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 …

AARP’s Life Reimagined Speaker Series – Check out the videos

Posted on 10/31/2014 by | AARP Washington | Comments

Events We all think about “What’s Next” but often wonder where to start and how to make it real. That’s why AARP Seattle is inviting you to the “Life Reimagined” Speaker Series to help you navigate the next phase of your life. The “Life Reimagined” Speaker Series features actor and social media phenomenon George Takei on Sept. 18th, love and relationship expert Dr. Pepper Schwartz on October 15th, European travel guru Rick Steves on November 6th, and inspirational success expert Chris …

AARP Chapter News – What’s new with Spokane 384?

Posted on 10/29/2014 by | AARP Washington | Comments

Events By Scotty Loaiza Scotty Loaiza 2014 has been a busy but fun year for AARP Chapter 384, Spokane, Washington. Our dedicated chairpeople continue to do impressive work for our chapter! Perhaps, Louise Branson, makes the biggest difference in attendance. As Telephone/Social chairlady, she calls aprx 70 members to remind of meeting plus special events. Plus sends all cards. Dr. George Rice, Legislative, keeps us updated with many important dates and events. He and Art Krell volunteer at SHIBA making seniors …

Giant Clinic Offers Free Dental, Vision and Medical Care for People in Need

Posted on 09/25/2014 by | AARP Washington | Comments

Events AARP is proud to sponsor this year’s Seattle/King County Remote Area Medical Clinic.  Free dental vision and medical services will be provided from October 23 – October 26 at KeyArena at Seattle Center. Intended to serve vulnerable and underserved people in our region, Seattle/King County Clinic is truly an inclusive event providing a broad range of free services to anyone in need. Patients will register on-site only on each day of the four-day event, and they will not be asked …

Fight Fraud – Shred Instead! Free shredding and E-cycling events

Posted on 09/25/2014 by | AARP Washington | Comments

Events Last year, 12.6 million Americans were the victims of identity theft – that is one person victimized every 3 seconds.  That is why AARP and BECU invite you to bring old documents containing your personal information to our mobile shredding truck for free disposal on October 18. We’ll be at three locations in Tukwila, Everett and Federal Way from 9:00am – 1:00pm on Saturday, October 18 (location details below). This is a shredding and electronics recycling event.  You can bring …