— AARP Oklahoma is hosting a teletown hall on Thursday, September 29 at 10am to discuss the upcoming Corporation Commission ruling on the PSO electric rate increase request.  PSO has asked for, at last count, $137 million dollars from their customers.  This could mean increases in monthly bills by as much as 14%!  The teletown hall will be hosted by AARP Oklahoma State Director, Sean Voskuhl with Deborah Thompson, who represents AARP at the Commission in utility matters.  Pre-register at https://vekeo.com/event/aarpoklahoma-27504/ …

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— By: Mark Nichols, Associate State Director Advocacy   Whether you’re a customer of Oklahoma Gas and Electric or the Public Service Company of Oklahoma, you could see significant increases in your electric bills by the end of this year. Did you know electric utilities cannot just raise your rates any time they want?  They have to go through the Corporation Commission, an elected group of three officials, who have to study and approve rate increase requests.  This means that YOU, …

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— One day. Four locations. 70 volunteers. Thousands of Oklahomans served. Across our state on Monday, September 12, 2016 in McAlester, Oklahoma City, Shawnee and Tulsa, AARP volunteers and staff focused on Fighting Hunger and Feeding Hope. AARP volunteers helped bag 15,366 pounds of food, packed 9,300 meals, 300 snack kits, bagged cherries and organized pallets of food  in our community food banks during AARP’s 15th Annual Day of Service. If you want to see what #CreateTheGood looks like- look no further. We’ve captured …

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— AARP Oklahoma presents Movie in the Park, “Catch Me If You Can”, at Guthrie Green on Thursday, September 8, 2016. Bring your chairs and blankets for the free movie, plus free gourmet popcorn and beverages courtesy of AARP Oklahoma. “Catch Me If You Can” is the true story about Frank Abagnale, Jr. (Leonardo DiCaprio) who worked as a doctor, a lawyer, and as a co-pilot for a major airline — all before his 18th birthday. A master of deception, he was also …

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— Joys and Challenges Facing Military Caregivers featuring MG Antonio M. Taguba, USA (Ret.) and Meg Kabat, Department of Veterans Affairs Thursday, September 8th 2pm ET/1pm CT REGISTER HERE After his parents became ill, Major General Antonio “Tony” Taguba and his siblings found themselves unprepared to care for them. Faced with tough decisions about health and finances, they found a way to care for their parents the best they could. Join Major General Taguba and Meg Kabat, National Director, Caregiver Support …

— Catch the world’s leading expert on outsmarting con artists… on Facebook! Identity theft expert Frank W. Abagnale is partnering with AARP Fraud Watch Network to help protect you and your family so you learn to spot and avoid scams. Join AARP Oklahoma Wednesday, August 31 at 3:30pm CST for a one hour teletown hall presented on Facebook. To take part, go to https://www.facebook.com/AARPOK/ where you can watch and ask questions in real time. Last year alone, there were more than …

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— Unstuck! Lightening the Heart of the Family Caregiver With Humor featuring Peter Rosenberger Thursday, August 25th  7 p.m. ET/6 p.m. CT Listen up family caregivers: humor is an expression of a healthy heart — not a defense mechanism! After more than 30 years as a family caregiver for his wife, Gracie, including 78 operations, 60 doctors in 12 hospitals and $9 million in medical bills, Peter Rosenberger has learned: it’s OK to laugh! Join him for this free online event …

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— This year you have not one, not two, but three volunteer opportunities for AARP’s Day of Service on Monday, September 12, 2016. Join us in Oklahoma City, Shawnee or Tulsa as we roll up our sleeves to participate in local community service projects. OKLAHOMA CITY What: AARP OK Day of Service When: Monday, September 12, 2016  – 11:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Location:  Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma – 3355 S. Purdue Avenue Oklahoma City, OK 74106 Click HERE to sign up for Oklahoma City …

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— Car-Fit is a free, educational program that offers drivers the opportunity to check how well their vehicles “fit” them. A team of trained technicians and/ or health professionals help each participant to ensure they “fit” their vehicle properly for maximum comfort and safety. What will be checked at Car-Fit? Drivers’ Settings- Each person is unique and may require different settings behind the wheel (seat, steering wheel, etc) Seat Belt Steering Wheel Tilt Head Restraint Distance Between Chest and Steering Wheel …

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— Unstuck! Lightening the Heart of the Family Caregiver with Humor featuring Peter Rosenberger Humor is an expression of a healthy heart- as Peter Rosenberger has learned over more than 30 years as a family caregiver for his wife, Gracie. Join Peter for a free online event where he’ll talk about how you can lighten your heart, rediscover your identity and find a safe emotional path through the pain. Register now and you’ll also receive a free copy of Peter’s new …