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AUG 21, 2019
AARP OK today released new state data and an infographic illustrating the impact of high prescription drug prices for Oklahoma residents, specifically those living with cancer, prediabetes or diabetes, and heart disease. AARP unveiled the infographic at the National Academy for State Health Policy (NASHP) annual conference as part of AARP’s nationwide Stop Rx Greed campaign to lower drug prices for all Americans.
AUG 1, 2019
Please join AARP Oklahoma as we give back to our communities through volunteerism and the 2019 AARP Day of Service. Join us September 11, 2019 in McAlester, Oklahoma City, Shawnee or Tulsa as we roll up our sleeves to participate in local community service projects. AARP staff and volunteers will be volunteering at the local food banks in Oklahoma City, Shawnee and Tulsa. In McAlester, volunteers will assemble backpacks with food for children needing nutritional snacks on the weekends.
AUG 2, 2019
AARP Foundation Tax-Aide is the nation's largest volunteer-run tax preparation service
AUG 7, 2019
Gathering Place has gone to the dogs! Every Wednesday through October 30, 2019 is Dog Play Wednesday presented by AARP Oklahoma at Gathering Place. Bring your furry friend to the park and explore it together. Our tails are wagging just thinking about it! Please note, all dogs must be on a leash. Dogs are not allowed inside buildings or on the play equipment. Guests are responsible for cleaning up after their dogs.
Caregiver Kit Fan
 More than 524,000 Oklahomans care for older parents, spouses and other loved ones so they can live independently in their homes and communities. Free AARP Oklahoma Family Caregiver Resource Kits are now available to all Oklahomans.
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The new AARP Military Caregiving Guide for veterans, service members and their families is now available, free of charge.
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Veteran Vietnam
As a senior veteran or surviving spouse of a senior veteran, you may be entitled to certain earned VA benefits. Join AARP Oklahoma and the National Association of Veterans and Families for a free educational workshop July 31 at 1 p.m.
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Learn about this and other commonly asked questions at AARP’s special free webinar.
Community Grant Challenge 2019
Cities of McAlester and Elk City and the Delaware Nation awarded grants to transform outdoor spaces
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The City of Tulsa is one of six cities that are part of a new program that AARP and Cities of Service just launched called Experience Matters. Through this program, the City of Tulsa is recruiting for two AmeriCorps VISTA positions to engage adults age 50+ to develop volunteering initiatives that address public problems related to the drivers of poverty.
Learn about ways to protect yourself and your loved ones at our free, two-part webinar.
Unknown Caller ID
Although robo-calls have been illegal for a decade (unless you have given the company permission to call you), the calls keep coming. Now, illegal robo-callers use a technique called “spoofing” to make it look like the number is local, matching not only your area code but your three-digit prefix.
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