Smartphone Workshop Offers Better Understanding of Technology

Smartphone Workshop Offers Better Understanding of Technology

Posted on 04/8/2014 by | AARP Arizona | Comments

Local Resources About 50 people learned more about their Smartphone at a recent technology workshop hosted by AARP Arizona and the Life Long Learning Center (LLC) in Surprise, Arizona, on March 28.  LLC is part of Rio Salado College. During the 90 minute program, participants learned a variety of techniques to better operate their Smartphone including setting up apps, scheduling calendar items, taking photos and using the internet. “I think people found the information provided by our student instructor very useful,” said …

Yuma Community Volunteers Offer Free Presentations on ACA and Medicare

Yuma Community Volunteers Offer Free Presentations on ACA and Medicare

Posted on 02/25/2014 by | AARP Arizona | Comments

Local Resources The AARP Arizona Community Educators Program (CEP) is launching a renewed effort to reach people in the Yuma area through free informational presentations on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and Medicare. Trained volunteers with Arizona’s CEP, coordinated through the AARP Arizona State Office are available to present to groups and organizations as well as at libraries and community centers upon request. “There are many people in Yuma who do not have a clear understanding of the workings of Medicare and …

Tucson Community Volunteers Offer Free Presentations on AARP Fraud Watch Network and The Affordable Care Act

Tucson Community Volunteers Offer Free Presentations on AARP Fraud Watch Network and The Affordable Care Act

Posted on 02/25/2014 by | AARP Arizona | Comments

Local Resources The AARP Arizona Community Educators Program (CEP) is launching a renewed effort to reach people in the Tucson area through free informational presentations on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and fraud. Trained volunteers with Arizona’s CEP, coordinated through the AARP Arizona Tucson Information Center are available to present to groups and organizations as well as at libraries and community centers upon request. “There are many people in Tucson who do not have a clear understanding of the workings of the …

Community Volunteer Educators Offer Free Workshops

Community Volunteer Educators Offer Free Workshops

Posted on 02/25/2014 by | AARP Arizona | Comments

Local Resources The AARP Arizona Community Educators Program (CEP) is launching a renewed effort to reach people in the Phoenix metro area through free informational presentations on Medicare, Social Security, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and fraud. Trained volunteers with Arizona’s CEP, coordinated through the Arizona AARP State Office are available to present to groups and organizations as well as at libraries and community centers upon request. “There are many people in the Valley who do not have a clear understanding of …

Tucson AARP Community Groups Offer Networking and Volunteer Opportunities

Tucson AARP Community Groups Offer Networking and Volunteer Opportunities

Posted on 02/12/2014 by | AARP Arizona | Comments

Local Resources Making connections, networking, meeting new people and having fun are all part of belonging to an AARP “Community Group” in Tucson. Last year, AARP Arizona launched the community groups as part of a larger pilot program offered by the national nonprofit organization. Now a year later, what began as a unique idea has flourished with two active AARP Community Groups in Northwest and East Tucson. “We think people have gotten involved with the groups because they offer unique opportunities to …

AARP Foundation Back to Work 50+ Expands, Maricopa and Pima Community Colleges Among Those Offering Initiative

AARP Foundation Back to Work 50+ Expands, Maricopa and Pima Community Colleges Among Those Offering Initiative

Posted on 02/12/2014 by | AARP Arizona | Comments

Local Resources With alarming statistics on the number of older unemployed Americans seeking work in mind, AARP Foundation is pleased to announce the expansion of its BACK TO WORK 50+ initiative through a new collaboration with the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) and with generous support from Walmart Foundation. BACK TO WORK 50+ is dedicated to moving low income, unemployed men and women age 50+ from instability to stability by increasing their income through employment in good jobs in their communities. …