Seminars Encourage Exploring Real Possibilities

Posted on 09/1/2014 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

About AARP AARP Utah is hosting a Real Possibilities University on Oct. 8 in St. George, with seminars on issues of interest to Utahns age 50-plus. University professors and other experts will address topics such as brain fitness, living wills and trusts, and staying active for life. The classes are based on the belief that everyone’s possibilities expand with age. The free event is open to AARP members and nonmembers alike, including athletes and spectators attending the Huntsman World Senior Games. The …

10 Tips to Reinvent Your Career

Posted on 07/8/2014 by | AARP Vermont | Comments

About AARP If you’re making a career change—by choice or out of necessity—you can take steps to help ensure a smooth transition. AARP is here to help with a variety of resources at www.aarp.org/WorkResources. Help includes tips on networking, learning about job openings, researching employers and applying for positions. Here are 10 tips to help you make a successful transition to a new career. Tip #1: Inventory your skills. Draw four columns on a sheet of paper. In the first column, make …

AARP Community Action Grants Awarded in Newport

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

About AARP Four small organizations with big plans have been selected to receive Community Action Grants from AARP Vermont supporting their efforts to make Newport a more “Age-Friendly” city.  In partnering with AARP Vermont, Newport has committed to embrace the changing demographics of an aging population by focusing on safe, walkable streets, better housing and transportation options, access to key services and community engagement opportunities for all ages.  These Community Action Grants support that direction by funding small, grassroots organizations that are …

Capital Outlook — Legislative Update From AARP VT – Feb. 2014

Posted on 02/12/2014 by | AARP Vermont | Comments

About AARP   A number of important issues ranging from health care to financial security are being debated this legislative session, learn more about AARP-VT’s efforts in the legislature to improve the quality of life for the 50+ population across the state.  To find ways to get involved and take action please contact us!   Better Protection for Residential Consumers in Utility Rate Cases (S.25): Governor Shumlin signed a new law that requires the Vermont Department of Public Service to give more consideration to residential, …

AARP Establishes Fund for Heating Assistance

Posted on 01/23/2014 by | AARP Vermont | Comments

About AARP AARP Foundation announced Wednesday that it has established a relief fund to support older adults suffering from the severe cold weather that has gripped much of the nation. AARP and its members are committed to helping those in need; so to support these emergency relief efforts AARP and AARP Foundation will match dollar-for-dollar contributions up to $250,000, which could mean up to $500,000 in aid. The matching program will be administered through AARP Foundation, and a full 100 percent of funds …

New Outreach Director Joins AARP VT

Posted on 06/5/2013 by | AARP Vermont | Comments

About AARP Kelly Stoddard Poor has been appointed to associate state director at AARP Vermont in charge of state and community development.  She will be responsible for developing AARP Vermont’s volunteer capacity on social impact campaigns that improve the quality of life for all Vermonters as they age. In addition, she is responsible for statewide public education efforts and outreach to directly engage AARP Vermont members and their families on the issues that most affect their lives.   “We are very fortunate …