You can hear AARP national leader in Cleveland

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

Events 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 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 …

Catch a Bengals game with AARP

Posted on 10/10/2014 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 …

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 …

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 …

Your help has never been more important

Posted on 08/6/2014 by | AARP Ohio | Comments

Events It’s never been more important. Elementary school students in kindergarten through third grade are learning to read. After third grade, they are reading to learn. In Ohio, students must pass the state reading proficiency test in order to advance from third to fourth grade. Eighty percent of students who have not learned to read by fourth grade end up dropping out of school before graduation. Seventy percent of America’s prison population reads at below fourth-grade level. AARP Experience Corps needs …