Senate Candidates Offered Historic Debate Opportunity at Centre College

Posted on 07/17/2014 by | AARP Kentucky | Comments

Press AARP joins Centre College and WAVE3 News  in proposing Kentucky Senate Debate, offers  historic opportunity to discuss financial security issues for Kentuckians. In Danville, AARP Kentucky, Centre College and WAVE3 News unveiled Kentucky’s first Senatorial Debate proposal offering statewide media coverage. Senator Mitch McConnell and Secretary of State Alison Lundergran Grimes have received countless offers to debate, but none offering Kentuckians the same opportunity to hear the candidates in their own words. Centre College has hosted two Vice Presidential debates …

LOUISVILLE RANKED 17th MOST DANGEROUS IN NATION FOR NUMBER OF PREVENTABLE PEDESTRIAN DEATHS

Posted on 05/21/2014 by | AARP Kentucky | Comments

Press Louisville is among the most dangerous communities in the nation for pedestrians, ranking 17th most dangerous out of the 51 largest metro areas, a new report released by the National Complete Streets Coalition, a program of Smart Growth America, said. Over the decade from 2003 – 2012, 200 Louisvillians were killed while walking. The report, Dangerous by Design 2014, ranks America’s major metropolitan areas according to a Pedestrian Danger Index that assesses how safe pedestrians are while walking. The report …

Life Reimagined Comes to the iKnow Expo in Lexington

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

Press AARP launches Life Reimagined in Bluegrass offering ways for discovering more of life’s real possibilities Life Reimagined is a new way of thinking about what’s next in your life. Backed by decades of research, Life Reimagined introduces a powerful approach to help Lexingtonians discover new possibilities, prepare for change, and make their ideas real —whether they’re focused on work, health, relationships, or finally pursuing their passion. Life Reimagined equips people to lead the type of life which they truly imagine. …

Does It Sound Too Good? New Report Released on Fraud

Posted on 03/9/2014 by | AARP Kentucky | Comments

Press New AARP Report Profiles the Most Likely Victims of Online Fraud 34 Million May Be at Higher Risk Based on Behavior and Life Experience A new national 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,” a national survey of 11,000 adults, finds that 34 million Internet users may be at increased risk of being victimized based on this new …

Aging Services in Kentucky: Top Priortity?

Posted on 01/21/2014 by | AARP Kentucky | Comments

Press AARP Responds  to Governor Beshear’s Proposed 2014 Budget Priorities AARP Kentucky commends Governor for no new budget cuts to Department of Aging and Independent Living, but reminds General Assembly that ending long waiting lists for senior meals and aging services must remain a budget priority. Although no new funding was included in the Governor’s budget to help older Kentuckians and aging services, AARP Kentucky is pleased that the Governor is holding the Department for Aging Services safe from another round …

Kentucky City Tops Best Places to Live List

Posted on 10/20/2013 by | AARP Kentucky | Comments

Press Louisville Earns Top Spot in AARP The Magazine 2013 List City One of Ten Selected as the Best Places to Live the Good Life for Under $30k Each year, AARP The Magazine hits the highway and travels across the country to discover the most desirable locales for people over 50. This year, our team of experts took the challenge a step further – to uncover the best places to live on a mere $30,000 that offer great eats, fun freebies, …