Speakers Bureau Volunteers Convene

Posted on 07/31/2015 by | AARP Missouri | Comments

About AARP | Community | Contact Us | Local Resources | Volunteering AARP Missouri “Speak Out!” speakers bureau volunteers who reside in the Kansas City area recently participated in an in-service meeting. The purpose was to connect with the AARP Missouri state office, discuss participation and motivation, share best practices and community engagement, and deliver self-critiqued mini presentations. The in-service was held in the AARP Missouri state office, commencing at 10 a.m. and concluding at 3 p.m. Meeting conveners were Speak Out! Presentation Coordinators Tonya Holmes and Marvin Sands, who are also …

AARP Members – Get Out & Count

Posted on 07/30/2015 by | AARP Missouri | Comments

Community Trailnet, with the support of Great Rivers Greenway, is participating in the National Bicycle and Pedestrian Documentation Project for the fourth year in a row. Volunteers are needed who can commit to counting bicyclists and pedestrians at designated locations from 5 to 7 p.m. Sept. 8 or Sept. 9. As we continue to collect count data each consecutive year, we will be able to show changes in bicycling and pedestrian activity. The data you collect is essential for future projects …

Cycling & More with Trailnet

Posted on 07/30/2015 by | AARP Missouri | Comments

Local Resources Bicrobrews …AARP in St. Louis is a proud sponsor of another Trailnet guided bike ride on Saturday, August 22nd. With the rapidly expanded microbrewery scene in St. Louis, we are on the map as one of the top 10 beer cities in the U.S. Pedal your way on the less-than-15-mile bicycle tour and learn what it takes to craft a fine brew from some of St. Louis’ most outstanding microbreweries. Tours and tastings will be offered at several stops (must …

Hitting the Trails & Rails

Posted on 07/30/2015 by | AARP Missouri | Comments

Health & Wellbeing Geocaching…Hitting the trail at the Sensory Garden…Brunch at Café Osage at Bowood Farms & CWE Shopping. These are perfect ways to spend a Saturday morning in St. Louis this fall with AARP in St. Louis leading the way! We are once again sponsoring the Ten Toe Express program coordinated by Citizens for Modern Transit. The Ten Toe Express is a walking program that links MetroLink & MetroBus with your own Ten Toes to explore St. Louis & step your way …

Handy at home? Computer savvy?

Posted on 07/30/2015 by | AARP Missouri | Comments

Uncategorized Help out our community by sharing your skills as a volunteer with the St. Louis NORC. The St. Louis NORC (Naturally Occurring Retirement Community), a non-sectarian neighborhood program operating in the Creve Coeur area and whose mission is to help older adults remain living at home, is in need of volunteers from the community. Here’s a snapshot of their needs: • Minor plumbing, electrical, and “handyman” home repairs – Change a faucet washer, replace a furnace filter, program a remote …

Retired Mayo Clinic Eldercare Specialist to Speak in Kansas City

Posted on 07/15/2015 by | AARP Missouri | Comments

Health & Wellbeing | Home & Family | Local Resources If you live in Kansas City and you an Rn, LPN, NP, Social Worker or other healthcare perofessional supporting elderly patients and their families, this session is for you. And you can even earn CEUs for the learning experience. Dick Edwards, retired Mayo Clinic Eldercare Specialist, will be in Kansas City to present useful information on how to work with families who are caregivers for aging parents. Edwards has written the book, “Mom, Dad, Can We Talk?” that helps individuals …