AARP Phoenix Hosts Oct. Shred-a-Thon

Posted on 10/8/2015 by | AARP Arizona | Comments

Community Shredding documents is one way to combat falling victim to identity theft. Last year, the Federal Trade Commission received nearly 6,500 identity theft complaints from Arizonans. AARP, as part of its Fraud Watch Network efforts, will host a shred-a-thon event in Phoenix on Saturday, October 24. “Little pieces of personal information can be a gold mine to an identity thief,” said Dana Marie Kennedy, AARP Arizona State Director. “And throwing your mail or other personal documents into the trash without …

Volunteers Needed for Tax-Aide Program

Posted on 10/8/2015 by | AARP Pennsylvania | Comments

Community AARP Foundation is looking to build its Pennsylvania team of tax-loving volunteers. Tax-Aide is a free tax assistance and preparation program for taxpayers with low to moderate income available through the AARP Foundation. AARP Foundation Tax-Aide has volunteer opportunities for people at every level of experience who want to stay sharp while giving back. Tax volunteers will complete a tax preparation workshop from the Internal Revenue Service prior to working with taxpayers. There is also a need for grass-roots leadership, …

Life Reimagined Checkup Offered Nov. 4 in Sun City

Posted on 10/8/2015 by | AARP Arizona | Comments

Community Have you been trying to figure out your “what’s next?”  Why not attend an AARP Life Reimagined Checkup at the Sundial Center in Sun City on Wednesday, November 4th! It’s free! A Life Reimagined Checkup is a two-hour experience that helps participants understand where they are in life and what their next move should be by engaging in personal reflection, insightful activities and meaningful conversations. The workshop is led by Life Reimagined volunteers. The November 4 Life Reimagined event will …

Grandparents Park Fall Festival Event

Posted on 10/7/2015 by | AARP Kansas | Comments

Community If you live in or near Wichita, please join AARP for the Grandparents Park Fall Festival on Saturday, October 10 from 10 a.m. until noon.  The park, located near Estelle and Kellogg in south Wichita, will be full of activity with live music, pumpkin painting, balloon art, face painting, free snacks, drinks and more. The Grandparents Park came about as a partnership between the city of Wichita, the Central Plains Area Agency on Aging, the Older Adult Alliance, the Tri-S …

AARP Oklahoma Continues Tradition of Recognizing Native Elders at 7th Annual Indian Elder Honors

Posted on 10/7/2015 by | AARP Oklahoma | Comments

Community   One by one, as their names were called and a short summary of their life read, they stood to the applause of the assembled audience as a medallion was hung around their neck. Artists and educators, ministers and veterans, language preservationists and tribal leaders. Some were well-known, others have lived quiet lives of dignity. All were celebrated at the 7th Annual AARP Oklahoma Indian Elder Honors held Tuesday in Oklahoma City. “The common thread among these honorees is the …

Join us at “Paws for Your Pets” Fall Festival Oct. 24

Posted on 10/7/2015 by | AARP Arizona | Comments

Community AARP Phoenix and the Arizona Humane Society are hosting Paws for Your Pets Fall Festival in Mesa on Saturday, October 24 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.! Free pet vaccinations and wellness exams for pet owners 50+ while supplies last!  Pet micro-chipping and pet adoptions will also be offered at a discount. Come by and see us!  The event will be held at Oakwood Creative Care, 247 N. MacDonald in Mesa!