Ohio caregivers give millions in unpaid care

Posted on 07/28/2015 by | AARP Ohio | Comments

Advocacy | Caregiving Family caregivers in Ohio provided 1,380,000 hours of care — worth an estimated $16.5 Million — to their parents, spouses, partners, and other adult loved ones in 2013, according to AARP Public Policy Institute’s new report, Valuing the Invaluable: 2015 Update. The total estimated economic value of uncompensated care provided by the nation’s family caregivers surpassed total Medicaid spending ($449 billion), and nearly equaled the annual sales ($469 billion) of the four largest U.S. tech companies combined (Apple, Hewlett Packard, …

Catch a ballgame with fellow members

Posted on 07/28/2015 by | AARP Ohio | Comments

Community | Events Come out to the ballpark and meet AARP staff, volunteers and fellow members, learn more about the real possibilities AARP is offering in your community, and take advantage of discount tickets being made available to AARP members and their friends. Be sure to stop by the AARP table, show your membership card, and receive a gift chosen specially for ballgames (while supplies last). We look forward to meeting you at these ballparks:   Akron Rubber Ducks vs. Altoona Curve – …

Stop by Warped Wing for beer, pizza and info

Posted on 07/23/2015 by | AARP Ohio | Comments

Community | Events | Finances 50+ Join us in the Oregon District of Dayton for beer and pizza along with an open forum and discussion with fellow members about financial security. Warped Wing Brewing Company will be open on Sunday, August 16, from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. exclusively for AARP members. Each AARP member attending will be served a pint of a Warped Wing local brew or a sampling of four local craft beers along with a slice of pizza. Warped Wing brews its own beers …

Explore Ohio’s historic prison with friends

Posted on 07/21/2015 by | AARP Ohio | Comments

Community | Events Invite your friends and meet fellow AARP members for a free tour of the historic Ohio State Reformatory in Mansfield where you will hear incredible stories about world’s largest free-standing steel cellblock. The Ohio State Reformatory opened in 1896 and housed over 156,000 men before the prison doors closed on December 31, 1990. Today the site receives visitors from all over the world and has been the setting for major motion pictures and network television specials. Join us on Thursday, …

See a free screening of American Sniper

Posted on 07/21/2015 by | AARP Ohio | Comments

Community | Events American Sniper is July’s featured AARP Movies for Grownups in Akron, where members and their friends are invited to attend a free screening of this feature film at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, July 28, at Montrose Movies Stadium 12, 4020 Medina Road, Akron, Ohio 44333. American Sniper tells the story of Chris Kyle (Bradley Cooper), the most-celebrated sniper in American military history. In the aftermath of 9/11, Kyle decides to serve his country by becoming a Navy SEAL. But with …

Want to start a business? SBA offers workshops

Posted on 07/20/2015 by | AARP Ohio | Comments

Money & Work AARP is teaming up with the Small Business Administration (SBA) in Cleveland to provide two programs in late July that allow you to explore entrepreneurship as a second-stage career. New research has found that one in four Americans between the ages of 44 and 70 are interested in starting their own business or nonprofit venture over the next five to 10 years. Nearly half of these aspiring entrepreneurs reported a desire to be “Encore Entrepreneurs.” Many Encore Entrepreneurs have certain …