Speed Dating for Adults 50+

Posted on 01/23/2015 by | AARP Nebraska | Comments

Events Are you single, divorced or widowed and ready to try speed dating? Here’s a chance to meet your future romantic possibility just in time for Valentine’s Day. AARP Nebraska and Omaha Public Library are teaming up to host a special speed dating event for people age 50 and over on February 13. Speed dating is an easy and entertaining way to meet several people in one evening. You will have 4-5 minutes to pitch yourself to each potential date. Have fun, …

February 12 program eyes fraud, elder financial abuse

Posted on 01/13/2015 by | AARP Nebraska | Comments

Events Join us for dinner and a discussion about fraud and elder financial abuse in Columbus on Thursday, February 12. AARP Nebraska and Columbus Public Library are hosting a special program with the Nebraska Attorney General’s Office and the Columbus Police Department to share information with you and your family about preventing fraud. The free event is from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in the Columbus Public Library auditorium, 2504 14th St. A light dinner will be provided at no charge. Register …

Schedule a Presentation on How to Fight Fraud

Posted on 11/1/2014 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Events AARP Fraud Watch Network volunteers are speaking to community groups throughout Nebraska about how to fight fraud. The trained presenters explain how scammers think, how to avoid identity theft and what to do if you or someone you know is scammed. Some presentations include first-hand accounts from victims. The sessions are free, and participants can sign up for watchdog alerts to stay up to date about scams currently happening close to home. Nebraskans reported about 7,600 cases of fraud and …

Boomers: Get Ready for Your Future at After Hours with AARP

Posted on 09/25/2014 by | AARP Nebraska | Comments

Events Baby boomers who are planning for or approaching retirement are invited to attend After Hours with AARP in Lincoln on Oct. 30 or Nov. 6. The informal wine-and-food event will be held on both dates from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Art and Soul, located on 5740 Hidcote Drive. “Join us for wine tasting and a cooking demonstration along with some tips from an experienced Certified Financial Planner to help you prepare for a secure retirement,” said Connie Benjamin, …

Outsmarting Investment Fraud sessions coming to North Platte & McCook

Posted on 09/24/2014 by | AARP Nebraska | Comments

Events Residents in North Platte and McCook will get the scoop on how to keep their investments safe from scammers during a free program on Oct. 22 and Oct. 23. The FINRA Investor Education Foundation, Community Hospital and AARP Nebraska are hosting “Outsmarting Investment Fraud” sessions open to the public. Experts from the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission and AARP Foundation will conduct the program. Their presentation will be followed by a discussion with local law enforcement about current scams in …

Free computer classes for older adults in Omaha

Posted on 07/25/2014 by | AARP Nebraska | Comments

Events Do you or a loved one want to learn the basics of using a computer, email and the Internet or need to brush up on the fundamentals? We’re pleased to offer our fall session of free computer classes in collaboration with Omaha Public Library. Absolutely no experience is required! These popular classes fill up fast, so register today to reserve your spot! If a space is not available, you will be placed on a waiting list for a future session …