Arizona Humane Society and AARP Phoenix Bring Pet Care Festival to West Valley

Posted on 04/17/2015 by | AARP Arizona | Comments

Community | Events The Arizona Humane Society (AHS) and AARP Phoenix are teaming up to bring a two-day, family-friendly Paws for Your Pets community pet care festival,  to the West Valley on April 23-24, 2015. Each day will include first-come, first-serve afternoon vaccine and microchip appointments (while supplies last); AHS’ Waggin’ Wheels mobile pet adoptions; AHS’ signature retail and pet supplies as well as guest presenters. “Dog Training 101″ will be among the free presentations offered, covering such things as how to introduce …

Underdogs with Good Intentions

Posted on 04/16/2015 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Community | Events If you’re in the market for a new household pet, chances are that choosing an abused or abandoned animal isn’t your first option. Nowadays, it’s pretty easy to go online and search for available Retrievers, Bulldogs, Pomeranians and Terriers, but did you know your local animal shelter may be the best place to find a new dog or puppy? Animal advocacy organizations like the Arizona Humane Society have been supporting nationwide pet rescue programs that give abused, neglected, and abandoned …

AARP Phoenix Hosts Afternoon Wine-Tasting

Posted on 04/15/2015 by | AARP Arizona | Comments

Community | Events AARP Phoenix is hosting a Saturday afternoon wine-tasting event at the Su Vino Winery in Scottsdale! The award-winning Su Vino Winery is a family-owned winery located in the Arts District of downtown Scottsdale. Come and enjoy a sampling of wines during this event. The wine-tasting will be held from 2 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 9, 2015. The Su Vino Winery is located at 7035 E. Main Street in Scottsdale.  (The cost is $10 per person and tickets are …

AARP Phoenix Hosts May 9 Evening Wine-Tasting

Posted on 04/15/2015 by | AARP Arizona | Comments

Community | Events Join AARP Phoenix for an evening of wine tasting on Saturday, May 9 at the Su Vino Winery, a family owned winery located in the Arts District of Downtown Scottsdale! Su Vino is an award-winning winery and one of the first to offer customers the opportunity to have wine made specifically for them and their palate. The AARP Phoenix hosted wine-tasting event will begin at 5 p.m. and end at 6 p.m. Su Vino Winery is located at 7035 E. …

Home Town Hero: Dr. Len Kirschner

Posted on 04/15/2015 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Volunteering Though retired, Dr. Len Kirschner is always looking for ways to improve Arizona citizens’ lives. After one conversation, you may be hard pressed to find anyone in Arizona more passionate about supporting Medicaid and healthcare than Dr. Kirschner. He’s been fighting the good fight of persuading state legislators to embrace the importance of the Medicaid program in Arizona for more than 30 years. It was shortly after he retired that Dr. Kirschner was appointed State President of AARP Arizona, a …

Social Security: Its Benefits on April 14

Posted on 04/9/2015 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Events When should I start my retirement benefits? What other benefits does Social Security offer? How do I start the process? These and other questions are answered as part of Social Security: its benefits. The Social Security: Its Benefits presentation will be held on Tuesday, April 14, 2015 from 3:30pm-5:00pm at the Benevilla Family Resource Center  located at 16752 N. Greasewood St., Surprise, AZ 85378. For more information, please contact Jennifer Lawless at 623-584-4999.