Kentucky Consumers at Risk of Digital ID Theft

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2018-10-08T13:33:14+00:00">October 8, 2018</time><time class="updated" datetime="2018-10-08T13:36:47+00:00">October 8, 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>

As data breach incidents proliferate, a new AARP survey finds that that an alarming number of Kentucky residents have failed to take the basic precautions against identity fraud.  In response, AARP Kentucky 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 …

Arm Yourself with Knowledge at Symposium on Dementia

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2018-10-04T01:10:20+00:00">October 4, 2018</time><time class="updated" datetime="2018-10-04T01:37:19+00:00">October 4, 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>

Arm Yourself with Knowledge at Symposium on Dementia The Markesbery Symposium on Aging and Dementia Community Session in Lexington: Saturday, October 27, 2018 Alzheimer’s disease wreaks emotional havoc on patients, who are robbed of their memories, their dignity, and their lives.  It’s financially devastating as well: care for Alzheimer’s patients is predicted to top $1 trillion by about the time children born today are having children of their own. According to a recent survey, more than half of U.S. adults …

Out-of-State PAC Launches Attack Ad in Kentucky

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2018-09-03T23:34:00+00:00">September 3, 2018</time><time class="updated" datetime="2018-09-20T16:36:19+00:00">September 20, 2018</time> by AARP Kentucky

Second Out-of-State PAC Launches Political Attack Ad in Kentucky Congressional District  AARP Kentucky clarifies again it does not endorse candidates, have a political action committee (PAC), or make contributions to political campaigns or candidates. LOUISVILLE, Ky. – In response to another series of digital advertising released in Kentucky by an out-of-state PAC, VoteVets Action Fund, AARP again affirms it did not authorize or participate in the production and release of the ads now appearing in the states’ Sixth Congressional District. …

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="2018-08-22T13:58:35+00:00">August 22, 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 …