AARP Wyoming hosts ShredFest and Fraud Watch presentations

Posted on 05/12/2015 by | AARP Wyoming | Comments

Community | Events | Fraud AARP Wyoming is sponsoring a free shredding event in Casper, WY, on June 25 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m., to help residents safely dispose of documents with personally identifiable information. Residents can drop off up to two boxes of papers to be shredded at the Natrona County Public Library, 307 E. 2nd St., in Casper for free. In addition, AARP staff will give two Fraud Watch Network presentations at the library to help people learn about scams and frauds and tips …

AARP Wyoming supports, attends Casper events

Posted on 05/12/2015 by | AARP Wyoming | Comments

Community | Events | Livable Communities AARP Wyoming invites people attending the annual NIC Fest to stop by its booth at the vendor fair. The festival, which features more than 80 artists and bands, is hosted by the Nicolaysen Art Museum at 400 E. Collins St. in Casper. AARP staff and volunteers will be onsite there June 26 and 27 to discuss the AARP Fraud Watch Network and to provide information on livable communities, caregiving and other topics of interest to Wyoming residents age 50-plus. In …

AARP Wyoming

Posted on 05/1/2015 by | AARP Wyoming | Comments

About AARP AARP Wyoming  2020 Carey Avenue, Mezzanine (map) Cheyenne, WY 82009 Phone: 1-866-663-3290 (toll-free) wyaarp@aarp.org Tim Summers – Wyoming State Director Renee Gamino – Associate State Director for Outreach Tim Lockwood – Associate State Director for Communications/State Advocacy Bret Baugh – Senior Operations Associate     For press inquiries only, please contact Tim Lockwood at (307) 432-5802.

10 Simple Ways to Make Your Home “HomeFit”

Posted on 05/1/2015 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Health & Wellbeing | Home & Family | Uncategorized By Jennifer Wallace-Brodeur What if all homes could be suitable for anyone, regardless of a person’s age or physical ability? What if a person who wants to live independently, regardless of his or her age or physical ability, could do just that? The new AARP HomeFit Guide features lots of ways to make your home comfortable, safe and a great fit for people of all ages. Here are 10 simple solutions to get you started: 1. Clear exterior pathways of …

Las ABC (y D) de Medicare para los cuidadores de familia

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Caregiving | Español | Health & Wellbeing | Home & Family | Uncategorized Por Bob Stephen Laura hace poco empezó a brindar ayuda adicional a su madre de 72 años, quien tiene la enfermedad de Parkinson. Por suerte, la enfermedad es de progreso lento, pero últimamente su madre ha necesitado más ayuda para poder continuar viviendo de manera independiente. Como la mayoría de las personas de 65 años o mayores, la madre de Laura tiene Medicare. Laura no sabía mucho más sobre Medicare que su nombre. Sin embargo, se dio cuenta de que …

The A, B, C’s (and D’s) of Medicare for Family Caregivers

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Caregiving | Health & Wellbeing | Home & Family | Uncategorized By Bob Stephen Laura recently started providing extra help to her 72-year-old mother who has Parkinson’s disease. Fortunately, the disease has been slow to progress, but lately her mom has needed more help to be able to continue living independently. Like most people age 65 and over, Laura’s mom has Medicare. Laura didn’t know much more about Medicare than its name, but realized she needed to learn more to ensure her mom could get the most out of her coverage. …