AARP Kansas

Keeping Kansans in the know about life at 50+
OCT 20, 2020
The facility was warned in May that its lack of infection preparedness put its residents in ‘immediate jeopardy’
APR 21, 2020
View the latest information and articles from AARP Kansas.
OCT 13, 2020
By AARP Kansas Volunteers Maxine and Richard Goucher who took part in the Hidden Heroes Summit on October 6, 2020
SEP 23, 2020
New voter information video - plus information about the October 14 Tele-townhall with Kansas Secretary of State Scott Schwab
Scam Jam
Kansans reported more than $10 million lost to fraud in 2019, and AARP wants to make sure residents don’t fall victim to common scams this year.
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A stolen purse case leads to a nationwide financial fraud crime ring
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Grab a cup of coffee and join AARP Kansas for a virtual coffee chat every Wednesday at 10 a.m. on Facebook. AARP Kansas Community Outreach and Advocacy Director Andrea Bozarth will discuss a different topic each week and we invite you to join the conversation by listening to the presenter and asking questions or making comments through the chat box. Some previous topics have been caregiving, favorite books you're reading, the AARP Friendly Voices program, and Covid-19 information. Future topics will include fraud prevention tips, conversations with local Kansas mayors and city officials, and resources for veterans, military and their family. You can join the conversation by visiting www.facebook.org/aarpks.
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Scammers look to capitalize on the news of the moment, especially if the headlines can instill fear and motivate people to act. With Veterans and Military families twice as likely as civilians to be targeted by Con Artists during good times, the ongoing outbreak of the coronavirus is no exception during our current uncertainty. While scientists and medical professionals are working overtime to find ways to test for and stem the spread of the virus, the Federal Trade Commission warns that bad actors are working hard to use this as an opportunity to deceive consumers and steal their money or sensitive information.
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An essential worker shares the story of her encounter with fraudsters at a pop-up testing location
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AARP Kansas shares information, resources and fun posts on our Facebook page. Want to connect with us on Facebook but aren’t sure how? We are here to help!
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Andrus Award Recognizes Those Who Make a Powerful Difference in their Community
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Crooks pretended to be government officials, left threatening voicemails in this elaborate con
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AARP Kansas commissioned the Kansas Health Institute to conduct a review of social isolation among older adults in Kansas, with an emphasis on Johnson County and Wyandotte County. The report provides a summary of current research on social isolation, possible causes and the degree to which those causes differentially affect older adults based on gender, race/ethnicity and other demographic factors. Promising interventions and policies that can address the problem also are explored.
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Barbara Corcoran explains how an elaborate email scheme almost cost her $400,000
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