AARP Idaho Appoints New State President

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

About AARP 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 …

The Most Likely Victims of Online Fraud

Posted on 03/5/2014 by | AARP Idaho | Comments

About AARP A new AARP study identifies an online victim profile based on 15 key behaviors and life experiences that increase a person’s vulnerability to online fraud. The report, “Caught in the Scammer’s Net,” surveyed over 11,000 people nationally and 811 in the state of Idaho. According to the survey, 31 percent of Internet users in Idaho may be at increased risk of being victimized based on this new profile. The national study, which compared victims and non-victims, finds that it is …

AARP Idaho Kicks Off “Minds in Motion” with College of Southern Idaho

Posted on 10/25/2013 by | AARP Idaho | Comments

About AARP AARP Idaho is pleased to partner with the College of Southern Idaho on a new lifelong learning series called Minds in Motion. Minds in Motion is an exciting series of lectures, classes and activities designed to enrich your life through education, physical activity and community connection. Courses will include tours of local industry, outdoor programs and seminars on a broad range of topics such as brain health and fraud prevention. The Minds in Motion kick off event will take place …

Speak Your Mind

Posted on 09/1/2013 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

About AARP AARP Idaho wants to know what’s on members’ minds. Preparing to develop programs and advocate legislation for about 480,000 Idahoans age 50-plus, AARP is asking state residents to speak up about issues, programs and services that are important to them. An online member survey will gauge opinions on issues ranging from Social Security and Medicare to fraud prevention, utility rates, hunger relief, brain health, caregiving, long-term care and property tax relief. The survey results will be used to plan seminars, …

Contact AARP Idaho

Posted on 04/12/2013 by | AARP Idaho | Comments

About AARP AARP Idaho is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 3080 E. Gentry Way, Suite 100 Meridian, ID 83642 Local Map Phone: 1-866-295-7284 (toll free) Fax: 208-288-4424 Email: aarpid@aarp.org   For members of the media contact: Randy Simon, 208-705-9147, rsimon@aarp.org   Stay up-to-date on news important to Idaho residents – like us on Facebook, and follow us on Twitter.

Fraud-Protection Tips, Free Document Shredding April 25

Posted on 04/1/2013 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

About AARP AARP is working with the Idaho Commission on Aging and other agencies to host a Scam Jam from 8 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. on April 25 at the Nampa Civic Center. The free event aims to help consumers guard against fraud. Gavin M. Gee, director of the Idaho Department of Finance, and Bill Deal, director of the Idaho Department of Insurance, will be featured speakers. Topics include investment schemes, Medicare fraud, computer scams and identity theft. Information will be presented in …