Community Shredding Events and Food Drives Headline AARP National Day of Service in Montana

Posted on 09/1/2015 by | AARP Montana | Comments

Community | Events | Fraud Helena, Mont., Sept. 1, 2015 — AARP Montana announced today that it will host community shredding events and food drives across Montana as part of its 2015 National Day of Service.  Every year, Patriot Day and National Day of Service & Remembrance is observed to remember those who were lost and honor the heroes who responded to the tragic events on September 11, 2001. Since that time, thousands of AARP staff, members and volunteers have joined in the National Day …

Join a Walk to End Alzheimer’s

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

Community | Events | Health & Wellbeing | Uncategorized AARP Montana is joining the Walk to End Alzheimer’s to raise awareness and funds for care, support and research. Sponsored by the Alzheimer’s Association, the national event includes marches in seven Montana cities: Sept. 12, Eureka and Great Falls; Sept 13, Missoula; Sept. 19, Helena and Kalispell; Sept. 20, Bozeman; and Sept. 27, Billings. Tim Summers, AARP state director, said the walks promote camaraderie among caregivers. “Folks can take comfort in knowing they are not alone,” he said. For details, …

AARP Montana Presents “Outsmarting Con Artists” in Kalispell

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

Community | Events | Fraud AARP and host of experts conduct “how-to” workshop in Kalispell on keeping sharp, spotting scams, avoiding fraud Free and Open to the Public – Free Dinner Served! In its ongoing efforts to fight investment fraud, AARP Montana is partnering with a coalition of crime prevention agencies to sponsor a “how-to” workshop entitled “Outsmarting Con Artists” with a special focus on brain health for veterans. The workshop is set for September 17 in Kalispell at 3:30 pm. “AARP surveys reveal the top two key concerns …

AARP Montana Presents “Outsmarting Con Artists” In Great Falls

Posted on 08/24/2015 by | AARP Montana | Comments

Advocacy | Events | Fraud AARP and host of experts conduct “how-to” workshop in Great Falls on staying sharp, spotting scams, avoiding fraud Free and Open to the Public – Free Lunch Served In its ongoing efforts to fight investment fraud, AARP Montana is partnering with a coalition of crime prevention agencies to sponsor a “how-to” workshop entitled “Outsmarting Scam Artists” with a special focus on staying Sharp. The workshop is set for August 26 in Great Falls at 10 am.   “AARP surveys reveal …

Social Security Turns 80, Loved by Americans of All Ages

Posted on 08/13/2015 by | AARP Montana | Comments

About AARP | Events | Money & Work Social Security Turns 80, Loved by Americans of All Ages Remains Key to Retirement, Living Independently, Important for Future Generations, According to AARP Survey  Helena, MT – AARP released results of a survey this week as we celebrate the 80th Anniversary of Social Security on August 14, 2015. Americans of all ages continue to have strong feelings of support for Social Security, and the survey found several key themes. According to the national survey of adults, Social Security remains a core part of retirement security, …

Consumers Put Digital Convenience Ahead of Safety on Laptops and Mobile Devices

Posted on 07/29/2015 by | AARP Montana | Comments

Advocacy | Fraud | Technology Helena, MT—A new survey of internet users shows that the freedom and convenience of public wireless networks may come at a cost. Nearly half failed a quiz about online and wireless safety, and the survey results indicate that thousands nationwide are engaging in activity that could put them squarely in the sights of hackers looking to steal their personal information. An AARP Fraud Watch Network report, “Convenience versus Security,” shows that among adults who access the Internet, a quarter (25%) use free …