Finding fulfillment in a Life Reimagined

Posted on 07/29/2014 by | AARP Ohio | Comments

Events Bill Schwarber enjoyed a long career as a special education teacher in Solon City schools. “As an educator of children, the 30-year retirement carrot was dangled in front of me. In my mind this was too hard to pass on. So I bit. I enjoyed my new life.” An avid cyclist, he and his wife logged several thousand miles in 45 states. He also enjoyed cooking, fishing, home-remodeling, and gardening. But he knew he wanted to do something more. “[I] …

See Ohio’s role at American Civil War Museum in Tiffin

Posted on 07/24/2014 by | AARP Ohio | Comments

Events With over eight unique and hands-on exhibits, The American Civil War Museum of Ohio is the one of the best places to learn about the cause, effect, and outcome of the American Civil War on past and current generations. On August 16th AARP members can tour the museum free of charge. This 90-minute guided tour features exhibits that explain factors leading up to the war, technology used during the war, and much more. Member also will learn about Ohio’s role …

Mix & Mingle at Ice Cream Social in Clintonville

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

Events 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 …

Yoga and tour aim to refresh mind and body

Posted on 06/1/2014 by | AARP Ohio | Comments

Events Relax with an exclusive introduction to Yoga for AARP members and a leisurely stroll through spectacular vistas at Cox Arboretum and Gardens in Dayton. Step inside the building at Cox Arboretum on Wednesday, July 9, to meet fellow AARP members and stretch into an introduction to Yoga at 4:10 pm. Or not. If Yoga isn’t you style, simply take the guided tour 5-6 pm and escape among trees, shrubs, specialty gardens, mature forests, and prairies. Visit the Tree Tower to …

Play Ball! Discounts for Reds, Indians

Posted on 06/1/2014 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Events AARP members can buy discount tickets to each of eight baseball games across the state this summer, including an Aug. 7 Cincinnati Reds home game against the Cleveland Indians. The discount also applies to Cleveland home games against the Los Angeles Angels, June 19, and Seattle Mariners, July 31. Minor league teams offer AARP discounts to cheer the Akron RubberDucks, July 17; Toledo Mud Hens, July 30; Mahoning Valley Scrappers, Aug. 6; Columbus Clippers, Aug. 14; and Dayton Dragons, Aug. …

Enjoy free ice cream at historic soda fountain

Posted on 05/21/2014 by | AARP Ohio | Comments

Events Rediscover Cincinnati with AARP and enjoy free gourmet ice cream at historic Aglamesis Brothers ice cream parlor. Enjoy ice cream for breakfast when you take advantage of an exclusive event for AARP members only (and one guest) who will receive a complimentary ice cream sundae or soda at Aglamesis Brothers, a nostalgic turn-of-the-century ice cream parlor on Oakley Square in Cincinnati. Step back into a simpler, gentler time and take a look at the antique tin ceiling and authentic marble-topped fountain. Aglamesis Brothers …