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 …

Spend an unforgettable evening with Hollywood icon Jerry Lewis

Posted on 08/5/2014 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 …

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

Posted on 08/5/2014 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”), …

Five Habits of Smart Drivers

Posted on 08/5/2014 by | AARP National | Comments

Health & Wellbeing | Nevada By Julie E. Lee The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety recently released some encouraging news: today’s drivers age 70 and older are less likely to be involved in crashes than previous generations. If they do crash, they are also less likely to be killed or seriously injured. The Institute claims this is a result of safer cars and healthier individuals. Maintaining a healthy mental and physical state is critical to all aspects of our lives. The same is true for …

Stay young, volunteer!

Posted on 07/14/2014 by | AARP Nevada | Comments

Health & Wellbeing | Nevada | Volunteering Guest blog by Harvey Lee, AARP Nevada volunteer   So you’re getting ready to retire or have just retired and now you aren’t sure what you are going to do with your retirement time. Volunteer. Here are several reasons it’s a great idea: Staying active is a healthy choice. Sitting down and doing nothing is an unhealthy choice. And it’s pretty boring. My wife and I recently returned from a seven-week volunteer experience at a lighthouse in northern California. (Battery …

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

Posted on 06/25/2014 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 A Midsummer Night’s Dream: Act I and Seasons (adapted from Antonio Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons) on Sept. 20-21, 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 …