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 realty

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 …

Super Heroes of Another Kind Converge Upon Seattle – Watch the White House Conference on Aging

Posted on 04/1/2015 by | AARP Washington | Comments

Advocacy | Community | Press Just days after Seattle welcomed scores of sci-fi, fantasy and comic fans of all ages to the sold out Emerald City Comicon, AARP Washington is playing host to another group of heroes – those dedicated to transforming the lives of millions of older Americans.  The White House Conference on Aging is holding the third of five regional events on April 2 on the shores of Elliot Bay at the Bell Harbor International Conference Center. Since 1961, the White House Conferences …

Road to Safer Driving May Lead to Discount

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

Home & Family By Vanessa Ho Lois Jones has been driving for 55 years but still learns plenty of new things every time she takes an AARP Driver Safety class. This year she learned about bike boxes, rules for double-laned roundabouts, and other tips to help her drive safely and confidently. “I always feel like I’ve gotten the latest strategies on driving and being aware of other drivers, and how I can handle that,” said Jones, 71, of Seattle. January was the third …