— Learn how to start or grow your small business from fellow entrepreneurs. Live SBA Entrepreneur webinar takes place on Tuesday, April 18th at 7 p.m. ET / 6 p.m. CT Looking to turn your unique talents, hobbies or skills into a small business? Or if you’ve already started a business, are you searching for ideas to keep your dreams of success on track? Register for the AARP webinar, From Passion to Profit, and learn from our panel of innovative and inspiring entrepreneurs …

— Distracted Driving 101: It May Save Your Life Making a call on your phone. Changing the radio station. Turning to talk to kids in the back seat. These are minor tasks, but distracted driving can lead to the same devastating results as driving under the influence. Are your habits—or those of your loved one—putting you at risk? Now you can do something about it. Register now for the AARP webinar, Distracted Driving 101 on April 24, 2017 at 7 p.m. ET …

— Every two seconds someone’s identity is stolen. But you can take steps to protect yourself. AARP Fraud Watch Network is hosting Operation: Stop Scams events across the nation in April and May 2017 to help Americans protect themselves and their family. We’re planning to help you fight back against fraud with several events right here in Tennessee. Whether it’s a community panel discussions, special presentation or a free shredding event, check out the list below for activities planned in your …

— Take a virtual tour and learn how to make every room safer. April 12, 2017 7 p.m. ET / 6 p.m. CT Are you a family caregiver? If so, don’t miss Home Safe Home, a virtual room-by-room makeover tour on how to make every room in your home safer for loved ones. And stay tuned as caregiving author Sherri Snelling and livable communities expert Karen Kafantaris answer your questions from the studio. What will you learn? Dozens of smart solutions …

—     Did you know that Tennessee ranks among the top states in the entire U.S. for AARP volunteers?  We truly are the Volunteer State! Members and friends are working with us statewide to make our communities more livable for people of all ages, provide resources for folks caring for loved ones and raise awareness about fraud and scams.  Below, you’ll find even more ways to help! CURRENT OPPORTUNITIES   If you have questions email the AARP Tennessee Volunteer Support Team: Tnvolunteer@aarp.org Fraud …

— Fun new way for Tennesseans to learn job search skills, family caregiving advice and how to stay safe online. Can you sell yourself to a potential employer in the time it takes to ride an elevator? Take the awkwardness out of the conversation when you’re helping a loved one plan for the future? Keep yourself safe from a hacker or handle the four toughest questions you’ll ever face in an interview? Introducing AARP’s new interactive videos that put you in the …

— The 2017 session of the Tennessee General Assembly is underway and your AARP staff and volunteers are busy advocating for policies that support people 50+ and their families. To give you an idea of what we’re up to, here’s a handy summary of the issues that have our full attention this session. View and download the 2017 AARP TN Legislative Agenda >> Health Maintenance Tasks This allows a medical professional (M.D., APRN, R.N.) to delegate certain maintenance tasks to a …

— Today, we mourn the loss of a community leader and former AARP Tennessee State President Cleo Owens. Cleo served in the state’s top volunteer role from November 2012 through December 2014. He was the first African-American state president in AARP Tennessee’s history. Cleo’s leadership continues to have a lasting impact on AARP’s work throughout the state. Through this sad news, we reflect on the light Cleo brought to both staff and volunteer leaders with his spirit and passion for helping …

— “It is truly an honor to represent our more than 650,000 AARP members in Tennessee and act as the principal volunteer spokesperson,” said Kraig Smith, the newly appointed state president for AARP Tennessee. AARP Tennessee is pleased to welcome Nashville-resident Kraig Smith as its new state president, the top AARP volunteer role in the state. As state president, Smith will serve as the head of the AARP Tennessee Executive Council and will lead the council in its work with the …

— AARP is calling on Congress to reject the so-called “age rating” proposal for health insurance.  It’s an unfair tax that would increase health care costs for older Americans — and would line the pockets of big insurance companies.  AARP is fighting to stop this age tax and prevent insurance companies from unfairly hiking health care costs. The State Age Rating Flexibility Act (H.R. 708) would significantly weaken the current protections against overcharging people over the age of 50, leaving older Americans …