Join us for AARP Nights with the Louisville Bats

Posted on 04/23/2015 by | AARP Kentucky | Comments

Community | Events | Health & Wellbeing Join AARP staff, volunteers and other members on Monday, April 27 and May 18, 2015 at 6:35 p.m. or Monday, June 15, 2015at 7:05 p.m. at Louisville Slugger Field for AARP Nights with the Louisville Bats Baseball Team. AARP members can purchase discounted tickets. Tickets are $5 each for AARP members and 3 of their guests when showing your AARP Membership Card at the Louisville Slugger Field Ticket Window. Premium Field Reserved Tickets are available for $9 each. Bring your …

Award Winning Ashland 5th Grader Honors “Grandma” in Grandparent of the Year Essay Contest

Posted on 04/22/2015 by | AARP Kentucky | Comments

Home & Family Boyd County 5th grader’s family and state’s retired teachers celebrate the Crabbe Elementary School statewide essay contest winner – Michael Slone Tuesday, Michael Slone received top honors in the 2015 Grandparent of the Year essay contest sponsored by Kentucky Retired Teachers Association (KRTA) and AARP Kentucky. Michael and his grandmother, Dana Payne, received their awards at the Annual “AARP Kentucky Grandparent of the Year” ceremonies in Louisville. The Crabbe Elementary School student’s grandmother, Dana Payne was the subject of his …

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 …