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By Diana Lamirand
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AARP Indiana is hosting Coffee on Us in Gary on Monday, June 4. This event, and others like it, offer opportunities for local residents to suggest ways that AARP can address community issues through education and advocacy. AARP will buy the coffee, and state office staff will listen to Hoosiers’ concerns at J’s Breakfast Club from 9 to 11 a.m.
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Fishers, a suburb of Indianapolis, has been officially designated the state’s first age-friendly community.
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AARP Indiana is continuing its efforts to protect Hoosiers from becoming victims of fraud and identity theft by teaming up with police departments, television stations, banks and county governments to host several shredding events in Fort Wayne, Evansville and Indianapolis. The events are open to everyone, and in Indianapolis, participants can also recycle small electronics for a small fee and can turn in expired prescription medications for safe disposal.
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By Diana Lamirand
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AARP Indiana has announced two winners for the AARP Community Challenge, aiming to create change and improve quality of life at the community-level. The winning organizations include the Kokomo YMCA and the Fort Wayne Active Living Coalition. Each project was fully funded through the AARP Community Challenge grant and is set to be completed by November 1, 2017.
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The Southwestern Indiana Regional Council on Aging (SWIRCA & More) is hosting its annual BrewFest on Saturday, Sept. 23, at Evansville’s historic Bosse Field. AARP Indiana is cosponsoring the event, which runs from 6 to 9 p.m.
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By Nancy Johnson
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If you are one of an estimated 837,000 Hoosiers who provide unpaid care for a family member or friend—or expect to be a caregiver in the future—AARP Indiana invites you to Caregiving Night on Thursday, June 22, at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis.
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