— Catch one of the world’s leading experts on outsmarting con artists. For over four decades, Frank W. Abagnale has advised the FBI on how to outsmart con artists and now he wants to share his knowledge with you! As one of the world’s most respected authorities on forgery, embezzlement and secure documents, Abagnale has joined forces with the AARP Fraud Watch Network and AARP Kentucky. On Thursday, October 12th at 1:30, Abagnale will help our community learn how to spot …

— In a recent AARP survey, 4 in 5 Kentucky voters ages 35-64 and of all political views expressed concerns about low retirement savings. More than half of private sector workers in Kentucky—almost 800,000 people—have no way to save for retirement through automatic payroll deductions. AARP Kentucky is asking lawmakers to create a Work and Save plan, which would make it easier for small businesses to offer their employees a way to save. The plan would be voluntary and portable, so …

—   On Saturday, March 5, 2016, the Kentucky Republican Presidential Caucus is being held in 114 of 120 Kentucky counties across the Commonwealth. Voting will take place between the hours of 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. local time. Only registered Kentucky Republicans are eligible to vote. The voting process is pretty similar to a typical Kentucky election.  You will be required to show identification, sign in, and vote by secret ballot.  This year however, assigned voting locations have changed. Most …

— You’ve paid into Social Security year after year and deserve to know how the candidates would keep it strong for us, our kids and grandkids. Social Security needs to be updated for the 21st century so we can keep the promise for future generations. If someone thinks they’re ready to be President, they should at least be able to tell us their plans to keep Social Security strong. Across the country and in Kentucky, the new AARP campaign “Take a …

AARP Live

— Does your candidate have a plan? Watch AARP Live and Join the Conversation! Presidential candidates want our votes for the highest office in the land, but where do they stand on one of America’s greatest promises—Social Security? Do they have a plan? Most candidates are talking about the future of Social Security, but who has a real plan? Today, one in six Americans receive Social Security – it’s a lifeline for millions of retirees, disabled workers, widows, widowers and children. On …

— Watch it here! AARP has produced a non-partisan gubernatorial video voter guide featuring the two candidates for governor of Kentucky –Matt Bevin (R) and Jack Conway (D) – answering key questions about family caregivers and Kentuckians’ retirement security. “Kentuckians want to know more about where the candidates stand on the pocketbook issues affecting their lives,” said AARP Kentucky State President Jim Kimbrough.  “We’re thankful to both candidates for thoughtfully sharing their insights with us.” The video comes as part of …

— AARP is cosponsoring a gubernatorial debate in Kentucky, one of only three states electing a governor this year. State Attorney General Jack Conway (D) and businessman Matt Bevin (R) will face off at Centre College in Danville Oct. 6 at 7 p.m. WAVE 3 News will broadcast the debate statewide. The candidates will field questions important to voters 50 and older, such as how to relieve the burden on about 648,000 unpaid family caregivers in the state and how to …

— AARP Kentucky will be at the 135th Fancy Farm Picnic on Aug. 1 asking gubernatorial candidates to explain their plans to improve long-term care and financial security. The annual event in Graves County has long been a favorite place to kick off campaigns in Kentucky, one of three states that will choose a new governor this year. “In contrast to today’s digital-driven elections, Fancy Farm introduces candidates to voters face-to-face, with old-fashioned stump speeches and handshaking,” said Ron Bridges, AARP …

— The following is a statement by AARP Kentucky State Director Ron Bridges on Attorney General Jack Conway’s acceptance of the invitation to participate in a gubernatorial debate with Matt Bevin on Tuesday, October 6 at 8:00 p.m. at Centre College. “We are pleased that candidates, Democratic Party candidate Jack Conway and Republican Party candidate Matt Bevin have accepted the invitation to participate in our October 6th gubernatorial debate in partnership with Centre College and WAVE 3 News.  This will be …

— With the result of Republican gubernatorial primary election still in flux, AARP Kentucky, alongside Center College and WAVE3, has extended invitations to Attorney General Jack Conway and his two potential Republican opponents, Louisville businessman Matt Bevin and Agriculture Commissioner James R. Comer, to participate in a gubernatorial debate on Tuesday, Oct. 6. Matt Bevin has accepted. The hour-long event would be broadcast live across the Commonwealth on both television and radio stations by media partner WAVE 3 News. Scott Reynolds, …