AARP Tucson Information Center Offers a Variety of Programs

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

About AARP 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 …

Meet Arizona’s Volunteer Executive Council

Posted on 08/18/2014 by | AARP Arizona | Comments

About AARP AARP Arizona’s 2014 Executive Council is a volunteer leadership committee that helps set the strategic direction for the national nonprofit organization in Arizona. AARP Arizona State President Carl Erickson of Litchfield Park chairs the council. Erickson has a long history of volunteering in the business and faith communities. He has served on the boards of the United Way and the “Safe at Home” initiative in Utah. His business experience spans 40 years in management with JCPenney where he worked in …

Reimagine Your Life at Phoenix Workshops

Posted on 03/1/2014 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

About AARP Are you looking for a program that can help people lead meaningful lives as they transition through life stages? AARP-trained volunteers are offering free two-hour Life Re­imagined sessions to groups in the Phoenix area. The volunteers will come to the organization’s meeting site, and attendees do not have to belong to AARP. Life Reimagined involves six practices that guide participants through change. Each person assesses where he or she is in life and explores where future possibilities could lead. These …

2014 AARP Arizona Advocacy Priorities

Posted on 12/13/2013 by | AARP Arizona | Comments

About AARP Every year, AARP Arizona releases its top advocacy priorities for the year.  Below is the 2014 legislative priorities that AARP Arizona and its team of Advocacy Volunteers will be working on during the Arizona Legislative Session, which opens on January 13. 2014 Arizona Advocacy Priorities Protecting Retirement Income – A secure retirement is composed of four pillars: Social Security, pensions and savings, earnings and health insurance. AARP will strongly support public and private pension plans keeping the promises made to …

How to Contact AARP Arizona

Posted on 07/23/2013 by | AARP Arizona | Comments

About AARP We’d love to hear from you! Here’s how to reach us… Hours: AARP Arizona is open Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Location: 16165 N. 83rd Avenue, Suite 201 | Peoria, AZ 85382| Toll-free Call: 866-389-5649 Email: aarpaz@aarp.org Be sure to stay up-to-date on news important to Bay State residents 50+ – like us on Facebook, and follow us on Twitter. For members of the press only, contact: Cynthia Fagyas, 602-262-5165 / cfagyas@aarp.org

Reimagine Your Life

Posted on 06/1/2013 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

About AARP AARP Arizona is helping people find new opportunities and directions for their lives. Life Reimagined offers online links to information about changing careers, starting a business, volunteering, finding new learning opportunities, getting healthy or zeroing in on “what’s next?” The website LifeReimagined.org features an interactive questionnaire that taps into people’s passions, interests and skills, and suggests careers and activities of potential interest. AARP Arizona also is sponsoring free Life Reimagined groups, where trained guides lead discussions to help participants reflect …