Chasing Her Dreams: Marcia Starts Training

Posted on 05/1/2015 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

Health & Wellbeing Congratulations Marcia on being named AARP Colorado’s Life Reimagined 1/2 Marathon Contest Winner!  Check out her blog each week as she trains for the Colfax 1/2 Marathon! What I Get From Running Several times during this training period for the half marathon someone will greet me on the path with a statement something like “You know, walking is better than running.” It could be because I looking puffing and huffing or am red in the face. I generally answer something …

Reimagine Your Work Life and Revitalize Your Career

Posted on 05/1/2015 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Money & Work AARP Colorado will host a Work Reimagined event next month to help boomers find passion in the next step of their career path. Work Reimagined is part of AARP Life Reimagined, which provides a framework for exploring what’s next in your life. Work Reimagined aims to help professionals achieve greater success and satisfaction in their current careers or to pursue a long-held dream of starting a new business. The event is scheduled June 23, 6 to 8:30 p.m., at the …

AARP CO and Microsoft offer free Microsoft classes for AARP members

Posted on 04/30/2015 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

Community | Home & Family | Technology   AARP Colorado is pleased to share with you these free Microsoft classes offered for AARP members. Microsoft Store – Park Meadows Mall Location Only 8505 Park Meadows Center Dr. Ste. 2095 Lone Tree, CO 80124 Class Schedule and Descriptions o   Making the Transition from Windows XP to Windows 8.1 – Thursday, June 4th 6pm to 7pm  – Park Meadows Mall location only. Join the Microsoft Store for a special workshop, as we explain new, key features to Windows 8.1. …

AARP Colorado Volunteers Head to Washington to Push for Better Retirement Investment Advice Standard

Posted on 04/28/2015 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

Advocacy Washington, DC – Today AARP Colorado volunteers and staff dropped off petitions containing more than 26,000 signatures at the U.S. Department of Labor in support of a conflict of interest standard, following the release of a proposed rule earlier this month. The petition delivery kicks off several days of action in Washington that includes visits to U.S. Sens. Michael Bennet and Cory Gardner and Colorado members of the U.S. House of Reps. Ken Buck and Ed Perlmutter on issues that include …

Sign the Petition: Close the Conflict of Interest Loophole!

Posted on 04/22/2015 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

Advocacy You’ve worked hard to save for retirement and you deserve a financial advisor who works just as hard to protect what you’ve earned. Right now, loopholes in the law allow bad-actors in the financial industry to provide retirement savings “advice” based on what’s best for their pocketbook, not yours. The result? They can recommend investments with higher fees, riskier features, and lower returns because they earn more money, even if those investments are not the best choice for you. Bad …

El Movimiento

Posted on 04/22/2015 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

Community | Events El Movimiento: The Chicano Movement in Colorado exhibit immerses visitors in the urgency, passion and vitality of one of Colorado’s most important social movements. In the 1960s and 1970s, Chicano activists in Colorado fought to end discrimination, secure rights and gain political and social power through education, culture and the arts. AARP members are invited to experience this absorbing exhibit. Now through October 31, 2015. Exhibit and all programs are at the History Colorado Center, 1200 Broadway, Denver, CO. AARP members are …