Reimagine Your Life: Explore Volunteering

Posted on 10/1/2014 by | AARP Ohio | Comments

Events | Ohio | Volunteering AARP is showcasing opportunities to make a difference in your community with your time on your terms, whether you have five minutes or five hours to spare. Join us at Reimagine Your Future: Explore Volunteering where volunteers and staff from local nonprofit organizations will be on hand to discuss opportunities that suit your experience and interests. Join us to Reimagine Your Future: Explore Volunteering and you will find local opportunities at this Central Ohio Volunteer Fair on Wednesday, October 1, …

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 …

Seminars offer tips to control your financial future

Posted on 09/30/2014 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 …

Ohio 50+ Voters Worry About Falling Behind

Posted on 09/30/2014 by | AARP Ohio | Comments

Advocacy | Ohio COLUMBUS, OH – AARP earlier released an election-year survey showing that Ohioans age 50+ who are likely to vote in the November election worry about their financial futures. Many of those who are not now retired worry that a secure retirement will be out of reach for them. Voters 50+ say they want to see candidates focus on improving their financial security, as they believe their incomes are not keeping up with the cost of living, especially health costs, taxes …

Catch a Bengals game with AARP

Posted on 09/29/2014 by | AARP Ohio | Comments

Events | Ohio Have fun getting to know AARP in the Jungle Zone at the Bengals football game in Cincinnati on Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014. The Jungle Zone is open from 10 am until 1 pm for the AARP pregame party. No game ticket is needed to join the fun in the Jungle Zone, located in the east plaza level of Paul Brown Stadium, just off Elm Street; however, AARP members can order discount tickets for this game. Stop by the AARP table …