If You Don’t Think “Movies” When You Think of AARP, Then You Don’t Know Aarp!

Posted on 10/17/2014 by | AARP Utah | Comments

Events | Utah Watching a classic movie with a bucket of delicious popcorn and a drink sounds like a pretty nice way to spend an evening, right? AARP Utah thinks so too! That’s why we’re bringing Singin’ in the Rain to the historic Peery’s Egyptian Theater in Ogden on Friday, November 7–and it’s free! All you need to do is pre-register for the event by calling 1-877-926-8300 or go online to sign up. Here are the details: When:  Friday, November 7, 2014 Curtain Opens:  7:00 PM …

AARP Utah Sponsors Huntsman World Senior Games

Posted on 10/16/2014 by | AARP Utah | Comments

Events | Utah AARP Utah is proud to sponsor the Huntsman World Senior Games–the largest sports event for those 50+ in the world with athletes competing from all 50 states and 21 nations.  This year, 10,745 competitors gathered in St. George, Utah where the Games are held to compete in dozens of sports from archery to volleyball.  There are 2500 volunteers who make the Games run smoothly in what is now the 28th year of the Games.  The Games opened on October 5 …

Tax-Aide Volunteers are Needed for 2015

Posted on 09/30/2014 by | AARP Utah | Comments

Local Resources | Utah | Volunteering Got financial skills? Love working with numbers? You can help Utahns maximize their money this tax season by becoming a Tax-Aide volunteer! Each year, the AARP Foundation’s Tax-Aide program provides free tax preparation for thousands across the country.  Last season in Utah, Tax-Aide volunteers served 6,000 people throughout the state, preparing returns and answering questions for some who did not need to file.  Nationwide, Tax-Aide found $1.3 billion in refunds to consumers who used their services. Last year 105 Utah …

Utah Voter Guides Available from AARP

Posted on 09/24/2014 by | AARP Utah | Comments

Local Resources | Utah With Election Day just weeks away on November 4, AARP Utah has published nonpartisan voters’ guides on where candidates stand on critical issues such as caregiving, Social Security, Medicare, and financial security.  These guides are available for anyone to view at www.aarp.org/yourvote. “AARP wants to offer real possibilities for voters to become engaged in the electoral process,” said AARP Utah State Director Alan Ormsby. “We think it’s important to offer nonpartisan guides that help voters determine where the candidates stand on …

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 …