Music could be the best-kept secret for family caregivers and the people they love! Research shows tangible benefits of music for the health, quality of life and stress level for both the caregiver and the person for whom they care. Join SingFit Co-Founder Andy Tubman, a music therapist who is an expert on music and the brain, for a free interactive webinar presented by AARP titled, “Turn Up the Volume and Turn Down the Stress: How Music Can Help Family Caregivers.” …

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From finding a job to making the most of your work day, AARP will present free a webinar titled Trade Your Dress Shoes for Slippers: The Inside Scoop on Being a Teleworker,”  Tuesday May 10th. Sharon Emek, Founder and CEO of Work At Home Vintage Experts (WAHVE) and former professor at Rutgers, will give you tips on teleworking, help you avoid work-from-home scams and find reputable employers who are hiring teleworkers. She’ll be joined by AARP North Carolina volunteer Stan C. Kimer …

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Fight Financial Fraud Program & Luncheon You are invited to attend upcoming luncheon programs on financial fraud targeting people age 50 and over. Learn to make informed investment decisions and avoid becoming a victim of fraud. Hear from specialists on investor education and fraud, insurance scams, identity theft and more! This free investor education forum is open to the public. Lunch is included. Space is limited, so register today!   Scottsbluff – Tuesday, May 24, 2016 11 a.m. to 1:30 …

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When it comes to landing a job, you can’t just be a little better than the competition — you have to stand out from the crowd! Our interactive webinar Beat the Competition, Stand Out from the Crowd & Land Your Next Job, will help you learn dynamic ways to write cover letters and resumes that get noticed. Plus, learn how you can make an impression that helps you move from job seeker to employee. Get the details here. [Photo credit: …

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Are you a family caregiver running on an empty tank? Don’t miss our interactive webinar that will help you learn how to take care of yourself as you care for a loved one. We’ll share practical advice and firsthand experience on how you can balance your physical, mental and emotional health! Register now for details. [Photo credit: i-stock.com/Cathy Yeulet]

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Back by popular demand for the 11th year, AARP Nebraska and Shred-It will host a free community shredding day in Omaha on Saturday, May 7, 2016. The drive-through shredding session will be held at The Center Mall at 42nd and Center Sts. from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the east end of the top level of The Center Mall’s parking lot. People should enter the parking lot at 40th & Center Sts. State-of-the-art mobile shredders will be set up …

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You’re Invited to Our Virtual Viewing Party: Staying Competitive with Work & Jobs! Register and watch our online lessons on your computer or mobile device. As a thank you, everyone who registers will receive a free stainless steel travel mug! Watch the videos – which will teach you how to use Twitter, LinkedIn, Blogs, YouTube and more to stay competitive in the job market.  You can take a short quiz for a chance to win our grand prize – a $250 …

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You are invited to attend a free AARP Movies for Grownups screening of The Big Short in Lincoln on Friday, April 29! When four outsiders saw what the big banks, media and government refused to see – the global collapse of the economy – they had an idea: The Big Short. Their bold investment leads them into the dark underbelly of modern banking where they must question everyone and everything. The film is based on the true story and best-selling …

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Are you an experienced worker looking for a job or joining the workforce for the first time? Omaha residents will have the convenience of job hunting in their own backyard at the upcoming 14th Annual John Bernardi Job Fair and Workshop on May 12-13, 2016. Both opportunities are open to job seekers of all ages and there is no cost to attend. See details below. The workshop and job fair will be held at: Omaha Public Library – Charles B. …

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We did it! State lawmakers today unanimously approved landmark legislation strengthening supports for Nebraska’s 200,000 family caregivers and their loved ones. LB 698 enhances coordination and communication between caregivers, patients and hospitals. These portions of the bill were this year’s top legislative priority for AARP Nebraska, and we thank our state senators for recognizing the hugely important role family caregivers play in keeping their older parents, spouses and other loved ones at home – where they want to be. The …