Your Help is Needed to Improve the Lives of Alzheimer’s Patients and Their Caregivers

Posted on 05/26/2015 by | AARP Montana | Comments

Advocacy | Caregiving | Community | Events | Health & Wellbeing | Home & Family Do you wish to help improve the lives of Alzheimer’s patients and their caregivers? Here’s your chance! If you have memory problems, or have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or related dementias… If you are a caregiver (family or paid) for someone who has/or may have Alzheimer’s or related dementias… We need to hear from you!  The State-wide Montana Alzheimer’s/Dementia Work Group is holding a series of town hall meetings in communities all across Montana.   Town Hall Meeting Schedule: Missoula – May …

Know an Extraordinary Volunteer Age 50 or Older?

Posted on 05/19/2015 by | AARP Montana | Comments

Community | Volunteering Show your appreciation by nominating a volunteer for the 2015 AARP Montana Andrus Award for Community Service. AARP’s most prestigious Montana volunteer award recognizes individuals who are sharing their experience, talent and skills in ways significantly enrich the lives of others. Only one Montana individual or couple is selected each year. The nomination deadline is June 2, 2015. Legacy of Service AARP’s commitment to volunteer service can be traced back to our founder, Dr. Ethel Percy Andrus, whose motto “to …

AARP Montana Presents “Outsmarting Scam Artists”

Posted on 05/14/2015 by | AARP Montana | Comments

Events AARP Montana Presents “Outsmarting Scam Artists” with a special focus on Staying Sharp AARP and host of experts conduct “how-to” workshop on staying sharp, spotting scams, avoiding fraud Staying sharp segment to help Montanans avoid becoming victims of fraud — New research suggests brain changes may increase risk  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 …

You are invited! Free Welcome Reception Hosted by AARP Montana Launches the Governor’s Conference on Aging

Posted on 05/5/2015 by | AARP Montana | Comments

Caregiving | Events AARP teams up with Governor’s Conference on Aging to Highlight Caregiving Issues in Montana AARP Montana hosts “brain-health event” during wine and cheese welcome reception the evening of May 12 — Free and open to the public! AARP is teaming up with the Montana Office on Aging and a coalition of other groups focused on senior issues to sponsor the annual Governor’s Conference on Aging in Helena, May 12 – 14. The theme of this year’s event is “Insights into …

Stay Sharp and Keep Scammers at Bay

Posted on 05/1/2015 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Events | Fraud AARP is working with state officials and the nonprofit Montana Crime Prevention Association to host Outsmarting Scam Artists on June 4 at the Best Western Helena Great Northern Hotel. Speakers will explain how to avoid identity theft; Ponzi and pyramid schemes; fake insurance; and fraud in the medical, Internet and telemarketing spheres. The event will include a session on how to keep your brain sharp. Research suggests age-related changes to the brain can impede one’s ability to detect suspicious behavior. …

Great Career Opportunity Available!

Posted on 04/14/2015 by | AARP Montana | Comments

About AARP Communication Internship at AARP Montana   Are you an undergraduate or graduate student looking to gain real-world experience with a leading nonprofit? We’re looking for you! AARP Montana is seeking a social media communications intern for summer and fall 2015. This is a paid opportunity. This position will be responsible for maintaining and growing the social media accounts for both the AARP Idaho and AARP Montana state offices. Position could be in either Helena or Boise. Responsibilities: Learning AARP’s mission, …