Learn How to Avoid Holidays Scams

Posted on <time class="entry-date published updated" datetime="2018-12-04T16:36:58+00:00">December 4, 2018</time> by AARP Kansas

Protect your wallet and your identity from holiday scammers. Attend AARP’s FREE online question and answer event! The holidays are coming—and so are the holiday scammers. Keep your money out of their hands by attending AARP’s free, two-part online question and answer event. During these two interactive sessions, you’ll learn how these criminals work, so you can protect you and yours from the sneakiest frauds and scams out there right now. We’ll also feature an interactive poll and live Q&A …

AARP Kansas Honors Andrus Award Winner

Posted on <time class="entry-date published updated" datetime="2018-11-15T13:51:51+00:00">November 15, 2018</time> by AARP Kansas

Judy Davis-Cole, of Ottawa, has been selected by AARP, to receive the 2018 AARP Kansas Andrus Award for Community Service — the Association’s most prestigious and visible state volunteer award for community service. AARP Kansas selected Davis-Cole for her remarkable service which has greatly benefited her community, supported AARP’s vision and mission, and inspired other volunteers. Her positive high energy and persuasive personality have been highly effective in her volunteer work as a member of the AARP Executive Council and …

Kansas Consumers Unknowingly Putting Their Digital Identities at Risk, Says AARP Survey

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2018-11-05T09:45:47+00:00">November 5, 2018</time><time class="updated" datetime="2018-11-07T12:13:40+00:00">November 7, 2018</time> by AARP Kansas

As data breach incidents proliferate, a new AARP survey finds that that an alarming number of Kansas residents have failed to take the basic precautions against identity fraud.  In response, AARP Kansas and the AARP Fraud Watch Network launched a campaign to raise awareness of identity theft risks and educate consumers on how to enhance the safety of their personal information. Reports of data breaches have become commonplace — from Equifax one year ago, to Target, to Uber, to Home …

Trouble Getting to the Polls for the Mid-Term Elections?

Posted on <time class="entry-date published updated" datetime="2018-11-02T14:44:05+00:00">November 2, 2018</time> by AARP Kansas

  Voting in the mid-term elections is easy for some people – just a quick walk around the corner or a short drive to the polling station. But for others, it may seem impossible. Taking time off from work or overcoming physical disabilities can prevent many people from exercising their right to vote. And living in remote or rural communities can make getting to the polls particularly difficult. But with a little advance planning, you can make sure your vote …

Free Driver Safety Courses in Kansas during October

Posted on <time class="entry-date published updated" datetime="2018-10-12T18:42:47+00:00">October 12, 2018</time> by AARP Kansas

In order to promote safer driving in Kansas, AARP is offering its popular Smart Driver Course for free in select cities during the month of October. This is your chance to brush up on your driving skills, learn new techniques to stay safe behind the wheel, and keep up-to-date on driving laws in Kansas. Check out the list of cities below and take advantage of this offer. Some classes may be full, so be sure to call the number listed …

AARP Wants to Meet You at Botanica

Posted on <time class="entry-date published updated" datetime="2018-10-05T16:50:13+00:00">October 5, 2018</time> by

AARP invites you to attend an evening at the Botanica in Wichita on Tuesday, October 9, 2018 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. This is your opportunity to find out what AARP is doing in the Wichita area and how it is connecting with residents who are 50 and older. You’ll hear from AARP staff and current volunteers about AARP events and activities, such as our monthly coffees, advocacy group meetings, free movie screenings, and fun events like ice cream socials …

AARP Kansas Opposes Kansas Gas Service Rate Increase Request

Posted on <time class="entry-date published updated" datetime="2018-10-05T16:17:59+00:00">October 5, 2018</time> by AARP Kansas

According to the Kansas Corporation Commission (KCC), the application, filed by Kansas Gas Service in June, requests a $42.7 million dollar net base rate increase. If approved, the average residential customer’s natural gas bill will increase by $5.67 per month, an increase of 10 percent. A complete copy of Kansas Gas Service’s application and supporting testimony is available on the Commission’s website. The following is testimony presented by AARP Kansas Associate State Director Andrea Bozarth before the Kansas Corporation Commission …

Join AARP Kansas for free screening of Won’t You Be My Neighbor?

Posted on <time class="entry-date published updated" datetime="2018-09-14T20:09:21+00:00">September 14, 2018</time> by

You and a guest are invited to a free screening of Won’t You Be My Neighbor?  The movie will be shown on Thursday, September 27 at 7:00 p.m. at Warren Theatre West in Wichita. Academy Award®-winning filmmaker Morgan Neville’s latest documentary takes an intimate look at America’s favorite neighbor: Mister Fred Rogers. A portrait of a man whom we all think we know, this documentary is an emotional and moving film that takes you beyond zip-up cardigans and the land of make-believe, …

Join AARP at the Food Truck Festival!

Posted on <time class="entry-date published updated" datetime="2018-09-04T12:55:14+00:00">September 4, 2018</time> by

Meet AARP Kansas and friends at the Grandparents Park in Wichita and try cuisine from one of the local Wichita food truck vendors! The participating food trucks are Funky Monkey Munchies,  BS Sandwich Press and Smokin’ Diner. When you register to attend, you’ll receive a ticket for a free meal from one of the food truck vendors. When:  Thursday, September 20 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Where:  Grandparents Park at Kellogg & Estelle (south of Kellogg) The event is free and open to the …

Join AARP for the Next Movies for Grownups in Wichita

Posted on <time class="entry-date published updated" datetime="2018-08-02T17:11:49+00:00">August 2, 2018</time> by

AARP Movies for Grownups series is showing The Seagull at Regal Warren West Theatre in Wichita on  August 23rd at 7:00 pm. The Seagull is a drama based on the book by Anton Chekhov. It takes place at a Lakeside Estate and features a love triangle between the Diva Irina, her lover Boris, and the ingénue Nina. It delves into the obsessive nature of love and the complicated relationships between parents and their children, as well as the over-arching value of art. The movie …