“Take Brush to Canvas” March 24 Painting Event

Posted on 03/1/2015 by | AARP Arizona | Comments

Events Ever wanted to learn how to paint?  Well now’s your chance!  AARP Phoenix is hosting a “Take Brush to Canvas” painting event at Pinot’s Palette in Paradise Valley on Tuesday, March 24! Come and learn how to paint with oils on canvas.  This event is led by a Pinot’s Palette artist who will walk participants through a step-by-step painting on a canvas setting. Seating is limited for this two-hour event and registration is required. To register, click here.

“Take Brush to Canvas” March 24 Painting Event!

Posted on 03/1/2015 by | AARP Arizona | Comments

Community | Events Ever wanted to learn how to paint?  Well now’s your chance!  AARP Phoenix is hosting a “Take Brush to Canvas” painting event at Pinot’s Palette in Paradise Valley on Tuesday, March 24! Come and learn how to paint with oils on canvas.  This event is led by a Pinot’s Palette artist who will walk participants through a step-by-step painting on a canvas setting. Seating is limited for this two-hour event and registration is required. To register, click here.

Finding Friendship With Furry Pals

Posted on 03/1/2015 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Community By Jonathan Higuera For many people, a pet may be the companion that helps them stay active and alert as they age. AARP Arizona recognizes this and is working with the Arizona Humane Society (AHS) to help Phoenix residents take care of their pets through affordable vaccinations, spay and neutering services, and microchipping. “There are physical, mental and emotional advantages to owning a pet,” said AHS spokeswoman Bretta Nelson. “It becomes even more beneficial later in life.” The collaboration kicks …

Getting Ready for Life’s Transitions

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Finances 50+ | Home & Family By Miriam Davidson When Karen Richards of Chandler took AARP Arizona’s Life Reimagined Checkup last fall, she could scarcely have imagined how valuable the skills she learned would soon turn out to be. Within a month, Richards’ husband died in his sleep after routine cataract surgery. Then, a few weeks after that, her job as the manager of a health education center was eliminated. Richards, 69, found herself facing two tremendous challenges at once. But with the tools and training …

Cómo lidiar con las grandes transiciones

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Español Por Miriam Davidson Cuando Karen Richards, de Chandler, asistió al taller Life Reimagined Checkup de AARP Arizona el otoño pasado, difícilmente pudo haber imaginado lo valiosas que pronto le resultarían las destrezas que aprendió allí. Al mes, el marido de Richards murió mientras dormía tras una cirugía de cataratas rutinaria. Luego, unas semanas más tarde, se eliminó su puesto como gerente de un centro de educación de la salud. Richards, de 69 años, se encontró frente a dos tremendos desafíos …

AARP Arizona Seeks State President

Posted on 02/25/2015 by | AARP Arizona | Comments

AARP Home | Volunteering Are you a passionate, strategic thinker with outstanding leadership qualities and the ability to motivate and inspire others? AARP Arizona is currently conducting a statewide search for a State President.  This is a high-level volunteer position that offers once-in-a-lifetime opportunities for making a positive difference in the lives of Arizonans 50+. The AARP Arizona State President: • Serves as Chair of the AARP Arizona Executive Council, an all-volunteer committee that advises and helps set strategic direction for the AARP state …