— Are you up to speed on the rules of the road? Brush up on your driving skills by taking an AARP Driver Safety course. The four-hour course is available at numerous locations throughout Massachusetts. All classroom courses are taught by trained AARP volunteers, who are your peers.     By taking an AARP Driver Safety course, you will learn: Current traffic laws The safest ways to change lanes and turn at intersections How to maintain proper following distance How to …

— This Black History Month, we invite you to join us in the celebration from Feb. 1 through Feb. 28.¬† You can get a discount on AARP membership (25 percent off for new or renewing members) and on the online AARP Driver Safety course. You may even be able to get together with friends and neighbors for a free movie screening of The Butler and The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks Story in Central Virginia. Or you could be one of …

— The AARP Smart Driver course is geared towards drivers 50+ ( though any driver may attend) and covers practical defensive driving techniques, the effects of the normal changes to vision and hearing caused by aging and the effects of medications and alcohol. The course reviews the latest ‚Äėrules of the road‚Äô and operating vehicles safely in today‚Äôs environment and with today‚Äôs technology. It is not a behind-the-wheel course but a classroom seminar with a good deal of interaction between the …

— Check out the February AARP North Dakota newsletter. Stories include: Locations of North Dakota Tax-Aide sites for those who need helping filing 2017 income taxes. Upcoming fraud and scams lunch and learns. Monthly legislative update calls with Advocacy Director Mike Chaussee. Caregiving awards to three state legislators. A 2018 preview of things to come from State Director Josh Askvig. Upcoming driver safety classes around the state. If you’d like to receive the newsletter by mail every month, email your USPS …

— Gwendolyn Spencer Prater, Ph.D. of Madison has been appointed as the new State President of AARP Mississippi. State President is AARP‚Äôs highest volunteer position in Mississippi, representing 285,000 AARP members in the state. In partnership with the State Director, volunteers and staff, the State President helps the organization achieve its vision, mission and strategic priorities. Prater previously served as a member of the AARP Mississippi Executive Council where she helped shape AARP‚Äôs strategic direction in the state. She is Dean …

— In recognition of Black History Month, AARP Driver Safety is offering a 25 percent¬†discount on the award-winning AARP Smart Driver online course throughout the entire month of February. Drivers can refresh their driving skills, and have a chance to qualify for a multiyear discount on your car insurance.* Register by Feb. 28, 2018 and use Promo Code: BHM25. Details: Driver Safety will be offering 25 percent off the online Smart Driver‚ĄĘ course From February 1-28 Promo Code: BHM25 Click here …

— To help the 10,000 Americans turning 65 every day and all senior drivers find a better ‚Äúfit‚ÄĚ with their cars for comfort and safety, mobility ¬†experts are hosting a safety program designed to help older drivers and their families. CarFit is national program developed by AAA, AARP and the American Occupational Therapy Association and is designed to give a quick, yet comprehensive check on how well an older driver and their vehicle work together. AARP will conduct CarFit check-ups in …

— Upcoming Courses To register for a session, call the registration phone number next to the class you are interested in.     For up-to-date information on future Drivers Safety courses across the state, use our interactive¬†Course Locator¬†¬†to find the session nearest to you, or register for our online course.  

— Are you a leader who is driven by helping others? AARP Mississippi is looking for a State President, the organization’s highest volunteer position. The State President works closely with the State Director, volunteers and staff as they help the 50-plus population live their best lives. Everyday we seek to demonstrate the motto of our founder, Dr. Ethel Percy Andrus: To serve, not to be served. Position Function In partnership with the State Director and in collaboration with other appropriate volunteers …

— Join AARP Michigan in recognizing and honoring Veterans this November This Veterans Day, and throughout the year, AARP salutes and celebrates the service and sacrifices made by our Veterans.¬† To show our appreciation, we are hosting events and special promotions for Veterans and their families throughout the month. Upcoming Events November 7 – The Maple Theater in Bloomfield, enjoy a¬†free screening of Last Flag Flying, starring Steve Carell, Bryan Cranston, and Laurence Fishburne. Reserve your space. November 9 –¬†If you’re¬†thinking …