AARP Live on RFD-TV

Posted on 04/15/2015 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Advocacy | Caregiving | Health & Wellbeing | Home & Family Disaster rarely gives you a heads up, and can take many unexpected forms. Everyone should have a plan of action, but some Americans can be particularly vulnerable during times of uncertainty. It’s important to keep this in mind when forming an effective plan, and to consider your personal needs. Disaster preparation is more than storing water and food, and every situation requires a different solution. On our recent episode of  AARP Live, our panel of experts shared important information to help you and your loved …

AARP Oklahoma Online Disaster Preparation Kit

Posted on 04/13/2015 by | AARP Oklahoma | Comments

Community | Health & Wellbeing | Local Resources | Uncategorized   Download and print your copy of Game Day by AARP – a tool guide with information and checklists to help you prepare for a disaster. Game day will help you put together a communication plan, compile important emergency telephone numbers and make a list of medications you might need in the event of an emergency.       Con artists and scammers are ready to take advantage of disaster victims. The AARP Fraud Watch Network has tools and tips …

AARP Partners with Insurance Commissioner & 2 Works for You to Host Shredding Event in Tulsa on Tax Day

Posted on 04/9/2015 by | AARP Oklahoma | Comments

Fraud Celebrate Tax Day by shredding your tax preparation documents and other personal papers at a free event hosted by the AARP Fraud Watch Network, Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner John Doak and 2 Works For You. The public is invited to bring their personal documents to shred from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 15th, at the 2 Works for You TV studios located at 3701 S. Peoria in Tulsa. In addition, you can sign up to receive free Watch Dog Alerts …

Save the Essentials and Shred the Rest

Posted on 04/1/2015 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Events | Local Resources | Money & Work AARP Oklahoma, state Insurance Commissioner John D. Doak (R) and KJRH-TV, an NBC affiliate, are hosting a shredding event April 15 to help prevent identity theft. Each year more than 290,000 Americans are victims of identity theft, including more than 2,300 Oklahomans. By shredding sensitive documents, such as those used to prepare tax returns, consumers can reduce the risk of becoming victims. The event will be at KJRH-TV, 3701 S. Peoria Ave., in Tulsa, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. …

AARP Urges Oklahoma House to Approve Proposal That Supports Caregivers & Protects Vulnerable Oklahomans from Financial Exploitation

Posted on 03/30/2015 by | AARP Oklahoma | Comments

Uncategorized AARP today urged the State House of Representatives to approve a proposal that would support family caregivers and protect vulnerable Oklahomans from financial exploitation. Under current law, a power of attorney could automatically terminate in cases where a guardian is appointed. SB 109 by Senator Patrick Anderson, R-Enid and Representative Wade Rousselot, D-Wagoner, would amend Oklahoma statute to allow durable powers of attorney to continue, according to AARP Oklahoma State President Joe Ann Vermillion. The proposal, which was approved unanimously …

Important Tornado Resources for Moore & Oklahoma City

Posted on 03/26/2015 by | AARP Oklahoma | Comments

Uncategorized City of OKC emergency mgmt is assessing and will have more information following assessments; they are currently aware of two areas of damage in OKC (SW 119 from S. May to the Moore city limits; N. Council to N. Rockwell from Reno to NW 10th) The Moore Chamber of Commerce has been out checking on businesses The Moore Police Department has started a new Community Service Unit and is available to help solve community problems that may arise.  Please feel free to …