Join the Conversation with the Lieutenant Governor

Posted on 12/1/2014 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Events AARP Idaho invites members to chat with Lt. Gov. Brad Little (R) during a tele-town hall on Dec. 12 from 11 a.m. to noon. Mark Estess, AARP state director, will host the event, giving participants a chance to ask questions or voice concerns about how the state is responding to its aging population. Little will address topics such as the health insurance marketplace, consumer protections, Medicaid expansion and the need to provide resources for the increasing number of Idahoans who …

Are you making good decisions with your money?

Posted on 10/28/2014 by | AARP Idaho | Comments

Events Free, fun and family focused–all ages are welcome!   As part of the nationwide Smart Investing @ Your Library program, AARP Idaho is working with the Idaho Commission for Libraries to offer free educational financial literacy fairs. These fairs will feature Idaho non-profit organizations who will provide information to help you and your family make effective decisions about your money. Topics will include: Preparing for retirement Basic budgeting Saving for college Basic investing Identity theft prevention   Join AARP Idaho …

Three Events Aim to Prevent Fraud and Identity Theft in Idaho

Posted on 09/26/2014 by | AARP Idaho | Comments

Events National Crime Prevention Month is the backdrop for three FREE Idaho Scam Jams in October. Presenters will describe the latest scams and offer tips on how to recognize a con artist, guard against identity theft and report Medicare fraud. AARP Idaho is hosting the events in cooperation with several state agencies, including the Office of Attorney General, Departments of Finance and Insurance, and Commission on Aging, as well as the Better Business Bureau and local police. Scammers often prey on …

Sun Valley Jazz Jamboree Discounts

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

Events 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 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 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 …