Regulatory Fairness Forum for Small Businesses

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

Finances 50+ | Money & Work Concerned about a level regulatory playing field for your small business? Join other Montana small business owners for this unique opportunity to share your concerns directly with the National Ombudsman for Small Business, Brian Castro.  Learn how the Office of the National Ombudsman can help your small businesses save time and money in resolving difficult regulatory compliance and enforcement issues. Join other Montana small business owners to voice your ideas on federal regulatory challenges facing your business.     During …

Looking to Lower Your Debt or Repair Your Credit?

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

Finances 50+ | Fraud | Money & Work How would you like to lower your monthly credit card and loan payments – guaranteed? It’s an appealing offer for anyone especially those struggling to pay their bills. With the rise of consumer debt, a growing number of companies are coming out of the woodwork claiming they can lower your interest rate or reduce the amount you owe. But beware! Some of these debt relief programs are scams run by con artists who can’t deliver on their promises. If you …

AARP Montana Joins Petition Drive for Online Dating Sites to Crack Down on Fraud

Posted on 06/4/2015 by | AARP Montana | Comments

Advocacy | Community | Fraud | Money & Work | Technology With romance scammers using the Internet to rob Americans of an estimated $81 million per year, AARP’s Fraud Watch Network today called on the online dating industry to institute new safeguards to better protect their users. AARP Montana is inviting its members and the general public to become involved in the national campaign by signing an online petition. Demonstrating the ease with which online dating con artists currently operate, the June/July edition of AARP The Magazine contains the compelling story of …

Thanking Veterans for Their Service

Posted on 06/1/2015 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Community | Events | Local Resources AARP Montana will be on hand June 13, when Veterans Affairs sponsors the sixth annual Southwest Montana Veterans Stand Down to help homeless and needy military vets. The free event is open 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Gallatin County Fairgrounds in Bozeman. About 50 government agencies and nonprofit organizations will help veterans with résumé writing, vocational rehabilitation, mental health, Social Security and public assistance. AARP will offer tips on how to fight fraud. Free gifts and services will …

We’re Hiring — Exciting Opportunity Available!

Posted on 05/27/2015 by | AARP Montana | Comments

About AARP Exciting opportunity in our Montana State Office in Helena for a Senior Operations Specialist. We’re millions of members strong – with more joining us every day – the largest and “most powerful grassroots organization” around, according to Fortune magazine.  In Montana, we’re more involved than ever before.  If you’re ready, here’s your chance to take action in Helena to help make life better for Montana’s 50+ population and generations that follow! In this key role as Senior Operations Specialist, you will …

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 …