Spread Some Good takes bite out of hunger

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

Events 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 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 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 …

Think Life Reimagined at 5K Walk-Run

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

Events 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 …

Catch a Bengals game with AARP

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

Events 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 …

Life Reimagined 5K open to everyone

Posted on 08/22/2014 by | AARP Ohio | Comments

Events Are you looking to try something new? Looking to shake things up a little? AARP is offering Real Possibilities for Life Reimagined in Cincinnati. No matter your age, if you have imagined walking or running in a 5K timed event, this one is for you! Life Reimagined can help you rediscover what you want to do with your life, and help you get ready for your Life Reimagined 5K Run-Walk starting at Theodore M. Berry International Park along the Ohio …