AARP fights for consumers on utility rate issue

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

Home & Family 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 …

Women’s History Month: Did You Know?

Posted on 03/18/2014 by | AARP Missouri | Comments

Home & Family Celebrate Women’s History Month! Play “Did You Know?” with us! Did you know that there were 161 million females in the U.S. as of December 2013? Yes – men are outnumbered – there were only 156.1 million males. Did you know that 31.4 percent of women 25 years of age and older earned a bachelor’s degree or more as of 2013? Did you know that 63.7percent of female citizens age 18 and older reported voting in the 2013 presidential election? …

Visit AARP in St. Louis at the Home & Garden Show March 6-9

Visit AARP in St. Louis at the Home & Garden Show March 6-9

Posted on 03/7/2014 by | AARP Missouri | Comments

Home & Family Visit the AARP booth at the 37th Annual Builders Home & Garden Show!  Look for booth #3329! This year, the Home & Garden Show will be at America’s Center in downtown St. Louis March 6-9. Learn about easy modifications you can make to your (or a family member’s) home, so you can live safely and comfortably at home. You can also pick up a free copy of the AARP Home Fit Guide and a free gift for AARP members who …

AARP Driver Safety Program has new leadership

AARP Driver Safety Program has new leadership

Posted on 03/4/2014 by | AARP Missouri | Comments

Home & Family St. Louisan Mary Tillman has been selected the new AARP Missouri State Coordinator for the Driver Safety Program (DSP). Appointed at the onset of this year, Tillman joined the DSP as an instructor in 2006 and was designated a Zone Coordinator shortly thereafter. Tillman has instructed more than 40 classes over the last three years and is excited about the possibilities of introducing older drivers to the new Smart Driver Course. “I also look forward to recruiting new instructors to …

AARP Live to Feature Conversation on Caregiving

Posted on 02/18/2014 by | AARP Missouri | Comments

Home & Family Have you helped care for a loved one or do you know someone who is a family caregiver? According to the Pew Research Center, 39% of adults in the United States care for someone with significant health issues.  Millions of Americans are helping take care of aging parents, a spouse or a family member. Don’t miss the chance to join a special conversation about caregiving on the next edition of AARP Live, Thursday, February 20th at 10 p.m. ET/9 p.m. …

AARP Live Returns January 23rd: Advice on Scams!

AARP Live Returns January 23rd: Advice on Scams!

Posted on 01/22/2014 by | AARP Missouri | Comments

Home & Family Ever been the victim of a fraud or scam? AARP Live returns January 23rd with a program that will help you learn how to spot a fraud and important advice on how you can protect yourself from getting scammed. Tune in at 10 p.m. EST (9 p.m. CST) on the RFD-TV network or online at: www.aarp.org/rfd. AARP fraud expert Doug Shadel will tell us about the latest frauds making the rounds and the top scams you should watch out for …