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 …

Hey NE Ohio! Have fun making a difference

Posted on 03/4/2015 by | AARP Ohio | Comments

Events | Volunteering If you want to have fun while making a difference in your community, then volunteering with AARP may be your ticket to an exciting 2015. Your options are many, so we are hosting events where you can pick up information and explore the possibilities by talking with current volunteers over refreshments. Why volunteer with AARP? Volunteer Karl Johnson shares his reasons: Among the Real Possibilities you could choose to explore: Becoming a Life Reimagined guide in Akron and help people of …

Final week for AARP discount to ‘Mummies’

Posted on 03/1/2015 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Uncategorized Ancient mummies and artifacts have arrived at the Cincinnati Museum Center. AARP members can tour the Mummies of the World exhibit, which the New York Times called “magical and mythical,” at a discount. Using engaging multimedia and hands-on interactive elements, the exhibit reveals how the scientific study of mummies and mummification allows glimpses into the lives of ancient peoples, cultures and civilizations. The display includes 45 human and animal mummies up to 4,500 years old from South America, Europe and …

Fraud Watch Network Takes on Scammers

Posted on 03/1/2015 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Events | Home & Family In a state where more than 7,500 people filed identity theft complaints with the Federal Trade Commission in 2013, AARP Ohio is sending trained volunteers to speak to community groups about fraud. As part of the AARP Fraud Watch Network, these volunteers can help Ohioans outsmart con artists at their own game. AARP also is hosting “shredathons” across the state to encourage consumers to destroy unneeded sensitive documents before they fall into the wrong hands. To schedule an AARP Fraud …

Don’t miss Cleveland International Film Festival

Posted on 02/26/2015 by | AARP Ohio | Comments

Events Come Together, Right Now for the 39th Annual Cleveland International Film Festival! Come see some of the newest and most significant artistic films and documentaries from across the world on March 18–29 at Tower City.  Discover new cultures and hear film directors talk about their on-location experiences. As one of its sponsors, AARP is offering our members and their guests a discount on tickets to the Cleveland International Film Festival. Purchase tickets online with discount code CIFF50plus at the check-out …