP Arizona | Comments

Arizona | Press FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 17, 2014 CONTACT: Cynthia J. Fagyas – (602) 262-5165 AARP STATEMENT ON UNAUTHORIZED USE OF NAME IN RON BARBER AND HOUSE MAJORITY PAC CAMPAIGN ADS AARP did not authorize the ads; does not endorse candidates in U.S. Congress or any other race. Campaign ads cite AARP but ad backers did not consult AARP before airing it. (Phoenix, AZ) – AARP does not endorse candidates, have a political action committee (PAC), or make contributions to political campaigns …

AARP Tucson Annual Day of Service: Ben’s Bells

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Arizona | Volunteering About 20 AARP Tucson area volunteers and staff donated time to Ben’s Bells as part of AARP’s national Day of Service on September 11th. Ben’s Bells is a non-profit organization whose volunteers create ceramic wind chimes, and randomly place them in the community to raise awareness of kindness in today’s society. Founded in 2002 by Jeannette and Dean Maré, the bells were originally created as a coping strategy in remembrance of the couple’s youngest son, Ben, who passed away suddenly …

Protect Yourself from Fraud, Free Seminar Sept. 23

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Arizona | Events AARP Arizona hosts a free Fraud Watch Network seminar on September 23. Come out and learn about con artists tactics. Get the latest information on scams in your area, and find out what you can do to protect yourself from becoming a victim. When: Tuesday, September 23 4:00-5:30 p.m. Where: Benevilla – Birt’s Bistro Helen & John M. Jacobs Independence Plaza 16752 N. Greasewood St. Surprise, AZ 85378 Seating is limited for this free event and registration is required. RSVP …

AARP Tucson Information Center Offers a Variety of Programs

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About AARP | Arizona The AARP Arizona Tucson Information Center, established in December 2004, offers a host of AARP programs for members and non-members alike. AARP Driver Safety hosts its Smart Driver course monthly at the Center. Smart Driver is a voluntary defensive driving course designed for the 50+ driver. Trained volunteer instructors review the rules of the road, and teach participants how to adjust their driving to make up for age-related changes. “In addition, the Center is home to the AARP Foundation Tax-Aide …

AARP Among Community Partners Supporting Rio Salado College Intergenerational Sustainability Program

Posted on 09/16/2014 by | AARP Arizona | Comments

Arizona | Health & Wellbeing | Local Resources AARP Arizona, the City of Surprise, Surprise Community Garden, RISE Life Long Learning Center and Birt’s Bistro have partnered to launch a new program designed to teach multi-generational learners how to choose, grow and cook their own super foods. The new Intergenerational Sustainability Program is being made possible by a grant awarded by the City of Surprise. The program is comprised of three non-credit classes that focus on the science of food and nutrition, gardening techniques and the cooking of …

How Does the Affordable Care Act Affect You? Find Out on September 23

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Arizona | Events AARP Arizona will host a free presentation on the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Learn about the new health care law and what it means for those with and without health insurance, for those on Medicare and for small business owners. When: Tuesday, September 23, 10:00-11:00 A.M. Where: Avondale Community Center, 1007 S. 3rd St., Avondale, AZ 85323 For more information, please call (623) 333-2417.