Attend a Free Screening of Still Alice on June 18

Posted on 05/29/2015 by | AARP Utah | Comments

Caregiving | Events | Local Resources In connection with AARP’s I HEART CAREGIVERS initiative, you are invited to watch a free screening of STILL ALICE and learn more about resources for family caregivers and their loved ones.  The film will be shown on Thursday, June 18 at 7:00 pm at the Megaplex at Valley Fair Mall in West Valley City.  Following the film, Ronnie Daniel, Executive Director of the Alzheimer’s Association, Utah Chapter will be hosting a brief question and answer session.  He will be joined …

Join Us for a “Life Reimagined” Check-Up on June 16

Posted on 05/28/2015 by | AARP Utah | Comments

About AARP | Community | Events | Finances 50+ | Health & Wellbeing | Local Resources | Money & Work Life Reimagined is about helping people navigate change and inspiring them with new possibilities.  Our Life Reimagined Checkup offers you a fresh, personalized, authentic and thought-provoking approach to help you navigate the next phase of your life.  It is the perfect way to help you figure out what you really want to do and how to get there, one step at a time.  Your world is full of possibilities:  new passions to pursue, work that’s rewarding, people to connect with, …

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 …