Catch a Ball Game With Us at Miller Park!

Posted on 07/26/2015 by | AARP Wisconsin | Comments

Events Hey baseball fans! Here’s a great opportunity to bring the family and join AARP staff, volunteers and members at the ballpark this summer. AARP members and their guests will receive a discounted ticket at 50% off the single game rate in the Field Outfield Box, Loge Outfield Box and Terrace Reserved seat locations priced at the time of purchase on these remaining dates: Monday, August 17, 2015 at 7:10 p.m. Wednesday, August 19, 2015 at 1:10 p.m. Tuesday, September 01, …

Get Fit, Get Discount with Senior Olympics

Posted on 07/17/2015 by | AARP Wisconsin | Comments

Events | Health & Wellbeing Dig out those running shoes, pump up those bicycle tires and dust off those tennis racquets. It’s time to get ready for the 2015 Wisconsin Senior Olympics, happening August 21 – September 13. Don’t miss your chance to get fit, have fun and get a $5 discount off the registration fee for this year’s competition. Here’s what you need to know: Anyone who will be age 50 years and older as of Dec. 31, 2015 can participate. You’ll be competing against …

WI Caregivers Provide $7 Billion in Unpaid Care

Posted on 07/16/2015 by | AARP Wisconsin | Comments

Advocacy The real heroes across Wisconsin are not making headlines for athletic achievements or political accomplishments. They’re family members who work behind the scenes to provide uncompensated in-home care for loved ones. The goal of these caregivers is to allow family members to remain living independently and with dignity in their own homes as long as possible. All of our AARP studies show people prefer this type of care over moving into a nursing home or other high-cost institution. But this work …

Join Us in Helping Make Life Better for All

Posted on 07/12/2015 by | AARP Wisconsin | Comments

Volunteering AARP Wisconsin knows how hard you work and play, and how much you value your time and money! That’s why we fight on real issues that matter to your and your family and work towards making life better for all.   We do this by leading positive social change, helping people in their own communities, and delivering value to our 820,000-plus members through information, advocacy, and service. Here are some of the ways you can join our efforts. To learn more …

Catch up with AARP on Listening Post Tour

Posted on 07/9/2015 by | AARP Wisconsin | Comments

Community | Events If you live in or within a short driving distance of five Wisconsin communities – including Tomah, Black River Falls, River Falls, Platteville, or Dodgeville – then we encourage you to stop by and visit us during our traveling “Listening Post Tour” in late July and early August. We’re inviting AARP members and all residents of these communities and the surrounding areas to learn more about our organization and tell us what they would do to make their communities even …

Seniors’ Voices Heard, But Concerns Remain

Posted on 07/6/2015 by | AARP Wisconsin | Comments

Advocacy Over the past few months, as the state’s Joint Finance Committee (JFC) has been listening to public comments and making changes to Govenor Walker’s proposed 2015-17 state budget, AARP Wisconsin’s top priorties have been to protect SeniorCare and Family Care from major overhauls. We have achieved many of our goals through a steady and consistent multi-pronged drumbeat of communications between our members and state legislators. Members of the JFC listened intently to our concerns and made improvements to the governor’s budget proposals. While …