Rookwood Pottery Factory & Artisan Tour

Posted on 05/25/2015 by | AARP Ohio | Comments

Events There is no wonder why Rookwood pottery is on display in a museum. Why people are enchanted by its beauty. The unaltered process to make such art endures to this day. For the discounted admission of $10, which is half off the regular admission price, members and guests can tour the Rookwood Pottery factory and see how the artisans make this beloved treasure. Registration is required. Capacity is limited. Early registration is encouraged! RSVP by calling call toll-free at 1-877-926-8300 …

Learn to beat online fraud in hands-on workshop

Posted on 05/15/2015 by | AARP Ohio | Comments

Fraud | Local Resources | Technology Learn the latest about how to protect yourself and your family online at Fraud Watch Network workshops AARP is sponsoring this summer at the Microsoft Store at Beachwood Place, 26300 Cedar Road, Space 1410, Beachwood, OH 44122. AARP Fraud Watch Network is sponsoring these morning trainings to help you develop the skills and gather the information you need to stay safe when you go online and use the web to connect with friends and family, conduct research, visit news sites, …

How to Share Your Caregiving Story

Posted on 05/12/2015 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Caregiving The AARP state offices in Ohio and Michigan are encouraging members who care for an aging parent or other loved one to share their stories with millions of other people who perform the same important work and may need advice or a sympathetic ear. AARP will share these stories with lawmakers to encourage them to develop resources to relieve the burden on family caregivers, who are the backbone of the nation’s long-term care system. Ohio’s more than 2.4 million caregivers …

Join us for a free screening of Still Alice

Posted on 05/11/2015 by | AARP Ohio | Comments

Caregiving In connection with AARP’s I HEART CAREGIVERS initiative, you are invited to watch a free screening of STILL ALICE and learn more about resources for family caregivers and their loved ones. I HEART CAREGIVERS works to recognize and support the 42 million Americans — including 1.7 million Ohioans — who perform a great labor of love every day — caring for older parents, spouses and others to help them live independently at home, where they want to be. STILL ALICE …

See where that shredded paper ends up

Posted on 05/7/2015 by | AARP Ohio | Comments

Community | Fraud Cleveland area residents took steps to protect themselves from ID theft when they dropped off 4.5 tons of household documents that contained sensitive information for shredding and recycling at the community shredathon that AARP Ohio co-sponsored on the west campus of Cuyahoga Community College in Parma. AARP Ohio volunteers also worked alongside Shredathon co-sponsors Tri-C Campus Police Department and Cuyahoga County Sheriff’s Department to collect more than 3,000 pounds of electronics for recycling from 266 cars delivering materials. Area residents …

PBS documentary features Ohio caregivers

Posted on 05/7/2015 by | AARP Ohio | Comments

Caregiving A family from Dayton and the director of the Southwestern Ohio Area Agency on Aging are among those who welcomed filmmakers into their lives for Caring for Mom and Dad, an hour-long documentary airing on Public Broadcasting Stations nationwide in May and June. Narrated by Meryl Streep, Caring for Mom and Dad shares an intimate view of adults caring for their aging parents and seeks to answers to questions as it explores the emotional, health and financial challenges that many …