How to Get the Most of Out of Your AARP Real Possibilities Virtual Career Fair Experience

Posted on 05/26/2015 by | AARP Utah | Comments

Events | Money & Work The AARP Education & Outreach Financial Security team presents its next Virtual Career Fair (VCF) on Tuesday, June 9, 8 am – Noon MT, featuring Life Reimagined for Work Pledge organizations*. There is no charge for employers or job seekers to participate. Organizations such as AT&T, American Red Cross, and Optum will connect with experienced workers through their virtual booths. Job seekers can chat with recruiters, submit their résumés, view job openings, and tap into on-site E&O resources.  There will also …

A Message from URSEA Executive Director David Judd

Posted on 05/8/2015 by | AARP Utah | Comments

About AARP | Community | Volunteering By David Judd, URSEA Executive Director We who have been educators all of our lives are sure that education is the primary road to a happier life.  What we hope is that the world outside of the school community will feel the same.  I have lived most of my life among a community of successful businessmen.  Many of them speak glowingly of their school years, in both their public and college years.  However when I raise the issue of how …

AARP Survey Shows Large Majority of Utah Voters 45+ Strongly Support Measures to Help Unpaid Family Caregivers

Posted on 05/6/2015 by | AARP Utah | Comments

Caregiving | Health & Wellbeing | Press (Midvale, UT)  AARP Utah today released finding from a statewide survey highlighting Utah caregiver experiences, challenges, and needs.  Utah has a huge unpaid work force in the form of family caregivers—382,000 Utahns provide an estimated $4.2 billion in economic value to the state every year through their service.  But this labor takes a toll. According to the survey, more than half (56 percent) of Utah caregivers age 45 and older report that they have worked full or part-time while caregiving.  …

Nominate an Outstanding Volunteer for AARP’s Andrus Award in Utah

Posted on 05/4/2015 by | AARP Utah | Comments

About AARP | Community | Uncategorized | Volunteering Do you know an extraordinary volunteer age 50 or older? Show your appreciation by nominating him or her for the 2015 AARP Utah Andrus Award for Community Service. The annual Andrus Award for Community Service is AARP’s most prestigious and visible volunteer award. It recognizes individuals who are sharing their experience, talent and skills to enrich their communities in ways that are consistent with AARP’s mission, vision, and commitment to volunteer service, and that inspire others to volunteer. Last year …

Join Us for for a Real Possibilities University Presentation on May 13

Posted on 05/4/2015 by | AARP Utah | Comments

About AARP | Community | Events | Fraud | Health & Wellbeing | Press AARP Utah will present its Real Possibilities University on Wednesday, May 13 at The District in South Jordan featuring speakers on brain fitness and financial fraud.  Dr. Kevin Duff of the Brain Institute at the University of Utah will discuss how staying sharp improve brain fitness and memory.  Keith Woodwell, Director of the Utah Division of Securities, will outline common scams in the state and provide tips on how to avoid becoming a fraud victim.   “There is a good …

10 Simple Ways to Make Your Home “HomeFit”

Posted on 05/1/2015 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Health & Wellbeing | Home & Family | Uncategorized By Jennifer Wallace-Brodeur What if all homes could be suitable for anyone, regardless of a person’s age or physical ability? What if a person who wants to live independently, regardless of his or her age or physical ability, could do just that? The new AARP HomeFit Guide features lots of ways to make your home comfortable, safe and a great fit for people of all ages. Here are 10 simple solutions to get you started: 1. Clear exterior pathways of …