Lesson Learned…

Posted on 07/28/2014 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

Colorado | Health & Wellbeing According to Webster’s dictionary, the term Empty Nesters is defined as “a parent whose children have grown up and moved away from home.”  For about 4 years now, my husband and I have been Empty Nesters, and you know what? We Love it! There is something so peaceable about having the house to ourselves. We loved the time spent raising our two beautiful daughters, but they are both grown and out of the house and doing well.  Which brings me …

AARP Foundation Volunteer Opportunities

Posted on 07/22/2014 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

Colorado | Volunteering Americans age 50 and older face choices and pressures unlike those of any other age group – choices few could have prepared for. As the charitable affiliate of AARP, AARP Foundation is working with struggling people 50 and over so they can regain their confidence as good providers and members of their communities. The Foundation focuses on four priorities: hunger, income, housing and isolation. Every year AARP Foundation helps millions of struggling Americans 50+ win back opportunity. We could do nothing without …

Grandparents Appreciation Day

Posted on 07/22/2014 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

Colorado | Events Join us Saturday, August 16, 2014, from 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. to celebrate Grandparents Appreciation Day.   Look for our table at the park between 10:00 a.m.–12:00 noon, and meet AARP staff, volunteers and other members and hear what AARP is doing in your community. AARP members can purchase discounted tickets for $24.99 per ticket. AARP discount will not be available at the park entrance. Tickets must be purchased in advance online .* For more information please call 303-595-4386, x161.   *Please note any information you …

AARP Local Offerings!

Posted on 07/21/2014 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

Colorado | Events Sunday, July 27 –  DENVER AARP at The Colorado Rockies The Colorado Rockies and AARP would like to invite members to come and enjoy a Sunday game at Coors Field. AARP believes age and experience can expand your possibilities. Join us; what we do might surprise you. Discounted tickets for AARP Day at Coors Field are limited, so purchase them now! Rockies fans of Country Music Superstar Sara Evans should get their tickets early for the game on Sunday, July …

Late Summer Discounts and Savings

Posted on 07/16/2014 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

Colorado | Events | Local Resources Although we’re already in August, the fun doesn’t have to stop. AARP has more discounts and savings in Denver and on Colorado’s Western Slope. Check out the following offerings:     Friday, August 15, 10 AM – 4 PM – GRAND JUNCTION AARP Day at Children’s Nature Center AARP members are invited to enjoy a $2 savings at the Grand Valley Zoological Quest/The Children’s Nature Center, 404 Jurassic Ave. A Fruita, CO, 81521, on Aug. 15, 2914 during the attraction’s …

AARP works to ensure financial security

Posted on 07/16/2014 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

Advocacy | Colorado For too many Coloradans, the promise of longer life expectancy is severely undermined by the prospect and fear of financial insecurity in retirement. Colorado is expected to see a 150 percent increase in adults age 65 and older between 2010 and 2030. AARP offers many tools to help people understand and meet the financial challenges they face. Here are just a few: www.aarp.org/RetirementCalculator, www.aarp.org/money, www.aarp.org/socialsecuritybenefits, www.aarp.org/SSQA, www.aarp.org/HealthCostCalc, or click on the links in the last paragraph of this story. Even …