Don’t miss Cleveland International Film Festival

Posted on 02/26/2015 by | AARP Ohio | Comments

Events Come Together, Right Now for the 39th Annual Cleveland International Film Festival! Come see some of the newest and most significant artistic films and documentaries from across the world on March 18–28 at Tower City.  Discover new cultures and hear film directors talk about their on-location experiences. As one of its sponsors, AARP is offering our members and their guests a discount on tickets to the Cleveland International Film Festival. Visit www.clevelandfilm.org/aarp  to save $2 when you buy general admission …

AEP customers spared $116 M in surcharges

Posted on 02/26/2015 by | AARP Ohio | Comments

Advocacy AARP Ohio opposed the subsidy proposed by American Electric Power, and this morning issued the following statement from Bill Sundermeyer, who leads government affairs work for AARP Ohio: “While we disagree with the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) that it has jurisdiction to allow the proposed American Electric Power (AEP) surcharge to bail out an aging coal plant, Wednesday’s order saves ratepayers $116 million by appropriately rejecting AEP’s request. We hope the Commission rejects the pending and similar FirstEnergy …

See screening of Jersey Boys at historic cinema

Posted on 02/17/2015 by | AARP Ohio | Comments

Events Meet fellow AARP members and friends at a free screening of Jersey Boys, the story of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, at the historic Quaker Cinema in downtown New Philadelphia. Jersey Boys follows four young men from the wrong side of the tracks in New Jersey who overcame trials and tribulations to become one of the most iconic groups in pop music. The movie features their award-winning tunes Sherry, Big Girls Don’t Cry, Walk Like a Man, Dawn and more. Stop by …

Visit us at the Cincinnati Home & Garden Show

Posted on 02/16/2015 by | AARP Ohio | Comments

Events AARP research shows that while many Cincinnati area residents are using technology to help thwart cybercrimes, others are putting themselves at risk of identity theft by failing to adopt simple prevention habits. For example, six in 10 area residents do not have locked mailboxes at their homes and about third of those who do their banking online still get statements mailed to their homes. Stop by the AARP booth at the Cincinnati Home & Garden Show to learn about easy …

Hey NE Ohio! Have fun making a difference

Posted on 02/10/2015 by | AARP Ohio | Comments

Events | Uncategorized | Volunteering If you want to have fun while making a difference in your community, then volunteering with AARP may be your ticket to an exciting 2015. Your options are many, so we are hosting events where you can pick up information and explore the possibilities by talking with current volunteers over refreshments. Among the Real Possibilities you could choose to explore: Becoming a Life Reimagined guide in Akron and help people of all ages, members and nonmembers discover what’s next on their …

AARP pleased Ohio budget strengthens healthcare

Posted on 02/2/2015 by | AARP Ohio | Comments

Advocacy | Uncategorized AARP is pleased to see the governor is proposing a state budget that will strengthen access to both health care and services that allow Ohioans to live independently at home as they age, said Bill Sundermeyer, who leads state legislative advocacy for AARP Ohio. Following are his comments on those and other AARP priority issues: Medicaid Expansion – AARP Ohio is pleased that the Governor is proposing to continue funding the availability of Medicaid assistance to those at or below …