AARP Indiana seeks nominations for top volunteer award

Posted on <time class="entry-date published updated" datetime="2019-05-12T23:03:47-04:00">May 12, 2019</time> by AARP Indiana

  Each year, AARP Indiana honors its top volunteer with the AARP Andrus Award for Community Service. The award is AARP’s most prestigious and goes to the most outstanding 50 and older volunteer. By sharing their experience, talents, and skills to enrich the lives of other Hoosiers and reflecting the purpose and vision of AARP, the award winner is giving of their time to make their communities better. “Volunteers invest an incalculable amount of time, talent, and treasure to initiatives …

The Legislative Director Talking About Legislative Things

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2019-03-15T07:31:00-04:00">March 15, 2019</time><time class="updated" datetime="2019-03-15T09:39:07-04:00">March 15, 2019</time> by AARP Indiana

SEASON 2 Episode 8 – March 15, 2019 The Legislative Breakfast and start of the second half episode.   Episode 7 – March 1, 2019 The Halftime episode. Episode 6 – Feb. 15, 2019 The Twitter episode. Episode 5, Part 2 – Feb. 10, 2019 In part two of this episode there’s movement on paid family leave and a study on prescription drug prices.   Episode 5, Part 1 – Feb. 8, 2019 The episode that sees the return of …

AARP Launches ‘Stop Rx Greed’ Campaign Targeting High Prescription Drug Prices

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2019-03-12T23:42:00-04:00">March 12, 2019</time><time class="updated" datetime="2019-03-22T23:54:35-04:00">March 22, 2019</time> by AARP Indiana

AARP has announced the launch of ‘Stop Rx Greed,’ a nationwide campaign aimed at lowering prescription drug prices. The goal of AARP’s sustained campaign is to help drive down drug prices for  Hoosiers and all Americans by advocating for a variety of legislative, executive, and regulatory actions at both the federal and state level.   As part of the campaign, AARP Research conducted a national survey of likely voters ages 50 and older. The survey found that significant majorities of …

AARP Community Challenge Grants Are Back in 2019

Posted on <time class="entry-date published updated" datetime="2019-02-20T14:14:06-04:00">February 20, 2019</time> by AARP Indiana

Applications are currently being accepted through Wednesday, April 17, 2019, 11:59 p.m. ET We know that it takes time to build great communities. But, we also believe that quick action can spark longer-term progress. AARP launched the AARP Community Challenge to fund projects that build momentum for change in communities to improve livability for all local residents. The Community Challenge is open to 501(c)(3), 501(c)(4) and 501(c)(6) nonprofits and government entities.  Other types of organizations will be considered on a …

Join Us for a Night at the Museum

Posted on <time class="entry-date published updated" datetime="2019-01-28T09:54:38-04:00">January 28, 2019</time> by AARP Indiana

Check out the engaging programming that includes live, interactive spectacles and full-dome movie experiences at the Koch Immersive Theater and Planetarium in the Evansville Museum. By registering at aarp.cvent.com/EVVMuseum2019 or presenting your AARP membership card, you and your guests can enjoy a discounted admission of $3.00 for events in February, March and April. Proof of registration is required at the door. Join us at on one of the dates below! February 12 from 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM Mythology and …

Join Us for a Holiday Mixer with Joy’s House

Posted on <time class="entry-date published updated" datetime="2018-11-13T14:43:00-04:00">November 13, 2018</time> by AARP Indiana

Join the holiday cheer with AARP Indiana and Joy’s House as we host a Holiday Mixer! The event will be taking place on Tuesday, December  11th from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. at the Indianapolis Arts Center. This fun and relaxing time will include a cocktail reception, stress management information presented by Grace at Home, hand massages, live music provided by Ode to Joy, and two make & take options, including essential oils or holiday ornament projects. RSVP today by clicking …

Indy’s Lucille Moore Receives 2018 AARP Andrus Award for Community Service

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2018-11-02T14:18:00-04:00">November 2, 2018</time><time class="updated" datetime="2018-11-27T14:32:55-04:00">November 27, 2018</time> by AARP Indiana

Lucille Moore of Indianapolis has been selected by AARP Indiana to receive the 2018 AARP Andrus Award for Community Service. This award, which is named after AARP’s founder Dr. Ethel Percy Andrus, is AARP’s most prestigious volunteer tribute that recognizes outstanding individuals who are sharing their experience, talents and skills to enrich the lives of others. Moore was presented with the award at AARP Indiana’s annual volunteer celebration in Indianapolis. “Lucille has been a presence in the Indianapolis community for …

AARP Indiana, Purdue conduct survey in Indianapolis, Fort Wayne to assess community age-friendliness

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2018-11-01T14:52:30-04:00">November 1, 2018</time><time class="updated" datetime="2018-11-12T15:07:11-04:00">November 12, 2018</time> by AARP Indiana

An online survey designed to provide information to improve the quality of life for older citizens in Indianapolis and Fort Wayne kicks off on Thursday (Nov. 1). AARP Indiana is working with Purdue University’s Center for Regional Development to assess the age-friendliness of Indianapolis and Fort Wayne, communities with an aging population that is expected to grow over the next two decades. The Livable Communities Survey, which is available online through Dec. 15, will determine attitudes and opinions of those …

Fight Fraud at Central Indiana Shredding Event

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2018-10-16T11:40:47-04:00">October 16, 2018</time><time class="updated" datetime="2018-10-16T11:41:53-04:00">October 16, 2018</time> by AARP Indiana

AARP Indiana is proud to again sponsor CrimeStoppers of Central Indiana’s Community Shredding & Electronics Recycling Day on Saturday, October 20th. Come out to one of the five locations between 10 am and 1 pm, and for a $5 donation per box you can have your information shredded. Small electronics and computers may be recycled for free while a $10 fee will be charged for any TV or computer monitors. Our locations will also be a pharmaceutical drug take back …

Senate Candidates in Statistical Tie Among 50-Plus Hoosier Voters in AARP Poll

Posted on <time class="entry-date published updated" datetime="2018-09-19T15:57:27-04:00">September 19, 2018</time> by AARP Indiana

According to a recent AARP Poll of older Hoosiers, the race for U.S. Senate in Indiana continues to be a close one. The poll surveyed 807 voters in Indiana age 50 and older, with 38 percent saying they would vote for Senator Joe Donnelly (D) if the election were held today while 35 percent said they would vote for Mike Braun (R). A large number of older Hoosiers surveyed, 26 percent, are undecided. The poll has a margin of error …