Seize Life’s Turning Points – You’re invited to a “Beginning Your Journey Workshop”

Posted on 03/31/2015 by | AARP Washington | Comments

Events What’s next for you? It’s just a small, four-word question, but asking it may lead you to some big realizations. With Life Reimagined, you can explore real possibilities for your future. Take the first steps to pursue your on-hold aspirations at a “Beginning Your Journey Workshop.” And who knows what you’ll be inspired to do from here—the road ahead is entirely yours to define. In a recent Harvard longevity study, when asked if they had their lives to do over, …

Join Us for the 30-Day SMART Goal Fitness Challenge!

Posted on 03/31/2015 by | AARP Washington | Comments

Events | Health & Wellbeing People who are physically active have a 45% lower risk of developing heart disease than sedentary people.  Jumpstart your road to fitness by joining us for the free “SMART Goal Fitness Challenge.” The SMART Goal Fitness Challenge encourages individuals to integrate more activity based on their current activity level for an improved lifestyle—whether it’s walking more, adding stretching to your workout regimen, including more strengthening exercises—the choice is up to each individual. Join us for the challenge on Saturday, May …

“SCAM JAM” on April 29

Posted on 03/31/2015 by | AARP Washington | Comments

Events | Money & Work Con artists are targeting you and the people you care about.  Learn how to fight back and spot the crooks before they spot you. Millions of dollars are lost each day to scams like foreign lottery fraud, bogus investment schemes, and online traps designed to steal your identity and savings. Find out about today’s leading scams that are tearing through the nation.  Plus hear some tips learned straight from the con artists themselves about who they target and why. Join …

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

Posted on 03/29/2015 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. …

Attention members of the media: Super Heroes of Another Kind Converge Upon Seattle

Posted on 03/19/2015 by | AARP Washington | Comments

Advocacy | Community | Press Just days after Seattle welcomes 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 will hold 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 …

Nominate an Outstanding Volunteer for the AARP Andrus Award for Community Service

Posted on 03/14/2015 by | AARP Washington | Comments

Community | Volunteering Know an extraordinary volunteer age 50 or older? AARP Washington is seeking nominations for the 2015 AARP State Andrus Award for Community Service. AARP’s most prestigious Washington volunteer award recognizes individuals who are sharing their experience, talents and skills in ways that significantly enrich the lives of others. If you know of an outstanding volunteer, we want to hear about them! AARP Washington will donate $1,000 to the registered charity or non-profit of the winner’s choice.*  AARP Washington will also …