Memory Loss and Alzheimer’s Presentation

Posted on 10/17/2014 by | AARP Vermont | Comments

Events Get the Facts: If you or someone you know is affected by Alzheimer’s disease or a dementia it is time to learn the facts. This program discusses the difference between normal aging and dementia, explores how the brain works, defines dementia and goes through the different stages of the disease, explains the importance of clinical trials and gives an overview to the programs and services offered by the Alzheimer’s Association. Join us Tuesday, November 4 from 6:00-7:30 pm at the …

Get Rid of Your Old Meds!

Posted on 09/24/2014 by | AARP Vermont | Comments

Events The U.S. DEA is working with local police agencies to hold a medication take-back on Saturday, September 27, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This is a great chance for you to get rid of old medications that are either expired or that you no longer need. To find a disposal location near you: Visit the DEA’s take-back pagehttp://www.deadiversion.usdoj.gov/drug_disposal/takeback/ Visit www.Vermont211.org or call Vermont 2-1-1 Visit the Vermont Department of Public Safety Drug Diversion Unit website at http://vsp.vermont.gov/drugdiversionor call (802) …

An Adventure Overseas?

Posted on 09/15/2014 by | AARP Vermont | Comments

Events Please join us: “Celebrating the Achievements of Older Volunteers” A panel discussion with those who have served in Peace Corps over the age of 50 Monday, October 20, 2014,   4:00pm – 6:00pm Vermont AARP Office     199 Main Street, 2nd Floor                                                                                      Burlington, VT 05401  Peace Corps Seeks Active, Interested Seniors for Service Abroad. Use your wealth of knowledge and lifetime of experience to make a difference for a community overseas!  Peace Corps has volunteer opportunities from a variety of backgrounds …

Active Living Workshops for Burlington’s South End

Posted on 09/12/2014 by | AARP Vermont | Comments

Events   AARP VT and the City of Burlington want to hear your ideas and dreams for a more “livable” South End in Burlington!   Join us for a dynamic and interactive workshop to share your ideas of creating a better neighborhood, whether you bike, ride or walk! This is your opportunity to provide input into the efforts underway for Plan BTV South End.    When:  Thursday, Friday & Saturday, September 25th – 27th Where: ArtsRiot, 400 Pine Street, Burlington    You …

Celebrate our Burlington’s Streets! Sept. 21

Posted on 09/8/2014 by | AARP Vermont | Comments

Events One of the Biggest Events of the Year…Vermont’s First Ciclovia!  Sunday, September 21, 2014  9:00 AM – 2:00 PM Open Streets BTV is a celebration of one of the city’s largest public spaces — our streets! For the first Open Streets BTV event, three miles of streets in the Old North End neighborhood will be closed to cars and opened to people.  The event will provide residents and visitors with places to mingle, play, and shop, all while promoting healthy …

AARP Live Returns August 21st with Conversation on Scams

Posted on 08/21/2014 by | AARP Vermont | Comments

Events  Con artists are working overtime to steal your personal information but you can learn how to protect yourself. Watch AARP Live Thursday, August 21st at 10 p.m. ET. We’ll hear from long-time AARP employee Sally Hurme whose husband Art was the victim of the Imposter Scam – also known as the Grandparent Scam. We’ll also talk about the Jury Scam, the AARP Medical Device Scam and showcase how state offices around the country are helping AARP members protect themselves from …