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— Unstuck! Lightening the Heart of the Family Caregiver With Humor featuring Peter Rosenberger Thursday, August 25th  7 p.m. ET/6 p.m. CT Listen up family caregivers: humor is an expression of a healthy heart — not a defense mechanism! After more than 30 years as a family caregiver for his wife, Gracie, including 78 operations, 60 doctors in 12 hospitals and $9 million in medical bills, Peter Rosenberger has learned: it’s OK to laugh! Join him for this free online event …

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— AARP created Life Reimagined Checkups for people who would like some help focusing on what really matters to them so that they can gain a greater sense of fulfillment and reach their full potential. A Life Reimagined Checkup is two-hour workshop whereby a trained volunteer leader will use a complimentary journal, moderated discussion and videos to help people evaluate where they are, what’s most important to them, identify their talents and strengths, and begin to plan for a future that …

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— Women voters in Ohio have a message for the presidential candidates: Tell us more about your plans for Social Security. A lot more. And I would add one more point: Political leaders should act now to update the program. It’s time to stop kicking the Social Security can down the road. Those are some highlights from a new AARP survey in Ohio of likely women voters age 50 and up. A few more: • 73% want the next president and …

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— They are at it again. After their last attempt at a bailout was shut down by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), FirstEnergy is attempting yet another bailout worth $4 billion   could cost consumers an added $10 to $15 every month. “AARP Ohio is against First Energy’s $4.5 billion dollar bailout. Hard working Ohioans should not have to subsidize a company that operates in the free market,” said Trey Addison, Associate State Director for AARP Ohio. “Our goal is …

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— Join AARP and the Weathervane Theater for a specially-priced performance of the Pulitzer Prize Winning play, You Can’t Take It With You; a funny tale of an eccentric family, tax evasion, and love. Prior to the show, attendees are welcome to enjoy a private reception with refreshments and learn more about what AARP is doing to help you stay safe from fraud and con artists. “This event is providing a great opportunity for members to have a relaxing and fun …

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— Interview skills can always be improved and practiced, so don’t miss out and go into your next interview cold! AARP wants to help you by taking you behind the scenes of an interview, and help you learn what questions to ask, and what questions to avoid.  Don’t miss our interactive  webinar “Interview Intel: Behind the Scenes Advice to Win Your Job” featuring AARP Jobs expert Kerry Hannon  Tuesday August 9th at 3PM ET/ 2PM CT. Be sure to Register NOW! …

Sandwich Generation

— Being a parent is one of the hardest jobs around! But what if you were a Family Caregiver for a loved one at the same time? It’s called the “Sandwich Generation” and people are feeling the pressure of being squeezed between all the other layers of life as a family caregiver and a parent. Register for AARP’s interactive webinar, “Family Caregivers Feeling Squeezed: Life in the Sandwich Generation.” Featuring Charima Young, ASD Outreach Georgia and Britnee Fergins, a mother of …

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— Every day, Americans lose money and control of their personal information to scams and fraud. Everyone is at risk, Ohioans included. A Westwood resident reported that they were searching online for a restaurant and was suddenly urged to call a mysterious number due to an online error. Scams are becoming more and more prevalent online and it’s important that we know how to recognize them. According to the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center (better known as IC3), there were over …

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— Sway with AARP this summer at It’s Commonly Jazz 2016 in Cincinnati! Come out to Eden Park Seasongood Pavilion and enjoy the many talented musicians that the jazz community has to offer. Enjoy evenings in the park with family, friends and AARP. AARP is also working to support Ohio’s 1.7 million family caregivers through Ohio Senate Bill 314. Stop by the AARP booth to learn more. You’ll also receive free tools and resources to help family caregivers care for their …

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— Today’s job search is dramatically different than it was when you started your career. Join AARP’s Nora Duncan for a free webinar titled “Adaptability! Using New Realities to Get a Job” Thursday evening July 21st 7PM ET/ 6PM CT. Nora will share lessons she learned while searching for a job with 15 years of experience and her personal story of what it took to get back to work during her seven and a half month job search.  Like Nora, whether …