Rams tickets available at a discount for AARP members

Posted on 09/17/2014 by | AARP Missouri | Comments

About AARP This is a shout out to all football fans everywhere! The backfield will be in motion when the Rams football team rolls out to scramble with the Seattle Seahawks on October 19 and the Oakland Raiders on November 30 at 12 noon. AARP in St. Louis will be there to watch the kickoff action and is offering AARP members and their guest(s) discounted tickets to each game! AARP in St. Louis is offering special seating – at up to a …

Andrus Award runner-up announced

Posted on 08/20/2014 by | AARP Missouri | Comments

About AARP AARP Missouri selected a First Runner-up for the Andrus Award for Community Service. Elizabeth “Liz” Fenner of Lexington will receive a $500 award that will be donated to her favorite charitable organization. The 80-year old retired teacher and mother of three and grandmother of two (who will follow in her footsteps as teachers) has a long history of community involvement. Here’s a short list of Fenner’s most recent community activities: Third term President of the Lexington Community Betterment Association Chair, …

Speakers Bureau volunteers ready to Speak Out!

Posted on 08/20/2014 by | AARP Missouri | Comments

About AARP AARP Missouri Speak Out! volunteers are ready to share information with their communities! Below are topics that are available to both internal AARP groups and community organizations, social groups, businesses, and educational entities. And these speakers are FREE! AARP speakers are available to groups of 20 or more and presentations are no more than 30 minutes in length, including Q&A. Typically, booklets, brochures, and other handouts are collateral to the presentations. Please allow four weeks advance notice should you wish …

JoAnn Jenkins Selected New AARP CEO

Posted on 05/13/2014 by | AARP Missouri | Comments

About AARP The Board of Directors of AARP, one of the nation’s largest and most powerful nonprofit advocacy groups, has unanimously selected Jo Ann Jenkins (@JoAnn_Jenkins) as its new chief executive officer, to succeed longtime CEO A. Barry Rand on September 1, 2014. Jenkins currently serves as executive vice president and chief operating officer of AARP, a role she assumed in March of 2013. In this position she has streamlined the organization’s strategic planning, technology and digital operations to enable AARP to …

Filing Your Taxes? Here’s Help

Posted on 03/1/2014 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

About AARP   By Tim Poor Shirley Becker dealt with corporate taxes as a payroll supervisor at Saint Louis University Hospital. When she retired, she figured she’d had enough. “You just reach a point where you don’t ever want to fill out a tax form again,” said Becker, of south St. Louis County. Fortunately, volunteers from AARP Foundation Tax-Aide were available to help her and her husband complete their taxes. “I think it’s a wonderful service,” said Becker, 80, who has used …

Need a Speaker for Your Group? Ask Us.

Posted on 09/1/2013 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

About AARP With a band of volunteers trained to address a wide range of subjects, AARP is encouraging community groups across the state to book an AARP speaker for their next event. Popular topics include resources for family caregivers, how to decide when a loved one needs to stop driving, resources for grandparents raising grandchildren and how to remodel a home to make it easier to age in place. To schedule a speaker for your community group or organization, complete an online …