Help Hearing on the Phone

Posted on 03/1/2015 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Health & Wellbeing | Home & Family Chatting on the phone can be frustrating for people who are hard of hearing, and may even be dangerous if they miss important information. AARP Tennessee is spreading the word that technology is available—in some cases, for free—to help people communicate by phone even if they can’t hear well. CapTel (captioned telephone) is a service that uses voice recognition technology to spell out the words being spoken on the other end of the line. Hearing loss is one of the …


Posted on 02/25/2015 by | AARP Tennessee | Comments

Events   What we do might surprise you. We’re all about real possibilities. To find out more about the events or activities below, please visit our discounts page OR contact us at MARCH 2015 3/25  Memphis Grizzlies v Cleveland Cavaliers  (discounted ticket information available here) 3/26 Life Reimagined Check-up w/ Ed Z, Brentwood Public Library, 9:30 – 11:30 am (Learn more and register here) 3/30 Life Reimagined in Retirement w/ Ed Z, State Volunteer Mutual Insurance Company (private event) 3/31 …

AARP Days with the Memphis Grizzlies

Posted on 01/29/2015 by | AARP Tennessee | Comments

Events | Local Resources AARP Grizzlies Discounts (February & March) All AARP members and friends have access to this Memphis Grizzlies ticket discount. You may purchase discounted tickets to the following games at a discounted price: Atlanta Hawks: Sunday (2/8) 5:00 PM – SAVER GAME Brooklyn Nets: Tuesday (2/10) 7:00 PM – SAVER GAME Los Angeles Clippers: Friday (2/27) 7:00 PM – GOLD GAME Los Angeles Lakers: Friday (3/6) 7:00 PM – SILVER GAME Milwaukee Bucks: Saturday (3/14) 7:00 PM – VALUE GAME Denver …

The Fox Report: Who Benefits Under Insure Tennessee?

Posted on 01/12/2015 by | AARP Tennessee | Comments

Advocacy Who Benefits Under Insure Tennessee? Healthy People – Healthy Tennessee Executive Summary – January 12, 2015 Presented by William F. Fox, PhD Professor of Economics and Director, Center for Business & Economic Research The University of Tennessee-Knoxville The Insure Tennessee Plan would extend eligibility for public health insurance to all working-age adults earning less than 138% of the federal poverty level. Under the Insure Tennessee Plan, approximately 470,000 working age adults would become newly eligible for public insurance. It is …

Helping Hands: Current Volunteer Opportunities

Posted on 01/9/2015 by | AARP Tennessee | Comments

About AARP | Volunteering     Did you know that we have more volunteers working with AARP in Tennessee than in any state except New York?  Wow, this truly is 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   Congressional District Leaders We are looking for folks …

Go Vols! AARP Partnership with University of Tennessee Continues

Posted on 01/8/2015 by | AARP Tennessee | Comments

Events | Local Resources Men’s UT Basketball: January 13 – versus Arkansas February 14 – versus LSU Lady Vol’s Basketball: February 2  – versus Mississippi State To purchase discounted tickets click here *Enter promo code “VOLS14” to receive discounted tickets. *To order by phone, call 865-656-1200 and tell the operator you are an AARP member. *Tickets must be purchased at least one day prior to the event.