—   AARP Foundation Tax-Aide is the nation’s largest volunteer-run tax preparation and assistance service  AARP Foundation is looking to build its team of volunteers for its Tax-Aide program in Montana. Tax-Aide is a free tax assistance and preparation program for taxpayers with low to moderate income through the AARP Foundation. “Many older, low-income taxpayers miss out on the credits and deductions they’ve earned because they can’t afford to pay for professional tax preparation. AARP Foundation Tax-Aide addresses this community need …

— Simple Measure will have a significant positive impact for Montana’s 118,000 Caregivers Caregiving can be stressful, exhausting and daunting. A new state law aims to ease the stress by providing caregivers with training and support when a loved one goes into the hospital and then transitions home upon discharge. The Montana Caregiver Act, which takes effect October 1, will allow every hospital patient to designate a family caregiver, whose contact information will be on file with the hospital. The hospital …

— Challenges facing older Montanans Highlighted by Efforts Hunger and Fraud Tackled with Local Events throughout the State AARP Montana will host community shredding events and food drives as part of its 2017 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 …

— Taking care of a loved one isn’t always a walk in the park. Family caregiving means juggling a lot of kinds of help—personal, financial, medical, and more. Now you can talk to others dealing with the same issues. Register today to ask questions and learn about the issues important to you. What You Need to Know About Medicare and Social Security When Caring for a Loved One Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017, 5:00-5:30 pm MT Learn Medicare basics such as eligibility, enrollment and what’s …

— Join Marco as he talks about his mother and caregiving in the Latino community Join television personality, public speaker, and activist Marco Antonio Regil for a special Caregiving Q&A on Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at 6:00 pm MT, as he shares his experience and answers questions about caring for a loved one. When Marco was just 18, his mother suffered injuries in a car accident that left her bedridden for a year. As he took care of her, she became …

— Family caregivers, shouldering the stress and fatigue of doing what it takes to help aging loved ones continue to live at home, will gain new support under the Montana Caregiver Act. Effective Oct. 1, the state law will allow every hospital patient to designate a family caregiver. Hospital staff must make reasonable efforts to contact the caregiver before the patient is transferred or discharged and to show the caregiver how to perform follow-up medical tasks the patient will need at …

— Join us for free webinars and connect with top employers looking to hire experienced workers You have valuable experience. So why not connect with the hiring employers who value experienced workers like you? Sign up today for the LIVE Online Career Fair on Thursday, September 14 at 4:00 pm MT, and get ready to reintroduce yourself to new employers and refresh your job skills. This nationwide online event helps you do things like:  Click on the Interactive Online Career Fair Map …

— Join us on September 7, 2017 at 5:00 pm MT for Part 1 of AARP’s Interactive Social Security Webinar as we explore each of the five most asked about (and often misunderstood) Social Security topics—including applying for benefits, survivor benefits, spousal benefits, the earnings limit, and benefits for married couples. Plus, you can ask specific questions for the experts to answer using our interactive Q&A tool. We’ll also introduce you to AARP’s easy-to-use online tools, including our Benefits Calculator and a …

— You are invited to a free screening of The Hitman’s Bodyguard! The world’s top protection agent (Ryan Reynolds) is called upon to guard the life of his mortal enemy, one of the world’s most notorious hit men (Samuel L Jackson). The relentless bodyguard and manipulative assassin have been on the opposite end of the bullet for years and are thrown together for a wildly outrageous 24 hours. Free and open to the public! EVENT DETAILS: WHEN: Friday, August 18, 2017 TIME: 7:00 …

— Join AARP at Helena Brewers Baseball. BOGO means buy one ticket, get one ticket free! Members, family and friends can enjoy 2-for-1 tickets when the Helena Brewers take on the Great Falls Voyagers. BOGO Night is Thursday, 8/31. Game time: 7:05 pm. Stop by the AARP table at the game to meet local AARP Montana staff & volunteers.  Get AARP info & resources. Bring your AARP membership card for a free gift. The 2-for-1 BOGO tickets for this game can be …