Welcome Home Veterans

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2018-08-14T00:34:44+00:00">August 14, 2018</time><time class="updated" datetime="2018-08-14T14:30:43+00:00">August 14, 2018</time> by <div class="region-dropdown aarpe-accordion"> <header><span>4 States</span></header> <section><div class="region-list"><span class="region"><a href="https://states.aarp.org/region/kentucky/">Kentucky</a></span></div></section> </div>

AARP is a proud sponsor of the Welcome Home Veterans Celebration September 12-16, 2018 in Clarksville, TN. The five-day event has something for everyone! Activities include: inspiring guest speakers, music, the American Traveling Vietnam Tribute Wall, the Annual Welcome Home Parade, and an up-close and personal free concert with legendary recording artist, Lee Greenwood. See the full schedule of events and order your tickets online. All AARP members and their guests receive an 18% discount on ticketed events using PROMO Code: Welcome50 …

Super PAC Launches Political Ad in Kentucky

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2018-07-25T23:20:57+00:00">July 25, 2018</time><time class="updated" datetime="2018-07-27T01:05:02+00:00">July 27, 2018</time> by AARP Kentucky

Partisan Super PAC Launches Political Ad in Kentucky Congressional District AARP Kentucky clarifies it does not endorse candidates, have a political action committee (PAC), or make contributions to political campaigns or candidates. LOUISVILLE, Ky. – (July 26, 2018)   In response to a new series of digital advertising released in Kentucky by House Majority PAC,  AARP affirms it did not authorize or participate in the production and release of the ads now appearing in the states’ Sixth Congressional District. “As the …

Smart Meters: Cost Too Much, Not Needed

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2018-07-24T03:33:49+00:00">July 24, 2018</time><time class="updated" datetime="2018-07-24T16:10:17+00:00">July 24, 2018</time> by <div class="region-dropdown aarpe-accordion"> <header><span>4 States</span></header> <section><div class="region-list"><span class="region"><a href="https://states.aarp.org/region/kentucky/">Kentucky</a></span></div></section> </div>

AARP Calls on Public Service Commission to Reject Smart Meters Kentucky Utilities Co. and Louisville Gas & Electric Co. (KU/LG&E) seeks permission from the Kentucky Public Service Commission (PSC) to install some 1.3 million smart meters over the next four years. On behalf of its 470,000 members in Kentucky, AARP Kentucky’s Public Comments ask the Public Service Commission to reject the proposed smart meter request by KU/LG&E Case: 2018-00005. AARP appreciates this opportunity to comment on the latest proposal of Louisville Gas and Electric …

Kentucky Vietnam Wall Arrives in Owensboro

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2018-07-05T22:59:03+00:00">July 5, 2018</time><time class="updated" datetime="2018-07-05T23:34:08+00:00">July 5, 2018</time> by AARP Kentucky

Kentucky Traveling Vietnam Wall Joins Friday After 5 for Veterans Spotlight in Owensboro New memorial honoring Kentucky’s fallen and POW/MIA in Vietnam War on public display in Owensboro’s riverfront McConnell Plaza before and after Friday After 5. LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Kentucky’s replica of the Vietnam Wall makes its first trip to Owensboro as part of Friday After 5’s Veterans Spotlight celebration. The Traveling Kentucky Vietnam Wall includes the names of 1,105 Kentuckians killed in the Vietnam War, taken prisoner, or still …

AARP Commitment Seeks to Disrupt Dementia

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2018-06-26T11:48:18+00:00">June 26, 2018</time><time class="updated" datetime="2018-06-26T12:03:38+00:00">June 26, 2018</time> by <div class="region-dropdown aarpe-accordion"> <header><span>4 States</span></header> <section><div class="region-list"><span class="region"><a href="https://states.aarp.org/region/kentucky/">Kentucky</a></span></div></section> </div>

New Physician Survey Underscores the Need for Innovative Solutions to World’s Brain Health Crisis Impacting More Than 50 Million People In a nationwide news release, AARP CEO Jo Ann Jenkins announced the new AARP Brain Health Fund is investing $60 million in the Dementia Discovery Fund (DDF) to disrupt dementia by supporting innovative research into dementia prevention and treatment. With nearly 10 million new cases of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease occurring each year1, and no cure, today AARP launched a …

