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Kick Off a Summer of Fun and Rock the Night Away

Kick Off a Summer of Fun and Rock the Night Away

Posted on 04/1/2014 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Events | Nevada Ready to rock the night away? Join us on Saturday, May 24 for the 2014 KOOL/KJUL Summer of Fun Kickoff - an evening of classic hits, classic cars and dancing under the stars at the Cannery Casino Hotel. As a cosponsor of the event, AARP Nevada invites members and nonmembers alike to enjoy favorite hits from the 1960s and 70s. Headliners include The Happenings (“See You in September”), Bill Pinkney’s Original Drifters (“Save the Last Dance for Me”), The Tokens (“The …

Working on Your Taxes? Here’s Help

Posted on 03/1/2014 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Money & Work | Nevada In Nevada—as elsewhere across the country—AARP Foundation Tax-Aide volunteers are helping taxpayers prepare their 2013 returns. The free service is available to taxpayers of any age through April 15, with priority given to those age 60-plus. AARP membership is not required. Last year more than 250 Tax-Aide volunteers helped nearly 21,000 Nevadans.  For information on locations and hours, visit aarp.org/findtaxhelp or call 888-227-7669 toll-free.

Health Law: What’s in It for Me?

Posted on 01/1/2014 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Health & Wellbeing | Nevada As open enrollment continues in the health insurance marketplace, many Nevadans are still asking “What’s in it for me?” To help people find answers, AARP offers free information sessions at public libraries in southern Nevada. Experts explain how to use Nevada Health Link to compare plans, enroll and learn about subsidies that can help cover the cost. Visitors to the site also can determine their eligibility for the state’s newly expanded Medicaid program. Nevada has one of the highest rates …

Help Get Out the Vote in 2014

Help Get Out the Vote in 2014

Posted on 12/1/2013 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Advocacy | Nevada Voter turnout is often low in nonpresidential election years, but Nevada will have a lot at stake in 2014 contests for governor and other state and federal offices. The results could affect critical issues such as Medicaid, Social Security and long-term services and supports. Turnout of registered Nevada voters dropped from 80 percent in 2008 to 64 percent in 2010. AARP aims to reverse that pattern in 2014 and is seeking activists to help get out the vote. AARP Nevada …

Health Law Workshops Offered

Posted on 11/1/2013 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Health & Wellbeing | Home & Family | Nevada AARP Nevada is offering free workshops to explain how the Affordable Care Act affects people who have Medicare or buy their own health insurance, as well as those who are uninsured. In cooperation with the Las Vegas-Clark County Library District, the sessions will be held at libraries in Mesquite, Laughlin and the Las Vegas valley. Presenters will explain new benefits and help connect people to the health insurance marketplace at NevadaHealthLink .com. About 1 in 5 Nevadans lacks coverage, accounting …

Health Insurance Marketplace Offers Consumers Choices

Posted on 10/1/2013 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Health & Wellbeing | Local Resources | Nevada Nevada Health Link launched this month, providing an online marketplace where Nevadans can compare health insurance plans and enroll in the one that best meets their needs. Established by the Affordable Care Act, the program will benefit both uninsured Nevadans and those who wish to change plans. AARP is spreading the word about Nevada Health Link and the new law, which requires almost everyone to be insured and provides tax credits to help many people pay for it. With high …