AARP Arizona Hosts Free Shred-A-Thon in Picture Rocks

Posted on 10/8/2014 by | AARP Arizona | Comments

Arizona | Events AARP Arizona is hosting a free Shred-A-Thon on October 18 at the Old Fire Station in Picture Rocks. Arizona has become one of the top ten states in the country for identity theft, and shredding documents is a vital step in the prevention of this crime. Attendees are invited to bring up to five banker boxes of old medical records, tax returns, and any other personal documents for on-site shredding. This free event will take place on Saturday, October 18. …

AARP Arizona Hosts Free Fraud Watch Network Presentation, Oct. 15

Posted on 10/8/2014 by | AARP Arizona | Comments

Arizona | Events Do you know about con artists tactics? Do you keep up to date with the latest scams in your area? Join AARP Arizona for a free seminar 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: Wednesday, October 15 4:00-5:30 p.m. Where: Benevilla’s Sun City Restorative Care St. Clement’s of Rome …

“Training the Grown Up Brain,” Free Seminar on October 28

Posted on 10/7/2014 by | AARP Arizona | Comments

Arizona | Events How often do you flex your cognitive muscles? Keeping your brain healthy as you age is the key to staying sharp in life. Join AARP Arizona to learn more about brain health and the importance of eating smart, staying fit, working your mind, socializing and reducing stress. On October 28, 2014, AARP Arizona will host a free seminar including a complimentary dinner. You’re invited to “Training the Grownup Brain” at the Glendale Civic Center.   The Glendale Civic Center is located at …

Join Us for Pinot’s Palette Painting Party, October 21

Posted on 10/6/2014 by | AARP Arizona | Comments

Arizona | Events Ever wanted to be an artist?  Well, now’s your chance!  AARP in Phoenix is hosting a free painting party at Pinot’s Palette on Tuesday, October 21 at 1:00P.M. and you’re invited! Get ready to be inspired by a local artist who will guide you step-by-step through a featured painting at this special two-hour AARP Phoenix event.   All painting supplies will be provided.  Refreshments will also be served. Best part… you’ll leave with your own masterpiece!  Registration is required for this …

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 …