Brush with Greatness in Louisville

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2018-06-21T00:21:37+00:00">June 21, 2018</time><time class="updated" datetime="2018-06-21T00:58:36+00:00">June 21, 2018</time> by AARP Kentucky

“Meet, Drink, and Paint Happy” – Join the First AARP Paint Party in Louisville Channel your inner artist and discover how to Brush with Greatness at our 1st Paint Party in Louisville. All you need to bring is friends and your creativity. It’s an afternoon of fun, food and creating that first masterpiece.  Join other aspiring artists for painting with a purpose. And you will learn from a world-class local artist who’s an AARP volunteer! Who:       Open to …

About AARP Kentucky

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2018-05-23T19:55:00+00:00">May 23, 2018</time><time class="updated" datetime="2018-07-19T09:54:22+00:00">July 19, 2018</time> by <div class="region-dropdown aarpe-accordion"> <header><span>4 States</span></header> <section><div class="region-list"><span class="region"><a href="https://states.aarp.org/region/kentucky/">Kentucky</a></span></div></section> </div>

Contact AARP Kentucky AARP Kentucky’s office is open Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. EST.  Please contact us via email at kyaarp@aarp.org or toll-free 1-866-295-7275. We are located in east Jefferson County at 10401 Linn Station Road, Suite 121 in Louisville, Kentucky 40223. Stay up to date on news important to Kentuckians 50-plus. Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter. Questions about our social media sites or website? Please contact: Associate State Director, Scott Wegenast toll-free 1-866-295-7275 …

Celebrating Faith Driven Service to Others

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2018-05-23T12:20:00+00:00">May 23, 2018</time><time class="updated" datetime="2018-05-24T11:09:22+00:00">May 24, 2018</time> by AARP Kentucky

AARP Kentucky Announces Annual Real Possibilities Faith Award Nominees Local volunteers service within their faith community are making a difference in Louisville – everyday. In 2017, AARP Kentucky launched its Real Possibilities Faith Award as one way to recognize long-serving volunteer members of Louisville’s faith communities who are often “unsung heroes” who deserve extra recognition. The 2018 Real Possibilities Faith Award winning nominees and the top winners in each category will be honored at a community celebration Thursday, June 7 at …

Annual Essay Contest Celebrates Grandparents

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2018-05-10T01:17:25+00:00">May 10, 2018</time><time class="updated" datetime="2018-05-10T15:45:49+00:00">May 10, 2018</time> by <div class="region-dropdown aarpe-accordion"> <header><span>4 States</span></header> <section><div class="region-list"><span class="region"><a href="https://states.aarp.org/region/kentucky/">Kentucky</a></span></div></section> </div>

Statewide 5th Grade Essay Contest Celebrates Grandparents Shane Ritter at Old Mill Elementary in Mt. Washington earned top honors in the 2017-18 Grandparent of the Year essay contest sponsored by Kentucky Retired Teachers Association (KRTA) and AARP Kentucky. Shane and his grandmother, Kathryn Thompson, received their awards at the 17th Annual “AARP Kentucky Grandparent of the Year” ceremony at the KRTA Annual Convention in Louisville. The Old Mill Elementary School (Mt. Washington) student’s grandmother was the subject of his winning …

Nominate a Community Volunteer for AARP Andrus Award 2018

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2018-05-01T15:30:26+00:00">May 1, 2018</time><time class="updated" datetime="2018-05-01T15:48:02+00:00">May 1, 2018</time> by <div class="region-dropdown aarpe-accordion"> <header><span>4 States</span></header> <section><div class="region-list"><span class="region"><a href="https://states.aarp.org/region/kentucky/">Kentucky</a></span></div></section> </div>

Make Time to Nominate an Outstanding Volunteer for the 2018 Andrus Award for Community Service AARP Kentucky is seeking nominations for our 2018  Andrus Award for Community Service – AARP’s most prestigious and visible state volunteer award for community service. The Andrus Award recognizes outstanding Kentuckians age 50-plus who are making a powerful difference in their communities in ways consistent with the AARP mission, vision, and commitment to volunteer service and are inspiring others to volunteer. Nominations are open until June …