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 …

“ Observation Status” and Vermonters: Learn How to Protect Yourself!

Posted on 04/8/2014 by | AARP Vermont | Comments

Events    Seniors, families and friends, and professionals are invited to learn how to navigate this complicated Medicare provision when faced with a hospital short stay. “Observation status” is a Medicare designation for a hospital stay that patients experience as inpatients receiving care, but that Medicare considers outpatient. Increasingly, many Vermonters, like seniors across the country, have already suffered financial hardship particularly with rehab and nursing home bills when they transfer from the hospital from a short stay because Medicare will …

Don’t be the Next Victim!

Posted on 04/3/2014 by | AARP Vermont | Comments

Events Every day another older Vermonter is ripped off by a telephone, Internet or mail scam. Aggressive scam artists are targeting seniors across the country to the tune of billions! Find out how you can recognize a con, protect yourself and avoid becoming the next victim. You’re invited to a free, informational presentation about the latest scams and how to prevent a loss.   Join us for expert presentations from AARP and the Vermont Attorney General’s office. White River Junction:  Monday, …

Starting a small business?

Starting a small business?

Posted on 04/3/2014 by | AARP Vermont | Comments

Events Is starting a small business right for you?  Do you have an idea to start your own small business?  Need basic information on what to do next, understand how much it will cost, and find out where to go for assistance?  Then you may want to attend the Encore Entrepreneur Forum sponsored by AARP New Hampshire and the Small Business Administration.  In three locations – Plymouth, Keene and Lebanon – these free 90-minute forums can help you start or grow …

Heath Care at a Crossroads — What is Vermont’s Path Forward

Posted on 02/19/2014 by | AARP Vermont | Comments

Events Health Care at a Crossroads Where is health care going in the US and Vermont? How will it affect those over 50? Can we afford reform? What about Medicare? Can Vermont be a laboratory for real reform?  Health care is clearly at a crossroads in our nation and here in Vermont. As the Affordable Care Act unfolds, Vermont is looking ahead at ways to change how we pay for health care and how to reduce costs. Join us as we …

AARP Live Returns January 23rd With Advice on Protecting Yourself from Scams

AARP Live Returns January 23rd With Advice on Protecting Yourself from Scams

Posted on 01/21/2014 by | AARP Vermont | Comments

Events Ever been the victim of a fraud or scam? AARP Live returns January 23rd with a program that will help you learn how to spot a fraud and important advice on how you can protect yourself from getting scammed. Tune in at 10 p.m. EST (9 p.m. CST) on the RFD-TV network or online at: www.aarp.org/rfd. AARP fraud expert Doug Shadel will tell us about the latest frauds making the rounds and the top scams you should watch out for …