— Join us for two live webcasts and get answers to your questions. Do you have questions about the Health Insurance Marketplace Open Enrollment? Get your answers live! Whether you’re enrolling for the first time or re-enrolling, the two-part Q&A series from AARP Learn@50+ provides answers about the 2018 enrollment process. In part one, AARP’s experts will review the Open Enrollment period (Nov. 1 to Dec. 15) and answer your questions about the process. In part two, the AARP team will lead a …

— 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, 7:00-7:30 pm ET Lee …

— 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 …

— 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 7:00 p.m. ET. Learn how to leverage your experience and improve your …

— 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. Register today to ask questions and learn about the issues important to you. What You Need to Know About Medicare and Social Security When Caring for a Loved One Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017, 7:00-7:30 pm ET Learn Medicare basics such as eligibility, enrollment and what’s …

— Join Marco as he talks about his mother and caregiving in the Latino community Join television personality, public speaker, and activist Marco Antonio Regil for a special Caregiving Q&A on Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at 8:00 pm ET, as he shares his experience and answers questions about caring for a loved one. When Marco was just 18, his mother suffered injuries in a car accident that left her bedridden for a year. As he took care of her, she became …

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— By Alan Marx, AARP Tennessee Consumer Watchdog Benjamin Franklin usually is credited with originating the phrase “in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.”  This month’s blog is about the inevitable, but as a fair warning it is not about taxes. There are few times in life when people are especially vulnerable.  One of the most difficult times is when dealing with death, especially an unexpected death.  A wave of emotions, including grief and …

— By Sheila Burke A transportation infrastructure bill that passed this year in the General Assembly also will provide property tax relief for some people, make groceries cheaper and offer other opportunities for economic growth. The IMPROVE (Improving Manufacturing, Public Roads and Opportunities for a Vibrant Economy) Act was pushed by Gov. Bill Haslam (R) as a way to fund a $10 billion backlog of transportation projects. It was a hard-fought battle in the General Assembly, which raised taxes on gasoline …

— You’re invited to a FREE sneak preview screening of Ken Burns’ new documentary The Vietnam War. See the story of a landmark event in American history as it has never been told before. This exclusive screening will take place on Wed., September 13 at the Old Glory Distilling Company in Clarksville and is limited to the first 250 people who register online. Complimentary food and beverages will be served and adult beverages will be available for purchase. A one-hour preview …

— Guest post by Byron Kamp, AARP Tennessee Executive Council Member I retired on July 25th, 2012. I ended a career of working in Higher Education at seven University Campuses over a span of forty-two years. It was a truly wonderful, exciting and personally rewarding career…except for how it ended. Unfortunately, I was forced out of my position as the Executive Director of the Associated Students and Student Union Operations so someone half my age could take my job. Thus, there …