Seventh Generation Conference to Address Health Issues

Seventh Generation Conference to Address Health Issues

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

Events Health disparities between Native Americans and other Oklahomans will be a key issue at the Seventh Generation Conference, April 14-16 in Midwest City. Cosponsored by AARP Oklahoma, the conference takes its name from the Native American tradition of considering seven generations of descendants when making decisions. Oklahoma is home to about 346,500 Native Americans, who are at higher risk than Caucasians for diabetes, hypertension and high cholesterol. Conference participants will discuss access to health care under the Affordable Care Act. …

AARP Foundation Tax-Aide Will Provide Free Tax Assistance & Preparation Beginning in February

AARP Foundation Tax-Aide Will Provide Free Tax Assistance & Preparation Beginning in February

Posted on 01/31/2014 by | AARP Oklahoma | Comments

Events By DICK MITCHELL AARP Tax Aide Volunteer  AARP Foundation is again providing free tax assistance and preparation for taxpayers with low to moderate income through the AARP Foundation Tax-Aide program. AARP Foundation Tax-Aide, in its 45thyear, is the nation’s largest free tax assistance and preparation service, giving special attention those 60 and older.  You do not need to be a member of AARP or a retiree to use this free service.  Last year, 362 Oklahoma AARP Foundation Tax-Aide volunteers helped …

Honoring, Helping & Protecting Indian Elders

Honoring, Helping & Protecting Indian Elders

Posted on 01/28/2014 by | AARP Oklahoma | Comments

Events   By DR. JOHN EDWARDS Former Governor, Absentee Shawnee Tribe AARP Oklahoma Executive Council According to Native American tradition, leaders should always look seven generations behind and seven generations ahead when making decisions. It’s a way of making sure that our past is always connected to our future. What can we learn from the past? As Indian people we are taught the ways of our people through stories, song and language. We know the value of respecting and honoring our …

Enjoy AARP Day at OU Basketball Game! Read the story about ticket discount

Enjoy AARP Day at OU Basketball Game! Read the story about ticket discount

Posted on 11/25/2013 by | AARP Oklahoma | Comments

Events Come out and meet AARP staff, volunteers and other members at upcoming OU Men’s Basketball Game, Saturday December 14th. Discounted tickets are available for AARP members and guests. Come by the AARP table at both games and hear what AARP is doing in your community.         OU Men vs. Tulsa December 14th $10 tickets — Enter Code “AARPTU   Click HERE to order tickets.

AARP Donates $60K to Red Cross to Help Tornado Victims; Association Distributed Nearly $680K for Long-Term Recovery

AARP Donates $60K to Red Cross to Help Tornado Victims; Association Distributed Nearly $680K for Long-Term Recovery

Posted on 11/15/2013 by | AARP Oklahoma | Comments

Events With the six month anniversary of the devastating 2013 Oklahoma tornadoes approaching, AARP Oklahoma today presented the final grant of nearly $680,000 donated by its members and foundation to help those affected by the disasters statewide. Officials from the American Red Cross accepted a $60,000 check from AARP that it says will be used to continue the long-term recovery efforts for those affected by storms. Among the towns that will receive aid from AARP grants are Bethel Acres, Broken Arrow, …

AARP Members Get Two-for-One Tickets to Watch Tulsa Hurricanes Vs. Marshall on November 14th

AARP Members Get Two-for-One Tickets to Watch Tulsa Hurricanes Vs. Marshall on November 14th

Posted on 11/4/2013 by | AARP Oklahoma | Comments

Events Calling all Tulsa Hurricane football fans! AARP members can buy two-for-one tickets to the November 14th home football game against Marshall! Click HERE to buy your discount tickets online. Just enter the promo code “AARP” and select the Marshall game. It’s another way AARP saves you and your family money! Come out and cheer the Hurricanes to a victory against Marshall on November 14th!