En primer plano los temas de la vejez

Posted on 10/3/2014 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Advocacy | Arizona | Español Los votantes de 50 años o más tienen mucho en juego respecto a una amplia gama de temas en las elecciones del 4 de noviembre, y su gran número podría determinar quién sería el próximo gobernador de Arizona. AARP Arizona le insiste a los candidatos en que deben abordar los temas que son importantes para los residentes mayores: cómo ayudar a los cuidadores familiares, cómo mantener estables y económicas las tarifas de los servicios públicos y cómo proteger el servicio …

Volunteer Todd Aakhus on Positive Changes through Life Reimagined

Posted on 10/1/2014 by | AARP Arizona | Comments

Arizona | Volunteering Todd Aakhus of Phoenix, Arizona, is the Director of Community Partnership for the Rio Salado College, and is responsible for the Rio Salado College Lifelong Learning Center and the Communiversity@Surprise. Aakhus has been involved with AARP Arizona for the last ten years, but just recently became a volunteer presenter with AARP’s Life Reimagined. “I was intrigued by the Life Reimagined initiative,” says Aakhus, “Because it’s relevant to the constituencies I work with at Rio Salado College. The program isn’t just …

Older Voters Face Big Issues, Wield Clout

Posted on 10/1/2014 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Arizona By Ford Burkhart Voters 50 and older have a lot at stake on a wide range of issues in the Nov. 4 election, and their large numbers may determine who becomes Arizona’s next governor. AARP Arizona is hammering home to candidates that they must address issues important to older residents: helping family caregivers, keeping utility bills stable and affordable, and protecting landline phone service. To make sure the next governor will not overlook the need to protect older citizens, including …

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 Information Center Offers a Variety of Programs

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

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 …