Black Hills Requests Rate Increase for Natural Gas Customers in Kansas

Posted on 07/10/2014 by | AARP Kansas | Comments

Events   Customers of Black Hills Energy may soon be paying a higher monthly bill for their natural gas.  Black Hills is asking the Kansas Corporation Commission (KCC) to approve a rate increase that would up customers bills by $4.17 per month. “To some, that may not seem like a lot, but for those on fixed incomes like thousands of older Kansans, it can mean that they won’t be able to afford necessary food or medicine,” says AARP Kansas Director Maren …

Are You the Boomer Superstar AARP is Looking For?

Posted on 06/16/2014 by | AARP Kansas | Comments

Events AARP LAUNCHES SEARCH FOR AMERICA’S TOP BOOMER TALENT WITH BOOMER SUPERSTAR CONTEST Powered by AMERICAN IDOL® LIVE!, Contest Will Search for Undiscovered Baby Boomers with Star Quality and Amazing Voices Calling all Baby Boomers looking to become America’s next big singing sensation! AARP is launching a national search to make one lucky person’s dream a reality while showing that talent is ageless. Powered by AMERICAN IDOL® LIVE!, AARP’s Boomer Superstar contest is open to anyone born between 1946 and 1964 …

Securing Your Financial Future–Topeka Event

Posted on 05/30/2014 by | AARP Kansas | Comments

Events   Want to learn more about how to secure your financial future? AARP is working to ensure you have the tools and resources you need to live independently as you age. Whether you are still working to fund the retirement you want, you’re newly retired, or you’re providing care for an aging parent while balancing all of life’s other responsibilities, we want you to have all the information you need to make informed decisions about your financial future. Join AARP …

Inside the Mind of a Con Artist

Posted on 05/16/2014 by | AARP Kansas | Comments

Events Frauds and scams will be the focus of this month’s AARP Live airing Thursday, May 22nd at 9 p.m. CT on the RFD-TV network.   May is older American’s month and, unfortunately, older Americans are often the target of con artists. We’ll go inside the mind of one crook as he reveals how he was so successful scamming grandparents. And, we’ll share tips and information how to keep you from becoming a victim.   Panelists on this month’s show will …

Second Wind Tour Coming to Kansas City

Posted on 05/15/2014 by | AARP Kansas | Comments

Events Are you ready to reimagine your life?  Need help with that?  Have we got an opportunity for you! You are invited to Dr. Bill Thomas’ Second Wind Tour on Thursday, May 22, from 1 to 5 p.m. at the Folley Theater in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. Dr. Bill Thomas, one of the most innovative and creative thinkers working in medicine today, is bringing a radical new approach to growth and aging through a national “non-fiction” theatrical tour produced in partnership …

Making Your Car “Fit” You

Posted on 05/15/2014 by | AARP Kansas | Comments

Events Does your car “fit” you?  That is something Kansans who live in or near Topeka and Salina will be able to find out in May when the CarFit program is offered in their communities.   CarFit is a free educational program created by the American Society on Aging and developed in collaboration with AAA, AARP, and the American Occupational Therapy Association to help address safety concerns, especially among older drivers.   Although older drivers are the demographic group with the …