Special AARP member screening of D-Day 3D: Normandy 1944

Special AARP member screening of D-Day 3D: Normandy 1944

Posted on 04/18/2014 by | AARP Washington | Comments

Events | Washington AARP members are invited to an exclusive morning screening of the new IMAX® film, D-Day 3D: Normandy 1944 on June 7 at 8:30am at Pacific Science Center. On the weekend of the 70th anniversary of D-Day, you’ll experience a tribute to the courage, ingenuity and commitment of those who gave us the freedoms we all enjoy today. Narrated by Tom Brokaw, the film will highlight science and technology advancements of WWII such as radar, jet airplanes, 2.5-ton trucks, jeeps, rockets …

Great discounts for people 60+ in Seattle/King County

Great discounts for people 60+ in Seattle/King County

Posted on 04/17/2014 by | AARP Washington | Comments

Local Resources Looking for a good discount?  Then check out the “Gold Card for Healthy Aging” from the Seattle Mayor’s Office for Senior Citizens.  The Gold Card provides people 60 years of age and older with discounts such as free admission to the Seattle Aquarium, reduced admission to the Woodland Park Zoo, a 50-percent discount on dog and cat licenses and “Golden Pets for Your Golden Years” adoptions at Seattle Animal Shelters – as well as many other services and discounts offered …

Sign up for SCAM JAM - May 1 in Issaquah

Sign up for SCAM JAM – May 1 in Issaquah

Posted on 04/16/2014 by | AARP Washington | Comments

Events | Money & Work | Washington               Scam artists are targeting you and the people you care about Learn how to fight back and spot the cons before they spot you Whether it’s over the phone, through the mail, online or even at your doorstep, con-artists are coming up with new and devious ways to scam you and your loved ones. Millions are lost each day to cons like foreign lottery fraud, bogus investment schemes, and online scams designed to …

Find your “What’s Next” with AARP’s Life Reimagined

Find your “What’s Next” with AARP’s Life Reimagined

Posted on 04/16/2014 by | AARP Washington | Comments

Events | Home & Family | Washington       Woulda’, Coulda’, Shoulda’?  It’s time for WILL, CAN, DID! We all think about “What’s Next” but often wonder where to start and how to make it real. That’s why AARP is offering “Life Reimagined,” an innovative new program that helps each of us identify and achieve our goals, no matter where we are in life. Sometimes the process of doing something different can be daunting. And maybe you need a little encouragement to take that next step. …

Insight: A Low Vision Expo, May 17

Insight: A Low Vision Expo, May 17

Posted on 04/15/2014 by | AARP Washington | Comments

Events | Health & Wellbeing | Washington Many people with vision loss experience “phantom images” that are often pleasant images such as butterflies, flowers, or even friendly faces.  These visual hallucinations, while lovely, can be unsettling for the person experiencing them. The source of these phantom images is known as Charles Bonnet Syndrome that mysteriously appears with vision loss. Former Harvard Professor, Dr. Mary Lou Jackson is an ophthalmologist and leading researcher on Charles Bonnet Syndrome.  She will present the morning keynote presentation, “Phantom Vision: Charles Bonnet …

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 | Washington 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 …