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When legislators return to the state Capitol in Topeka for the 2018 session, AARP Kansas staff and volunteers will be on hand to press for legislation that would help Kansans age 50-plus.
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AARP Kansas is hosting a series of meetings in Wichita, with coffee and conversation from 9 to 10 a.m., followed by a presentation. Topics include caregiving, medication management, end-of-life planning, financial security and computer skills. Participants can learn about resources that help people continue to live at home as they age and make communities age-friendly.
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Kansas lawmakers, many of them new to the Statehouse as a result of the 2016 elections, will began their work in Topeka this week. You can be sure that AARP Kansas volunteers and staff will also be at the State Capitol working hard to educate legislators, both new and returning, about issues that impact those who are 50 and older.
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AARP Kansas is pressing state lawmakers to introduce a bill in 2017 that could help more private-sector workers save for retirement. The proposal, called “work and save,” would create a payroll-deduction plan that small businesses could offer to their workers. Participation would be voluntary for both employers and employees, and the plan would be portable when a worker changes jobs.
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In the legislative session that begins Jan. 9, AARP Kansas once again will be backing a bill that could help family caregivers when a loved one comes home from a hospital stay.
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AARP Kansas is pleased  to once again to be part of the Financial Freedom Expo, set for Saturday, April 16, in Wichita. The Expo will provide participants with a wide variety of information and resources to promote financial literacy.  This free event will be held from  9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Urban Preparatory Academy located at 2821 E. 24th Street.
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If you live in or near Hays, you won’t want to miss our annual Western Summit on Thursday, October 1, 2015.
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AARP Kansas is pleased to participate in this year's Financial Freedom Expo and Summit which will be held on Saturday, April 18 in Wichita.  The theme for this year’s Expo is “Get Your Money Right”! The Financial Freedom Expo is an official event of Money Smart Kansas, an annual outreach initiative designed to promote and encourage financial awareness for all ages through classes, workshops and the delivery of various resources.  The event is free and open to the public.
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AARP Kansas invites you to attend an interactive and dynamic workshop on outsmarting investment fraud.  The workshop will also provide ways to protect your hard-earned nest egg.  Experts from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and AARP Foundation will be on hand to walk you through ways to protect your investments and ways to prevent becoming a victim of investment-related scams.
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Join AARP for two events coming up on October 2, 2014 in Hays.  First, the 16th annual Western Summit will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Fanchon Ballroom, 2350 E 8th Street.  The Summit, hosted by Hays AARP Chapter 5167, will include information on financial freedom, area medical services, caregiving and advance planning.  The Ellis County Historical Society will also present information on the Wild, Wild West.
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