AARP Live–Join the Conversation on November 20

Posted on 11/14/2014 by | AARP Utah | Comments

About AARP We’re living in a digital world.   According to a 2013 Google/Ipsos poll, seventy-eight percent of baby boomers are on line, and 52% of seniors are online and its growing every day.   These age groups spend more time each week on the internet (about 19 hours) than they devote to television, radio and magazines are newspapers.   Yet, millions of people over the age of 50 are not online. Research also shows, once older Americans get on-line they find that digital technology …

Join the AARP Fraud Watch Network

Posted on 11/7/2014 by | AARP Utah | Comments

About AARP Did you know that every two seconds, someone’s identity is stolen?  Last year, 13.1 million Americans were victims of identity theft.  Identity theft, investment fraud, and other scams cost Americans $18 billion last year–a figure that is much too high.  To help outsmart con artists before they steal your hard-earned money, join the AARP Fraud Watch Network as a go-to resource.  Anyone of any age can access our information and tools are free of charge. The Fraud Watch Network gives …

Volunteers Needed for Tax Aide and Driver’s Safety

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

About AARP 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 …

New State Issues Blog From AARP’s National Office

Posted on 02/17/2014 by | AARP Utah | Comments

About AARP AARP is fighting for older Americans and their families in states across the country, focused on the key issues they are facing, front-and-center, in their daily lives.  Our state advocacy work is driven by AARP’s state offices – located in every state, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and U.S. Virgin Islands – where we work with governors, state legislators, other policymakers and in collaboration with numerous community partners.  In 2014 AARP is focusing on: Supporting Family Caregivers AARP is …

Share Your GLBT Story as Part of SAGE Utah

Posted on 10/1/2013 by | AARP Utah | Comments

About AARP     As a GLBT individual, do you have a segment-of-life LGBT story you would like to share? Your story could be centered around a variety of themes, such as coming out, self-acceptance, authenticity, multiculturalism, aging, relationships, isolation, survival, parenting, and many, many others.  WHAT is SAGE STORY? SAGE Utah, a program of the Utah Pride Center has been selected to participate as one of three major SAGE affiliates in SAGE STORY. SAGE Story is a national digital storytelling program for …

AARP’s Mission and Vision

Posted on 06/26/2013 by | AARP Utah | Comments

About AARP AARP’s mission and vision encompasses all we do from our national office as well as each state office.  We strive to emulate the goals of our founder, Ethel Percy Andus. Our Mission Statement: AARP enhances the quality of life for all as we age.  We champion positive social change and deliver value through advocacy, information, and service. Our Vision Statement: A society in which all people live with dignity and purpose, and fulfill their goals and dreams.   AARP Utah …