Join Us at Su Vino Winery for Wine Tasting on July 25!

Posted on 07/1/2015 by | AARP Arizona | Comments

Community | Events It’s not just about Napa or Sonoma; you can also enjoy great wine from Arizona! Join us for this free, fun and informative evening of local wine tasting on Saturday, July 25, 2015 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Su Vino Winery in Phoenix! The tasting will include a flight of four different wines as well as cheese and crackers. Please reserve your spot today by clicking here!  

July 22 Webinar: The Power of Promoting Yourself at 50+

Posted on 07/1/2015 by | AARP Arizona | Comments

Community | Events | Local Resources | Money & Work The rules of finding a job have changed significantly over the last few years. So much so that you may not know how to effectively begin a job search, and convince an employer that you are the right person for the job. Join us on Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at 10 a.m. for “The Power of Promoting Yourself at 50+”, a webinar to help you understand the new reality of job hunting in today’s competitive employment world. Guest presenter will …

July 23 Webinar: “We Need to Talk”

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Caregiving | Driver Safety | Events | Home & Family How do you begin a conversation about when to retire from driving? Join us at 10 a.m. on July 23, 2015 for “We Need to Talk”, a online webinar on recognizing warning signs in someone’s driving ability and options for beginning a conversation about driving retirement. Guest presenter will be Tom Burch, volunteer and former state coordinator for the AARP Driver Safety Program (DSP) in Arizona. Tom has been a volunteer with DSP for over 14 years and has presented …

Medicaid a los 50: expansión y oposición

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Advocacy | Caregiving | Community | Español | Health & Wellbeing | Home & Family Por Miriam Davidson Gracias a la expansión del programa Medicaid de Arizona en el 2013, Brian Flagg tiene seguro de salud por primera vez en su vida adulta. Flagg, quien tiene 60 años, ha vivido y trabajado en la cocina comunitaria Casa María en el sur de Tucson desde 1983. Además de recibir alojamiento y comida, gana $10 por semana ayudando a preparar y distribuir 500 almuerzos para llevar y 200 cajas de comida cada día. También es defensor de …

Medicaid at 50: Growth and Opposition

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Advocacy | Caregiving | Health & Wellbeing | Home & Family By Miriam Davidson Thanks to the expansion of Arizona’s Medicaid program in 2013, Brian Flagg has health insurance for the first time in his adult life. Flagg, 60, has lived and worked at the Casa Maria soup kitchen in South Tucson since 1983. In addition to room and board, he earns $10 a week helping prepare and distribute 500 sack lunches and 200 food boxes each day. He also advocates for the homeless and city bus riders. “I’m relieved,” Flagg …

‘Take Your Brush to Canvas’ July 28 Painting Event

Posted on 06/28/2015 by | AARP Arizona | Comments

Community | Events Ever wanted to be an artist?  Well now’s your chance! AARP Phoenix is hosting a ‘Take Your Brush to Canvas’ painting event at Pinot’s Palette on Tuesday, July 28 at from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.! Get ready to be inspired by a local artist who will guide you step-by-step through a featured painting session during this special two-hour AARP Phoenix event. Best part… you’ll get to leave with your own masterpiece! This event is free but registration is required …