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In Reno? Get to know AARP volunteer opportunities at a special evening mixer April 30

Posted on 04/20/2015 by | AARP Nevada | Comments

About AARP | Events | Volunteering Are you looking for ways to give back to your community? Interested in meeting new people at fun events? Join AARP Nevada for free appetizers at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 30 at Rapscallion Seafood House & Bar! You’ll learn about what’s happening with your AARP state office, and see if you’d like to get involved.  You would join a growing, fun group of AARP members who volunteer in the Reno/Sparks area. They make a difference in Nevada AND have …

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, …

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

Posted on 04/9/2015 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 …

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 …

Tell your legislators: support family caregivers, pass the CARE Act

Posted on 04/6/2015 by | AARP Nevada | Comments

Advocacy | Caregiving If you’ve ever been a caregiver, you know that good communication from health professionals is critical when it comes to your ability to manage medications and perform other care tasks – especially when your family member is coming home from the hospital. That’s why AARP Nevada is pressing for legislation that aims to cut down on re-admissions and help caregivers be better prepared to take care of loved ones at home. SB177, known as the CARE Act, will require hospitals to enter …

Volunteers Speak on Caregiving, Other Topics

Posted on 03/1/2015 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Advocacy | Caregiving | Community | Contact Us | Volunteering AARP volunteers knowledgeable about issues important to Nevadans age 50-plus are available to speak free of charge to community, civic and faith organizations across the state. These trained volunteers deliver interesting presentations about AARP programs, resources, events and priorities. Among the topics available are resources for family caregivers and how to get involved in AARP advocacy during the 2015 legislative session, which runs through May. An estimated 532,000 Nevadans serve as family caregivers, providing key support that allows their loved …