AARP Introduces “Real Possibilities University” in 2014

Posted on 12/12/2014 by | AARP Utah | Comments

Events  AARP’s “Staying Sharp” presentations on brain fitness and financial fraud have always been popular around the state, but for 2014 we decided to add break-out sessions on topics that our state research showed were of particular interest to Utahns 50+.  The topics added for these additional presentations included how to stay active for life; an overview of wills and living trusts; eating healthy; how to maximize Social Security benefits, and how to make your home fit your needs. Our first Real Possibilities …

AARP Local Discounts in Salt Lake City and Draper

Posted on 12/11/2014 by | AARP Utah | Comments

Events  AARP Utah members can enjoy local discounts at the Natural History Museum of Utah and the Loveland Living Planet Aquarium*! The discount offer at the museum runds through December 31 of 2015.  Just show your AARP membership card and receive $2 off the admission rate.  The offer isn’t good with other discounts, but includes one guest with each AARP member. If you haven’t visited the Natural History Museum, this is a great excuse to go!  A visit to the museum …

AARP Live–Join the Conversation on November 20

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

Events 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 …

AARP Utah Invites You to Join Us at the Living Planet Aquarium

Posted on 10/21/2014 by | AARP Utah | Comments

Events AARP Utah is excited to bring its “Real Possibilities University” to the Living Planet Aquarium in Draper on November 6, featuring speakers on brain fitness and financial fraud followed by break-out sessions on 1)  financial security for life; 2) staying active; 3) eating healthy; and 4) living trusts and wills. The event is free and includes a light meal and ticket to the Aquarium to be used on the night of the event. Keynote speakers are Dr. Kevin Duff of …

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 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 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 …