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AARP Michigan offers quality programs and events, online and in-person. Take a look at what's coming up - and be sure to check back for updates.
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Guest writers blog their experiences, tips and ideas for exploring the places and spaces featured in AARP Michigan's new travel series, Michigan Hidden Gems
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AARP Michigan is offering a one-day health summit for underserved communities as well as those with disabilities and language barriers.
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The global music festival, which runs from Aug. 2-9, features music from the U.S., Japan, Haiti, Algeria, Morocco, Ukraine, Greece and others, and can be seen on Detroit Public Television, heard on WDET 101.9 FM radio, and streamed on www.concertofcolors.com
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This June, AARP proudly celebrates Black Music Month—a time to recognize and applaud the rich impact of African American music on our country’s history. Over the centuries, Black music has evolved and triumphed, not only shaping America’s traditions but also preserving the experiences and culture of the Black community. From joy and success to pain and perseverance, Black artists continue to create emotional content with palpable lyrics and rhythms that unite and inspire millions.
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Michigan Department of Health and Human Services recognizes Surae Eaton and Gloria Kovnot as two older adults "who have made significant contributions within their communities."
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No matter where you are in the caregiver journey, these contacts and resources will make the process easier
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Amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, AARP Michigan is continuing to offer virtual events as a way to help members stay connected with one another.
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Highlights include Don Was Detroit All Star Revue Tribute to John Lee Hooker, Leafar Village Tribute to Charlie Parker plus lineup of legendary global music performers. Festival will be broadcast on Detroit Public TV Channel 56 and WDET 101.9 FM Oct. 6-11 with expanded dates streamed online worldwide. AARP Michigan among sponsors.
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The $28,300 grant, one of two awarded in Michigan this year, will be used to explore the impact of virtual programs on social isolation.
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