Life@50+ – The Stars Come Out in Boston

Life@50+ – The Stars Come Out in Boston

Posted on 04/15/2014 by | AARP National | Comments

Events What do the following people have in common? Whoopi Goldberg and Jay Leno; Laura Bush and Barbara Pierce Bush; The Moody Blues*; Linda Ronstadt; HGTV’s Kitchen Cousins stars Anthony Carrino and John Colaneri… They’re all coming to Life@50+ this May 8-10 in Boston! And with more than 50 planned lifestyle and learning sessions, nightly entertainment and a jam-packed exhibit floor, we really do have something for everyone! Life@50+ strives to create an experience that reflects the personality of today’s AARP …

Join Us for a Free Screening of the Film “Cesar Chavez” on March 28

Posted on 03/24/2014 by | AARP Utah | Comments

Events AARP is sponsoring a free screening of the new film “Cesar Chavez” on Friday, March 28 at 6:30 at the Megaplex 15 in West Valley City.  This powerful new film presents a powerful cinematic portrait of the famed civil rights leader and labor organizer.  This is an English language film.   Tickets are free and available to AARP members and non-members alike.  To RSVP, call 1-877-926-8300 or go to http://aarp.cvent.com/CesarChavez_SaltLake.  This film is part of AARP’s “Movies for Grown-Ups” series …

Join AARP for a Wilderness Expedition in Wyoming

Join AARP for a Wilderness Expedition in Wyoming

Posted on 03/20/2014 by | AARP Utah | Comments

Events     Have you been looking for a new challenge? Want an opportunity at a unique experience, not one of those “guided tours?” How about an outdoor adventure in Wyoming with a little help from some llamas?   AARP and the National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS) have specifically designed a wilderness expedition for intrepid AARP members and qualifying family members who are interested in exploring their “Real Possibilities.” If you are seeking opportunities to learn new leadership skills, exercise creative solutions …

Take a Smart Driver Course at AARP Utah's State Office

Take a Smart Driver Course at AARP Utah’s State Office

Posted on 03/11/2014 by | AARP Utah | Comments

Events Did you know AARP Utah offers a Smart Driver class at its state office?  These classes can qualify you for a discount on your auto insurance or auto assistance plans (for those who are 55+)  of up to five percent!  This is the program formerly known as Driver Safety, but on Jan. 1, 2014, AARP Driver Safety launched the new and improved AARP Smart Driver™ Course, the nation’s largest driving refresher course.   Although the course is geared to drivers age 50 …

AARP Utah State Director Alan Ormsby on "Choosing Wisely" Town Hall Panel

AARP Utah State Director Alan Ormsby on “Choosing Wisely” Town Hall Panel

Posted on 03/5/2014 by | AARP Utah | Comments

Events Choosing Wisely Utah Town Hall Discussion Much of the cost of health care in this country comes from unnecessary or overused care, with some estimates of over 30 percent of the total cost.  A town hall discussion sponsored by HealthInsight, a Medicare Quality Improvement Organization, will feature AARP Utah State Director Alan Ormsby on a distinguished panel of health care experts to discuss this topic. The event, held in partnership with the University of Utah’s Hinckley Forum, will feature experts …

Volunteer with KSL's Read Today Program

Volunteer with KSL’s Read Today Program

Posted on 01/31/2014 by | AARP Utah | Comments

Events   At 95, Lucille Bingham has long since served time at the nightly homework table with her  own children.  Still, she volunteers twice a week to read with a sixth grade girl at Eagle Bay Elementary. “We come to hear them read and correct them if they’re making errors,” said Bingham. She is part of a growing network of retirees who have already raised their children through Utah’s public school system, and in some cases taught school themselves, who now …