— Join AARP and the Thrive Center from 9:00-3:00 on May 10th for tips on how to get the most out of your mobile devices. All sessions will include a brief overview of the safety and security of using these devices. We will cover: • Smart Technology • Social Media • Voice Recognition Technology • Wearables Each session will be presented four times throughout the day (9:00 am, 10:30 am, 12:30 pm, 2:00 pm). When registering, you will be able to …

— Students from the Star Valley High School Student Council will take part in AARP Wyoming’s Senior High Tech project at the Thayne Senior Center from 11 a.m. –  1 p.m. on May 9. The Senior High Tech program pairs student service organizations with adults interested in learning more about their cellular phones and mobile devices through one-on-one tutoring with students. The training is free and there is no requirement to be an AARP member in order to take part in …

— Welcome to the homepage for the AARP Washington State Podcast. Our podcast focuses on health, wealth & self, and how we can make life after age 50 the best years of our lives. Hosted by AARP’s Bruce Carlson You can find us on iTunes and subscribe here. Or you can listen through any podcast app. Just search for “AARP Washington State Podcast”. And don’t forget to check out AARP’s national podcasts, such as The Perfect Scam, a weekly podcast from …

— Senior High Tech Cheyenne Final.mp4 On March 22 our friends at Cheyenne East and Triumph High Schools joined us for an AARP Senior High Tech and offered their tech tutoring skills to residents age 50 and over. The results were amazing. Thank you to Interact Clubs from East and Triumph as well as the East High Air Force Jr. ROTC and the Laramie County Public Library. Posted by AARP Wyoming on Wednesday, March 27, 2019 Natrona County residents are encouraged …

— Tuition scholarship for AARP members can smooth the path to a second career by Mikhail Zinshteyn In late 2017, Allison Clemens-Roberts was laid off after 28 years with the same company, her job of processing pension claims for a bank shipped off to another state. “It was a blow at the time they told us,” she said. But Clemens-Roberts, who is now 54 years old, also saw a silver lining. She was ready to try something new. The problem was …

— Connecticut’s manufacturing industry will need an estimated 25,000 to 35,000 new skilled workers for the state’s 4,100 manufacturing companies in the next two decades. Connecticut state colleges and universities, private colleges, and the state’s comprehensive and technical high schools have done a great job of introducing the varied and high-tech career opportunities available to students in the manufacturing industry. However, the growing demand for qualified workers to meet the resurgent manufacturing industry is outpacing the supply, which has created an …

— One-on-One Mobile Tutoring on Mobile Devices Available Thanks to Cheyenne Students   Thanks to the efforts of students from Cheyenne East and Triumph High Schools, Laramie County residents can receive free one-on-one tutoring on their cell phones and other mobile devices. The event, called Senior High Tech, is a collaboration between the two schools, as well as AARP Wyoming and the Laramie County Public Library in Cheyenne, and will take place from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. in the Cottonwood …

— By Greg Marchildon, State Director, AARP Vermont There was a time when access to the internet was a luxury and even a novelty. Those days are long gone. Today, fast, reliable and affordable access to the internet is as much a necessity as electricity. All aspects of our lives are touched by the digital revolution: Children need access to do their homework, businesses require a connection to serve their customers and we all need the internet to stay connected with …

— AARP Mississippi invites Jackson residents to raise their voices on issues that are important to them. The Jackson Age-Friendly survey is an opportunity to speak up on issues that affect Jackson residents of all ages. The city of Jackson recently signed on as a member of the AARP Network of Age-Friendly States and Communities. The network helps participating communities become great places for people of all ages by adopting features such as safe, walkable streets; better housing and transportation options; access …

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— Desde la atención en la sala de emergencias, hasta el monitoreo de pacientes a distancia, la telesalud está cambiando la manera en la que se provee atención médica en las comunidades del país. De acuerdo con la American Hospital Association (AHA, Asociación estadounidense de hospitales), la telesalud permite que más pacientes tengan acceso a la atención de rutina y especializada, al mismo tiempo que genera mayor satisfacción en los pacientes y mejora sus resultados. De hecho, en años recientes se …