Impact of Transportation in St. Louis Topic of Seminar

Posted on 01/26/2016 by | AARP Missouri | Comments

How does St. Louis measure up when assessing safe, walkable streets; age-friendly housing and transportation options; access to needed services; and opportunities for residents to participate in community activities? You’re invited to hear the results and discussion about how the AARP Livability Index has scored St. Louis, with an emphasis on transportation, during a public seminar on Thursday, February 4 from 8:30 – 11:00 at the Embassy Suites Downtown St. Louis. The half-day seminar, titled Livability Matters: Transportation Choice and …

Selma – A Story of a Movement

Posted on 02/2/2016 by | AARP Missouri | Comments

In recognition of Black History Month, AARP in St. Louis is offering a special opportunity for members and their guests. Join us for a free screening of “Selma”, a film that’s a chronicle of Martin Luther King’s campaign to secure equal voting rights via an epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama in 1965. The free screening of “Selma” will take place on Saturday, February 27 at 1:00 pm at the Regal St. Louis Mills Stadium 18 in Hazelwood. Click …

AARP in St. Louis at the St. Louis Symphony in February

Posted on 02/2/2016 by | AARP Missouri | Comments

AARP members and guests are cordially invited to spend the evenings of February 5th, 14th, and 20th, 2016 enjoying the music of the St. Louis Symphony. AARP has once again teamed with the St. Louis Symphony to offer two for one tickets.   Brandenburg 3 Friday, February 5, 2016    8:00 pm Anthony Marwood, leader and violin BACH Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 DVOŘÁK Serenade for Strings in E major VASKS Distant Light (Violin Concerto) Among Bach’s most beloved works, his …

It’s a Taxing Time of Year!

Posted on 02/1/2016 by | AARP Missouri | Comments

Still looking at how you’re going to get your taxes done for 2015? The AARP Foundation offers free tax preparation services for Missouri taxpayers with low to moderate incomes through the Foundation’s Tax-Aide program. Sites throughout the St. Louis region are available. AARP Foundation Tax-Aide, in its 49th year, is the nation’s largest free tax assistance and preparation service for anyone and if you’re 50 and older, and can’t afford a tax preparation service, this program was made especially for …

IRS Scams Topic of AARP Live

Posted on 01/28/2016 by | AARP Missouri | Comments

“Have you received a call from someone saying they are from the IRS and you are in trouble? That was the big topic of conversation on the January episode of AARP Live on the RFD-TV television program. During the program it was revealed that individuals were victimized to the tune of $23 million last year due to fraudulent IRS calls made by scammers. This pocketbook issue garnered a call from Hazel in Missouri who related her story about scams. To …

Watch Out for Phoney IRS Agents

Posted on 01/19/2016 by | AARP Missouri | Comments

Now that 2015 has come to a close, tax season is just around the corner and with it comes our nation’s largest scam: IRS fraud. Using threats and intimidation, phoney IRS agents have stolen millions of dollars out of the pockets of hard working Americans. Each year we see more sophisticated tools and technology being used to generate doubt and panic in even the most logical and educated taxpayer. On the next AARP Live, airing Thursday, January 21 at 9 …

A Powerful Legacy

Posted on 01/15/2016 by | AARP Missouri | Comments

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. dedicated his life to making the world a better place for all. At AARP, we are committed to ensuring that every generation has the power to advance the legacy of Dr. King to realize their dreams and reach their full potential. See the resources, tips and tools available at aarp.org/blackcommunity.