Fight Fraud at free Shred & Recycle events

Posted on 04/1/2015 by | AARP Ohio | Comments

Events | Fraud Watch Network | Local Resources | Uncategorized 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 …

Renewed Effort to Improve Guardianship Rules

Posted on 04/1/2015 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Home & Family By Sarah Hollander Every year, thousands of Ohioans become wards of the court, dependent on others—sometimes strangers—to handle their affairs. And every year disturbing stories surface of abuse by the very guardians assigned to help them. There are exorbitant fees for routine services. Furniture, art and lawn equipment go missing. Some guardians never visit during the waning days of a ward’s life. The stories run the gamut and break the heart, said state Rep. Dorothy Pelanda (R-Marysville), one of a …

Hey Dayton! Have fun making a difference

Posted on 03/30/2015 by | AARP Ohio | Comments

Events | Volunteering If you’re interested in having fun and making a difference in your community, come out to meet AARP Ohio volunteers and hear more about how you can get involved. Stop by to pick up information, talk to volunteers over refreshments and explore these Real Possibilities to make a difference in Dayton: Help plan and assist at AARP-sponsored events like Movies for Grown Ups, AARP Day at the Ballpark with the Dayton Dragons, and more. Become a Life Reimagined guide and …

Great Lakes tales and history might surprise you

Posted on 03/27/2015 by | AARP Ohio | Comments

Community | Events From tales of native peoples to fur traders, from secret voyages conducted by the Underground Railroad to rum runners, and thousands of shipwrecks in between, the National Museum of the Great Lakes in Toledo tells the whole story. Invite a friend and join fellow AARP members for an exclusive tour of the National Museum of the Great Lakes and the SS Col. James M. Schoonmaker, once the largest freighter on the Great Lakes. AARP is offering members a free tour …

Come see the signs of the times

Posted on 03/22/2015 by | AARP Ohio | Comments

Uncategorized AARP Cincinnati has arranged a special Sunday evening tour of the American Sign Museum in Cincinnati, where members and their guests can experience the rich history of American signage through preservation of original signs and educational displays about them. Members and their guests are invited to the museum on Sunday, May 17, from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m. where they can witness the history of American vintage sign that evoke stories and reflect history, technology, commerce, and the culture of …

Fight fraud and ID theft at Parma shredathon

Posted on 03/9/2015 by | AARP Ohio | Comments

Uncategorized Protect yourself from identity theft when you shred, destroy and recycle documents and digital devices that contain your personal information at a special event at the Cuyahoga Community College West Campus in Parma on the third Saturday in April. Join AARP and the Cuyahoga County Sherriff’s Department for our document shredding, electronic device recycling and medicine disposal event between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 18, 2015, at the Tri-C West Campus parking lot, 11000 Pleasant Valley Road …