Julie Lee

Four Things You Didn’t Learn in Driver’s Ed

Posted on 12/2/2013 by | AARP National | Comments

Home & Family By Julie E. Lee, Vice President and National Director of AARP Driver Safety in the Education & Outreach group Life on the road looks quite a bit different today than it did when most of us older drivers got our driver’s licenses. Formal driver’s education – or “driver’s ed” courses – first became available in the U.S. in the 1930s, and just as the rules of the road, automobiles and roadway infrastructure are constantly changing, so too are the safety …

Watch This: Tips on Brain Health, Family Reunions and Giving Back to Soldiers

Watch This: Tips on Brain Health, Family Reunions and Giving Back to Soldiers

Posted on 11/1/2013 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Home & Family AARP Wyoming is posting videos on issues important to state residents age 50-plus on its new YouTube and Google-plus channels. Topics include the Affordable Care Act, ways to cut Medicare costs and how volunteers are giving back to soldiers. Also available are tips on keeping the brain healthy, saving for retirement and making family reunions memorable. “We plan to offer at least one new video each month and want members to tell us which topics they want to see,” said …

Julie E. Lee, Vice President & National Director, AARP Driver Safety, Education and Outreach

Keeping Your Cool: Tips to Beat Road Rage

Posted on 10/4/2013 by | AARP National | Comments

Home & Family By Julie Lee Road rage is a serious concern for American drivers. In one study of just 10,000 U.S. road rage incidents committed over seven years, the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety recorded at least 218 murders and another 12,610 injury cases. Many of us have encountered situations where reckless or inconsiderate drivers make their way into our driving lane. On any given day, we may encounter unavoidable instances where aggressive drivers turn without signaling, slam on their brakes suddenly, …

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AARP to host Green House living presentation in Cheyenne

Posted on 10/4/2013 by | AARP Wyoming | Comments

Home & Family AARP will host a presentation on Green House living, an alternative to traditional nursing homes, at the Laramie County Library in Cheyenne on Friday, Oct. 11, from 1 to 2 p.m. in the Cottonwood Room.  The presentation is open to the public. Les Engelter, president of the board of directors for Green House Living for Sheridan, will share his experience and knowledge about Green House facilities. A Green House home is created from the ground up in an effort to …

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Life Reimagined: Have you decided what’s next?

Posted on 08/15/2013 by | AARP Wyoming | Comments

Home & Family After years of working and raising your family, have you ever wondered, “What’s my what next? or What’s on the horizon for me?” I’m in my late 40’s and my two oldest daughters are in college.  I have been with AARP for over 16 years and I am now at a midpoint in my career. Frankly, I haven’t given much thought to the real possibilities of my “what’s next.” I’ve been too busy raising kids, working and living life.  But …

Julie Lee

How To Handle A Fender-Bender

Posted on 08/6/2013 by | AARP National | Comments

Home & Family By Julie E. Lee, Vice President & National Director, AARP Driver Safety, Education and Outreach Despite our best intentions, most drivers will be involved in a fender-bender at some point in their lifetime. While fender-benders are more common during heavy traffic and low speeds, they can happen anytime, anywhere. From parking lots and driveways, to busy intersections and highways, it is important to know how to respond to this type of crash, if and when you’re involved in one. Keep …