Yoga and tour aim to refresh mind and body

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

Events | Ohio 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 …

Bike Paths Boost Fitness and Business

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

Health & Wellbeing | Ohio By Noreen Willhelm When Mary Wiseman needs a break after a long day at work, she hops on her bicycle and heads to one of the roughly 330 miles of paved, off-street trails that wind through Dayton and surrounding counties. “I find it very relaxing; it gives me a sense of freedom,” said Wiseman, 52, a Montgomery County Common Pleas Court judge. “It puts me in the middle of nature—I see great flora and fauna, even in the middle of …

Play Ball! Discounts for Reds, Indians

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

Events | Ohio 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. …

Know inspiring volunteers? Let’s honor them

Posted on 05/22/2014 by | AARP Ohio | Comments

Ohio | Volunteering AARP now is accepting nominations for its 2014 Ohio Andrus Award for Community Service, which honors Ohioans age 50+ who are sharing their experience, talent and skills to enrich the lives of their community members. “AARP Ohio is excited to shine a light on 50+ Ohioans who are using what they’ve learned in life to make a difference in the lives around them,” said Jane Taylor, AARP State Director. Nominations will be evaluated by AARP Ohio based on how the …

Enjoy free ice cream at historic soda fountain

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

Events | Ohio 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 …

Holy Toledo! Join us at Tony Packo’s

Posted on 05/16/2014 by | AARP Ohio | Comments

Events | Ohio Rediscover Toledo with AARP! Meet new people and reconnect with friends during an exclusive evening event for AARP members at the original Tony Packo’s restaurant. AARP will provide free refreshments at this hometown landmark, where you can meet fellow AARP members, learn about upcoming events and explore AARP activities taking place in your community. Join us between 6 pm and 8 pm on Wednesday, June 11, at the original Tony Packo’s restaurant located at 1902 Front St., Toledo OH 43605. …