— Join AARP Arkansas on Tuesday, October 24 in Fayetteville for a free screening of The Beguiled, starring Nicole Kidman and Colin Farrell. The Beguiled tells the story of an injured Union soldier who finds himself on the run as a deserter during the Civil War. He seeks refuge at an all-female Southern boarding school. Soon, dangerous rivalries reveal themselves as the women tend to his wounded leg while offering him comfort and companionship. This film is rated R for some sexuality. EVENT DETAILS WHEN: Tuesday, October …

— Join us for two live webcasts and get answers to your questions. Do you have questions about the Health Insurance Marketplace Open Enrollment? Get your answers live! Whether you’re enrolling for the first time or re-enrolling, the two-part Q&A series from AARP Learn@50+ provides answers about the 2018 enrollment process. In part one, AARP’s experts will review the Open Enrollment period (Nov. 1 to Dec. 15) and answer your questions about the process. In part two, the AARP team will lead a …

— Taking care of a loved one isn’t always a walk in the park. Family caregiving means juggling a lot of kinds of help—personal, financial, medical, and more. Now you can talk to others dealing with the same issues. October’s Caregiving Q&A webcast is hosted by caregiving experts Lee Baker and Debra Tyler-Horton from AARP Georgia. Register today to ask questions and learn about the issues important to you. Managing Your Loved One’s Finances Tuesday, October 24, 2017, 6:00-6:30 pm CT Lee …

— FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Oct. 11, 2017                                                          CONTACT:  Michael Rowett 501-249-3841  mrowett@aarp.org LITTLE ROCK—Classie Green of Pine Bluff is the 2017 recipient of the Andrus State Award for Community Service, AARP’s most prestigious and visible volunteer award. Green received the award on the second day of AARP Arkansas’ annual Volunteer Summit, held Tuesday and today in Little Rock. Also presented today was AARP Arkansas’ 2017 Distinguished Service Award, to Herman Satterfield of Russellville. The awards were presented by Charlie Wagener, AARP’s …

— Join us for two live Medicare webcasts and get answers to your questions Do you have questions about Medicare coverage and plan options? Whether you’re enrolling for the first time or entering open enrollment, the two-part Medicare Q&A series from Learn@50+ can get you answers about your 2017 plan options. In part one, AARP’s Medicare expert Susan Lutz will review the different parts of Medicare and answer your questions about enrollment periods for new Medicare recipients and open enrollment rules for …

— Plus, register for all four job-searching sessions and you could win $500!* It’s a digital world. Understanding how to use all the available tools to your advantage is essential in today’s job market. Join Nora Duncan, a digital job search expert and state director of AARP Connecticut, and job training expert Janae Wheeler, at the Job Search in the Digital Age interactive workshop on Thursday, October 19, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. CT. Learn how to leverage your experience and improve your …

— Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria and other recent severe weather incidents serve as devastating reminders of the power of mother nature. Disaster recovery occurs at the most inopportune times; it’s never planned. But there are steps that you can take to be as prepared as possible before a disaster strikes. September is National Preparedness Month, in which the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) especially encourages Americans to take steps to prepare for emergencies in their homes, businesses, schools, and communities. …

— Arkansans know it as one of the hottest events in Hot Springs: the Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival, now celebrating its 26th year. AARP Arkansas once again is co-sponsoring the film festival, which runs from Friday, October 6 to Sunday, October 15 at the historic Arlington Resort Hotel & Spa. As in prior years, the 2017 Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival offers a wide array of films. The festival also features Q&A sessions with filmmakers, live music and kid-friendly activities. AARP …

— THV11 meteorologist and co-anchor Tom Brannon turns 50 in a few days, and to properly commemorate this milestone, AARP Arkansas joined Tom live on the air this morning in the THV Weather Garden to present him with a complimentary AARP membership! AARP volunteers Odessa Darrough (second from left) and Warren Searls (left) explained how AARP membership serves as a passport to local member discounts for exciting events such as the upcoming Oct. 6-15 Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival ; free Movies for …

—   Every 2 seconds someone’s identity is stolen. To help consumers protect themselves from ID theft, AARP Arkansas in October will host free Fraud Watch Network shredding events in Springdale and in Little Rock. AARP will partner with local shredding providers in Springdale on October 21 and in Little Rock on October 28 to take any confidential documents you no longer need and shred them at no charge. Volunteers are also needed to help out at the event. Contact Lou Tobian of AARP Arkansas for details. Shredding …