Make sure your voice is heard! – Join AARP for our Legislative Luncheon in Olympia

Posted on 01/27/2015 by | AARP Washington | Comments

Events Be a voice for maintaining the important programs and services that make Washington State a great place to live, work and retire.  Join AARP in Olympia on Thursday, March 12, 2015 for our AARP Legislative Luncheon. You’ll hear from State Legislators, policy experts and advocates about the pressing issues facing our elected lawmakers. Learn more about AARP priorities for the 2015 session: •    Budget •    Financial Security •    Joint Legislative Executive Committee on Aging and Disabilities •    Long Term Services …

AARP members invited to see “Carousel” at 25% Off!

Posted on 01/26/2015 by | AARP Washington | Comments

Events AARP members are invited to see the classic musical Carousel at the beautiful and historic 5th Avenue Theater in Seattle at a savings of 25%. The show runs February 5th to March 1st and the discount is available for all performances. Prepare to be captivated by one of Rogers and Hammerstein’s most beautiful and enduring musicals. A tempestous love story told with heart-breaking tenderness, Carousel follows the passionate romance between carnival barker Billy Bigelow and mill worker Julie Jordan. You’ll …

Find your “What’s Next” and free AARP events

Posted on 01/6/2015 by | AARP Washington | Comments

Events 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 brought together the top thinkers to help create Life Reimagined, an innovative new program that helps each of us identify and achieve our goals, no matter where we are in life. Whether it’s starting a new career, building a new business or living a dream, Life Reimagined provides real help …

Living Longer, Living Smarter – Free AARP events

Posted on 01/6/2015 by | AARP Washington | Comments

Events Thinking ahead… is your home and community a place where you could stay involved with the people and places you love?  Or would it hold you hostage if you couldn’t drive or get up and down the stairs?  Can you afford those important extras out of your retirement savings?  And what extras should you plan for?  Why should women, in particular, care about these things? AARP’s Decide.Create.Share initiative educates women about what long-term care is and the real possibilities created …

AARP member discount to POMPEII: The Ehxibition

Posted on 12/16/2014 by | AARP Washington | Comments

Events Picture this: a vibrant city, rich in commerce and culture, steeped in luxury and leisure, yet destined for a cataclysmic fate. Yet, what nature destroyed, it also preserved. POMPEII: The Exhibitionopens at Pacific Science Center February 7, 2015 for a limited engagement in its final U.S. showing before returning to Italy. AARP Seattle is excited to offer discounted tickets to our members and their families. Members can receive a $3.50 ticket discount on all regularly-priced tickets, at any time, for …

SDOT, AARP Join to Protect Pedestrians

Posted on 12/1/2014 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Events Seven of 10 pedestrian fatalities in Seattle from 2010 to 2013 involved people age 50 and older. To address the problem, the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT), AARP Seattle and others have teamed up to try to make the city’s roadways safer. “Data shows that older adults are some of the most vulnerable when it comes to being hit,” said SDOT Director Scott Kubly. The organizations have kicked off Be Super Safe, a media campaign designed to create awareness and …