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 …

Valuing the Invaluable: New AARP Report on Caregiving

Posted on 07/16/2015 by | AARP Montana | Comments

Advocacy | Caregiving | Community Montana Family Caregivers Provide $1.4 Billion In Unpaid Care According to AARP Study  New report reveals stress on family caregivers’ health and finances; identifies policies to help support caregivers  HELENA, Mont., July 16, 2015 — Family caregivers in Montana provided 110 million hours of care—worth an estimated $1.4 billion—to their parents, spouses, partners, and other adult loved ones in 2013, according to AARP Public Policy Institute’s new report, Valuing the Invaluable: 2015 Update. The total estimated economic value of uncompensated care …

White House Conference on Aging Watch Party

Posted on 07/3/2015 by | AARP Montana | Comments

Events | Health & Wellbeing In conjunction with the White House’s 2015 Conference on Aging, AARP Montana is hosting a Conference Watch Party and Listening Session in Helena to listen, learn, dialogue, and share what is important for people 50-plus. The 2015 Conference aims to embrace the transformative demographic shift occurring in the United States and recognize the possibilities of aging, and will be live streamed.  Helena residents will be able to field questions into the conference through social media.  Participants will also discuss and share the …