Takei, Schwartz, Steves and Gardner – Oh My! – Check out the videos from AARP’s 2014 speaker series

Posted on 03/1/2015 by | AARP Washington | Comments

Events We all think about “What’s Next?” but often wonder where to start and how to make it real. That’s why AARP Seattle presented our 2014 Life Reimagined speaker series – to help you navigate the next phase of your life. The “Life Reimagined” Speaker Series featured actor and social media phenomenon George Takei, love and relationship expert Dr. Pepper Schwartz, European travel guru Rick Steves, and inspirational success expert Chris Gardner. But no worries if you couldn’t join us.  We’ve …

Discount Tickets for Pompeii Exhibition

Posted on 03/1/2015 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Uncategorized Use a discount to get an inside look at life in Pompeii, the ancient Roman city destroyed by an eruption of Mount Vesuvius almost 2,000 years ago, in a traveling exhibit at the Pacific Science Center, 200 Second Ave. North. In its last showing before returning to Italy, Pompeii: The Exhibition is on display through May 25. Featuring more than 150 preserved artifacts including coins, cooking vessels, gladiator gear and full body casts, the exhibit is staged and subtly lit …

AARP member discount to the Northwest Women’s Show (March 20-22)

Posted on 02/27/2015 by | AARP Washington | Comments

Events | Health & Wellbeing Find your “Life Reimagined” March 20-22 at the Northwest Women’s Show in Seattle. Your  photo is the first thing many people see when they view your profile on social media sites.  That is why Life Reimagined is reaching out to women around Puget Sound by offering “ProFRESHional Portraits.”  These fast, flattering and professional head shots have custom built photo retouching.  Everyone gets a fabulous free photo!  You can print, email and upload your new photo to social media all at …

People work hard and deserve to retire with confidence – Support “Work and Save” legislation

Posted on 02/26/2015 by | AARP Washington | Comments

AARP Home | Advocacy | Money & Work | Press People work hard and deserve to retire with confidence. But today, a secure retirement is out of reach for thousands of Washingtonian who don’t have a way to save at work. That’s why AARP Washington is advocating for the creation of a Small Business Retirement Marketplace – a new, commonsense solution that would help individuals and families save for retirement. The Small Business Retirement Marketplace would make it easier for small businesses to create retirement savings accounts for their employees. …

Fight Fraud – Shred Instead! / Free Shredding and E-cycling events

Posted on 02/24/2015 by | AARP Washington | Comments

Events | Money & Work | Uncategorized Last year, 13.1 million Americans were victims of ID Theft – that’s one person victimized every two seconds. That is why AARP and BECU invite you to bring old documents containing your personal information to our mobile shredding truck for free disposal on April 18, 2015 We’ll be at three locations in Tukwila, Everett and Federal Way from 9:00am – 1:00pm on Saturday, April 18 (location details below). This is a shredding and electronics recycling event.  You can bring up to …

Find your “What’s Next” at free AARP Life Reimagined events

Posted on 02/23/2015 by | AARP Washington | Comments

Events Woulda, Coulda, Shoulda? It’s time for WILL, CAN, DID! We all think about “What’s Next” but often wonder where to start and how to make it real. That’s why AARP brought together the top thinkers to help create Life Reimagined, an innovative new program that helps each of us identify and achieve our goals, no matter where we are in life. Whether it’s starting a new career, building a new business or living a dream, Life Reimagined provides real help …