Join us for the White House Conference on Aging

Posted on 07/7/2015 by | AARP Ohio | Comments

Advocacy | Caregiving | Community | Finances 50+ | Health & Wellbeing | Home & Family | Livable Communities | Technology AARP Ohio is pleased to invite you to join members, volunteers, issue experts and leaders, and staff for the 2015 White House Conference on Aging on Monday, July 13. The Conference will be viewed via livestream video originating in Washington DC. When:      Monday, July 13, 2015 9:15 am           Registration and coffee 9:45 am           Opening remarks from AARP Ohio State President Michael Barnhart 10:00 am        Welcome Opening Panels on Caregiving and Financial Security Remarks from President Obama 12:20 pm        …

Catch a sweet deal on a ballgame

Posted on 07/2/2015 by | AARP Ohio | Comments

Community | Events Come out to the ballpark and meet AARP staff, volunteers and fellow members, learn more about the real possibilities AARP is offering in your community, and take advantage of discount tickets being made available to AARP members. Be sure to stop by the AARP table, show your membership card, and receive a gift chosen specially for ballgames (while supplies last). We look forward to meeting you at these ballparks:   Akron Rubber Ducks vs. Altoona Curve – Thursday, July 23, …

Some highs, lows of new state budget noted

Posted on 07/1/2015 by | AARP Ohio | Comments

Advocacy AARP Ohio State Director Tamara James issued the following statement on the newly adopted state biennium budget: “AARP is pleased that Medicaid Expansion remained a priority for Governor John Kasich and members of the Ohio General Assembly when they approved the Ohio biennium budget. Their approval means more than 500,000 Ohioans, many of them low-wage workers with no benefits, will continue to receive health coverage through Medicaid. “Unfortunately, the final version of the “Healthy Ohio” plan requires the Director of …

Workshops Help You Secure Financial Freedom

Posted on 07/1/2015 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Events | Finances 50+ | Money & Work Feeling overwhelmed by debt? There is a way out. AARP is offering Financial Freedom workshops to help working Ohioans develop personal plans to pay off debt, choose the best bank for their savings and determine when to start collecting Social Security benefits. Designed for workers ages 50 to 64, the workshops will be held during lunchtime or evening hours in July and August. Locations include Cincinnati, Columbus, Dayton, Toledo and some rural communities. “Too many blue-collar Ohioans do not see …

Want to start a business? SBA offers workshops

Posted on 06/29/2015 by | AARP Ohio | Comments

Money & Work AARP is teaming up with the Small Business Administration (SBA) in Cleveland to provide two programs in late July that allow you to explore entrepreneurship as a second-stage career. New research has found that one in four Americans between the ages of 44 and 70 are interested in starting their own business or nonprofit venture over the next five to 10 years. Nearly half of these aspiring entrepreneurs reported a desire to be “Encore Entrepreneurs.” Many Encore Entrepreneurs have certain …

Meet fellow members over a beer in Marietta

Posted on 06/29/2015 by | AARP Ohio | Comments

Events Mingle with fellow AARP members while you enjoy a free sampling of locally brewed craft beer and appetizers on the evening of Tuesday, July 14, at the Marietta Brewing Company, located in the heart of historic downtown Marietta at 167 Front St, Marietta, OH 45750. Marietta Brewing Company was this town’s longest-lasting brewery until 1919 when Prohibition arrived. Today the original brewery is a brewpub, situated near the confluence of the Ohio and Muskingum Rivers, where copper-plated brew kettles welcome …