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— AARP Foundation is looking to expand its team of volunteers for the upcoming tax season by recruiting interested individuals. Tax-Aide is an AARP Foundation program that offers free tax filing help for those who need it most, especially adults 50 and older, during the tax season. AARP Foundation Tax-Aide volunteers receive training and continued support in a welcoming environment. There are a variety of roles for individuals at every level of experience who want to make a difference in someone …

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— Are you a caregiver who’d like to find out about local resources or learn how to build a support network?  Do you have a smart phone but don’t feel too smart using it?  Are you looking for a job but don’t know how to use all the online tools available to make the search easier?  AARP has some workshops for you! Coming up on Thursday, October 6, connect with other family caregivers around the table in an engaging, interactive CAREversation …

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— AARP is sponsoring a Real Possibilities University, with keynote presentations on brain fitness and fraud. These topics were among the top concerns of Utahns age 50-plus in a 2014 AARP survey. The event will be Wednesday, Oct. 5, from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at the Hilton Garden Inn, 1731 S. Convention Center Dr., St. George. Other sessions will address financial security, wills and trusts, staying fit and eating right. More than 10,000 athletes age 50-plus will be in town for …

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— Joys and Challenges Facing Military Caregivers featuring MG Antonio M. Taguba, USA (Ret.) and Meg Kabat, Department of Veterans Affairs Thursday, September 8th 2pm ET/1pm CT REGISTER HERE After his parents became ill, Major General Antonio “Tony” Taguba and his siblings found themselves unprepared to care for them. Faced with tough decisions about health and finances, they found a way to care for their parents the best they could. Join Major General Taguba and Meg Kabat, National Director, Caregiver Support …

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— Unstuck! Lightening the Heart of the Family Caregiver With Humor featuring Peter Rosenberger Thursday, August 25th  7 p.m. ET/6 p.m. CT Listen up family caregivers: humor is an expression of a healthy heart — not a defense mechanism! After more than 30 years as a family caregiver for his wife, Gracie, including 78 operations, 60 doctors in 12 hospitals and $9 million in medical bills, Peter Rosenberger has learned: it’s OK to laugh! Join him for this free online event …

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— AARP has exciting opportunities available for you next week to learn how to get the most out of your smart phone, look for a job in the digital age, or join a “Careversation” with other family caregivers, connecting you to tips, tools, and each other.  All of them are free to the public–AARP membership is not required!   Job Searching in the Digital Age On Monday, August 22, join AARP for a free interactive workshop to discover the best websites …

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— AARP Launches NEW Must-Read Special Edition Finance & Retirement Digital Magazine Interactive digital magazine to guide your financial planning at any age with tips from personal finance expert Jane Bryant Quinn and AARP’s Financial Ambassador Jean Chatzky   WASHINGTON, DC — Take control of your finances with AARP The Magazine’s Special Edition Finance & Retirement Issue! The NEW digital magazine offers reliable instructions on making financial decisions related to retirement and provides an enhanced experience via interactive content and features. …

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— Interview skills can always be improved and practiced, so don’t miss out and go into your next interview cold! AARP wants to help you by taking you behind the scenes of an interview, and help you learn what questions to ask, and what questions to avoid.  Don’t miss our interactive  webinar “Interview Intel: Behind the Scenes Advice to Win Your Job” featuring AARP Jobs expert Kerry Hannon  Tuesday August 9th at 3PM ET/ 2PM CT. Be sure to Register NOW! …

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— AARP Utah is very proud to announce that our State Director, Alan Ormsby, was named one of the “Enlightened 50” (E-50) by Utah Foundation.  As explained by the Foundation, each year they recognize fifty individuals who are making a measureable – but often unsung – difference in the lives of Utahns through innovation, collaboration and commitment to the common good. This honor recognizes the work done by Ormsby to seek ideas and strategies from policymakers on aging from around the state …

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— Being a parent is one of the hardest jobs around! But what if you were a Family Caregiver for a loved one at the same time? It’s called the “Sandwich Generation” and people are feeling the pressure of being squeezed between all the other layers of life as a family caregiver and a parent. Register for AARP’s interactive webinar, “Family Caregivers Feeling Squeezed: Life in the Sandwich Generation.” Featuring Charima Young, ASD Outreach Georgia and Britnee Fergins, a mother of …