Recycle Your Old Medical Equipment

Recycle Your Old Medical Equipment

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

Health & Wellbeing | Home & Family | Tennessee When their son Coleman was left paralyzed in an auto accident three years ago, Judy and Denver Collins vowed they would do whatever it took to care for him. But taking him to doctors’ appointments, helping him get around and keeping him healthy has proved costly. They found that insurance doesn’t always pay for medical equipment their son desperately needs. That’s why the Palmyra couple are grateful they’ve been able to get donated wheelchairs and a specialized mattress for their …

DOWNSIZING & DECLUTTERING: Meet the Clutter Queen ~ Amelia Hatcher

DOWNSIZING & DECLUTTERING: Meet the Clutter Queen ~ Amelia Hatcher

Posted on 03/18/2014 by | AARP Tennessee | Comments

Home & Family | Tennessee My Granddad used to joke around and tell me…’when something happens to your grandmother and me, you need to just toss a match on this house!’  I always laughed and never thought much about it until after my granddad passed away. I started helping my grandmother with cleaning, paying her bills, buying groceries etc. No matter how hard I worked in her home day in and day out, it always stayed the same. I moved one pile here and there …

Discover Real Possibilities with AARP in Tennessee

Discover Real Possibilities with AARP in Tennessee

Posted on 03/18/2014 by | AARP Tennessee | Comments

Tennessee | Volunteering     Find out what’s happening with AARP in Tennessee and how you can get involved as a volunteer. April 9, 2014 from 1 pm to 3 pm at the Tennessee State Office in Nashville, or participate by phone or Facetime. Light refreshments and a refreshing interactive session will be offered. RSVP required due to parking the preparations required by our parking garage. RSVP by clicking here. If you have questions, please email us at tnaarp@aarp.org.

DISCOUNTS ACROSS OUR STATE

Posted on 03/17/2014 by | AARP Tennessee | Comments

About AARP | Events | Local Resources | Tennessee 2014 Discounts – Brought to you by your AARP Tennessee State Office: Bays Mountain, Kingsport – FREE park admission McClung Museum, Knoxville – FREE museum admission + AARP Day at the Museum this fall University of Tennessee, Vols Sports – discounted tickets for baseball, softball, basketball and football Nashville Symphony, Coffee and Classics Series – discounted tickets Nashville Sounds – discounted tickets available for three (3) games this season (May 4, 16, and June 1) Hattiloo Theater, Memphis – season-long …

UPCOMING EVENTS

Posted on 03/17/2014 by | AARP Tennessee | Comments

Events | Tennessee   To find out more about the events or activities below, please contact us at tnaarp@aarp.org. MARCH 3/25   Hunger Team Recruitment Event, Kingsport 3/27  Southern Women’s Show (4 days), Nashville’s NEW Music City Center 3/24 – 3/31  Walgreens Wellness Bus visits Nashville Area APRIL 4/1 AARP National President visits Nashville AMP Tele-town Hall w/ Nashville Mayor Dean, TBD 4/9 AARP Real Possibilities Volunteer Orientation, Nashville, 1pm – 3pm Kingsport Walk Audit, Kingsport, TBD Town Halls in Congressional Districts, TBD 4/28 Walgreens …

CONSUMER CORNER: Spies and Robocallers Are Trying to Reach You by Alan Marx

Posted on 03/17/2014 by | AARP Tennessee | Comments

Health & Wellbeing | Home & Family | Tennessee Spies and Robocallers Are Trying to Reach You             Let’s start with a disclaimer.  This month’s blog is not about the National Security Agency tapping your cell phone or about the movie “Robocop.”  Instead, it is about two types of devilishly annoying and illegal business practices by private companies and individuals who are trying to get into your personal space. Spies             Aaron’s Rent-To-Own is a national retailer based in Georgia.  It operates through more than 1,300 corporate and nearly …