Helping Hands: Current Volunteer Opportunities

Posted on 10/1/2014 by | AARP Tennessee | Comments

About AARP | Tennessee | Volunteering   Did you know that we have more volunteers working with AARP in Tennessee than in any state except New York?  Wow, this truly is the Volunteer State!   Members and friends are working with us statewide to make our communities more livable for people of all ages, provide resources for folks caring for loved ones and raise awareness about fraud and scams.  Below, you’ll find even more ways to help! Congressional District Leaders form relationships with staff in the district office of …

Radio Show Gives Caregivers a Voice

Posted on 10/1/2014 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Health & Wellbeing | Home & Family | Tennessee Radio host and AARP volunteer Peter Rosenberger has this to say about caregivers: “If you live long enough, you’ll need one. If you love someone, you’ll be one.” Caring for a frail loved one takes a lot of energy and compassion, and through a radio show sponsored by AARP Tennessee, Rosenberger, 51, offers a voice and a listening ear to family caregivers. He has been his wife’s caregiver for 30 years, helping her through 78 operations, the amputation of both …

UPCOMING EVENTS

Posted on 09/20/2014 by | AARP Tennessee | Comments

Events | Tennessee   What we do might surprise you. We’re all about real possibilities. To find out more about the events or activities below, please visit our discounts page OR contact us at tnaarp@aarp.org.   OCTOBER 10/8  Meet Me at the Farmers’ Market, Nashville Farmers’ Market, 10 am to 2 pm 10/9 AARP Fraud Watch Event at the McClung Museum, Knoxville, 6 pm – 8 pm  (click HERE to register) 10/14 AARP Real Volunteer Possibilities Conversation, 10 am to noon 10/25 Tennessee …

DISCOUNTS ACROSS OUR STATE

Posted on 09/20/2014 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 all season!  AARP Day is June 5 and exhibits are FREE all day! McClung Museum, Knoxville – FREE museum admission AARP Day July 12 with free activities including a scavenger hunt and free parking Dollywood, Pigeon Forge – Deeply discounted tickets + AARP Day at Dollywood Sept 6 Discounted tickets for admission 9/1/14 – 9/15/14, $38 Adult, $33 Child. On 9/6/14 …

DOWNSIZING AND DECLUTTERING: Arrive Happy ~ by Amelia the Clutter Queen

Posted on 09/16/2014 by | AARP Tennessee | Comments

Home & Family | Tennessee Arrive Happy! Amelia the Clutter Queen offers tips for downsizing and moving into your new space with a smile on your face!   Tip 1: Do a walk through Grab a piece of paper and walk through your home. Make a list of furniture you will take, the furniture you will sell, and the furniture you can donate. After you complete the list, take action:  Post an ad on Craigslist or your neighborhood Facebook page for items you would like to sell; recruit family/friends …

CONSUMER CORNER: How to Complain Effectively – By Alan Marx

Posted on 09/12/2014 by | AARP Tennessee | Comments

Home & Family | Money & Work | Tennessee     COMPLAINTS, COMPLAINTS, COMPLAINTS Today we will focus on the first type of complaint, typically to a company or an individual who has not met your expectations for a product or a service. The internet provides many resources that can assist you in stating your case, and those websites are easy to find. Just put the words “How to complain effectively” into your browser, and you will find more websites than you can use. Many of them deal with …