Volunteers Needed for Tax Aide and Driver’s Safety

Posted on 08/28/2014 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

About AARP | Advocacy | Events | Health & Wellbeing | Home & Family | Local Resources | Money & Work | Press | Utah | Volunteering AARP UTAH SEEKS VOLUNTEERS FOR FREE TAX ASSISTANCE AND DRIVER SAFETY Please join AARP Utah as a volunteer for these fabulous programs! Tax Aide provides free tax assistance and preparation for taxpayers with low to moderate income through the AARP Foundation.  This is the nation’s largest free tax assistance and preparation service, giving special attention the older population.  You do not need to be a member of AARP or a retiree to use this service.  AARP Foundation Tax-Aide thrives due …

Country Explosion Music Festival Offers AARP Members 10 Percent Discount

Posted on 07/9/2014 by | AARP Utah | Comments

Events | Utah Members and their guests will receive a 10 percent discount on the purchase of all tickets for the Country Explosion, “Utah’s Largest Music Festival,” a four-day country music celebration taking place July 17-July 20 at the Deseret Peak Complex in Tooele County, Utah.  The line-up features such stars as Toby Keith, Reba, Rascal Flatts, Florida Georgia Line and more.   Just notify the ticketing agent of your membership at the time of purchase, or if purchasing online at www.countryexplosion.com, enter …

MONEY Magazine Names AARP Utah Area Coordinator Art Sutherland as Utah’s Money Hero

Posted on 07/9/2014 by | AARP Utah | Comments

Money & Work | Utah In its “50 Heroes, 50 States” list, MONEY magazine selected AARP Utah Area Coordinator Art Sutherland to be Utah’s representative as a person doing creative and extraordinary work to help the finances of others in their state.  Art was nominated by Coalition of Religious Communities Director Linda Hilton and AARP Utah Communications Director Laura Polacheck for his outstanding work on predatory lending issues in the state. Art joined the efforts of the Coalition of Religious Communities to fight predatory lending …

Join AARP Utah on August 20 as Part of a Live Studio Audience for a Brain Fitness/Fraud Forum

Posted on 07/7/2014 by | AARP Utah | Comments

Events | Utah How would you like to be part of a live studio audience at the Salt Lake City Library on August 20?  AARP Utah is filming its popular brain fitness seminar presented by Dr. Kevin Duff of the University of Utah’s Brain Center, a fascinating discussion that focuses on memory loss–what’s normal and what’s not–successful longevity and the brain, and recognizing changes in a loved one.  Utah Securities Division Director Keith Woodwell will discuss financial scams, investor protection, and learning who …

Hands on the Wheel, Eyes and Mind on the Road

Posted on 07/1/2014 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Health & Wellbeing | Utah State lawmakers have cracked down on careless driving by tightening restrictions on using a handheld phone behind the wheel. Under a law that took effect May 13, using one’s hands while driving to dial a number, search the Internet, select a song or take a photo is illegal. Texting while driving already was illegal in Utah. “This ban will help make our streets safer for drivers, passengers and pedestrians,” said Alan Ormsby, AARP state director. Nationwide, distracted driving has been …

Online Driver Safety Courses are 40 percent off in July

Posted on 06/25/2014 by | AARP Utah | Comments

Local Resources | Utah   AARP Driver Safety Celebrates Independence with Online Course Promotion During July, drivers can take 40 percent off the AARP Smart Driver online course. AARP Driver Safety is celebrating Independence Day by making it easier for drivers to maintain their own independence on the road. From July 1 through July 31, 2014, AARP Driver Safety is hosting an AARP Smart Driver™ online course promotion, in which participants can take 40 percent off the cost of the award-winning driving refresher course. …