Join our livestream to learn how to avoid fraud

Posted on 04/16/2015 by | AARP Kentucky | Comments

Fraud | Money & Work Protect your identity and avoid fraud by learning about what’s in the mind of con artist. Join AARP and the Department for Financial Institutions for a Livestream April 17th at 11:30 EST for a conversation about fraud, learn about the AARP Fraud Fighter Call Center and find out how to join us for a half-day workshop in Bowling Green. Listen Live!  Tele-town Hall – Hear Fraud Watch Experts Live  


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 …

Do You Have What it Takes to Sing the National Anthem?

Posted on 04/10/2015 by | AARP Kentucky | Comments

Community | Events AARP Kentucky is holding an online singing competition to find a Kentuckian to sing the National Anthem during the June 15th Louisville Bats baseball game. Could it be you?  Simply upload a video of yourself singing the National Anthem in it’s entirety.  The contest starts Sunday, April 12th and ends on the 25th. Entries will be judged based on Voice; Projection; and Arrangement. The Grand Prize Winner will be selected to sing the National Anthem on June 15 at the Louisville …

Renewing Efforts to Combat Hunger

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

Health & Wellbeing About 22 percent of Kentuckians lacked the resources at some point in the past year to put enough food on the table. More than 700,000 do not always know where they will get their next meal. AARP Kentucky will convene a meeting of farming and agricultural commodities councils this year to coordinate statewide efforts to end hunger. In the meantime, the state office is fighting hunger at the local level. In February, AARP cosponsored a monthlong food drive in Ohio …

AARP Kentucky Welcomes New Executive Council Member

Posted on 03/18/2015 by | AARP Kentucky | Comments

Volunteering AARP Kentucky is pleased to welcome our newest Executive Council member, Nancy Del Grosso. Having just turned 50, Nancy turned to AARP because she wanted to advance positive social change geared toward her new age bracket. She is employed full time as First Vice President – Wealth Management Financial Planning Specialist Morgan Stanley Wealth Management LLC.  She has worked for Morgan Stanley for 21 years. Nancy has been named 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 “Top Wealth Manager” by Cincinnati …

Live in Lexington? Learn how to beat con artists at their own game

Posted on 03/5/2015 by | AARP Kentucky | Comments

Events | Money & Work Con artists don’t care how hard you worked. Identity theft, investment fraud and scams rob millions of Americans of their hard-earned money every year. Research shows that more than $20 billion was stolen from about 13 million victims in 2012, according the latest Javelin Strategy and Research reports on identity fraud. Older adults tend to be bilked out of about $3 billion every year. AARP is fighting back with the AARP Fraud Watch Network. It provides resources to help you …