— AARP Arkansas Speakers Bureau has volunteers ready to present a variety of topics to community organizations, civic groups and churches. AARP wants to provide Arkansans with valuable information on topics of importance to older people and their families. This free service is presented by skilled volunteers who will travel throughout the state. Our speakers can talk to community organizations, businesses and schools, and participate at community events. Topics: •    10 Retirement Planning Tips •    Prepare to Care – Introduction to …

— Louisville, are you ready for some basketball? Join AARP and other members for an evening of fun at a Louisville Women’s Basketball game. Visit with AARP staff and volunteers in the Legends Hospitality Room just off the lobby to learn what we’re doing in our community before heading to your seat to enjoy the game. AARP members and 3 guests can enjoy $4 tickets to a Women’s Basketball game on either Thursday, November 29 vs Nebraska Sunday, December 9 vs …

— It’s the season of giving and the holiday season is a time when many nonprofits make their annual request for donations. But just as important is the need for volunteers. The founder of AARP, Ethel Percy Andrus, noted that “It is only in the giving of ourselves of others that we truly live.” She believed in community service. It’s part of the DNA of AARP. Volunteering is great for the community, but it’s valuable to volunteers as well! Psychology Today …

— AARP Mississippi is happy to announce our Scholar Athletes of the Week every Friday this fall. We partnered with Super Talk Mississippi to seek nominations for outstanding students who excel in sports and academics. The response was overwhelming! Meet Taylor Arnold, a senior at Starkville Academy. Here’s what Coach Chase Nicholson said: “Taylor Arnold is an exceptional student.” Coach Nicholson also teaches Taylor in Advanced Placement Government. Taylor is one of four captains. He also plays running back, quarter back, wide …

— AARP North Dakota and the Red River Rainbow Seniors are co-sponsoring a series of lounge and learns of particular interest to the LGBT community. All three lounge and learns are from 5:30-7 p.m. and will be held at the Delta by Marriott in Fargo. There is no charge to attend, but pre-registration is required. A light meal and refreshments will be provided. These sessions are designed especially for the LGBT population and their loved ones. Anyone interested is welcome to …

—   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 …

— AARP is encouraging Medicare beneficiaries to read their annual Notice of Change and to review their health and prescription drug plan options for 2019 during Medicare Open Enrollment Oct. 15-Dec. 7. The N.D. Insurance Department is conducting Part D open enrollment events in eight North Dakota cities. You can also call 2-1-1 from anywhere in North Dakota now through Nov. 16 for help. After providing your medication information and answering some questions, information on the best three plans will be …

— Casi siete millones de latinos en Estados Unidos cuidan de un ser querido anciano o mayor sin remuneración. Muchos latinos que cuidan de un ser querido ven sus responsabilidades de cuido como algo normal entre familiares y no buscan ayuda externa. Es por eso que AARP ha organizado un banco telefónico en asociación con Univisión en los Ángeles para que puedas solicitar la Guía Cuidando a los Nuestros, así como la Guía de Recursos Locales de Los Ángeles.  Sintoniza Univisión, Canal …

— Cuidar de un ser querido es una de las experiencias más importantes y gratificantes que puedes tener. Para ayudar a prepararte y organizarte bien, AARP Maryland ofrece recursos gratuitos que pueden ser útiles en tu trayectoria. Esta página de recursos será actualizada constantemente con información y los enlaces más recientes que los más de 771,000 cuidadores familiares en Maryland deberían tener al alcance a medida que realizan esta gran labor de amor. Obtén más información sobre la ley CARE en …

— The city of Winnemucca has won a 2018 AARP Community Challenge Grant to improve an intergenerational park and trail system. To provide opportunities for fitness, social inclusion and good health, the park is adding 10 to 12 fitness stations with instructional signs, as well as a paved walking path. The park was one of 129 award recipients for projects around the nation that can be completed in just a few months. They are designed to improve the quality of life …