— In 20 minutes, you’ll learn what digital skills you need to improve to compete in today’s workforce.     Workers 50+ are reinventing their careers. That’s why we created the AARP Work & Jobs Digital Skills Inventory. This free online tool will help you identify the digital skills you need to find a new job or excel in the one you already have. Try it now. www.aarp.org/skillsinventory You might discover that you know more than you think. Whether you’re fine-tuning your Microsoft …

— Making Your Mess Your Message Featuring Dan Gasby with Sherri Snelling February 27, 2017 Special Evening Time 6 p.m. CT Register for our webinar and you could win a copy of the inspiring book “Before I Forget:  Love, Hope, Help & Acceptance in our Fight against Alzheimer’s” by B. Smith and Dan Gasby.* The reality of becoming a family caregiver seen through the eye’s of B. Smith’s husband Lifestyle guru B. Smith and Dan Gasby had it all. They were partners in …

— At AARP, we believe Medicare is a deal with the American people that must not be broken. Thankfully, President Trump repeatedly said during his historic campaign that he would not allow changes to this popular program.  “I am going to protect and save your Social Security and your Medicare,” he told voters. “You made a deal a long time ago. “ In Oklahoma, we know what a vital program Medicare is. 636,402 people in Oklahoma are on Medicare and another …

— AARP Oklahoma announces support of full practice authority for nurse practitioners HB 1013 addresses primary care shortage in rural Oklahoma, helps caregivers   OKLAHOMA CITY (Jan. 31, 2017) AARP Oklahoma today announced their support of a measure that would increase Oklahomans’ access to health care, take steps toward addressing the shortage of primary health care providers, and support caregivers. House Bill 1013, by Rep. Josh Cockroft (R-Wanette) and Senate author A.J. Griffin (R-Guthrie), would grant Oklahoma nurse practitioners (NPs) the …

— Free Webinar: Demystifying Medical Apps & Wearable Health Devices Featuring Leslie Saxon, M.D. January 30, 2017 1 p.m. CT Register for this webinar for a chance to win a $500 gift card* With more than 165,000 medical health apps and 12,000 wearable health-tracking devices on the market, how can you tell which ones are best for you? Join Dr. Leslie Saxon as she shares what to look for in a trustworthy medical app and how to maximize your health through wearable …

— 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 …

— Combating fraud is a priority for AARP Oklahoma, which represents approximately 400,000 members age 50-plus throughout Oklahoma. In a 2015 report, AARP found the total number of identity thefts, frauds and other consumer complaints in Oklahoma was 24,002. Identity thieves routinely search through dumpsters and trash cans, looking to find confidential information.  One way to keep your identity safe is to shred documents containing personal information. This includes bank and credit card statements, tax forms, and medical bills. AARP and the …