‘It’s Just Life’: Discussing Last Wishes

Posted on 11/1/2014 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Local Resources By Sheila Burke Fireworks burst in the sky with the ashes of a man who died the year before. A burial site is nestled in a wild forest at the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains. A family prepares the body of a beloved patriarch at home before putting him to rest in a handmade casket. These are some of the different ways that people have been honored after their deaths in accordance with their wishes. Talking about how you or …

DISCOUNTS ACROSS OUR STATE

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

Local Resources 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 …

Go Vols! AARP Partnership with University of Tennessee Continues

Posted on 08/18/2014 by | AARP Tennessee | Comments

Local Resources     To purchase discounted tickets for the Arkansas State Football game on September 6th at 12p, click here Enter promo code “VOLS14” to receive discounted tickets to the Arkansas State Football game. To order by phone, call 865-656-1200 and tell the operator you are an AARP member. The partnership will continue into the basketball season. Check back for ticketing information. Tickets must be purchased at least one day prior to the event.    

Nashville Symphony Loves AARP Members

Posted on 08/15/2014 by | AARP Tennessee | Comments

Local Resources      To purchase tickets, click HERE    To purchase tickets, click HERE

AARP Days at Dollywood

Posted on 08/14/2014 by | AARP Tennessee | Comments

Local Resources     Purchase Tickets HERE   Purchase Tickets HERE and stop by the hut beside DOGGYwood to connect with AARP staff and volunteers on Sept 6.   STAFF AND VOLUNTEER RECOMMENDATIONS: Come hungry and enjoy the famous CINNAMON BREAD which can be found througout the park! FREE ICE WATER is available throughout the park, upon request. Save time and money by using the TROLLEY SYSTEM, which will drop you off at the park entrance.            

Fraud Watch: Protect Yourself from Scams

Posted on 06/1/2014 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Local Resources By Sheila Burke When Nell Tays got a phone call telling her she had won $18.5 million in a drawing, all she could think about, she said, was helping her 2-year-old granddaughter get surgery to repair a cleft palate. But the 76-year-old Murfreesboro resident was told she would have to pay $55,000 upfront to avoid paying taxes on the winnings. So Tays, who retired from the University of Tennessee after spending 12 years helping small businesses get federal contracts, paid …