AARP Colorado

Keeping Coloradans informed, engaged and active
JUN 12, 2020
Upcoming Webinars
AUG 5, 2020
2020 has been pretty rough so far, we know it. AARP ElderWatch is here to help you understand your credit report, get connected to benefits and community resources and in the tragic case of the loss of a loved one, help you organize your finances. All of this can be done from the comfort and safety of your home, via the phone or video call by one of AARP ElderWatch’s trained volunteers. Call AARP ElderWatch for assistance today at 800-222-4444, option 2 or email aarpelderwatch@aarp.org. Mention financial assistance in your message or subject line and we will get back to you within three (3) business days. In the meantime, check out these quick financial tips:
AUG 4, 2020
Thursday, August 6, at 1:00 p.m. ET
JUL 24, 2020
Do you know how to maximize your Social Security benefits? If you’ve ever wondered when the right time to file for Social Security is, don’t miss this free webinar.
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AARP Colorado's advocacy team reports on its 2020 legislative activities
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This live Q&A event will address some of the most frequently asked questions we’ve received from members and users over the course of the Coronavirus pandemic. Get the latest information on how to stay safe, protect loved ones and access health resources as hospital and nursing home visitation bans and physical distancing measures are lifted.
Scam Alert
Peer-to-peer (P2P) payment platforms like Venmo, PayPal, Cash App, Apple Pay and Zelle allow consumers to transfer funds online or through an app quickly from their bank account to other people or businesses. In a recent ElderWatch survey 43 percent of Coloradans 50+ indicated that they use these apps for the recommended purpose, transferring funds to friends and family. But beware, scammers are requesting payment via P2P apps more and more. Here are some tips to help stay safe:
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Scammers are using heightened fear and anxiety due to the coronavirus and the recent social unrest to target unsuspecting individuals—stealing money or sensitive personal information. You can protect yourself and your loved ones if you know what scams you should be aware of.
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AARPCO hosts virtual pet parade. Honor your special pet in the Grand Valley Virtual Pet Parade Contest. Winner of Western Slope contest gets $75 gift card toward pet supplies
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Two photographers realize they are victims of an impostor scam targeting industry professionals
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Join us for a Colorado journey into history. We are offering a five part webinar series. If you cannot make it please register and watch at your own leisure as it will be recorded.
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Jim Herlihy, Senior Marketing & Communications Director,
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AARP CEO Jo Ann Jenkins released the following statement today in response to states, including Colorado, beginning to answer concerns over racial injustice, law enforcement practices and disparities:
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Advocating for its passage for more than six years, AARP Colorado finally sees bill to help workers save for retirement go to Governor for signature
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