Reimagine Your Life: Explore Volunteering

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

Events 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, …

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 …

Seminars offer tips to control your financial future

Posted on 09/30/2014 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 …

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 …

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 …