— English. St. Barnabas Senior Services presenta la 2 º  conferencia anual “Envejecimiento en el Futuro” – donde se reúnen líderes de tecnología, personas mayores y expertos en el campo del envejecimiento LOS ÁNGELES (febrero de 2018) – Las soluciones de tecnología más recientes y destacadas abordando algunos de los problemas y desafíos más comunes que enfrentan los adultos mayores  de hoy, serán discutidos en la segunda conferencia anual “Envejecimiento en el Futuro” – la conferencia de tecnología y envejecimiento del …

— Español. St. Barnabas Senior Services presents the 2nd annual AGING INTO THE FUTURE – SoCal’s Tech + Aging conference where tech leaders, seniors and experts in the aging field come together LOS ANGELES (February 12, 2018) – The latest and hottest tech solutions addressing some of the most common problems and challenges facing older adults today will be discussed at the second annual AGING INTO THE FUTURE – SoCal’s Tech + Aging Conference on March 2nd in downtown Los Angeles. …

— Looks what’s coming to Manchester on March 15:   FREE hands-on workshops for those who want to get the most out of their Android smartphones. It’s all part of the AARP TEK program (Technology, Education, Knowledge) with friendly TEK guides available to answer your questions and provide one-on-one help. Choose from four workshops offered on March 15 at The Falls Event Center in Manchester.   Registration is required.  For any of the sessions, you can register by calling 1 866 591 8105 …

— AARP Michigan invites members to stay in touch for the latest information about advocacy on behalf of members, opportunities to get involved and fun activities close to home. Learn the latest about the AARP Michigan state office’s efforts to help working people save for retirement and protect consumers from fraud. Enjoy local AARP discounts, and be the first to sign up for special events.  Sign up or stay in touch with the following: For the latest information, news and events …

— AARP Michigan applauds Gov. Rick Snyder for issuing an executive order this week creating a consortium to strengthen broadband access across the state. Expanding broadband is an important quality-of-life issue for older adults, especially those who live in rural areas where access is limited. The Michigan Consortium for Advanced Networks has been charged with identifying gaps in broadband service coverage and capacity and recommending solutions for the state to enhance connectivity. “Affordable and reliable high-speed Internet access can provide new …

— Learn how to get the most from your mobile devices.  AARP Arkansas has scheduled two FREE workshops in central Arkansas focused on understanding the iPad.  Technology, Education, Knowledge – or TEK – classes offer hands-on experience to help you feel more comfortable with technology. On February 23, AARP TEK will offer Intro to iPad (10 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.) and Beyond the Basics-iPad (12 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.). The classes will be held at McMath Library located on 2100 John Barrow Road in Little Rock. …

—   Watch and Learn — Get a host of fraud prevention tips and information on how to protect you and your family from being the next victim of fraud.  Elliott Greenblott, AARP Vermont Fraud Watch Network Coordinator, is a recognized expert on the subject and shares valuable information in this TV program from GNAT cable access TV station in Southern VT. Click on the link below to watch this month’s segment. http://gnat-tv.org/mr-scammer-120717/ Mr. SCAMMER – 12.07.17

— More than 452,000 Arkansans care for an older parent, spouse or other loved one, helping them live independently at home—where they want to be. These family caregivers take on huge responsibilities that can be overwhelming, stressful and exhausting. They juggle full- or part-time jobs, and many are still raising families. This year, an Arkansas lawmaker went above and beyond to provide commonsense support for family caregivers by championing Act 203 of 2017, which makes telehealth more accessible to Arkansans. Act …

— By Linda H. Lamb When Jackie Green offered ideas on a new website for caregivers in the state, she kept thinking about the years she helped take care of her stepmother, then in her 80s. “I had to learn how to get help for her,” Green said, describing frustrating searches for services and information. State agencies helped steer her toward answers, but there were always more questions, on almost everything from financial aid to where to find pads for incontinence. …

— AARP Kansas is hosting a series of meetings in Wichita, with coffee and conversation from 9 to 10 a.m., followed by a presentation. Topics include caregiving, medication management, end-of-life planning, financial security and computer skills. Participants can learn about resources that help people continue to live at home as they age and make communities age-friendly. Sessions are held the third Tuesday of each month in the AARP office at Atwater Neighborhood Resource Center, 2755 E. 19th St. N. The next …