Shift Gears with a Midnight Bike Ride

Posted on 07/1/2014 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Events A traditional event that supports youthful pursuits has found itself a new ally. The Moonlight Ramble has raised money for youth hostels and other nonprofits in the St. Louis region since 1964. Since AARP members are always looking for ways to maintain an active lifestyle, in addition to the high percentage of cyclists at this event aged 45+, AARP in St. Louis has stepped up to be part of this healthy and fun St. Louis tradition on August 9th.

Planning for Your Future? Here’s Help

Posted on 07/1/2014 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Events By Tim Poor When Ron Sergent taught American government and history, his greatest satisfaction came from watching students discover new things. “I like to see the light bulbs come on,” he said. Sergent, 67, retired from the Columbia public schools 15 years ago, but he’s getting a similar experience now as a volunteer speaker for AARP Missouri. He is one of more than 30 volunteers around the state who speak to groups on subjects as diverse as health coverage, consumer …

Brain Power: Use It or Lose It!

Posted on 05/29/2014 by | AARP Missouri | Comments

Events Learn about memory loss prevention, research, early detection-and how to get a proper Alzheimer’s diagnosis. Find out how to corral your brain power by attending the free seminar on Tuesday, June 17, 2014 from 8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at the Trinity United Methodist Church in Piedmont. Attendees will participate in activities that will stimulate the brain: exercise, healthy eating, and music. Lunch and light snacks will be served. Featured presenters are Mary Ehvenreich, Alzheimer’s Association-St. Louis Chapter; Phyllis Flanigan, …

Live in the St. Louis Region? Come to the Grizzlies Game!

Posted on 05/9/2014 by | AARP Missouri | Comments

Events If you live in the St. Louis region, get ready to watch two professional baseball teams PLAY BALL!  What’s special is that you can get a 30 percent discount off each Field Box ticket! AARP in St. Louis invites you, your family and friends to come on out to the Gateway Grizzlies ballgame on July 11! The Grizzlies will be bat to bat against the Southern Illinois Miners at the Grizzlie Bear Stadium, at 2301 Grizzlies Bear Blvd. in Sauget, …

Get Healthier, Visit the ‘Listening Post’

Posted on 05/1/2014 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Events Here’s an opportunity to get a better understanding of your health, help make St. Louis a better place to live and discover AARP’s real possibilities—all in one location. The Walgreens Way to Well Health Tour with AARP plans a stop May 26 in the upper level parking area of the Jewish Community Center, 2 Millstone Campus Drive. The tour stop will coincide with the 35th annual St. Louis Senior Olympics, which runs May 22-27. Free health services, education and screening …

Happy Hour @ Just John in “The Grove”

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

Events 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 …