While next year’s presidential election is garnering more and more attention, it’s important to remember that in Fort Wayne and in communities across the state, there’s a critical election coming this year.
AARP Indiana is helping promote citizen participation in the Nov. 5 election with video voter guides, featuring five-minute interviews with four mayoral candidates: Democrat Joe Hogsett and Republican Jim Merritt in Indianapolis, and Democrat Tom Henry and Republican Tim Smith in Fort Wayne.
Bridge of Grace Compassionate Ministries Center has received an AARP Community Challenge grant to make the Mount Vernon Park neighborhood in Fort Wayne a more walkable, safe and healthy community for residents of all ages.
AARP Indiana, Purdue conduct survey in Indianapolis, Fort Wayne to assess community age-friendliness
An online survey designed to provide information to improve the quality of life for older citizens in Indianapolis and Fort Wayne kicks off on Thursday (Nov. 1).
On September 11th, AARP Indiana volunteers took part in meaningful activities throughout the communities of Fishers, Gary, Fort Wayne, and Evansville. Whether it was volunteering at a local food bank or helping to harvest produce to help combat food insecurity, volunteers showed that AARP Cares.
Here at AARP, we know that you have a lifetime of experience to offer. If you are looking for a way to share it, we can help. As an AARP volunteer within the Hoosier State you will be front and center in helping to achieve meaningful and impactful change at a local, state, and federal level while having fun along the way! Whether your interests lie in fighting fraud and scams, supporting family caregivers, making your community more safe and secure for people of all ages, or ensuring you and your loved ones financial security is sturdy for years to come, volunteering for AARP may be right for you.
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.
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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