Participate in Money Smart Week April 5-12

Participate in Money Smart Week April 5-12

Posted on 04/7/2014 by | AARP Wisconsin | Comments

Events  The quality of our lives now and in retirement depends on making the best use of our resources, yet few actively seek out financial information. AARP is working hard to ensure that individuals have the skills and knowledge to make informed decisions and manage their financial resources effectively for a lifetime of financial well-being. That’s why we encourage you to participate in Money Smart Week April 5-12. Money Smart Week® is seven days of presentations by community groups, non-profits, financial …

Want to Start or Grow a New Biz After 50?

Want to Start or Grow a New Biz After 50?

Posted on 04/1/2014 by | AARP Wisconsin | Comments

Events Are you over age 50 and ready for a new life challenge? Have you always wanted to start your own business in this phase of your life, but have never known where to begin? We can help. AARP Wisconsin and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) are teaming up to hold Encore Entrepreneur mentoring events April 8-9 in Appleton and Sheboygan Falls.  These  events, which are free and open to AARP members and non-members, are designed to provide counseling, mentoring …

Age Doesn't Slow Down These Athletes

Age Doesn’t Slow Down These Athletes

Posted on 01/1/2014 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Events   By David J. Lewellen Recovering from breast cancer and battling depression more than two decades ago, Lois Gilmore, of Janesville, realized she had to do something. She began going for walks. The walks got faster and became runs, and before long she was entering races and winning. Now 83, she’s a competitor with medals and ribbons from local, state and national events. Hundreds of competitors Gilmore and hundreds of other athletes will participate this summer in Wisconsin’s Senior Olympics, …

Learn More About New Health Care Law

Learn More About New Health Care Law

Posted on 10/11/2013 by | AARP Wisconsin | Comments

Events We realize that many people have questions about the new health care law and how the insurance marketplace is going to operate in Wisconsin. We’re want to make sure you have the most up-to-date information possible to make the good health care insurance decisions for you and your family. Several organizations across Wisconsin, including AARP, are giving all kinds of presentations, seminars and trainings over the next several weeks about the specifics of the new health care law and how …

Local AARP Speakers Available To Talk About ACA, Social Security & Medicare

Local AARP Speakers Available To Talk About ACA, Social Security & Medicare

Posted on 09/23/2013 by | AARP Wisconsin | Comments

Events AARP Wisconsin volunteer speakers are ready, willing and eager to give free presentations to community groups across the state about provisions of the Affordable Care Act that impact seniors and their families. There is a lot to learn about the health care law, how it impacts Medicare, as well as new coverage options in Wisconsin. In addition to the health care law, volunteers are also available to present on commonsense solutions that Congress could consider to make Medicare and Social Security …

Registration Now Open for Wisconsin Senior Olympics

Registration Now Open for Wisconsin Senior Olympics

Posted on 06/18/2013 by | AARP Wisconsin | Comments

Events Are you age 50 or older and still have a great passion for athletics and competition? Why not test your skills against your peers in one or more of many events offered by the Wisconsin Senior Olympics? Registration is now open for the next round of Games. Simply click here to sign up for the events that interest you most. For over 30 years, the Wisconsin Senior Olympics has had a mission to provide Wisconsin’s older adults the opportunity to …