Road to Safer Driving May Lead to Discount

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

Home & Family By Sheila Burke When Jack Copeland signed up for the AARP Smart Driver course, he had one motive: saving money on his car insurance. With more than 50 years of experience behind the wheel, it’s not as if he needed to learn how to drive. But much to the surprise of the 70-year-old retired federal worker, the course taught him several things he didn’t know and reminded him of a few rules he had forgotten. He learned how to enter …

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 …

UPCOMING EVENTS

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 tnaarp@aarp.org. APRIL 2015 4/7  First Tuesday Discounts at Walgreens stores statewide 4/8  Meet Me at the Farmers’ Market, Nashville Farmers’ Market 4/10 Life Reimagined Check-up w/ Ed Z, Donelson Fifty Forward, 2 pm (Learn more and register by calling 615-883-8375) 4/16 AARP Live on RFD-TV, 9 pm central/10 pm …

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 …