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Join us for a free and interactive drum circle at the Beatitudes Church in Glendale on Tuesday, April 26 from 6 to 7:30 p.m.! Drum circles have been around since ancient times, with strong roots in African and Native American cultures. Now the therapeutic benefits of beating drums and creating rhythms are reaching broader audiences.  Drumming helps connect the world of music and rhythm with wellness and well-being. Drumming has proven not only to reduce stress but to boost the …

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When it comes to landing a job, you can’t just be a little better than the competition — you have to stand out from the crowd! Our interactive webinar Beat the Competition, Stand Out from the Crowd & Land Your Next Job, will help you learn dynamic ways to write cover letters and resumes that get noticed. Plus, learn how you can make an impression that helps you move from job seeker to employee. Get the details here.     …

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Are you a family caregiver running on an empty tank? Don’t miss our interactive webinar that will help you learn how to take care of yourself as you care for a loved one. We’ll share practical advice and firsthand experience on how you can balance your physical, mental and emotional health! Register now for details.     [Photo credit: i-stock.com/Cathy Yeulet]

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You’re Invited to Our Virtual Viewing Party: Staying Competitive with Work & Jobs! Register and watch our online lessons on your computer or mobile device. As a thank you, everyone who registers will receive a free stainless steel travel mug! Watch the videos – which will teach you how to use Twitter, LinkedIn, Blogs, YouTube and more to stay competitive in the job market.  You can take a short quiz for a chance to win our grand prize – a $250 …

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AARP Arizona is holding free Life Reimagined workshops in Phoenix and Tucson this spring to help people age 50-plus navigate life transitions in areas such as work, relationships and well-being. Through fun activities and interesting conversations, participants reflect on where they are, decide where they want to go and make a plan to get there. “Those who have experienced a major life-changing event such as losing a loved one, being laid off from a good job or moving to a …

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Join AARP Phoenix, FitPHX and the City of Phoenix for Meet Me Downtown Phoenix 5K walk, run or wheel in downtown Phoenix on Monday, May 2! AARP staff and volunteers will meet up at The Corner (50 W. Jefferson Street, Phoenix) at 5:15 p.m. and provide free AARP wicking shirts to those who show their AARP membership card!  The walking group will leave between 5:30 – 5:40 p.m. The Meet Me Downtown Phoenix Weekly Social Walk/Run is held every Monday. …

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Join us for a free and interactive drum circle at the Beatitudes Church in Glendale on Tuesday, April 26 from 6 to 7:30 p.m.! Drum circles have been around since ancient times, with strong roots in African and Native American cultures. Now the therapeutic benefits of beating drums and creating rhythms are reaching broader audiences.  Drumming helps connect the world of music and rhythm with wellness and well-being. Drumming has proven not only to reduce stress but to boost the …

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AARP Arizona is teaming up with the City of Phoenix library system to offer free Life Reimagined Checkup workshops!  In April and May, the sessions can help people 50+ navigate life transitions in areas such as work, relationships and well-being. Through fun activities and interesting conversations, participants reflect on where they are, decide where they want to go and make a plan to get there. Those who have experienced a major life-changing event like the loss of a loved one, …

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AARP Arizona’s Community Educators Program currently offers a series of free presentations on Medicare, Social Security, the Affordable Care Act, Finances 50+, and Fraud Prevention. Presentations on these issues are offered upon request by trained AARP volunteers for small groups and organizations, at conferences, and also at special events and workshops. Below is a list of the presentations available through the Arizona AARP Community Educators Program: MEDICARE: The ABCDs of Medicare Did you know Medicare comes in either Traditional Medicare …

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AARP Arizona’s Community Educators Program is recruiting volunteers who would like to present on a variety of topics to the general public and at special events. “Our AARP Arizona Community Educators Program volunteers are very passionate about presenting information on fraud prevention, retirement security, Medicare and Social Security to people in communities across our state,” said David Parra, Associate State Director for AARP Arizona. “But more volunteer presenters are needed for our program.” Parra adds that AARP Arizona staff providing …