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

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

Events 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 …

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

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

Events 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 …

Spend an unforgettable evening with Hollywood icon Jerry Lewis

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

Events 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 …

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

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

Events 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 …

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

Posted on 08/23/2014 by | AARP Nevada | Comments

Events 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 …

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

Posted on 06/25/2014 by | AARP Nevada | Comments

Events 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 …