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, the Geriatric Care and Mental Health Advisory Council and the Northwest Healthcare Foundation to sponsor the fourth annual Western Montana Geriatric Care and Mental Health Conference Oct. 22.     “Older adults and their advocates are much more aware of the disabling and tragic consequences of mental illness …

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, …

Missoula Stand Down to Help Veterans and Their Families

Posted on 06/1/2014 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Events AARP Montana will reach out to military veterans and their families June 27-28 at the Missoula Veterans Stand Down. The event will run from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days at the Missoula Armory. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs in cooperation with other agencies and nonprofit organizations, Stand Down provides services for veterans in need, such as food, shelter, health screenings and information about community resources. Attendees can visit the AARP Montana booth for tips on …

Planning to Live a Long Time? Then Plan to Live Well

Posted on 04/1/2014 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Events As part of the Montana Financial Education Coalition, AARP Montana is cosponsoring “Financial Security for a Lifetime,” a statewide conference in Helena, April 28-29. “Longer life spans and an uncertain economy make it more important than ever to plan for lifelong financial well-being,” said Bob Bartholomew, AARP state director. Jean Chatzky, an AARP ambassador and financial editor for NBC’s Today show, will headline the event. Experts from government, banking, education and nonprofit organizations will discuss smart money-management practices. An April …