Don’t Do Your Taxes This Year… Let AARP Foundation Tax-Aide Take Care of That!

Posted on 02/6/2014 by | AARP Montana | Comments

Press AARP Foundation Tax-Aide Program in Full Swing for 2014 Tax Season AARP Foundation Tax-Aide provides free tax assistance and preparation at sites around Montana during tax season This year, AARP Foundation is again providing free tax assistance and preparation for taxpayers with low to moderate income through the AARP Foundation Tax-Aide program.  In its 45th year, AARP Foundation Tax-Aide is the nation’s largest free tax assistance and preparation service, giving special attention to those 60 and older.  Taxpayers do not …

Older Montanans at Risk in Extremely Cold Weather

Posted on 12/5/2013 by | AARP Montana | Comments

Press AARP Montana is advising Family Members, Caregivers and Friends to Keep a Close Eye on Older Adults during Frigid Temperatures Almost everyone knows about winter dangers — such as broken bones from falls on icy steps, sidewalks or streets.  But cold weather also can cause a potentially deadly, and less obvious danger that can affect older people — hypothermia.  Older adults are especially vulnerable to hypothermia. Hypothermia occurs when a person’s body temperature drops below normal for a period of …

AARP Montana Announces Winner of its most Prestigious Volunteer Award

Posted on 10/17/2013 by | AARP Montana | Comments

Press Alex Ward selected as recipient of 2013 Andrus Award for Community Service  AARP Montana announced today that Alex Ward of Billings was selected to receive the 2013 Andrus Award for Community Service, the Association’s most prestigious volunteer award.  Each year AARP honors the legacy of AARP founder, Dr. Ethel Percy Andrus, with the AARP Andrus Award for Community Service. This award is a symbol of the power of individuals to make a difference in the lives of others. Montana Governor …

Montana Contact

Posted on 07/29/2013 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Press AARP Montana would love to hear from you!  Here’s how to reach us… Call: 866-295-7278 Email: mtaarp@aarp.org Fax: 406-441-2225 Be sure to stay up-to-date on news important to Montana State residents 50+ – like us on Facebook, and follow us on Twitter.

Share Your Story about Difficulties Getting Insurance

Posted on 04/1/2013 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Press AARP is asking Nebraska members who have had problems getting health insurance coverage to share their stories. The anecdotes will be used to help persuade state lawmakers to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act. If approved, the expansion would extend Medicaid coverage to about 54,000 uninsured Nebraskans younger than 65. Individuals with annual income up to $15,415 would be eligible, as would couples with income up to $21,400. Gov. Dave Heineman (R) opposes the plan. AARP is part of …

AARP Volunteers Across Montana Send Message to Congressional Delegation

Posted on 02/19/2013 by | AARP Montana | Comments

Press AARP Volunteers Take Message to Montana Congressional Offices: Don’t Cut Social Security or Medicare Benefits in Deficit Deal  During the President’s Day Congressional recess, AARP Montana volunteers and staff from across Montana met with the offices of Senator Baucus, Senator Tester and Congressman Daines.  The AARP volunteers and staff urged the Montana congressional delegation not to reduce Social Security or Medicare benefits in any deficit deal.   Instead, the volunteers emphasized that AARP is fighting for responsible solutions to strengthen Medicare and …