AARP Nevada Recognizes Domingo Floresta with 2014 Andrus Award for Community Service

Posted on 10/22/2014 by | AARP Nevada | Comments

Nevada | Volunteering Domingo Floresta has been selected to receive the 2014 AARP Nevada Andrus Award for Community Service – the organization’s most prestigious state volunteer award.  The award recognizes Floresta’s dedicated, inspiring service to the Las Vegas community as a volunteer leader. As a volunteer, Floresta leads the Patient Ambassador Program at St. Rose Dominican Hospital, Rose de Lima Campus. Seeing a need for patient and family advocacy, Floresta helped develop and build the Ambassador program from the ground up, regularly working …

Join us at Springs Preserve “Dia de Muertos” festival November 1&2

Posted on 10/13/2014 by | AARP Nevada | Comments

Events | Nevada Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) is a 3,000 year-old cultural tradition celebrating life and honoring loved ones.  Las Vegas Springs Preserve’s Dia de Muertos festival each year presents a feast for the senses – with traditional music, art and food in an adventure for the entire family.  AARP Nevada is pleased to co-sponsor this year’s festivities on November 1&2 – and we hope you’ll join the fun! Dia de los Muertos is a celebration of expression in …

Learn to love Facebook and Twitter with hands-on social media classes

Posted on 09/19/2014 by | AARP Nevada | Comments

Events | Home & Family | Nevada Do you enjoy using Facebook, but worry about privacy on the social network? Hate sifting through irrelevant or annoying posts to find what you’re looking for? Do you want to learn about getting started on Twitter, and how it can help you follow breaking news, “jump the line” for customer service, cheer on your team, comment during a TV show you like, and much more? AARP Nevada is teaming up with the City of Las Vegas Lieburn Center to present …

Got financial skills? Help Nevadans by becoming an AARP Tax-Aide volunteer!

Posted on 09/17/2014 by | AARP Nevada | Comments

Money & Work | Nevada | Volunteering Got financial skills? Love working with numbers? You can help Nevadans maximize their money this tax season by becoming a Tax-Aide volunteer! Each year, the AARP Foundation’s Tax-Aide program provides free tax preparation for thousands across the country.  Last season in Nevada, Tax-Aide volunteers served nearly 15,000 people throughout the state, preparing returns and answering questions for some who did not need to file.  Their efforts resulted in more than $10 million in tax refunds! More than 260 Nevada Tax-Aide …

Special offer: Save on tickets to Nevada Ballet Theatre’s marquee productions!

Posted on 09/15/2014 by | AARP Nevada | Comments

Events | Nevada Love the ballet? AARP members, friends and family can purchase tickets to Nevada Ballet Theatre’s 2014/15 productions at a special price! In collaboration with AARP Nevada, NBT is offering a $20 discount on tickets for perennial holiday favorite The Nutcracker,on Dec. 13-14 and Dec. 19-21, and Giselle, on May 9 and 10, 2015 . All NBT productions are at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts in Las Vegas. Save $20 per seat while supplies last!  Visit the online box office here: …

Get ready for your future: Tips & tools for savings, retirement planning and more

Posted on 09/12/2014 by | AARP Nevada | Comments

Events | Home & Family | Money & Work | Nevada Whether you’re planning for retirement, travel, home remodeling or sending the kids to college, financial security is a crucial piece of your future.  Yet many people feel overwhelmed and don’t know where to start when it comes to planning.   That’s why AARP Nevada is presenting a series of workshops connecting you with tips, free tools and information that can help.  Learn about finding the savings vehicles that are best for you, ways to cut costs, determining how much money you will need in retirement to achieve your goals, …