AARP member discount to the Seattle International Film Festival (SIFF)

Posted on 04/30/2015 by | AARP Washington | Comments

Local Resources Come see some of the newest and best artistic and culturally significant films from around the world, May 14 – June 7, 2015 in Seattle. Discover new cultures and hear the film directors’ on-location experiences. SIFF is the largest film festival in the United States, with more than 150,000 people attending each year. The 25-day event is also the region’s most accessible and critically acclaimed festival, renowned for presenting over 450 features, short films and documentaries gathered from over 70 …

Stop, Think & Connect – Free “Cyber Safety” events to help protect you online

Posted on 04/8/2015 by | AARP Washington | Comments

Events | Fraud The Internet is a part of our everyday lives, whether we’re socializing with friends, shopping, banking online, or simply surfing for fun.  The power of the web puts information and resources just a click away at home or at our favorite coffee shop. Staying connected and in-touch has never been so effortless. And, being alert to the risks created by online scammers and crooks will protect your personal information and money.  To help Washington consumers stay safer online, AARP is …

Join “Life Reimagined” for a discussion on the new work reality

Posted on 04/7/2015 by | AARP Washington | Comments

Events | Money & Work Your next 20 years of work will be vastly different from your first 20.  What does this mean for you? Join us for an AARP Life Reimagined event to start the discussion. Hear from industry leaders on how to seize opportunities that don’t simply keep you in a job, but help you continue to enhance your professional success.   Don’t miss this chance to meet and network with other experienced professionals in the Seattle area. Registration is required.  Please register …

Celebrate National Women’s Health Week – Special Teletown Hall on May 6

Posted on 04/6/2015 by | AARP Washington | Comments

Events | Health & Wellbeing AARP is joining the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the Hope Heart Institute and the Washington Dental Service Foundation in celebrating National Women’s Health Week. National Women’s Health Week kicks off on Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 10, and will be celebrated through Saturday, May 16, 2015. National Women’s Health Week is a nationwide initiative that calls attention to the importance of women’s health and empowers women to take small, manageable steps …

AARP Chapter News – What’s new with Spokane 384?

Posted on 04/5/2015 by | AARP Washington | Comments

Events | Local Resources | Volunteering By Scotty Loaiza Scotty Loaiza Are you looking for an AARP Chapter to join or visit in the Spokane area?  Then this is your invite from Chapter 384! Please join us for one of our regularly scheduled meetings the 4th Thursday of every month at 11:30 a.m. (see specifics below) at the Golden Corral, 7117 N. Division in Spokane. We currently stand strong at 91 members.  Our goal for 2015 is to have 100 members.  The Board, Committee Chairs and …

Life Reimagined: From the Couch to the Boston Marathon

Posted on 04/4/2015 by | AARP Washington | Comments

Health & Wellbeing | Uncategorized John Knudson of Seattle just wanted to get in shape. He never dreamed how far his new passion for distance running would take him. Today, fifteen years after taking his first run at the age of 52, John just finished running his first Boston Marathon. “I volunteered for this health study that involved exercising a lot. I got into running then,” said John. “I hadn’t been real active. I really wanted to make a change and get physically active. I …