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 …

Guest column: Kinky Boots – a Broadway matinee in Las Vegas

Posted on 09/11/2014 by | AARP Nevada | Comments

Events | Nevada This month, the Tony Award-winning musical Kinky Boots kicked off its national tour in Las Vegas at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts!  AARP Nevada was pleased to be able to bring a special offer to our members of discounted tickets to a specially-added Wednesday matinee of this acclaimed production.  AARP Nevada ambassador Janice Alpern, a longtime volunteer and arts fan who also leads the Cinemaniacs movie club, pens today’s guest blog with her reflections on the show, and …

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

Posted on 08/28/2014 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 …

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

Posted on 08/23/2014 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 …

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 …

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 …