— America’s cities are where it’s at—and you know Cincinnati is no exception. Which is why AARP Ohio invites you to learn more about the amazing transformation occurring right here in your own community to make Cincinnati #BetterTogether. AARP Ohio invites you to an evening of celebration on February 2 and an opportunity to make Cincinnati #BetterTogether. AARP Ohio is kicking off a year of events right in your community, and we want you to be a part of the transformation, …

— As the 132nd General Session for Ohio convened, Speaker of the House Cliff Rosenberger (R-Clarksville) announced the formation of a new standing committee on Aging & Long-Term Care to focus on the strategies and solutions that can support Ohioans and their families as they age. State Director of AARP Ohio Barbara A. Sykes said, “The aging of our population is a demographic wave that will reshape every community in this state, our nation – and most of the world. We …

— Our veterans have served our country with pride, and AARP Ohio is proud to host our first Caring for Veterans and Their Caregivers information and resource fair on Saturday, November 12 with the Cleveland Veterans Administration.  We want to ensure that veterans and their caregivers have access to resources that help them live a healthy life.   The resource fair will include representatives from several departments within the VA, caregiving resources from AARP Ohio, and community support organizations. Walgreens will provide free flu …

— AARP Criticizes PUCO’s First Energy Ruling as a Corporate Bailout Funded by Ohio Consumers and a Dangerous Precedent Rider ignores benefits competitive energy market brings Ohio consumers and businesses; harmful to financial security of all Ohioans Trey Addison, Associate State Director of Advocacy for AARP Ohio issued a statement today in response to the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio’s (PUCO) decision to accept a First Energy rider that could result in $1 Billion in additional fees to Ohio’s consumers over …

— AARP Regional Vice President Rawle Andrews Jr. announced that, after a long and successful career driving positive social change for AARP members and Ohio residents of all ages, Ohio State Director Jane Taylor is retiring effective April 13, 2015. In thanking and wishing Jane well on her “What’s Next”, Andrews closed by stating, “With Jane’s departure, AARP Ohio’s Manager of State Operations Tamara James will step in as interim State Director, and Luke Russell, AARP Ohio’s Associate State Director for …

— Robert Wilk of Cuyahoga Falls has been named winner of the Performance Racing Network’s (PRN) ‘Win Groceries for a Year Sweepstakes’ presented by AARP Foundation and Nationwide Insurance. Wilk will receive a $5,000 gift card to his local grocery store and in addition to his grand prize, AARP Foundation, through its Drive to End Hunger, has pledged a $5,000 donation to the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank near Wilk’s hometown. “My wife and I were elated to hear we won,” said Wilk. …