AARP Phoenix Hosts Oct. Shred-a-Thon

Posted on 10/8/2015 by | AARP Arizona | Comments

Community Shredding documents is one way to combat falling victim to identity theft. Last year, the Federal Trade Commission received nearly 6,500 identity theft complaints from Arizonans. AARP, as part of its Fraud Watch Network efforts, will host a shred-a-thon event in Phoenix on Saturday, October 24. “Little pieces of personal information can be a gold mine to an identity thief,” said Dana Marie Kennedy, AARP Arizona State Director. “And throwing your mail or other personal documents into the trash without …

Life Reimagined Checkup Offered Nov. 4 in Sun City

Posted on 10/8/2015 by | AARP Arizona | Comments

Community | Events Have you been trying to figure out your “what’s next?”  Why not attend an AARP Life Reimagined Checkup at the Sundial Center in Sun City on Wednesday, November 4th! It’s free! A Life Reimagined Checkup is a two-hour experience that helps participants understand where they are in life and what their next move should be by engaging in personal reflection, insightful activities and meaningful conversations. The workshop is led by Life Reimagined volunteers. The November 4 Life Reimagined event will …

Join us at “Paws for Your Pets” Fall Festival Oct. 24

Posted on 10/7/2015 by | AARP Arizona | Comments

Community | Events AARP Phoenix and the Arizona Humane Society are hosting Paws for Your Pets Fall Festival in Mesa on Saturday, October 24 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.! Free pet vaccinations and wellness exams for pet owners 50+ while supplies last!  Pet micro-chipping and pet adoptions will also be offered at a discount. Come by and see us!  The event will be held at Oakwood Creative Care, 247 N. MacDonald in Mesa!    

Yuma Libraries Host AARP AZ Presentations on the Affordable Care Act

Posted on 10/1/2015 by | AARP Arizona | Comments

Community | Events Do you know what the healthcare law means for those with health insurance and those without? For people on Medicare, and for small business owners? Come and learn about the Affordable Care Act at a series of free presentations at Yuma County Libraries hosted by AARP Arizona during the month of October. A volunteer with Arizona AARP’s Community Educators Program will provide the presentations: Friday, October 16, 2015 Wellton Library 10:30am-12:00pm Friday, October 16, 2015 Foothills Library 2:30pm-4:00pm Friday, October 30, …

Seminarios en tecnología ayudan a los usuarios a conocer sus dispositivos

Posted on 10/1/2015 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

About AARP | Community | Español | Technology Por Miriam Davidson Elaine Newlin, de 63 años, hace poco compró una nueva computadora portátil para su empresa de venta de cosméticos Mary Kay, que dirige desde su hogar. “Quiero ganarme ese Cadillac rosado”, dice ella, haciendo referencia al codiciado premio que la compañía otorga a los mejores directores de ventas. Pero primero, Newlin necesitaba saber cómo configurar su equipo para demostrar los productos y tomar los pedidos de los clientes. Su computadora tenía un sistema operativo que no conocía, …

Tech Tutorials Help Users Learn Their Devices

Posted on 10/1/2015 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Community | Technology By Miriam Davidson Elaine Newlin, 63, recently purchased a new laptop computer for her home-based business, selling Mary Kay cosmetics. “I want that pink Cadillac,” she said, referring to the coveted prize awarded to the company’s top sales directors. But first, Newlin had to figure out how to set up the laptop to help demonstrate the products and take customers’ orders. The laptop had an unfamiliar operating system, and she had trouble logging in to the “consultants only” part of …