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

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

Events 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 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 …

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

Posted on 09/15/2014 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 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 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, …

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 …