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, …

Have fun making a difference in Toledo

Posted on 05/14/2015 by | AARP Ohio | Comments

Events | Volunteering If you’re interested in growing impact in your community then volunteering with AARP may be your perfect opportunity. Come out to meet AARP Ohio volunteers, pick up some information and hear more about how you can get involved with AARP in Northwestern Ohio. We will provide the Packo’s if you give us your time! Stop by to learn more about: Becoming a Life Reimagined guide. Help people of all ages, members and non-members, discover what’s next. Sharing tips on how …

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 …

Fight Fraud at free shred event May 23

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

Events AARP is working with community partners to help you protect yourself and your family from identity theft by shredding, destroying and recycling documents and disused digital devices that contain your personal information. “It’s best to shred old bank statements, tax returns, credit card receipts and other such household paperwork before they fall into the wrong hands,” says Ed Cokley, a Dayton volunteer who leads Fraud Watch Network activities for AARP Ohio. There is no charge to have bags or boxes …

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 …