— Learn how to start or grow your small business from fellow entrepreneurs. Live SBA Entrepreneur webinar takes place on Tuesday, April 18th at 6 p.m. CT Looking to turn your unique talents, hobbies or skills into a small business? Or if you’ve already started a business, are you searching for ideas to keep your dreams of success on track? Register for the AARP webinar, From Passion to Profit, and learn from our panel of innovative and inspiring entrepreneurs as they share …

— Corporation Commission Rejects OG&E’s Request for Demand Charge, Doubling of Customer Charge – Corporation Commission Orders OG&E To Pay Customer Refunds AARP Oklahoma vigorously opposed OG&E’s $92.5 million utility rate hike proposal, you said #No2OGE and the Corporation Commission listened! The Corporation Commission rejected OG&E’s request for a rate hike that would double the monthly OG&E customer charge from $13 to almost $27 and a costly residential demand charge. “We are elated that commissioners rejected the outrageous residential demand charge …

— Distracted Driving 101: It May Save Your Life Making a call on your phone. Changing the radio station. Turning to talk to kids in the back seat. These are minor tasks, but distracted driving can lead to the same devastating results as driving under the influence. Are your habits—or those of your loved one—putting you at risk? Now you can do something about it. Register now for the AARP webinar, Distracted Driving 101 on April 24, 2017 at 6 p.m. CT, …

— Thank you for participating in today’s tele-town hall with AARP OK State Director Sean Voskuhl and special guest Toni Pratt-Reid, president of the Association of Oklahoma Nurse Practitioners. NOW YOU CAN TAKE ACTION AND TELL YOUR SENATOR TO VOTE YES ON HOUSE BILL 1013 House Bill 1013 gives nurse practitioners more authority to heal. HB1013 increases Oklahomans’ access to health care, take steps toward addressing the shortage of primary health care providers, and supports the 524,000 caregivers in our state. AARP …

— AARP Oklahoma is hosting a tele-town hall on Tuesday, March 21 at 10am CST. The tele-town hall will focus on House Bill 1013 which gives nurse practitioners more authority to heal. HB1013 increases Oklahomans’ access to health care, take steps toward addressing the shortage of primary health care providers, and supports the 524,000 caregivers in our state. AARP OK supports granting nurse practitioners the freedom to practice to the full extent of their education and training and 87 percent of Oklahomans …

— Take a virtual tour and learn how to make every room safer. April 12, 2017 6 p.m. CT Are you a family caregiver? If so, don’t miss Home Safe Home, a virtual room-by-room makeover tour on how to make every room in your home safer for loved ones. And stay tuned as caregiving author Sherri Snelling and livable communities expert Karen Kafantaris answer your questions from the studio. What will you learn? Dozens of smart solutions to make any home …

— AARP OK  and REI Oklahoma are offering three, free Encore Entrepreneur events during May and June. Sign up today so you can get help from experts and resources to move your small business ideas forward.  These Encore Entrepreneur events are specifically designed for those age 50 and older who want to start or grow a small business or make an established one more successful.   OKC Encore Entrepreneur Lunch & Learn Monday, May 15, 2017 11am – 1pm AARP OK- 126 …

— AARP OK is thinking of our friends, neighbors and AARP members in northwestern Oklahoma who have been impacted by the devastating wildfires. During times like this this, we either want to help or need some help. IF YOU NEED HELP Individuals who have lost livestock or property are encouraged to safely assess their losses and get in touch with their local Farm Service Agency (FSA) office. A comprehensive document outlining applicable federal assistance programs can be found online here (courtesy …

— Fun new way for Oklahomans to learn job search skills, family caregiving advice and how to stay safe online. Can you sell yourself to a potential employer in the time it takes to ride an elevator? Take the awkwardness out of the conversation when you’re helping a loved one plan for the future? Keep yourself safe from a hacker or handle the four toughest questions you’ll ever face in an interview? Introducing AARP’s new interactive videos that put you in the …

— (EDMOND, OK) – AARP Oklahoma urges OG&E customers and Oklahoma Corporation Commissioners to reject OG&E’s $92.5 million utility rate hike proposal. If approved by Corporation Commissioners, Dana Murphy, Bob Anthony, and Todd Hiett, the rate hike doubles the monthly OG&E customer charge from $13 to almost $27 and adds a costly residential demand charge. SoonerPoll (December 2016) surveyed 440 likely voters with the following findings; 85% are concerned about the cost of electricity rising 79% oppose a rate increase 87% …