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 …

Popular Scam Jam Coming to Rupert

Posted on 04/25/2014 by | AARP Idaho | Comments

Events | Idaho | Local Resources AARP Idaho is co-sponsoring a free Scam Jam in Rupert, Idaho at the Wilson Theater. The event takes place Wednesday, May 7 from 9:00am until 3:45pm and includes a free lunch with keynote speaker Idaho Attorney General Lawrence Wasden. William “Bill” Deal, Director of the Idaho Department of Insurance will discuss the Affordable Care Act, and Idaho Senator Dean Cameron. Identity theft, investment fraud and scams rob millions of Americans of their hard-earned money every year. According to the latest …

AARP Idaho Appoints New State President

Posted on 04/17/2014 by | AARP Idaho | Comments

About AARP | Idaho | Press AARP Idaho has appointed Tom Trail as state president – the highest state-level volunteer position within the nonprofit, nonpartisan organization. AARP Idaho has more than 177,000 members statewide and more than 38 million members nationwide. Dr. Trail, a Moscow resident, will lead the AARP Idaho volunteer executive council and work to achieve AARP’s vision, mission and strategic priorities in the state. He will also promote AARP Idaho’s role in the Fraud Watch Network, a national effort designed to protect Americans …