Shredding event and workshop on fraud prevention open to public

— Every day, millions of Americans lost their hard-earned money to identity theft, investment fraud and other types of scams. AARP in Kansas City is sponsoring a free shredding day from 9 a.m. – 12 noon at the Linwood Shopping Center (Southwest Corner) at 31st and Prospect. Individuals are invited to bring either two bags or boxes of items to be shredded – old checks, older credit card bills and anything else with personal information with your name, address, Social Security …

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— Spirit of St. Louis David Robertson, conductor Charlie Brennan, narrator Scott Andrews, clarinet St. Louis Symphony Chorus Amy Kaiser, director WEILL The Flight of Lindbergh BOULEZ Dialogue de l’ombre double DEBUSSY La Mer Opening weekend, celebrate the 90th anniversary of Lindbergh’s historic flight across the Atlantic with the St. Louis Symphony and Chorus. Inspired by the pilot’s account of his solo flight, Weill brings to life that monumental achievement while Boulez’s work evokes the feeling of solitude in flight. The program comes to …

Peter-Rosenberger

— Unstuck! Lightening the Heart of the Family Caregiver With Humor featuring Peter Rosenberger Thursday, August 25th  7 p.m. ET/6 p.m. CT Listen up family caregivers: humor is an expression of a healthy heart — not a defense mechanism! After more than 30 years as a family caregiver for his wife, Gracie, including 78 operations, 60 doctors in 12 hospitals and $9 million in medical bills, Peter Rosenberger has learned: it’s OK to laugh! Join him for this free online event …

Caregiving will be the next discussion topic for AARPLIVE.

— Demographic trends suggest that if you aren’t a family caregiver now – you will be someday! With more than 43.5 million family caregivers in the United States, support for this silent army continues to grow. From books to support groups, training classes and apps – the challenge has become connecting caregivers to available resources. That’s why AARP has its I Heart Caregivers initiative. Join AARP Oklahoma state director, Sean Voskuhl, AARP Wisconsin state director, Sam Wilson and AARP caregiving expert …

Missouri OAG new 2

— Lace up your hiking books…Loretta has another round of great hikes for AARP in St. Louis members and their guests to enjoy this fall! We are venturing out a bit for these hikes – exploring more of our beautiful landscape in Missouri and Illinois. All hikes are Saturday mornings at 9:00 am and will end before noon. Length of each hike will be between 2 to 4 miles.     September 10 – Columbia Bottom Conservation Area, St. Louis, MO …

st louis bike

— Spend a morning with us engaging all of your senses on a guided bike ride this fall.  We will explore 3 different trails in the St. Louis region that will provide you with amazing sights, smells and sounds while you feel your wheels hit the trail. We will even have a little treat for you to round out your ‘sensory’ experience. Each ride will start at 9:00 a.m. and will end by noon.  You’ll be free to continue cycling in …

placemakingstl

— Join AARP in St. Louis and Citizens for Modern Transit as we look for ways to improve three MetroLink transit stations in the St. Louis region. Your transit station could be a place to meet up with neighbors and friends for coffee and a snack, a convenient place to grab groceries on your way home, a peaceful garden to read a book in, an active and engaging corridor that connects to your neighborhood. Help us conduct a walk audit at one …

baseball and bat

— AARP in St. Louis has joined up with the Gateway Grizzlies baseball team this summer and will “Strike Out Hunger” at the ballpark. Join us on August 24th to have some fun and help a good cause. Any fan that brings 2 canned goods to the box office will get a FREE Field Box ticket to the game. Bring an additional two cans to the AARP booth and get a free gift from AARP! Field Box tickets are also available for …

Sandwich Generation

— Being a parent is one of the hardest jobs around! But what if you were a Family Caregiver for a loved one at the same time? It’s called the “Sandwich Generation” and people are feeling the pressure of being squeezed between all the other layers of life as a family caregiver and a parent. Register for AARP’s interactive webinar, “Family Caregivers Feeling Squeezed: Life in the Sandwich Generation.” Featuring Charima Young, ASD Outreach Georgia and Britnee Fergins, a mother of …

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— Today’s job search is dramatically different than it was when you started your career. Join AARP’s Nora Duncan for a free webinar titled “Adaptability! Using New Realities to Get a Job” Thursday evening July 21st 7PM ET/ 6PM CT. Nora will share lessons she learned while searching for a job with 15 years of experience and her personal story of what it took to get back to work during her seven and a half month job search.  Like Nora, whether …