Close the Loophole!

Posted on 07/22/2015 by | AARP Indiana | Comments

Advocacy | Money & Work | Press By AARP Indiana State Director June Lyle Hoosiers are hard-working folks who do everything we can to provide for our families and put away what we can for retirement.  That’s why AARP is fighting for a new standard that requires anyone who gives financial advice to recommend only those investments that are in your best interest – so they can help you live with freedom and independence in retirement. It’s a simple premise than many investment professionals already adhere to …

AARP Experience Corps Evansville Volunteer Eric King Presented with Cabot Community Celebrity Award

Posted on 07/6/2015 by | AARP Indiana | Comments

Community | Volunteering Since 2010, the owners of Cabot Creamery Cooperative have presented the Cabot Community Celebrity Award program to honor the achievements and contributions of volunteers from every part of our great nation.  The program continues in 2015 with an Eastern Caribbean Cruise that honors more than 50 new Community Celebrities. AARP Experience Corps Evansville long-time volunteer Eric King has been selected as one of this year’s “Community Celebrities.” Nominated by Lorinda Taylor, director of family services at the Carver Community Organization – the …

Black Expo: Summer Celebration and Health Fair

Posted on 07/1/2015 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Community | Health & Wellbeing By Jacqueline Thomas Maria Langston considers the Indiana Black Expo (IBE) Summer Celebration a can’t-miss event. The 59-year-old Indianapolis resident, a former state health department employee, has attended the gathering since the 1970s and actively encourages others to join her. She enjoys IBE’s Summer Celebration, which is marking its 45th anniversary this year, for what she learns but also for the chance to visit with old friends—people she hasn’t seen since the previous year’s event or longer. Attendees say they …

Get Your CARE Act Card!

Posted on 06/9/2015 by | AARP Indiana | Comments

Advocacy | Caregiving If you haven’t heard by now (where have you been?!), the Caregiver Advise, Record, Enable Act, or CARE Act is the law of the land in Indiana!  The bill takes effect January 1, 2016.  Before then though, be sure to get one of our wallet-size CARE Act informational cards for reference so you know the benefits afforded to you and your loved ones under the bill. The CARE Act improves coordination and communication between family caregivers, their loved ones / …

AARP Smart Driver Courses Available in Your Area!

Posted on 06/1/2015 by | AARP Indiana | Comments

Events | Money & Work | Volunteering In 1979, AARP founded “55 Alive” to help keep older drivers independent, safe and confident while on the road. While its mission hasn’t changed since then, many other things have, including the program name. Today, AARP Driver Safety continues to meet the needs of older drivers through educational programs led by more than 4,000 volunteers and a myriad of resources. But they aren’t the same programs and resources that were available nearly 35 years ago. AARP Driver Safety has continued to evolve …

National Safety Month: Drive Safe, Drive Smart

Posted on 06/1/2015 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Driver Safety By AARP Driver Safety This June, AARP Driver Safety is recognizing National Safety Month because we know safer driving saves lives. Safer driving can also save you money on car insurance premiums or costly vehicle repairs. However, safer driving isn’t possible without an alert, cautious driver. This month, concentrating on the following three aspects of the driving experience can help you be a safer, smarter driver: 1. A healthy driver is a safer driver. Just as your car needs regular …