Communication Internship at AARP Idaho

Posted on 08/13/2014 by | AARP Idaho | Comments

About AARP | Idaho Are you an undergraduate or graduate student looking to gain real-world experience with a leading nonprofit? We’re looking for you! AARP Idaho is seeking a social media communications intern for fall 2014. This is a paid opportunity. This position will be responsible for maintaining and growing the social media accounts for both the AARP Idaho and AARP Montana state offices. Responsibilities: Learning AARP’s mission, culture, history and projects with special emphasis on understanding AARP membership and the 50+ Creating and …

Sun Valley Jazz Jamboree Discounts

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

Events | Idaho Join the Sun Valley Jazz Jamboree in celebrating its 25th anniversary October 15 – 19, 2014. AARP members and their guests (up to four per membership) will receive a 15.00 discount off the five-day “All Events” tickets and a $5.00 discount off the purchase of an “All Day” ticket.   If purchased on-line by October 7, an additional   savings is offered by the Sun Valley Jazz Jamboree as opposed to purchasing in person at the event. Visit http://www.sunvalleyjazz.com/jazz-festival-tickets  and enter code “SAVE2014” …

Sign Up for Scam Alerts at the North Idaho Fair

Posted on 07/1/2014 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Events | Idaho AARP Idaho will be on the scene at the annual North Idaho Fair and Rodeo at the Kootenai County Fairgrounds, Aug. 20-24. In addition to a lively roster of activities and entertainment, this year’s fair celebrates the county’s 150th anniversary and showcases the community’s heritage. Fairgoers who stop by the AARP booth can sign up for watchdog alerts about scams happening in their communities. Members who show their AARP cards will get a free gift while supplies last. Can’t make …

Enjoy Horse Racing, Learn About Handicapping for Free

Posted on 06/1/2014 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Events | Idaho AARP members who enjoy horse racing can present their membership cards for free admission to Les Bois Park in Boise on June 7, 14 and 21. AARP Idaho invites racing fans to stop by its booth to meet staff and volunteers and to learn what AARP is doing in the community. People can pick up materials on how to avoid scams and prevent identity theft, and the first 100 AARP members to stop by will be eligible for a $2 …

A Pledge to Live Longer and Smarter

Posted on 05/2/2014 by | AARP National | Comments

Health & Wellbeing | Idaho By Nicole Duritz Like snowflakes, no two women are alike. But we do tend to hold one thing in common: we take care of others before we take care of ourselves. As a gift to yourself this Mother’s Day, how about focusing on your own wellbeing? A great place to start is to join AARP’s Decide. Create. Share℠ initiative. It’s designed to help women of any age take steps today to prepare for a healthy, safe and secure tomorrow. Through …

Reaching Out to Help Veterans and Their Families

Posted on 05/1/2014 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Events | Health & Wellbeing | Home & Family | Idaho | Local Resources AARP Idaho will reach out to military veterans and their families at the North Idaho Veteran Stand Down on May 10. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs in cooperation with other agencies and nonprofit organizations, Stand Down provides services such as food, shelter, clothing and health screenings for veterans in need. The event is scheduled for 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Kootenai County Fairgrounds in Coeur d’Alene. Attendees can visit the AARP booth for information about …