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Family caregivers and their loved ones win as Governor Sandoval signs the CARE Act into law

Posted on 05/6/2015 by | AARP Nevada | Comments

Advocacy | Caregiving More than 500,000 Nevada family caregivers and their loved ones will get some much needed help, as the bill known as the CARE Act (SB177) was signed into law by Governor Brian Sandoval today – Wednesday, May 6. The new law strengthens communication between hospitals and family caregivers, ensuring a designated caregiver is notified when a loved one is discharged or transferred, and receives instruction on any after-care required at home – such as managing prescriptions or dressing wounds. The …

Join us for free screenings of “Still Alice” in Reno and Las Vegas

Posted on 05/5/2015 by | AARP Nevada | Comments

Caregiving | Community | Uncategorized In connection with AARP’s I Heart Caregivers initiative, you’re invited to watch a free screening of the Oscar-winning film Still Alice and learn more about resources for family caregivers and their loved ones. Still Alice stars Julianne Moore in her Academy Award-winning portrayal of Alice Howland, a renowned linguistics professor who starts to forget words. When this mother of three grown children receives a diagnosis of early-onset Alzheimer’s disease, Alice and her family find their bonds thoroughly tested. AARP Nevada and AARP …

Paint, sip and get to know AARP at painting parties in southern and northern Nevada

Posted on 05/4/2015 by | AARP Nevada | Comments

Events You’re invited to unleash your inner artist and get to know AARP Nevada at painting parties this summer in the Las Vegas Valley (July 15 at Wine & Canvas, Henderson) and Reno (July 21 at Picasso & Wine). Socialize and create your own masterpiece under the guidance of a local artist – no previous experience (or artistic talent) is required!  AARP members and guests receive special discounted admission of $15, which includes all painting supplies and a light meal.  Beverages …

Start your Summer of Fun with classic hits and classic cars – Saturday, May 23

Posted on 05/2/2015 by | AARP Nevada | Comments

Events Members, family and friends are invited to enjoy great music, a classic car show, food and family-friendly fun with AARP Nevada at the 2015 KOOL/KJUL Summer of Fun Kickoff concert on Saturday, May 23 at the Cannery Hotel (2121 East Craig Road, North Las Vegas). Headliners for this celebrated annual event include ’60s favorites Chad & Jeremy (“Yesterday’s Gone,” “A Summer Song”), Eddie Holman (“Hey There Lonely Girl”) and The Classics IV (“Stormy,” “Spooky”). The event is free, but tickets …

Take me out to the ballgame! Boomer BOGO Nights at Reno Aces games

Posted on 04/11/2015 by | AARP Nevada | Comments

Events AARP members, friends and family can get out to the ballgame this season with special Boomer Night discount offers for selected Reno Aces baseball games!  Be sure to visit the AARP Nevada concourse table at the game for information about upcoming events, resources and fun giveaways. Boomer BOGO Nights at Aces Ballpark AARP Nevada and the Reno Aces are teaming up to present a series of five Boomer BOGO Nights at Aces home games: Wednesday, May 13: Reno Aces vs. El Paso Chihuahuas Wednesday, …

Experience Nevada Ballet Theatre’s “Giselle” at a special price, May 9-10

Posted on 04/9/2015 by | AARP Nevada | Comments

Events | Uncategorized Love the ballet? Looking for a special outing for Mother’s Day weekend? In collaboration with AARP Nevada, Nevada Ballet Theatre is offering a $20 discount on tickets to the upcoming production of Giselle, on May 9 and 10, 2015 at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts in Las Vegas. The production closes the ballet company’s 2014/15 season on an intriguing note. NBT describes Giselle as: “One of ballet’s most enduring and celebrated works since its 1841 premiere. It is the story of a young woman …