Future Caregivers Get a Chance to Plan

Posted on 09/1/2015 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

About AARP | Caregiving | Community | Events | Health & Wellbeing | Home & Family To help support family caregivers, AARP will hold a free Prepare to Care event Nov. 6 in Poplar Bluff. Participants will learn how to develop a caregiving plan, access in-home services, navigate Medicare and deal with legal issues. “Many families avoid discussing a loved one’s future care because they don’t want to think about the possible changes ahead,” said Diane Hall, associate state director for community outreach. “Even so, preparation is essential.” In 2010, there were 6.9 potential caregivers ages …

AARP and Ten Toes Program Back for Three Fall Walks

Posted on 08/28/2015 by | AARP Missouri | Comments

Community | Health & Wellbeing The AARP in St. Louis sponsored Ten Toe Express consists of walking tours throughout the region utilizing public transit and your ‘Ten Toes’. An AARP volunteer will lead 3 walks this fall with the first on September 12th and two to follow – one each in October and November. Join AARP in St. Louis and Citizens for Modern Transit on a special walk this fall session linking our transit system with one of the exciting trail connections in St. Louis. …

Getting HomeFit in St. Charles

Posted on 08/28/2015 by | AARP Missouri | Comments

Home & Family | Livable Communities Do you want to help your parents make their home safer for them as they age? AARP has resources to help with this very thing and will be at the Builders Home and Remodeling Show at the St. Charles Convention Center this month. We all love our homes…90% of people over 65 have indicated that they want to stay in their home as they age. AARP in St. Louis has something that will help make that a reality. We will …

Dancing in the Streets

Posted on 08/28/2015 by | AARP Missouri | Comments

Community | Events | Health & Wellbeing Have you ever ‘dance-walked’ before? No? Well we have just the opportunity for you! AARP in St. Louis is joining in on the fun with Trailnet for the “Share The Street Party”. We are sponsoring the ‘Dance-Walk’ through the downtown which includes a ‘Boogie @ the Ballpark’ and invite you to join in on the fun! The Old Post Office Plaza will be the scene for this street party that has something for everyone. Local food vendors! Local craft beer! …

AARP in St. Louis and the St. Louis Symphony Special Offer

Posted on 08/28/2015 by | AARP Missouri | Comments

Community AARP members and guests are cordially invited to spend the evenings of September 25-26 and October 3, 2015 enjoying the music of Strauss and Chopin. AARP has once again teamed with the St. Louis Symphony to offer two for one tickets. All Strauss 2 for 1 ticket offer Friday, September 25 and Saturday, September 26 at 8:00 p.m. David Robertson, conductor Karita Mattila, soprano Daniel Lee, cello Beth Guterman Chu, viola R. STRAUSS Don Quixote R. STRAUSS Macbeth R. STRAUSS …

AARP Missouri Goes to the State Fair

Posted on 08/20/2015 by | AARP Missouri | Comments

About AARP | Caregiving | Community | Events | Fraud | Home & Family | Volunteering As reported by Harry Kennedy, AARP Missouri Executive Council Member AARP Missouri was among the many exhibitors participating in this year’s Missouri State Fair Senior Day Event on August 19. Executive Council Member Harry Kennedy and spouse Margaret Kennedy, were assisted by Johnson County 4461 Chapter members, Rosemary Sheppard, Chapter President, Marilyn Newman, Chapter Secretary, Jivani Saipan and Justyn Graham. AARP bags were pre-packaged with informational materials on Grandparents Raising Grandchildren, the AARP Fraud Watch Network , Missing Something? Opt-in …