— Learn how to start or grow your small business from fellow entrepreneurs. Live SBA Entrepreneur webinar takes place on Tuesday, April 18th at 6 p.m. CT Looking to turn your unique talents, hobbies or skills into a small business? Or if you’ve already started a business, are you searching for ideas to keep your dreams of success on track? Register for the AARP webinar, From Passion to Profit, and learn from our panel of innovative and inspiring entrepreneurs as they share …

— A U.S. House of Representatives vote on the American Health Care Act is expected to occur on Thursday, March 23, 2017. AARP will publish a list of how every member of Congress voted on the health care bill. AARP’s John Hishta explains: Also check out AARP’s latest update (March 22, 2017) on the health care bill, shared in the video below that’s also posted on the AARP Advocates Facebook page: Additional information on the American Health Care Act is available here and …

— Distracted Driving 101: It May Save Your Life Making a call on your phone. Changing the radio station. Turning to talk to kids in the back seat. These are minor tasks, but distracted driving can lead to the same devastating results as driving under the influence. Are your habits—or those of your loved one—putting you at risk? Now you can do something about it. Register now for the AARP webinar, Distracted Driving 101 on April 24, 2017 at 6 p.m. CT, …

— Warren Searls, AARP Arkansas Lead Volunteer for Advocacy and Executive Council member, in this video explains that while the Arkansas Constitution “caps” interest on consumer loans at 17 percent Annual Percentage Rate (APR), an out-of-state lender is using a loophole to charge up to 280 percent APR! Senate Bill 658, which has passed the Arkansas Senate and is pending in the state House of Representatives, will seal shut this phantom loophole. AARP Arkansas strongly supports SB658—because less than eight years …

— Select AARP members and their guests are invited to a free screening of Jackie, starring Natalie Portman as iconic First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy and Peter Sarsgaard as Robert Kennedy, brother of the assassinated President John F. Kennedy.  Screenings will be held in Fayetteville on Tuesday, March 21 and in Little Rock the following Sunday, March 26. WHAT: Free Screening of Jackie WHEN: Tuesday, March 21, 2017, at 6:30 p.m. (Fayetteville) and Sunday, March 26, 2017 at 3:30 p.m. (Little Rock) WHERE: …

—   The Schmieding Home Caregiver Training Program of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) will hold a free family caregiver workshop Thursday, March 30 for those who would like to learn about caring for an adult with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease. The workshop, which is open to the public, will be held 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Garland County Library at 1427 Malvern Avenue in Hot Springs. For more information or to register, please call (501) 276-0945. …

— Take a virtual tour and learn how to make every room safer. April 12, 2017 6 p.m. CT Are you a family caregiver? If so, don’t miss Home Safe Home, a virtual room-by-room makeover tour on how to make every room in your home safer for loved ones. And stay tuned as caregiving author Sherri Snelling and livable communities expert Karen Kafantaris answer your questions from the studio. What will you learn? Dozens of smart solutions to make any home …

— An estimated 530,000 Arkansans—over half of Arkansans age 18 to 64—do not have access to a retirement savings plan through their employer.  Senate Bill 236, which passed the Arkansas Senate Revenue and Taxation Committee today, would help address this issue by creating the Arkansas Small Business Voluntary Retirement Program. Under SB236, businesses with up to 100 employees could create voluntary retirement savings accounts for employees, helping them take charge of their financial futures and live independently as they age. The …

— AARP Opposes Special Interest Health Care Bill Legislation would weaken Medicare, hike insurance premiums on those who can least afford it, and give tax breaks to big drug companies. March 7, 2017 WASHINGTON, D.C.— In a statement today, AARP Executive Vice President Nancy LeaMond announced AARP’s opposition to the House plan that would make harmful changes to our current health care system such as shortening the life of Medicare, hiking costs for those who can least afford higher insurance premiums, …

— Fun new way for Arkansans to learn job search skills, family caregiving advice and how to stay safe online. Can you sell yourself to a potential employer in the time it takes to ride an elevator? Take the awkwardness out of the conversation when you’re helping a loved one plan for the future? Keep yourself safe from a hacker or handle the four toughest questions you’ll ever face in an interview? Introducing AARP’s new interactive videos that put you in …