Real Pads no son sólo para la tercera edad

Posted on 01/27/2015 by | AARP Virgin Islands | Comments

Español | Virgin Islands English Cuando AARP lanzó sus Real Pads a principios de este año sus diseñadores imaginaron la tableta ser algo que atrae a las personas mayores, ya que les resultaría fácil de entender, fácil de usar y agradable. Irónicamente, las personas mayores no son el único grupo que encuentra esas características técnicas ser muy importante cuando se selecciona una tableta. El Club Rotario de St. Thomas, Rotary Club St. Thomas Sunrise, buscó asociarse con AARP VI porque ellos buscaban precisamente estas …

Vigilancia de Fraude – Es asunto de todos

Posted on 01/27/2015 by | AARP Virgin Islands | Comments

Español | Virgin Islands English AARP Islas Vírgenes siente que nadie debe ser víctima de un fraude o estafa. Pero para asegurarse de que las personas adecuadas son conscientes de lo que está pasando en nuestra comunidad, necesitamos la asistencia, los ojos y los oídos de todos los miembros de la AARP. Si usted recibe una llamada inusual, por ejemplo, donde la persona que llama le pide que les pague de inmediato dinero por teléfono o enfrenta algún tipo inusual de riesgo; la Red …

WAPA Management Seeks OK from Board on Plan to Reduce LEAC

Posted on 01/14/2015 by | AARP Virgin Islands | Comments

Home & Family | Money & Work | Virgin Islands At an emergency meeting with its Board of Directors, VI Water and Power Authority (WAPA) Executive Director Hugo Hodge, introduced a plan to take advantage of the dropping cost of propane and other fuels. The plan requested permission to re-institute its former “Hedge Program” with a few modifications. Hodge justified the request saying that “Taking advantage in the drop of propane prices will give ratepayers significant cost savings.” Traditional hedge programs allow a utility to take advantage of price drops …

Fraud Watch: Protect Yourself From Scams

Posted on 01/1/2015 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Money & Work | Virgin Islands AARP is encouraging Virgin Islanders to protect themselves from scams by joining the AARP Fraud Watch Network. The online resource offers insights on how con artists think and helps people figure out what to do if they have been victimized. According to the FBI, scammers often target older people because they are more likely to have nest eggs to exploit, tend to listen politely, may be ashamed to report they have been duped and may have cognitive disabilities that make …

Real Pads Aren’t Just for Seniors

Posted on 12/30/2014 by | AARP Virgin Islands | Comments

About AARP | Events | Virgin Islands Español When AARP launched its Real Pads earlier this year its designers envisioned the tablet to be something that would appeal to seniors because they would find it easy to understand, easy to use and enjoyable. Ironically, seniors are not the only group who finds those technical characteristics to be very important when selecting a tablet. The Rotary Club of St. Thomas Sunrise sought to partner with AARP VI because they were seeking just those technical specifications. The Rotary Club …

Fraud Watch – It’s Everybody’s Business

Posted on 12/30/2014 by | AARP Virgin Islands | Comments

Home & Family | Local Resources | Money & Work | Virgin Islands Español AARP VI feels that no one should ever be the victim of a fraud or scam. But to make sure that the right people are aware of what is going on in our community, we need the assistance, eyes and ears of all AARP members. If you get an unusual phone call, for instance, where the caller asks you to immediately pay them money over the phone or face some unusual sort of risk; the AARP Fraud Watch Network …