— Taking care of a loved one isn’t always a walk in the park. Family caregiving means juggling a lot of kinds of help—personal, financial, medical, and more. Now you can talk to others dealing with the same issues. October’s Caregiving Q&A webcast is hosted by caregiving experts Lee Baker and Debra Tyler-Horton from AARP Georgia. Register today to ask questions and learn about the issues important to you. Managing Your Loved One’s Finances Tuesday, October 24, 2017, 6:00-6:30 pm CT Lee …

—   Join AARP OK for a free family caregiving event in Shawnee on Friday, October 27, 2017. Get the important information and support you need in a relaxing, interactive environment. The roundtable discussions will help you: Discover five key steps to aid you in your caregiving journey. Connect and exchange tips and ideas with fellow caregivers. Explore local caregiving resources available in your community. Plus, enjoy complimentary snacks and beverages.   Friday, October 27, 2017 Register to attend one of …

— Join AARP Oklahoma for the 2017 Sandwich Generation conference, held at the University of Central Oklahoma Nigh University Center on Wednesday, October 25, 2017. This informative event is tailored to provide resources to the “Sandwich Generation,” which is now caring for both children and aging family members, while simultaneously striving to meet the needs of their employer, spouse, community and more. Amy Goyer, AARP national caregiving expert, will keynote the event with her informative presentation, “Juggling Life, Work and Caregiving.” …

— Join us for two live Medicare webcasts and get answers to your questions Do you have questions about Medicare coverage and plan options? Whether you’re enrolling for the first time or entering open enrollment, the two-part Medicare Q&A series from Learn@50+ can get you answers about your 2017 plan options. In part one, AARP’s Medicare expert Susan Lutz will review the different parts of Medicare and answer your questions about enrollment periods for new Medicare recipients and open enrollment rules for …

— Before the OSU Cowboys take the field against the Baylor Bears, come by the AARP OK tailgate for games, food and fun. Learn what AARP OK is doing in your community and how you can get involved and make a difference. AARP OK Pre-Game Tailgate at OSU v. Baylor Saturday, October 14, 2017 Tailgate two hours prior to kick-off – north side of stadium T. Boone Pickens Stadium 700 West Hall of Fame Avenue Stillwater, OK 74075 Map It   …

— Plus, register for all four job-searching sessions and you could win $500!* It’s a digital world. Understanding how to use all the available tools to your advantage is essential in today’s job market. Join Nora Duncan, a digital job search expert and state director of AARP Connecticut, and job training expert Janae Wheeler, at the Job Search in the Digital Age interactive workshop on Thursday, October 19, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. CT. Learn how to leverage your experience and improve your …

— One by one, the names and accomplishments of 50 Indian Elders were shared with an audience of more than 800 at AARP Oklahoma’s 9th Annual Indian Elder Honors celebration at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City on Tuesday, October 3, 2017. As the distinguished honorees were announced, they stood to applause, and a medallion was presented to each honoree. AARP State Director Sean Voskuhl said, “This event celebrates a lifetime of service from these distinguished elders …

— More than 545,000 Oklahomans could see their electric bills increase an average of $14 a month if regulators approve a $156 million rate hike proposed by the Public Service Company of Oklahoma (PSO). The utility said it needs to recover more than $625 million already spent on infrastructure and equipment, including about 530,000 smart meters. PSO’s last increase was finalized less than a year ago. AARP Oklahoma encourages consumers to speak out against the new proposal by calling 844-248-8225. The …

— Join AARP’s Jean Accius and OSU Extension Services for a live Q&A session as we discuss Medicare basics such as eligibility, enrollment and what is covered in each part of your plan. We’ll talk about how to find care and maximize your benefits. We’ll also review Social Security basics like how to enroll and when to claim your benefits for maximum value. Plus, we’ll show you how to calculate your social security benefits and also review special rules just for …

—   AARP Oklahoma announces The City of Shawnee winner of the AARP Community Challenge, aiming to create positive local change and improve quality of life at the community-level. With AARP funds of $9936.00, The City of Shawnee will install a traffic circle located at the intersection of West Burns Street and North Chapman Avenue to create traffic calming measures and improve safety for pedestrians, bikers, and vehicular traffic alike. This project is fully funded through the AARP Community Challenge grant …