Tips for Getting Insurance in the Exchange

Posted on 10/1/2013 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

About AARP Americans who are uninsured or want to change health plans can buy a policy through insurance exchanges set up under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Enrollment through the online marketplaces began Oct. 1 and runs through March 31. Coverage begins Jan. 1 for people who sign up by Dec. 15. All plans sold in the exchanges must cover basic health care such as doctor visits, hospital stays and prescription drugs. They can’t charge a copayment for preventive care such as …

We want to hear from you - here's how to reach us

We want to hear from you – here’s how to reach us

Posted on 07/24/2013 by | AARP Nebraska | Comments

About AARP With a state office in Lincoln and a volunteer-run information center in Omaha, we’re here in Nebraska working on behalf of our 200,000+ members and their families.       AARP Nebraska State Office 301 South 13th Street Suite 201 Lincoln , NE 68508 Phone: 1-866-389-5651 (toll-free) Fax: 1-402-323-6908 neaarp@aarp.org 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday Local Map AARP Nebraska Information Center The Center Mall 1941 South 42nd Street Suite 220 Omaha, NE 68105 Phone: 402-398-9568 omnebraska@aol.com 10 …

Shred Personal Documents May 18 in Omaha

Shred Personal Documents May 18 in Omaha

Posted on 05/1/2013 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

About AARP AARP and Shred-it, a document destruction and recycling company, are sponsoring a shredding day in Omaha on May 18. The eighth annual community shredding day takes place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the east end of the large parking lot on the top level of the Center Mall at 42nd and Center streets. People can drive through and safely drop off documents at on-site mobile shredders; unloading assistance will be provided. There is a limit of two boxes …

Beginning Computer Classes in Omaha Start in April; $15

Beginning Computer Classes in Omaha Start in April; $15

Posted on 03/1/2013 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

About AARP The AARP Information Center in Omaha offers basic computer classes for adults age 50 and older. Participants learn how to type and format documents, back up data, delete unwanted files and navigate the Internet. The class is designed for people with no knowledge of how to use a computer, as well as for those wanting to refresh their computer skills. The spring session runs April 17 to June 28, with the basic nine-hour course taught in three-hour segments on Wednesdays, …