Enjoy an afternoon with Age of Champions!

Enjoy an afternoon with Age of Champions!

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

Events 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 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 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 …

Want to start or grow a small biz? Meet your mentors on April 23

Want to start or grow a small biz? Meet your mentors on April 23

Posted on 04/1/2014 by | AARP Nebraska | Comments

Events Ready to channel your inner entrepreneur or take your business smarts to the next level? Here’s your chance to explore the possibilities of being your own boss. AARP Nebraska and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) are teaming up to hold an Encore Entrepreneur Speed Mentoring event on April 23 in Omaha. The event is designed to provide counseling, mentoring and training for those aged 50 and older who would like to start or grow a business. From writing a …

Time to Get Comfortable with Your Computer

Time to Get Comfortable with Your Computer

Posted on 03/1/2014 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Events Nebraskans who feel ill at ease with computers can take beginner classes in Omaha to bolster their skills and confidence. The classes are designed for adults age 50-plus who want to get comfortable using email and learn the basics of the Internet. The nine-hour course costs $15 and will be held weekly in three sessions (Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 1 to 4 p.m.) from late April through June. Class size is limited, and registration is required. Interested? Call the …

Dec. 11 seminar for age 50+ entrepreneurs on Affordable Care Act, small business loans

Dec. 11 seminar for age 50+ entrepreneurs on Affordable Care Act, small business loans

Posted on 11/15/2013 by | AARP Nebraska | Comments

Events The Small Business Administration’s Nebraska District Office and AARP Nebraska will offer a free seminar for encore entrepreneurs over 50 in Lincoln on Wednesday, December 11. The seminar will help take the mystery out of the Affordable Care Act provisions for small businesses and applying for federally-guaranteed loans for start-ups and existing small companies. “Take the Mystery out of SBA Loans and the Affordable Care Act” is scheduled from 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. (registration at 7:15 a.m.) at the …