Two political ads in Arkansas U.S. Senate race make unauthorized mention of AARP

Two political ads in Arkansas U.S. Senate race make unauthorized mention of AARP

Posted on 04/16/2014 by | AARP Arkansas | Comments

Arkansas | Press   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 16, 2014  Contact: Michael Rowett, 501-217-1625, mrowett@aarp.org Two political ads in Arkansas U.S. Senate race  make unauthorized mention of AARP LITTLE ROCK—A second political ad in the Arkansas U.S. Senate race makes unauthorized mention of AARP, the association’s Arkansas state office said today.  The ad, titled “Cuts,” contains the tagline “Paid for by Mark Pryor for U.S. Senate.” This ad mentions AARP in the voiceover and includes a visual depiction of AARP’s logo. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7_pDvk-b8nY&feature=youtu.be  AARP’s …

Life@50+ – The Stars Come Out in Boston

Life@50+ – The Stars Come Out in Boston

Posted on 04/15/2014 by | AARP National | Comments

Arkansas | Events What do the following people have in common? Whoopi Goldberg and Jay Leno; Laura Bush and Barbara Pierce Bush; The Moody Blues*; Linda Ronstadt; HGTV’s Kitchen Cousins stars Anthony Carrino and John Colaneri… They’re all coming to Life@50+ this May 8-10 in Boston! And with more than 50 planned lifestyle and learning sessions, nightly entertainment and a jam-packed exhibit floor, we really do have something for everyone! Life@50+ strives to create an experience that reflects the personality of today’s AARP …

AARP Live returns April 17 with financial security focus

AARP Live returns April 17 with financial security focus

Posted on 04/11/2014 by | AARP Arkansas | Comments

Arkansas | Money & Work AARP Live returns Thursday, April 17,  with a conversation about financial security. Guest expert Lee Baker, a Certified Financial Planner, will answer viewer questions and share resources to help you plan, work and save, so you can make smart financial decisions and gain peace of mind for a secure future.   Encourage your friends and family to watch the program and call in live to ask a question at 877-731-6733 or tweet @aarplive #askaarplive.  Share the live stream link (www.aarp.org/rfd) on your …

Making Sense of Health Insurance Lingo

Making Sense of Health Insurance Lingo

Posted on 04/1/2014 by | AARP National | Comments

Arkansas | Health & Wellbeing By Nicole Duritz If you’re like me, one of the more uncomfortable parts about seeing a doctor is putting on the paper gown. Does the opening go in the front or the back? Can I get it on before the door opens? Why is the office always so cold? Sometimes I feel just as exposed when I don’t understand certain terms in the pages of paperwork my insurance provider sends me after a routine appointment. For many people, the language …

Julie Lee

Drive Green Into Spring: 5 Tips for Eco-Friendly Driving

Posted on 04/1/2014 by | AARP National | Comments

Arkansas | Home & Family By Julie E. Lee From recycling, to sustainable grocery bags, to “Meatless Mondays,” Americans are finding many ways to “go green.” If you’re interested in reducing your carbon footprint, making environmentally conscious decisions doesn’t have to be difficult. In fact, there is one simple way to curb your impact on a regular basis. It starts with your driving. Most Americans rely on their personal vehicle to get around on a daily basis. But unfortunately, our cars are a significant source …

Nurses Get Boost to Meet State’s Needs

Posted on 04/1/2014 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Advocacy | Arkansas | Health & Wellbeing With a grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), an Arkansas coalition is preparing nurses to address critical health care challenges. Co-led by AARP, the Arkansas Action Coalition encourages nurses to further their education and take on leadership roles. Arkansas is facing a projected 24 percent shortage of nurses needed in the state next year, which could worsen to a 34 percent shortage by 2020, a RWJF report shows. Thirty states received grants to bolster ongoing efforts to advance …