Mix & Mingle at Ice Cream Social in Clintonville

Posted on 07/22/2014 by | AARP Ohio | Comments

Events | Ohio AARP members are invited to enjoy a free sweet treat and meet fellow members at an ice cream social we are hosting from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, August 15, at the Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams location in Clintonville. Volunteers and staff will be on hand to answer questions and to let you know what else AARP is doing in this community and others across the state. Our ice cream social is free but participation is limited so don’t …

Fight fraud at shred, e-device destruction day

Posted on 07/21/2014 by | AARP Ohio | Comments

Events Every two seconds someone’s Identity is stolen, making ID theft the fastest growing crime in the country. Last year, nearly half of Americans were hacked in cyber-attacks. AARP invites Cincinnati area residents to protect themselves and their families from fraud and identity theft at a free shredding and electronic device destruction day. This fraud fighting event is open to the public at no charge. WHO: AARP volunteers and staff will be on hand to assist area residents with shredding, destroying …

Final date: Tea with a princess in the Queen City

Posted on 07/20/2014 by | AARP Ohio | Comments

Events | Ohio Last chance! If you missed our May festivities, this is your final chance to enjoy Tea with a Princess in the Queen City. This exclusive event for AARP members is taking place on Sunday, July 27, 2014, at the Cincinnati Museum Center. Experience the remarkable life and work of Diana, Princess of Wales at the final stop for this award-winning exhibition. Visit Diana, A Celebration and enjoy afternoon tea with your daughters or granddaughters, mother or grandmother, nieces or aunts, or …

Take control of your financial future in Toledo

Posted on 07/17/2014 by | AARP Ohio | Comments

Events | Money & Work | Ohio You can take control of your future financial security by learning more about saving, investing and how to protect yourself against fraud, scams and identity theft. Join us for a free — absolutely no strings attached — interactive financial planning seminar from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 23, 2014, at the African American Legacy Project, 1326 Collingwood Blvd., Toledo, Ohio 43604. Complimentary refreshments will be made available at 6:15 p.m. Attend this presentation by a certified financial …

Tour Ohio’s only Frank Lloyd Wright masterpiece

Posted on 07/16/2014 by | AARP Ohio | Comments

Events | Ohio AARP members are invited to gather in Springfield for a free and exclusive tour of the only home and gardens in Ohio that were designed by renowned architect Frank Lloyd Wright. Explore the Westcott House and its beautiful surrounding period gardens. Three tours of the Prairie Style home – built in 1908 for Burton & Orpha Westcott and their family – will take place simultaneously at 1 pm on Tuesday, July 22. The tours will cover the main house, garage …

Care for Caregivers: Tell Your Story

Posted on 07/15/2014 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Advocacy | Health & Wellbeing | Home & Family | Local Resources | Ohio AARP is asking caregivers across the state to weigh in on what services could help them most. Answers will be collected and shared with policymakers to help meet the needs of Ohio families and reduce the costs of long-term care. At any given time, about 1.7 million Ohioans are serving as family caregivers, providing services valued at $17.5 billion annually. Supportive services for caregivers could result in more Ohioans continuing to live at home rather than moving into institutional care, …