— 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, 5:00-5:30 pm MT Lee …

— Thanks in part to a grant from AARP, downtown Kuna will be popping on Saturday, October 21 when the Bernie Fisher Parking Lot becomes the site of Park for a Day, a “pop-up plaza” with live entertainment, food, booths and other activities for people of all ages. The project goal is to help the community visualize a future for the parking lot, and how best to redesign it to improve its function as a parking lot and also as a catalyst …

— 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 …

— Join us 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: Monday, …

— 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 5:00 p.m. MT. Learn how to leverage your experience and improve your …

— As Medicare open enrollment gets under way, state Insurance Director Dean Cameron will answer questions about the program during a tele-town hall sponsored by AARP Idaho on Thursday, Oct. 19, at 10 a.m. Anyone who wants to join the conversation can email aarpid@aarp.org for call-in instructions. Open enrollment runs Oct. 15 to Dec. 7, giving Medicare beneficiaries an opportunity to review their current coverage and consider making changes for next year. The phone conference also will address how to fight …

— AARP Idaho has appointed Corrine Tafoya Fisher to their executive council – the highest state-level volunteer position within the nonprofit, nonpartisan organization. AARP Idaho has more than 187,000 members statewide and more than 38 million members nationwide. Ms. Fisher, a Nampa resident, will serve on the AARP Idaho volunteer executive council and work to achieve AARP’s vision, mission and strategic priorities across the state. AARP Idaho state president, Dr. Tom Trail and state director Lupe Wissel appointed her to the …

— Are you looking for ways to make a difference in our community and “give back”, particularly to your fellow 50+ Gem Staters? If so, we would love to share how AARP Idaho is working to ensure that Idaho residents have choice, control and independence through every stage of their lives. Please join us for a volunteer team building workshop at our Boise office at 250 S. 5th, Suite 800 in Boise. Limited free parking is available. What else can you …

— AARP Idaho and the Treasure Valley Family YMCA are happy to announce an exciting opportunity for folks age 50+ in Canyon County and surrounding communities that focusing on healthy living in a  way that is fun and exciting. New Knowledge Adventures (NKA) is a socially engaging, lifelong learning program administered through Idaho State University and the Treasure Valley YMCA. In conjunction with university staff, volunteer instructors provide leadership and complete management of all courses and curriculums. Volunteers develop engaging and …

— Boise Community Leaders Celebrated in Newest Title to AARP’s Where We Live: Communities for All Ages New Book Showcases 100+ Inspiring Ideas from America’s Community Leaders The creative work of Boise community leaders in Idaho is showcased in the second title in AARP’s Where We Live: Communities for All Ages series, now available for free. This edition shares new and inspiring solutions from community leaders across the nation who are responding to the most pressing needs of aging populations and …