Make Your Own Emergency Disaster Kit

Posted on 09/17/2014 by | AARP Wisconsin | Comments

Events Disasters disrupt thousands of lives every year and have lasting effects both to people and property. When disaster strikes, relief organizations will try to help but may not be able to reach you immediately, so we need to be ready ourselves.  September is National Disaster Preparedness Month and it’s our opportunity to get disaster prepared.    This month we hope you will set time aside to create an emergency communications plan to establish how you find and communicate with loved ones …

Be Disaster Aware, Take Action to Prepare

Posted on 08/28/2014 by | AARP Wisconsin | Comments

Events We will never forget the terrible tragedy of 9/11, nor will we forget the tremendous out-pouring of caring, compassion, service and hope that followed. This year to celebrate that spirit of giving, AARP Wisconsin is partnering with United Way of Greater Milwaukee to host a volunteer event to help area seniors become disaster prepared. On September 11, 2014, you are invited to join other Milwaukee-area residents and pack a free emergency preparedness kit for your family. Here are details to …

Connecting Veterans to their Benefits in Milwaukee

Posted on 08/26/2014 by | AARP Wisconsin | Comments

Events In recognition of the 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War, AARP appreciates all the sacrifices veterans have made for this county and we want to be sure they are aware of the benefits they have earned. On Monday, September 15, 2014, please join the Milwaukee County Veterans Service Office and the Milwaukee County Department on Aging for an opportunity to learn more about benefits available to veterans and their surviving spouses. Connecting Aging Veterans to their Benefits Fair Monday, September …

AARP WI Hits the Road This Summer, Join Us!

Posted on 08/20/2014 by | AARP Wisconsin | Comments

Events We’re hitting the road this summer to share all the ways AARP can be a part of your Real Possibilities here in the Badger State. From free tools and resources for planning your future to learning more about important issues affecting 50+ Wisconsinites, discover all that AARP has to offer you, your family, and your friends. On top of that, each stop has an extra add-on just for showing your AARP card!  We hope to see you there!   RIPON Tuesday, …

Participate in a Money Conference Near You

Posted on 08/5/2014 by | AARP Wisconsin | Comments

Events It’s never too early or too late to take charge of your financial future.  AARP wants you to have the skills and knowledge to make informed financial decisions and to be able to manage your resources effectively for a lifetime of financial well-being. That’s why we encourage you to participate in one of the many Asset Builders’ Money Conferences happening across the state. Each conference offers a rich selection of workshops on important financial matters such the value of good credit, …

Walgreens Way to Well Health Tour is coming to Wisconsin

Posted on 07/14/2014 by | AARP Wisconsin | Comments

Events Tour provides health tests, assessments, education and consulting services for FREE! The Walgreens Way to Well Health Tour with AARP rolls in to Southeast Wisconsin this summer as part of a nationwide tour to provide free prevention and early detection health services to underserved communities. The three free health tests, valued at over $100, measure 10 key indicators that include total cholesterol, glucose, blood pressure, body mass index, body composition, skeletal muscle, resting metabolism, visceral fat, real body age and …