The 2018 regular session is in the books! AARP was there throughout the session working hard for our members and all Missourians. Click on the link below and read the highlights (and lows) of what was a truly memorable year!
The 2017 Missouri Legislative Session has come to an end. Since January, the latest crop of legislators has been working with the new governor, Eric Greitens, to push forward their vision for the State of Missouri. It became evident early in the session that AARP would be in the position of defending our lower income members from cuts to services or increased state taxes.
One hundred AARP members attended the third Classic Black Film Festival showcasing Oscar nominated African-American actresses: Jaunita Moore, Eartha Kitt, Diahann Caroll, Lena Horne, Dorothy Dandridge, Cicely Tyson, Ruby Dee-Sun and Pam Grier.
The first of two guided bike rides done in partnership with Trailnet takes place in July. On this first ride, you will learn about St. Louis’ rich musical and cultural history. On July 11 th, the President & CEO of Jazz St. Louis will lead this cycling tour through downtown St. Louis.
In connection with AARP’s I HEART CAREGIVERS initiative, you are invited to watch a free screening of STILL ALICE and learn more about resources for family caregivers and their loved ones. I HEART CAREGIVERS works to recognize and support the 42 million Americans who perform a great labor of love every day—caring for older parents, spouses and others to help them live independently at home, where they want to be.
This year, AARP Foundation is again providing free tax filing assistance for taxpayers with low to moderate income through the AARP Foundation Tax-Aide program. AARP Foundation Tax-Aide, in its 46th year, is the nation’s largest free tax assistance and preparation service, giving special attention the older population. You do not need to be a member of AARP or a retiree to use this service.
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