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Do you know a volunteer in Idaho, over the age of 50, who’s making a difference in your community? Show your appreciation by nominating them for AARP’s most prestigious community service award.
Now in its fourth year, New Knowledge Adventures (NKA) is a lifelong continuing education program for older adults designed to offer exceptional learning, exploration and fellowship opportunities in a comfortable and non-competitive academic surrounding. It's a great way to learn something new and make friends along they way.
Every day, Idahoans lose their hard-earned money to a variety of frauds and schemes. In fact, every 2 seconds, a con-artist steals someone’s identity!
On November 16, AARP members and guests are invited to a free Movies for Grownups screening of Book Club, starring Diane Keaton, Jane Fonda, Candice Bergen and Mary Steenburgen. To help people in need this season of Thanksgiving, t hose in attendance are encouraged to bring canned and boxed food to benefit the Metro Community Services food bank. Click here for Foodbank~needed items.
Money and drugs
Retail prices for many of the most commonly-used brand name drugs by older adults rocketed upward by an average of 8.4 percent in 2017, outstripping the general inflation rate of 2.1 percent. The annual average cost of therapy for just one brand name drug increased to almost $6,800 in 2017.
AARP is here to help you take on today – and every day. From sharing practical resources, to holding fun activities and events, AARP is providing opportunities to connect and help build an even stronger Idaho We hope you’ll join us!
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AARP Idaho, in conjunction with the Boise Police Department, is hosting a free Consumer Fraud Workshop designed as a fun, educational and interactive event where participants learn to avoid today’s scams while getting the tools and resources they need to protect themselves.
Andrus Award
AARP Idaho is now accepting nominations for its 2018 Andrus Award for Community Service, which honors Idahoans 50 years and older who are sharing their experience, talent, and skills to enrich the lives of their community members.
Select AARP members are invited to a free screening of MOLLY'S GAME starring Jessica Chastain, Idris Elba and Kevin Costner. Written and directed by AARP Movies for Grownups Award-Winner Aaron Sorkin!
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As part of the fight against fraud and identity theft, AARP Idaho, Shred-it, Mountain West Bank, The Village at Meridian and Crime Stoppers of Southwest Idaho will hold a document shredding opportunity on April 7, 2018 at the Mountain West Bank branch at The Village in Meridian. The event takes place from 10am to 2pm or until the trucks are full. There is a five box limit per vehicle.
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