You’re Invited to Democracy Day 2015 on February 12

Posted on 01/14/2015 by | AARP Utah | Comments

Events Democracy Day 2015 is set for Thursday, February 12, and AARP Utah is excited to partner with the Community Action Partnership (CAP) of Utah and invite the public to the Utah State Capitol for a morning of citizen action.  The event is free, but we ask you to register here. This year’s Democracy Day will begin at 8:30 am with breakfast in the Capitol Rotunda with state legislators.  Attendees will provide their address upon registration so they can be seated with …

AARP Utah State Director Will Teach Health Care Course at Osher Institute in 2015

Posted on 12/22/2014 by | AARP Utah | Comments

Events Are you interested in taking a class just for the fun of learning something new? Do you want to learn how to make iMovies or discover how to savor French wine? How about studying opera or debating civil rights issues? The Osher Institute Lifelong Learning Institute can make it happen. Started in 2004 with a grant from the Bernard Osher Foundation, The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at The University of Utah provides opportunities for intellectually stimulating, affordable, non-credit learning and …

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 …