— AARP helps people turn their goals and dreams into Real Possibilities, strengthens communities, and fights for the issues that matter most to families. If you’re interested in having fun and making an impact with new friends, then volunteering with AARP might be the answer. AARP Sip, Sample and Serve Thursday, October 26, 2017 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm Presidential Banquet Center 4548 Presidential Way Kettering, OH 45429 You and your guest are invited to join AARP Ohio at the Presidential …

— Enjoy some of the newest LGBT features, documentaries, and shorts from around the world at The Neon during the Dayton LGBT Film Festival from Friday, October 13 through Sunday, October 15, 2017. AARP is proud to sponsor the screening of The Untold Tales of Armistead Maupin on Saturday, October 14th at 2:30 p.m. and to offer a coupon for a complimentary popcorn and soda to AARP members and their guests for this screening only. To purchase tickets visit www.daytonlgbt.com. Dayton …

— Rocket through space, planets, billions of stars, and galaxies on this Tour of the Universe. Utilizing some amazing simulation software astronomer Dean Regas guides you through the mind-boggling, jaw-dropping scale of the universe. Join us at the Cincinnati Observatory where astronomer Dean Regas guides us on a free tour as we view the beauty of the outer space. AARP members and guests are welcome to attend this free event. Tour of the Universe Wednesday, October 25, 2017 7:00 pm – …

— Taking care of a loved one isn’t always a walk in the park. Family caregiving means juggling a lot of kinds of help—personal, financial, medical, and more. Now you can talk to others dealing with the same issues. Register today to ask questions and learn about the issues important to you. What You Need to Know About Medicare and Social Security When Caring for a Loved One Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017, 7:00-7:30 pm ET Learn Medicare basics such as eligibility, enrollment and what’s …

— At AARP, we believe age and experience expand your possibilities. Through local lifestyle offerings, adult learning, community service and advocacy, AARP Ohio is your ally in discovering your “what’s next!” AARP Ohio is seeking a new Volunteer State President to help guide our work, act as an ambassador for AARP locally and lead our dedicated volunteers. With the State Director and in collaboration with other volunteers and staff, the State President is a partner in the AARP Ohio strategic state …

Larke Recchie

— Central Ohio resident Larke Recchie, has recently been appointed to the AARP Ohio Executive Council. Executive Council members are appointed volunteers, who work with the Ohio office and other volunteers to provide ongoing strategic direction for state activities in support of AARP priority issues framed by the AARP National Board of Directors. Recchie, is the Chief Executive Officer for the nonprofit Ohio Association of Area Agencies on Aging (o4a) which represents the state’s network of twelve regional Area Agencies on …

— Join Marco as he talks about his mother and caregiving in the Latino community Join television personality, public speaker, and activist Marco Antonio Regil for a special Caregiving Q&A on Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at 8:00 pm ET, as he shares his experience and answers questions about caring for a loved one. When Marco was just 18, his mother suffered injuries in a car accident that left her bedridden for a year. As he took care of her, she became …

— By Sarah Hollander An older woman withdraws $300 a month for years from her local bank. Suddenly, she’s withdrawing large amounts at atypical times. She could be paying for a new water heater or a grandson’s tuition. She might also be in the grip of a scammer draining her savings. This is the kind of scenario state Rep. Wes Retherford (R-Hamilton) had in mind when he sponsored a bill requiring financial professionals to report potential elder fraud. The legislation, backed …

— From July 26th through August 6th, nearly 170 volunteers from around Ohio traveled to the 2017 Ohio State Fair in Columbus to staff the AARP booth. We couldn’t have asked for a more energized and enthusiastic team of Buckeyes to interact with fair goers about issues that impact all Ohioans. For the first six days of the Fair, our volunteers engaged visitors to our booth about the AARP Fraud Watch Network. We armed them with information and tools to help …

— Join us for free webinars and connect with top employers looking to hire experienced workers You have valuable experience. So why not connect with the hiring employers who value experienced workers like you? Sign up today for the LIVE Online Career Fair on Thursday, September 14 at 6:00 pm ET, and get ready to reintroduce yourself to new employers and refresh your job skills. This nationwide online event helps you do things like:  Click on the Interactive Online Career Fair Map …