You’re Invited to a Rock n’ Roll Summer Finale – Saturday, September 6

Posted on 08/21/2014 by | AARP Nevada | Comments

Events | Nevada Ready to rock the night away to your favorite cruisin’ classics? Join us on Saturday, September 6 for the 2014 KOOL/KJUL End of Summer Bash - an evening of classic hits, classic cars and dancing under the stars at the Cannery Casino Hotel (2121 E Craig Rd, North Las Vegas). As a cosponsor of the event, AARP Nevada invites members and friends to enjoy favorite hits from the 1960s and 70s from headliners Gary Lewis and the Playboys (“This Diamond Ring”), …

Spend an unforgettable evening with Hollywood icon Jerry Lewis

Posted on 08/21/2014 by | AARP Nevada | Comments

Events | Nevada Spend an evening with one of Hollywood’s true entertainment icons – Jerry Lewis!  The entertainment legend and Academy Award-winner will appear at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts in Las Vegas on Tuesday, September 30 at 7:30 PM.  AARP Nevada and The Smith Center present a special offer for AARP members and friends to purchase tickets at a 25% discount, while supplies last! Visit this link and enter promo code BOOMER: http://bit.ly/JerryLewisLV Tickets may also be purchased in-person at …

Dia de los Muertos: What’s it all about? Join us for a special presentation

Posted on 08/21/2014 by | AARP Nevada | Comments

Events | Nevada Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) is commemorated around the world as a colorful remembrance and celebration of loved ones past. The 3,000 year-old celebration is full of joy and tradition. Join AARP Nevada and representatives from Springs Preserve for a special free presentation about the art, music and cultural traditions behind the holiday – and find out how you can get involved in the festivities right here in Las Vegas this November! Tuesday, September 16 at 10:00 …

Be a champion for your loved one: free workshop for family caregivers

Posted on 08/21/2014 by | AARP Nevada | Comments

Events | Health & Wellbeing | Local Resources | Nevada As a caregiver, you are often the one to speak up for your loved one – in the hospital, with an insurance provider, with a social service agency and more.  Your voice can be the difference in getting critical care needs met, learning about follow-up care and resolving issues.  At a special free workshop – You are their Voice: Be a Champion for Your Loved One – you’ll learn from the experts how to be an effective champion for your …

Find your perfect “CarFit” with a free check-up

Posted on 08/20/2014 by | AARP Nevada | Comments

Events | Health & Wellbeing | Nevada How well does your car fit you? Do you have a clear view out your vehicle’s windows? Can you reach and manage all controls and adjust the seat and seat belt so they’re secure, yet comfortable? The right adjustments can improve comfort, control and confidence behind the wheel.  CarFit is an educational program that provides a quick, yet comprehensive review of how well you and your vehicle work together. The program, developed by AAA, AARP and the American Occupational Therapy …

Utility Watchdog Team Fights for Fair Rates

Posted on 08/12/2014 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Advocacy | Home & Family | Money & Work | Nevada | Volunteering Anticipating that power utility NV Energy will propose rate changes this summer, AARP Nevada is recruiting volunteers to join its Utility Watchdogs team. Summer cooling costs are particularly burdensome for Nevadans on fixed incomes. When the state Public Utilities Commission considers a rate case, AARP experts comment on the proposal, and the AARP Nevada Utility Watchdog team ensures consumers’ voices are heard. The volunteers recently helped defeat a Southwest Gas proposal to charge customers for infrastructure replacement before the work …