— Are you looking for a part-time job? AARP can connect you with employers who are looking for workers aged 50+. Register today for our free Online Career Fair: Spotlight on Part-Time Work, Thursday, January 26th. It’s a live, online event starting at 10 a.m. CT where you can upload a résumé, chat with hiring employers, and get tips to help you find a part-time job! You’ll have access to interactive webinar hosted by hiring employers and be able to play online games that …

— AARP Foundation Tax-Aide Offers Free Tax Preparation and Assistance for Oklahomans Program Helped State Residents Receive More Than $21 Million in Refunds Last Year (TULSA, Okla.) – Tax-Aide, a free tax preparation service from AARP Foundation, is available in 24 cities across Oklahoma February 1 – April 15, 2017. Last year, 321 Oklahoma AARP Foundation Tax-Aide volunteers helped more than 34,126 people file their federal and state tax returns at 36 sites statewide. This resulted in refunds totaling $17.5 million and …

— It’s a holiday gift none of us want- a rate hike from Oklahoma Gas and Electric (OG&E) . The $92.5 proposal includes doubling customers’ current fixed monthly customer charge from $13 to over $26 and adding a residential demand charge. This means before even turning on a light customers will owe OG&E more than $315 a year! It’s unjustified, unfair and we can stop it. Call toll free 1-844-248-8224 and tell the Oklahoma Corporation Commissioners #No2OGE. You can also learn more about …

— The official first day of winter isn’t until Wednesday, but folks across the Sooner State might take issue with that claim with the wind chill dipping below zero. Thankfully, falls on icy steps, sidewalks or streets have not been a concern yet. However, the dangerously cold weather can be potentially deadly. AARP Oklahoma is advising family members, caregivers and friends to keep a close eye on older adults as they are especially vulnerable to hypothermia. Hypothermia occurs when a person’s body temperature …

— The Oklahoma Corporation Commission modified their final order regarding the Public Service Company of Oklahoma’s requested $130 million utility rate hike. In addition, the Corporation Commission granted PSO’s request for an additional $22 million, which will reduce customer’s refund amount. PSO has until October 2017 to fully refund customers’ money.  While AARP Oklahoma is  disappointed in this modification, the fact remains that PSO wanted over $130 million from customers and the Commission granted them only a fraction of that amount.  Thank you …

— AARP Oklahoma is hosting a teletown hall on Wednesday, December 14 at 10am to discuss the $92.5 million rate hike proposed by OG&E. For customers, that means OG&E wants to double your customer charge to $26 a month and add a residential demand charge. The teletown hall will be hosted by AARP Oklahoma State Director Sean Voskuhl and his guest will be Deborah Thompson, who represents AARP Oklahoma at the Corporation Commission in utility matters.  Pre-register at https://vekeo.com/event/aarpoklahoma-28973/ Watch the teletown …

— Clinton resident Donald Miller’s dedication to helping make life better for others was recognized as he was named the recipient of the 2016 AARP Oklahoma Andrus Award for Community Service. The award – the highest honor given by AARP – was presented at a luncheon held in Oklahoma City. Miller was one of four nominees for the honor. AARP State Director Sean Voskuhl said, “Donald Miller’s generous and giving spirit exemplifies the best of Oklahoma and we honor his commitment …

— The holidays aren’t always the happiest time of year – especially if you’re dealing with the stress of being a family caregiver. Or what if, you’re a long-distance caregiver that will return home for the holidays? AARP is partnering with the Alzheimer’s Association to present a very special webinar titled, “Caregiving & the Holidays: Signs, Expectations & Tips for Long-Distance Caregivers,” on Tuesday, December 6th at 2 pm CT Ruth Drew, who is Director of Family and Information Services at …

— Don’t miss out! Register today for the free webinar, “Joy Unleashed: Lessons a Dog Taught an Unemployed Baby Boomer.” Join AARP on Thursday, December 1st for a free webinar. “Joy Unleashed: Lessons a Dog Taught an Unemployed Baby Boomer” will feature the inspiring true-life story of a dog named Bella who helped her owner, Jean Baur, find a sense of belonging and confidence after being downsized by her job. The webinar airs live at 2 p.m. CT on Thursday, December 1st …