Scoop up some fun at Graeter’s

Posted on 09/1/2015 by | AARP Ohio | Comments

Community Sample a scoop of Graeter’s Ice Cream when you tour the factory in Columbus, Ohio, with fellow AARP members at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 20. The tour and ice cream are free to AARP members and their friends, but spots are limited and registration is required. RSVP by registering online or by calling 1-877-926-8380. Meet at the Graeter’s Ice Cream factory at 255 Bethel Road, Columbus, Ohio 43220, to take the Sunday afternoon tour and sample this locally made …

Life Reimagined: Taking Stock, Planning Ahead

Posted on 09/1/2015 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

About AARP | Events | Home & Family By Janice Brewster By midmorning on Tuesdays, Rhonda Mangieri, 63, is already in the pool in Fairfield, kicking, gliding and floating on her back with encouragement from a swim instructor. For Mangieri, finally learning to swim comfortably in deep water was a goal she set after attending Life Reimagined, an AARP program. After retiring from her career in human resources last year, Man­gieri, of Symmes Township, began training to be a Life Reimagined guide, to lead the program’s Checkup sessions. …

Fraud Watch Network: How to Avoid Scams

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About AARP | Finances 50+ | Fraud Every two seconds, someone’s identity is stolen in the United States. The AARP Fraud Watch Network helps people spot and avoid the kind of identity theft that can happen to anyone who goes online, answers the phone or receives personal mail. Through a series of free workshops at public libraries in Greater Cincinnati, AARP Fraud Fighters will report on con artists’ latest scams and tricks, discuss how to keep personal information out of the wrong hands, and offer guidance on …

AARP Encourages Thank You Notes to Veterans at D-Day Conneaut

Posted on 08/28/2015 by | AARP Ohio | Comments

Community Written by Laura Martin, AARP Ohio Communications Intern Approximately 20,000 people gathered at Conneaut State Park this past weekend (August 21-22) to watch the annual reenactment of D-Day in Normandy, France, coordinated by D-Day Conneaut. The reenactment aims to honor and commemorate the Allied and Axis soldiers who bravely fought in World War II, and AARP Ohio was there encouraging visitors to write thank you notes to our veterans. Having the second largest veteran membership in the United States, “AARP …

AARP TEK Academy offers free online courses

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Technology AARP is offering free, easy-to-use courses via its AARP TEK Academy, an online classroom designed to help 50-plus Americans get the most out of technology to connect with family and friends, explore employment opportunities, access health information, enjoy entertainment and more. AARP TEK stands for Technology Education and Knowledge and launched last year to empower the 50-plus audience to use technology to live their best lives. The TEK Academy is the latest offering as part of this program. While aimed …

Learn to beat online fraud at evening workshop

Posted on 08/28/2015 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 during evenings this summer at the Microsoft Store at Beachwood Place, 26300 Cedar Road, Space 1410, Beachwood, OH 44122. AARP Fraud Watch Network is sponsoring morning trainings this summer and evening trainings in the fall 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 …