It’s a dinner mystery to die for!

Posted on 07/4/2014 by | AARP Ohio | Comments

Events | Ohio You’ll be a guest at one crazy wedding when you join fellow AARP members for A Wedding to Die For: Dinner and WHODUNIT on Friday, July 25, at the Grove Banquet Hall in Cincinnati. After a whirlwind romance of only two months, multi-billionaire Dusty Pitts, a widowed cattle baron, and country-song stylist B.B. Lovelace are tying the knot. Sure, she’s been the biggest Bridezilla ever, but he loves her, right? And their friends and relatives are here to help them …

Scorecard promotes policies that support independence

Posted on 06/18/2014 by | AARP Ohio | Comments

Advocacy | Health & Wellbeing | Ohio Ohio ranks 44th compared to other states in report released Thursday, June 19: “Raising Expectations 2014: A State Scorecard on Long-Term Services and Supports for Older Adults, People with Physical Disabilities, and Family Caregivers.” “This report highlights where Ohio is making progress and where we should continue to secure improvements in serving individuals and families with long-term care needs,” says Jane Taylor, state director for AARP Ohio. “It is noteworthy that of the 26 measures, Ohio improved on 8 measures, …

Join us in Dayton for tour at Carillon Park

Posted on 06/2/2014 by | AARP Ohio | Comments

Events | Ohio Experience Dayton’s rich heritage of creativity and invention on Flag Day when AARP sponsors a walking tour of Carillon Historical Park from 10 am until noon on Saturday, June 14. Join with fellow AARP members to view historic buildings and exhibits that highlight the history Dayton and the lives of its world-famous residents. Among the special features of the park is the Wright Brothers Aviation Center, which houses the 1905 Wright Flyer III, the world’s first practical airplane. Also featured …

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. …