South Dakota Rank High on Retirement List

Posted on 03/27/2015 by | AARP South Dakota | Comments

Community South Dakota ranks eighth among top ten states for retirement. Have you been considering retirement? If you’re looking for a new start, consider South Dakota one of your best options. According to a Bankrate.com survey, the state ranks eighth among the top ten states for retirement. The low tax burden – the third-lowest in the country – is a major selling point for those looking to save money. If the state’s low tax burden is not appealing enough, it also …

A Tree Grows in Providence

Posted on 03/27/2015 by | AARP Rhode Island | Comments

Community A wondrous thing happens when you plant a seed. Tomorrow, dozens of volunteers along with state and city officials will plant 100 juniper shrubs in the Elmwood Avenue section of Providence. The plants, sprung from lowly seeds in some distant greenhouse, will come of age symbolizing something special. The saga begins last year with the well-intentioned idea that metal basket planters along the business district’s sidewalks would improve curb appeal, making the space look more like a part of the …

Millyard Museum Offers Discounts for AARP Members

Posted on 03/27/2015 by | AARP New Hampshire | Comments

Community Flash your AARP card on the first Thursday of the month and enjoy the Millyard Museum for a discounted price! Throughout 2015, AARP members will receive a $3 discount on each of two tickets (member plus guest).  You can enjoy the Museum once a month! What will you find there?  One exhibit documents the work and lives of mill workers—young women at first, but later entire families, many of them immigrants. There is also a flag, stolen from a tower and recently …

Great Lakes tales and history might surprise you

Posted on 03/27/2015 by | AARP Ohio | Comments

Community From tales of native peoples to fur traders, from secret voyages conducted by the Underground Railroad to rum runners, and thousands of shipwrecks in between, the National Museum of the Great Lakes in Toledo tells the whole story. Invite a friend and join fellow AARP members for an exclusive tour of the National Museum of the Great Lakes and the SS Col. James M. Schoonmaker, once the largest freighter on the Great Lakes. AARP is offering members a free tour …

“Funny You Should Say That: The value of humor”

Posted on 03/26/2015 by | AARP Mississippi | Comments

Community (This story is by Margie Culbertson, an AARP Mississippi volunteer and freelance writer. Her photo is on the left.) Costello:          Hey, Abbott, tell me about our ball club. I hear they’re really good. Abbott:            They are, Costello. Costello:          If you’re going to be the manager, I’d like to know the players’ names. Abbott:            Well, you know the ballplayers’ have nicknames these days that are pretty peculiar. They have funny names like Beauty Bancroft, Cool Papa Bell. . …

Refresh Your Skills With an AARP Smart Driver Course!

Posted on 03/26/2015 by | AARP New Hampshire | Comments

Community The AARP Smart Driver Course is the nation’s first and largest refresher course for drivers age 50 and older. This course will help reduce your chances of receiving a traffic violation, getting into an accident, or becoming injured. Anyone can benefit from a refresher course that helps them stay current with driving laws and new technology! The classroom course is $15 for AARP members and $20 for non-members. You may be eligible to receive an insurance discount upon completing the course, …