Take the Road to Safer Driving

Take the Road to Safer Driving

Posted on 04/1/2014 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Home & Family By Vince McKelvey Bob Rankin, of suburban Cincinnati, spent part of his working life overseeing training, so it was only natural that, once he had taken an AARP Driver Safety course, he’d want to teach it. “They were talking about getting instructors,” said Rankin, 80, who spent 43 years with Ryerson Inc., a metals distribution company. “When I was working, I was the regional manager of training, and I said, ‘This looks pretty neat.’ ” That was in 2004. Now, as …

Ohioans Spread Some Good

Ohioans Spread Some Good

Posted on 12/4/2013 by | AARP Ohio | Comments

Home & Family During the first two weeks of September, every Walgreens store in Ohio accepted Spread Some Good donations of $1 or more at checkout registers.  A total of $13,322.26 was donated by Walgreens customers statewide for this AARP Drive to End Hunger project. Donations totaling $10,990.01 will be used by the Ohio Association of Foodbanks to make a bulk purchase of low-salt, low-sugar peanut butter for 12 food banks across the state.  Another $2,071.65 donated in the Greater Cincinnati area will …

Join us this Fall for special events in Cincinnati

Join us this Fall for special events in Cincinnati

Posted on 09/9/2013 by | AARP Ohio | Comments

Home & Family AARP Ohio Meet & Greet events connect members to special places and people. Fall activities include educational and architectural tours of Cincinnati Museum Center, William Howard Taft National Historic Site, Harriet Beecher Stowe House, Plum Street Temple, Cathedral of St. Peter in Chains, and recreational activities at Mount Airy Forest. All of these exclusive member events are free with advance registration. Just another way AARP creates real possibilities by connecting your with others. Explore Cincinnati with fellow AARP members. Activities …

Julie E. Lee, Vice President & National Director, AARP Driver Safety, Education and Outreach

How to Keep Your Pet Safe while on the Road: 5 Tips for Driving With Pets

Posted on 05/15/2013 by | AARP National | Comments

Home & Family By Julie E. Lee, Vice President & National Director, AARP Driver Safety, Education and Outreach You’ve probably seen the ironic bumper stickers claiming “Dog is My Copilot.” It may be a play on words, but it’s also frequently true. According to the American Pet Product Manufacturers Association, 84 percent of pet owners say they take their pets on the road with them. Sure, Fido may love the wind in his face and the smell of chicken in the air, but …

Julie E. Lee, Vice President & National Director, AARP Driver Safety, Education and Outreach

Steering with Sniffles: 5 Tips for Driving with Allergies

Posted on 04/2/2013 by | AARP National | Comments

Home & Family By Julie E. Lee, Vice President & National Director, AARP Driver Safety, Education and Outreach The transition from winter to spring can bring many joyous things, like a burst of new foliage, a lighter wardrobe and a little more daylight to enjoy. But warmer weather isn’t all daffodils and sunshine—especially for allergy sufferers. According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, 1 in 5 Americans suffers from an allergy that impacts their daily life. But in addition to affecting …

Cincinnati refreshes Dead Sea Scrolls exhibit

Cincinnati refreshes Dead Sea Scrolls exhibit

Posted on 02/12/2013 by | AARP Ohio | Comments

Home & Family   Spring break presents a perfect opportunity for AARP members to take advantage of a special discount to visit the Dead Sea Scrolls exhibit at Cincinnati Museum Center. Dead Sea Scrolls: Life and Faith in Ancient Times features the earliest known biblical manuscripts and is considered among the world’s greatest archaeological treasures. It includes more than 600 objects from the Biblical to Byzantine periods in Israel, including many never publicly exhibited before. Now through April 14, show your AARP Membership Card at the …