AARP Foundation helping Nebraskans in need

AARP Foundation helping Nebraskans in need

Posted on 04/16/2014 by | AARP Nebraska | Comments

Home & Family | Nebraska Winter may have come and gone, yet too many Nebraskan seniors with low incomes are struggling to catch up on their costly heating bills from the severe cold weather. AARP and its members are committed to helping those in need. Nationally, AARP and AARP Foundation matched dollar-for-dollar contributions up to $250,000 to create a relief fund for this year’s extreme weather. AARP Foundation selected Community Action Partnership of Lancaster and Saunders Counties to receive a $1500 check to provide energy …

Enjoy an afternoon with Age of Champions!

Enjoy an afternoon with Age of Champions!

Posted on 04/15/2014 by | AARP Nebraska | Comments

Events | Nebraska You’re invited to enjoy an afternoon at the movies with Age of Champions! Join us in Lincoln on May14 for a special screening of the award-winning PBS documentary that the Washington Post called “infectiously inspiring.” Age of Champions has sparked a grassroots movement to discuss issues of aging, health and fitness. This uplifting story of five competitors who sprint, leap and swim for gold at the National Senior Olympics shows us that nothing is impossible. You’ll meet a 100-year-old tennis …

Life@50+ – The Stars Come Out in Boston

Life@50+ – The Stars Come Out in Boston

Posted on 04/15/2014 by | AARP National | Comments

Events | Nebraska What do the following people have in common? Whoopi Goldberg and Jay Leno; Laura Bush and Barbara Pierce Bush; The Moody Blues*; Linda Ronstadt; HGTV’s Kitchen Cousins stars Anthony Carrino and John Colaneri… They’re all coming to Life@50+ this May 8-10 in Boston! And with more than 50 planned lifestyle and learning sessions, nightly entertainment and a jam-packed exhibit floor, we really do have something for everyone! Life@50+ strives to create an experience that reflects the personality of today’s AARP …

Join us for After Hours with AARP Wine & Cheese Tasting

Join us for After Hours with AARP Wine & Cheese Tasting

Posted on 04/14/2014 by | AARP Nebraska | Comments

Events | Nebraska Spring is in the air! Join us in Omaha on Friday, May 9, for an evening of conversation, wine and hors d’oeuvres. It’s on us; there’s no cost to attend. You’ll learn about the benefits of AARP and Omaha Public Library in your community and how you can get involved. Besides a chance to meet and mingle with other AARP members, we’re offering cards and board games to tease your brain. Please bring a friend or make new ones! RSVP …

Apply now for AARP Foundation Americorps Vista position in Lincoln!

Apply now for AARP Foundation Americorps Vista position in Lincoln!

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

Advocacy | Health & Wellbeing | Money & Work | Nebraska | Press Would you like to help struggling older adults put healthy food on their tables? Would you like to develop a set of skills that will benefit you while working for a world-class nonprofit? Then consider a year-long opportunity as an AARP Foundation AmeriCorps VISTA in partnership with the New York City Coalition Against Hunger.  This position will be stationed at the AARP Nebraska state office in Lincoln.   Position Description: Convene community leaders and members to identify SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition …

Budget proposal shifts costs to seniors and future retirees

Posted on 04/2/2014 by | AARP Nebraska | Comments

Advocacy | Health & Wellbeing | Money & Work | Nebraska | Press AARP Executive Vice President Nancy LeaMond released the following statement in reaction to House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan’s FY2015 budget proposal: “As AARP reviews the details of Chairman Ryan’s proposals, we encourage members of Congress to consider the impact on real people when looking for ways to address our nation’s financial challenges. “Chairman Ryan’s proposed budget fails to address the high costs of health care and instead shifts costs onto seniors and future retirees. Repealing the benefits of the …