Life@50+ – The Stars Come Out in Boston

Life@50+ – The Stars Come Out in Boston

Posted on 04/15/2014 by | AARP National | Comments

Events | Missouri What do the following people have in common? Whoopi Goldberg and Jay Leno; Laura Bush and Barbara Pierce Bush; The Moody Blues*; Linda Ronstadt; HGTV’s Kitchen Cousins stars Anthony Carrino and John Colaneri… They’re all coming to Life@50+ this May 8-10 in Boston! And with more than 50 planned lifestyle and learning sessions, nightly entertainment and a jam-packed exhibit floor, we really do have something for everyone! Life@50+ strives to create an experience that reflects the personality of today’s AARP …

A very cool happy hour!

Happy Hour @ Just John in “The Lou”

Posted on 04/11/2014 by | AARP Missouri | Comments

Events | Missouri Relax! Have fun! Meet up with friends – and make new ones! Join AARP in St. Louis for an LGBT Happy Hour at Just John Club on Monday, May 12, 2014, from 5 to 7 p.m. You’ll enjoy complimentary hors d’oeuvres and drinks* while learning about what AARP is doing in St. Louis. You’ll also be able to throw out your ideas about the best next things AARP in St. Louis can do in the community. It’s all about sharing …

Movies for Grownups: Free Screening of "The Railway Man"

Movies for Grownups: Free Screening of “The Railway Man”

Posted on 04/7/2014 by | AARP Missouri | Comments

Events | Missouri It’s time for another AARP Movies for Grownups in the St. Louis region! Join AARP for a free screening of “The Railway Man” starring Colin Firth and Nicole Kidman on Tuesday, April 15, 2015 at 7 p.m. The screening will be at the Regal Gravois Bluffs Stadium 12 theatre located at 754 Gravois Bluffs Blvd. in Fenton, MO (63026). “The Railway Man” tells the extraordinary and epic true story of Eric Lomax (Firth), a British Army officer who is tormented …

AARP fights for consumers on utility rate issue

Posted on 04/3/2014 by | AARP Missouri | Comments

Home & Family | Missouri | Money & Work AARP is challenging utility rate increases and fighting to ensure that utility companies receive only what is fair and reasonable – and not a dime more. Case in point The Missouri Public Service Commission (MoPSC) recently released a confidential report stating that Ameren Missouri over-earned more than $67 million between November 2012 and September 2013. AARP, fighting for our members and all consumers, took action to support the Office of Public Counsel’s motion to declassify over-earnings that were initially not …

Utilicare to be funded this year

Utilicare to be funded this year

Posted on 04/1/2014 by | AARP Missouri | Comments

Advocacy | Local Resources | Missouri | Money & Work AARP, along with other community-based organizations, applaud the efforts of Missouri legislators and Gov. Jay Nixon to fund the Utilicare program this year. This program helps thousands of Missourians with critical funding needed to help pay utility bills. This year, according to the National Climatic Data Center, energy demand was 27 percent higher than average this winter. Utilicare funding was granted on the last day of Missouri’s Cold Weather Rule which provides utility customers the most lenient payment plans and thereby helps avoid disconnection for …

Seeking More Data on Utility Rate Hikes

Posted on 04/1/2014 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Advocacy | Missouri | Money & Work As a member of the Fair Energy Rate Action Fund, AARP Missouri is pressing for legislation that would require more transparency in utility companies’ earnings reports. AARP wants utilities to publicly disclose returns on equity on a quarterly basis—not just during rate hearings—so consumer advocates can assess whether rate hikes are warranted. “The general public often has a difficult time obtaining this information,” said Craig Eichelman, AARP state director. “There is no way for a citizen to determine if a …