AARP Teams Up With Idaho Botanical Garden

Posted on 05/28/2015 by | AARP Idaho | Comments

Community | Events | Home & Family | Local Resources Join AARP Idaho this summer for the Idaho Botanical Garden 2015 Great Garden Escape Summer Live Music Series. Show your AARP membership card at the entrance to receive a discounted admission! Concerts are Thursday evenings, running from June through September. Garden Events: June (6:30 – 9:30 p.m. Gates open at 5:30 p.m.): 4th- Muzzie & Billy Braun 18th – Soul Patch 25th – Hoochie Coochie Men   July (6:30 – 9:30 p.m. Gates open at 5:30 p.m.): 2nd – Bread …

Know an Extraordinary Volunteer Age 50 or Older?

Posted on 05/19/2015 by | AARP Idaho | Comments

Community | Volunteering Show your appreciation by nominating a volunteer for the 2015 AARP Idaho Andrus Award for Community Service. AARP’s most prestigious Idaho volunteer award recognizes individuals who are sharing their experience, talent and skills in ways significantly enrich the lives of others. Only one Idaho individual or couple is selected each year. The nomination deadline is June 2, 2015. Legacy of Service AARP’s commitment to volunteer service can be traced back to our founder, Dr. Ethel Percy Andrus, whose motto “to …

AARP Live on RFD-TV

Posted on 04/15/2015 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Advocacy | Caregiving | Health & Wellbeing | Home & Family Disaster rarely gives you a heads up, and can take many unexpected forms. Everyone should have a plan of action, but some Americans can be particularly vulnerable during times of uncertainty. It’s important to keep this in mind when forming an effective plan, and to consider your personal needs. Disaster preparation is more than storing water and food, and every situation requires a different solution. On our recent episode of  AARP Live, our panel of experts shared important information to help you and your loved …

Three Events Aim to Prevent and Avoid Fraud in Idaho

Posted on 04/6/2015 by | AARP Idaho | Comments

Events AARP Idaho invites you to one of three FREE Idaho Consumer Fraud Forums in May 2015. Presenters will describe the latest scams and offer tips on how to recognize fraud, protect yourself and avoid becoming the next victim. Every day another older Idahoan is ripped off by a telephone, Internet or mail scam. Aggressive con artists are targeting folks across the country to the tune of billions! AARP Idaho is hosting the events with Tom Trail, AARP Idaho Volunteer State …

Listen, Ask Questions, Express Your Views

Posted on 04/1/2015 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Advocacy | Events | Finances 50+ | Health & Wellbeing | Money & Work | Uncategorized AARP Idaho members will have an opportunity to ask questions and share their views with U.S. Sen. Michael Crapo (R) in a tele-town hall on April 28 at 11 a.m. Hosted by Mark Estess, AARP state director, the statewide conference call will address issues that affect Idahoans 50-plus and will give them an opportunity to make their voices heard in Washington, D.C. Crapo serves on the Senate Banking, Finance, Environment, Budget and Indian Affairs committees. The conversation will cover topics …

Communication Internship at AARP Idaho

Posted on 03/31/2015 by | AARP Idaho | Comments

About AARP Are you an undergraduate or graduate student looking to gain real-world experience with a leading nonprofit? We’re looking for you! AARP Idaho is seeking a social media communications intern for summer and fall 2015. This is a paid opportunity. This position will be responsible for maintaining and growing the social media accounts for both the AARP Idaho and AARP Montana state offices. Responsibilities: • Learning AARP’s mission, culture, history and projects with special emphasis on understanding AARP membership and the …