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Henderson makes history as an Age-Friendly community! Residents invited to get involved, take an online survey

Posted on 02/2/2016 by | AARP Nevada | Comments

Community | Health & Wellbeing | Livable Communities The City of Henderson is the first Nevada city to join the AARP Network of Age-Friendly Communities, demonstrating a strong commitment to create an environment that is accessible and encourages active and healthy living for all ages.  Mayor Andy Hafen and the City Council proclaimed February 2 “Age-Friendly Community Day” in Henderson to kick-off an extensive process to identify and address priorities to make its neighborhoods livable and sustainable. Henderson residents are invited to get involved in the early stages …

“Eat, Laugh & Be Well” at a free workshop for family caregivers and loved ones

Posted on 01/14/2016 by | AARP Nevada | Comments

Caregiving | Events | Health & Wellbeing As many of us can attest, laughter really can be the best medicine! Both family caregivers and their loved ones can benefit from a little more humor and relaxation in their lives. You’re invited to join a special free workshop – Eat, Laugh & Be Well – where you’ll enjoy a delicious “superfoods” lunch, and learn about how good nutrition, a daily dose of laughter and simple relaxation techniques – like seated yoga – can go a long way to …

Make your voice heard at Nevada’s First-in-the-West caucuses!

Posted on 01/13/2016 by | AARP Nevada | Comments

Community | Voters No matter which party or candidate you favor, or which issues are most important to you, be sure to make your voice heard at Nevada’s First-in-the-West caucuses on Saturday, February 20 (Democratic Party) and Tuesday, February 23 (Republican Party)! The Nevada caucuses play an important role in the presidential nominating process for both parties, as our state is the first western state to weigh in nationally – and third in the nation, following the Iowa caucuses and New Hampshire primary. …

Learn the basics of car maintenance at a free CAR-EDU workshop March 5

Posted on 01/4/2016 by | AARP Nevada | Comments

Events | Fraud | Home & Family Maintaining a safe and reliable car is not always easy. Finding a good, honest mechanic, understanding the trouble and defining a reasonable price for repair work can be a challenge. Lack of knowledge can lead to frustration and overspending – and even make you vulnerable to fraud. Members and friends are invited to join auto authority and author Sarah Lee Marks for CAR-EDU – a fun, no-nonsense and interactive workshop designed to help you get control of your car care …

Las Vegas film fans, join the Cinemaniacs movie club!

Posted on 01/4/2016 by | AARP Nevada | Comments

Events Are you a movie lover? Do you enjoy comparing notes with fellow theatergoers? Do you share reviews or even write your own? Whether you enjoy comedies or dramas, Oscar contenders or big-budget blockbusters, the AARP Nevada Cinemaniacs may be just the group for you! This movie club is a fun place for AARP members and friends who live in the Las Vegas valley to discuss current releases, favorite films and more.  The group meets every other month to discuss movies selected by …

The CARE Act: Making a difference when you or your loved one enter the hospital

Posted on 01/4/2016 by | AARP Nevada | Comments

Caregiving | Health & Wellbeing Nevadans are now hearing a new question when being admitted for a hospital stay: “Do you have a family caregiver?” That’s because a new law known as the CARE Act was passed by the Nevada Legislature during its 2015 session. The law was designed to help caregivers stay informed when a family member or friend is in the hospital, and be better prepared to take care of their loved one at home following the hospital stay. The result should be …