StandOutFromtheCrowd_SocialMedia_Steve Debenport

When it comes to landing a job, you can’t just be a little better than the competition — you have to stand out from the crowd! Our interactive webinar Beat the Competition, Stand Out from the Crowd & Land Your Next Job, will help you learn dynamic ways to write cover letters and resumes that get noticed. Plus, learn how you can make an impression that helps you move from job seeker to employee. Get the details here. [Photo credit: …

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Are you a family caregiver running on an empty tank? Don’t miss our interactive webinar that will help you learn how to take care of yourself as you care for a loved one. We’ll share practical advice and firsthand experience on how you can balance your physical, mental and emotional health! Register now for details. [Photo credit: i-stock.com/Cathy Yeulet]

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 Each year during the month of April, AARP honors volunteers across the country with a special week: National Volunteer Week.  In 2016, this celebratory week of April 10th-16th offers a wonderful opportunity to recognize and thank volunteers in Idaho.  Across the Gem State, more than 300 AARP Idaho volunteers are working hard to make Idaho a better place to live. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. believed that acts of service are what make us human.  “Everybody can be great,” he …

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You’re Invited to Our Virtual Viewing Party: Staying Competitive with Work & Jobs! Register and watch our online lessons on your computer or mobile device. As a thank you, everyone who registers will receive a free stainless steel travel mug! Watch the videos – which will teach you how to use Twitter, LinkedIn, Blogs, YouTube and more to stay competitive in the job market.  You can take a short quiz for a chance to win our grand prize – a $250 …

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As part of its ongoing efforts to help consumers avoid falling victim to identity theft, AARP Idaho is joining with the Boise Police Department to sponsor “Shred Fest 2016” – an event to provide free shredding of personal financial documents and other sensitive records. The Shred Fest will be held on Wednesday, April 27th at City Hall West in Boise and is available to everyone…AARP member or not. Shredding services begins at 10:00 a.m., and will continue until 1:00 p.m., …

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – In a new AARP survey released today, 8 in 10 say that taking a stand on Social Security is a basic threshold for Presidential leadership. The survey of likely voters age 50+ also shows nearly 40% are dissatisfied with their retirement savings and nearly half of voters worry they won’t be able to achieve their financial goals over the next five years (49%).  4 in 10 (40%) still don’t know for certain which party’s presidential candidate they’ll …

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Avoiding schemes that bilk hard-working Idahoans out of their money is the focus of two upcoming Scam Jams. AARP Idaho is cosponsoring the day-long events April 21 in McCall and May 19 in Coeur d’Alene. Other sponsors include the Better Business Bureau, local law enforcement, and state agencies such as the Attorney General’s office, Commission on Aging and departments of Finance and Insurance. Con artists victimize more than 1 in 10 Americans a year and often target older people who …

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Being a family caregiver can be overwhelming. Whether you’ve been caring for a loved one for many years or you’re just beginning your journey, our free webinar will teach you five simple steps that will make the process easier. From starting a conversation to forming your team and making a plan, we’ll share practical advice you can use. Plus, we’ll help you learn how to find support and care for yourself. Get more details and learn how you can watch live or …

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This paid internship involves outreach, event planning and communication initiatives directed toward AARP’s membership base, volunteers, and legislators, particularly in the multicultural community. This includes, but is not limited to, the coordination of events and volunteers, public/media relations, program design, and organizational communication. Under state staff guidance this position will: Develop, organize and promote bilingual events focused on caregiver, fraud watch and financial security. Intern must be mission focused and dedicated to AARP’s Multicultural Markets and Engagement goals Identify and …

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The AARP Idaho Office, located in Boise, has an opening for a legislative intern! This is a paid position. AARP advocacy and grassroots interns are provided legislative education in both state and federal political spheres and gain first-hand knowledge of the Idaho state legislature. Our advocacy work for the 50+ population gives interns exposure to real-world applications. At the AARP Idaho state office, interns play a vital role in the development of advocacy and outreach campaigns. They learn firsthand how …