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AARP Missouri is hosting computer classes in the Kansas City* and St. Louis areas throughout 2018. The topics include online safety, Microsoft operating systems, how to use a smartphone or tablet, and social media.
Want to know more about AARP’s involvement in your area? We hear you! And local websites are here to help. AARP’s national and state websites offer so much to our members, from helpful information on how to protect yourself from fraud, to ways you can plan and prepare for retirement.
By Tim Poor
More than 22,000 Missourians reported they were victims of identity theft in 2015, giving the state the highest rate of complaints per capita in the nation. With Operation Stop Scams closely following this year’s April 18 tax filing deadline, the time is ripe for people to get rid of documents they no longer need.
Caregivers Together, a local support group in Carthage, meets monthly to offer family caregivers in the area an opportunity to share stories with others facing the same challenges. Founded by AARP volunteer Jinny Hopp, the group also shares tips on how to balance your own life and work with the tasks required to meet an aging loved one’s needs.
AARP Missouri is sponsoring a conference called Family Caregiving: An Act of Love in Piedmont on June 15. The event aims to connect family caregivers with helpful community resources and give them an opportunity to meet and talk with other caregivers.
Artists don't retire. They keep on making art. And that's what Celebrating Arts for Senior Engagement, a 10-day festival throughout St. Louis April 28 through May 7 is all about. With a jam-packed schedule of at least 70 arts events spread out among 40-plus venues, Celebrating Arts for Senior Engagement is an event that some are saying they haven't seen the likes of before.
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