Take A Stand

Posted on 02/11/2016 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

It’s time to Take A Stand. It’s a promise that’s been kept for generations. You pay into Social Security, you get the benefits you earned. But to keep that promise for future generations, Social Security needs to be updated for the 21st century. If our leaders don’t act, future retirees could lose up to 25 percent of their benefit per year. Every year our leaders wait and do nothing, finding a solution grows more difficult. The only way to make …

Beware of Tax Scams

Posted on 02/11/2016 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

The AARP Fraud Watch Network is launching an education effort to help people protect themselves from tax scams, releasing a new digital advertising campaign, featuring a new video and a tip sheet. The Association is also encouraging people to take advantage of AARP’s free tax preparation services. AARP is warning Coloradans about two tax scams. An imposter scam occurs when a fraudster poses as an IRS agent and claims a person owes back taxes. In the identity theft scheme, thieves …

Financial Resilience Seminar

Posted on 02/11/2016 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

If you don’t have anything saved for your retirement, you’re not alone and there is still time to do something about it. Join AARP Colorado in Boulder for a free Financial Resilience seminar on March 15, 2016, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the East Senior Center, 5660 Sioux Dr. Call 1-877-926-8300 to register. Seating is limited to 40 people. You will have access to AARP volunteers, who are experts in financial planning and Social Security. Get your questions answered …

Winter Park Jazz Festival Discount

Posted on 02/11/2016 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

Join AARP and have a blast this summer at the Winter Park Jazz Festival. Tickets go on sale April 1, and AARP members get a $10 discount. Celebrating its 34th year, the Winter Park Jazz Festival is one of the premier summer music festivals in Colorado. The two-day event, July 16-17, is held in Hideaway Park, Winter Park, CO. AARP members and their guests will receive entrance for general admission at $35 and $55 for VIP.  Regular priced general admission …

Better Choices, Better Health- Free Online Class for Health Conditions

Posted on 02/10/2016 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

Individuals with diabetes, arthritis, depression, other health conditions invited to take free online class developed by Stanford University Adults in Colorado with ongoing health conditions are invited to enroll in a nationally recognized online workshop called Better Choices Better Health, designed to support participants in taking charge of their health. The six-week computer-based workshop is being offered at no cost for 50 people on a first-come, first-served basis. Interested individuals must enroll by Feb. 25. Stanford University developed the Internet workshop …

Black History Month: Civil Rights in America

Posted on 02/9/2016 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

AARP Celebrates Sung and Unsung Heroes The American Civil Rights Movement started the journey to equality for everyone. In celebration of Black History Month, AARP proudly recognizes those who started the movement and through actions large and small, known and unknown, worked to achieve equality for all. We all have stories of success and triumph that deserve to be told. The contributions of Rosa Parks, Martin Luther King, Jr., Nelson Mandela, Thurgood Marshall and many others to the civil rights …