Speakers Bureau volunteers ready to Speak Out!

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

About AARP | Advocacy | Health & Wellbeing | Home & Family | Missouri | Money & Work 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 …

AARP Missouri Andrus Award Winner Announced

Posted on 08/7/2014 by | AARP Missouri | Comments

Missouri | Volunteering Judy Sherry of Kansas City has been selected by AARP to receive the 2014 AARP Missouri Andrus Award for Community Service – the Association’s most prestigious and visible state volunteer award for community service. AARP Missouri selected her remarkable service which has greatly benefitted her community, supported AARP’s vision and mission, and inspired other volunteers. Sherry is a 74 year-old grandmother who, with another grandmother in Kansas, founded the Missouri Kansas Chapter of Grandmothers Against Gun Violence (GAG) in September …

Speak Out! topics available

Posted on 07/22/2014 by | AARP Missouri | Comments

Local Resources | Missouri The AARP Missouri volunteer speakers bureau, “Speak Out!” has a number of interesting presentations for audiences in select areas of Missouri. If you would like to have one of our volunteers address your group, send an online request form to: http://formsmarts.com/form/xfw. Please allow four weeks advance notice in requesting a speaker and your group must have a minimum of  20 individuals who will attend. If you have questions, please feel free to send an email to aarpmo@aarp.org. Topics Offered Keys …

An Interview with Rep. Jacob Hummel on Medicaid Expansion in Missouri

Posted on 07/2/2014 by | AARP Missouri | Comments

Advocacy | Health & Wellbeing | Missouri AARP Missouri: Thank you for the opportunity to hear your thoughts about Medicaid reform. Recently, AARP conducted an interview with Sen. Ryan Silvey (R-17) and disseminated his comments on this subject. AARP is not endorsing any particular plan, but AARP is interested in hearing your views and thoughts from the other side of the aisle. Rep. Hammel: Several members have filed multiple bills dealing with Medicaid expansion. We have tried to get hearings on those bills. There had been some …

ParentLink Offers New Information for Grandfamilies

Posted on 07/2/2014 by | AARP Missouri | Comments

Health & Wellbeing | Home & Family | Missouri If you’re in need of information about depression and/or anxiety in children and adolescents, there is a resource for you! ParentLink’s Grandfamilies website can provide you with information on questions and inquiries regarding mental health at any age, as well as many other issues pertaining to grandfamilies. ParentLink is also available for professionals and all types of families who need specific questions about establishing family routines, building family cohesion, and promoting child strengths. Visit the website or call ParentLink’s WarmLine for …

New AARP Membership Card

Posted on 07/2/2014 by | AARP Missouri | Comments

Missouri AARP has launched a new, redesigned membership card that creates a more convenient way for members to track their engagements with AARP and to access their benefits in certain retail locations. This new card, which is being distributed through October of this year, will also make it easier for AARP to collect data on how members are interacting with their memberships. When you receive your new card, simply replace it with your new AARP membership card, and carry it with …