You can hear AARP national leader in Cleveland

Posted on 10/20/2014 by | AARP Ohio | Comments

Events | Ohio AARP national leader Nancy LeaMond will speak about the “Impact of an Aging America” at noon on Monday, November 10, 2014, at the City Club of Cleveland. Executive Vice President for AARP’s State & National Group, Ms. LeaMond will discuss how the aging of America already has started to reshape all sectors of society. She will touch on the major challenges and opportunities for communities and businesses that come with an older population. Ms. LeaMond is a national thought leader …

Spread Some Good takes bite out of hunger

Posted on 10/16/2014 by | AARP Ohio | Comments

Events | Health & Wellbeing | Ohio Ohioans have donated the equivalent of 545 tons – or 64,068 jars — of low-salt peanut butter to local food pantries across the state by contributing to Spread Some Good, a Drive to End Hunger project sponsored by AARP Ohio and Walgreens stores. Individual contributions of $1 or more from 56,655 customers at 265 Walgreens stores over a three-week period (August 27 through September 17) have checks totaling $85,584 being delivered to the Ohio Association of Foodbanks, Wesley Community Services …

Don’t miss Autumn at Holden Arboretum

Posted on 10/9/2014 by | AARP Ohio | Comments

Events | Ohio Meet up with fellow AARP members at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct 28, for light refreshments at the Holden Arboretum Visitors Center, and then join Arboretum staff for guided walking tours through trails and gardens. Holden Arboretum is among the largest in the United States. Its 120,000 trees and plants are displayed in gardens and themed collections throughout 20 miles of hiking trails, water features, and bird watching and picnic areas. AARP invites members explore this unique area of Lake …

Take control of your financial future

Posted on 10/3/2014 by | AARP Ohio | Comments

Events | Money & Work | Ohio Get tips about saving and investing, so that you can take control of your financial future, at one of the financial planning seminars that AARP is conducting this fall at libraries throughout the Columbus area. AARP is offering free — absolutely no strings attached — interactive financial planning seminars that are open to all at no cost whether or not you are an AARP member. “A certified financial planner will present information and answer your questions,” said AARP Ohio staffer …

Where Do Candidates Stand? Here’s Help

Posted on 10/1/2014 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Advocacy | Ohio On Nov. 4, Ohio voters will decide who will represent them in the U.S. House of Representatives. Each of the state’s 16 congressional districts is up for election. To help Ohioans make informed decisions at the polls, AARP has prepared a voters guide showing candidates’ public statements on issues such as Social Security, Medicare and saving for retirement. The candidates’ positions are presented side by side, giving voters an easy way to compare their views. AARP does not endorse candidates …

Think Life Reimagined at 5K Walk-Run

Posted on 10/1/2014 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Events | Health & Wellbeing | Ohio Change, the saying goes, may be the only constant in life. For those facing major changes—from retirement to marital status to relocation—AARP offers Life Re­imagined, a new series of online and offline tools and resources that aim to help people chart a new course. Increasing physical activity is a positive change—one that’s highlighted in the Life Reimagined 5K run-walk along the Ohio River on Sunday, Oct. 19, at Theodore M. Berry International Friendship Park, 1101 Riverside Drive, in Cincinnati. AARP …