Jazz History Bike Tour

Posted on 06/24/2015 by | AARP Missouri | Comments

Community | Events The first of two guided bike rides done in partnership with Trailnet takes place in July.  On this first ride, you will learn about St. Louis’ rich musical and cultural history.  On July 11th, the President & CEO of Jazz St. Louis will lead this cycling tour through downtown St. Louis. The ride will begin at The Harold and Dorothy Steward Center for Jazz, 3536 Washington Avenue, St. Louis 63103.  Registration starts at 9:00 am with the ride beginning at …

Walking the Dog

Posted on 06/24/2015 by | AARP Missouri | Comments

Community | Livable Communities On Saturday, July 25th, AARP in St. Louis in partnership with Lilly’s Music and Social House (2321 Arsenal) and SAGE, will be hosting ‘Laces & Leashes’ – a community walk audit with your dog.  AARP members and friends are invited to learn how to conduct a walk audit in their own neighborhood while walking your canine friend.  Following a brief orientation, dogs and their owners will hit the sidewalk in teams and start evaluating their respective route.  And that is …

Team AARP Brings It Home

Posted on 06/24/2015 by | AARP Missouri | Comments

Community | Health & Wellbeing Fifty AARP members participated in the St. Louis Senior Olympics as part of Team AARP Memorial Day weekend.  All told, Team AARP athletes competed in over 100 different events – everything from Washer Toss to Golf to Pickleball. Our athletes ranged in age from John who turned 50 in April to Dorothy who is 92.  All skill levels were represented on Team AARP.  We had people who have competed in specific sports on teams regionally and nationally to those that …

Hitting the Streets at Moonlight Ramble – Registration Now Open

Posted on 06/24/2015 by | AARP Missouri | Comments

Events Ready to ride your bike by the light of the moon? We are inviting you to join us at the 52nd Moonlight Ramble in downtown St. Louis!  AARP in St. Louis is the presenting sponsor of this annual event that will take place on Saturday, August 29th.   At the stroke of midnight, over 4000 people from St. Louis and the surrounding communities ride through the streets of St. Louis on either an 8 mile or 18 mile course.  It’s a …

Legal Aid of Western Missouri Assists Senior Homeowners with Beneficiary Deeds

Posted on 06/22/2015 by | AARP Missouri | Comments

Finances 50+ Many senior homeowners don’t have a plan for who will take ownership of their home when they pass away. One simple way to ensure that their homes are passed to their loved ones or to a trusted charitable organization is through a simple form called a Beneficiary Deed. What is a Beneficiary Deed? A Beneficiary Deed is a document prepared by an attorney, signed by the owner(s) of the property, and recorded with the County, naming the person or organization …

Staying Sharp Attracts Hundreds

Posted on 06/18/2015 by | AARP Missouri | Comments

About AARP | Events | Health & Wellbeing | Volunteering It was nearly SRO (Standing Room Only) at the recent Staying Sharp seminar held at the Overland Park Convention Center in Overland Park, KS. In collaboration with the Dana Alliance and MetLife, AARP presented a very well-attended “brain health” program. The focus was on how memory works and how to lead a brain healthy life during the aging process. A question and answer period from the audience followed the panel discussion. AARP volunteers, donned in red shirts, staffed the registration …