Join the conversation: tell us how you juggle life, work and family caregiving

Posted on 01/15/2015 by | AARP Montana | Comments

Events Every day, more than 42 million family caregivers in America make it possible for a parent, spouse or other loved one to live independently. Many of those caregivers juggle responsibilities, including working and caring for their own family. In fact, 42% of U.S. workers have been caregivers for aging loved ones in the last five years. What’s more, research shows juggling responsibilities can be highly stressful, putting caregivers at risk for depression, anxiety and cardiovascular disease, among other physiological consequences, …

Have Questions about Insurance? Ask the Commissioner

Posted on 12/1/2014 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Events Montana Commissioner of Securities and Insurance Monica J. Lindeen (D) will discuss fraud, fairness and other insurance issues during a tele-town hall with AARP members on Dec. 15 at 6:30 p.m. “Whether protecting folks from the latest scams, strengthening financial security or providing information about the Affordable Care Act, we have often teamed up with Commissioner Lindeen to provide accurate information,” said Joy Bruck, AARP state president. Lindeen was recently elected president of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners. Members …

AARP Montana Presents Series of Consumer Forums to Fight Investment Fraud

Posted on 09/4/2014 by | AARP Montana | Comments

Events       AARP Montana Presents Series of Consumer Forums to Fight Investment Fraud AARP and host of experts conduct forums on spotting scams, avoiding fraud; 3 Montana cities will host events   In its ongoing efforts to fight the problem of investment fraud, AARP Montana is partnering with a coalition of crime prevention agencies to sponsor a series of forums around Montana entitled “How to Outsmart Investment Fraud.” AARP will present the forums along with a host of experts from …

AARP-Sponsored Conference puts Spotlight on Mental Health Issues affecting Older Montanans

Posted on 09/4/2014 by | AARP Montana | Comments

Events AARP-Sponsored Conference puts Spotlight on Mental Health Issues affecting Older Montanans Conference to Explore “Pieces of the Puzzle”  AARP Montana is teaming up with Pathways Treatment Center, affiliated with Kalispell Regional Medical Center (KRMC), the Geriatric Care and Mental Health Advisory Council, Northwest Montana United Way, Area IX Agency on Aging and the Northwest Healthcare Foundation to sponsor the fifth annual Western Montana Geriatric Care and Mental Health Reception and Conference Oct. 21-22. Attendance is free and individuals may attend either …

Community Shredding Events and Food Drives Headline AARP National Day of Service in Montana

Posted on 09/2/2014 by | AARP Montana | Comments

Events Challenges facing older Montanans Highlighted by Efforts   Hunger and Fraud Tackled with Local Events throughout the State Helena, Mont., Sept. 2, 2014 — AARP Montana announced today that it will host community shredding events and food drives across Montana as part of its 2014 “National Day of Service” that will be held on Thursday, September 11.  For 12 years now, thousands of AARP staff, members and volunteers have responded to the tragic events of September 11 by volunteering in …

Montana U.S. Senate and House Candidates set to square off in Debate

Posted on 06/12/2014 by | AARP Montana | Comments

Events Montana Newspaper Association Hosts June 14th U.S. Senatorial and House Debate during its Annual Convention; Event will broadcast on Montana PBS on Sunday, June 15, 2014 Helena, Mont., June 12, 2014 — The Montana Newspaper Association and Montana PBS have joined together to sponsor the first United States Senate and United States House of Representatives candidate debates of the political season. The debates will be held in the Library Auditorium at Montana Tech in Butte on Saturday afternoon, June 14, …