Voters’ Guide Cuts Campaign Clutter in State Senate Race

Posted on 08/1/2014 by | AARP Kentucky | Comments

Press Senator McConnell and Secretary Grimes Focus of New Voters’ Guide on Kentuckians’ Financial Security Kentucky  Voters at 134th Fancy Farm Picnic first in state to receive 2014 Voters’ Guide delivering an “in their own words” look at how the candidates compare on Health and Financial Security issues. AARP Kentucky is taking its 2014 Kentucky Senate Voter Guide on the campaign trail to Kentuckians at the “unofficial kick-off” for political campaigns at 134th Fancy Farm Picnic. The guide focuses on where …

Rep. Whitfield Backs Reauthorizing Landmark Law That Helps Address Older Kentuckians’ Needs

Posted on 07/24/2014 by | AARP Kentucky | Comments

Press AARP is praising Rep. Edward Whitfield (KY-1) for signing on as a co-sponsor of the Older Americans Act (OAA) Reauthorization, bipartisan legislation which would extend for four years provisions of the landmark 1965 law that helps pay for an array of services which address many key needs of older Kentuckians. The OAA funds home-delivered meals, transportation, community-based long-term care, legal services, elder abuse and prevention services, preventive health services, nursing home ombudsmen, senior community service jobs and services that help …

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 …