Days of Service with Walgreens – In Stores Sept 7 – 20

Posted on 08/29/2014 by | AARP Tennessee | Comments

Press     To date, Walgreens and AARP have raised more than 60K for food banks in Tennessee through their Day of Service partnership.

Go Vols! AARP Partnership with University of Tennessee Continues

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

Press     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

Press      To purchase tickets, click HERE    To purchase tickets, click HERE

AARP Days at Dollywood

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

Press     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.            

Wynonna Turns 50! #Boomers@50+

Posted on 06/20/2014 by | AARP Tennessee | Comments

Press     Wynonna turned 50 on May 30 and to wish her a happy-happy, AARP installed chalk art drawings in downtown Nashville. A New York-based chalk artist rendered the drawings in person – one at the entrance to Tootsie’s Orchid Lounge and the other in front of Bridgestone Arena (where the CMT Countdown is filmed). The drawings were completed a few days before Wynonna’s birthday and left in place for the CMA Music Festival.     AARP is sending happy …

CARE FOR THE CAREGIVER: Love is Noble, Control Is Not (or Take Your Hands off the Wheelchair) by Peter W. Rosenberger

Posted on 02/28/2014 by | AARP Tennessee | Comments

Press   One of the more challenging aspects of helping a caregiver is “prying the hands off the wheelchair.” So wrapped up in the needs of their loved one, I’ve seen (and been one of) countless numbers of caregivers who valiantly but vainly try and contain that which cannot be contained. The thinking is often: “If I don’t stay glued to the situation, it will spin out of control.” “If someone else tries to help, they will make mistakes that I …