AARP Oklahoma

All the news that matters for 50+ Oklahomans
SEP 12, 2019
Ask questions about the high cost of prescription drugs, surprise hospital billing and robocalls.
SEP 19, 2019
The City Council of Elk City and Elk City community officials are one step closer to a revitalized community garden through the AARP Community Grant Challenge. Community officials were presented with a $2,919 honorary check from AARP Oklahoma during the September 18 City Council meeting.
SEP 12, 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.
AUG 2, 2019
 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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AARP Oklahoma presented a $5,000 honorary grant check this week to Oklahoma State University’s Division of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources and Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service to support OSU’s rural broadband outreach program.
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Looking for more work-life balance? Or a job that lets you work from home? Or extra hours from part-time work? Flexible work might be right for you. Sign up now for our Online Expo and learn more about flexible work options.
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Volunteers across Oklahoma will spend the September 11 National Day of Service and Remembrance fighting hunger.
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If you’ve been the victim of a scam and don’t know where to turn, we’re here to help! Volunteers from our Fraud Watch Network Helpline will be standing by to talk to you live during our first-ever, online “Fraudcast” – a special event we’ve planned just for you!
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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.
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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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AARP Foundation Tax-Aide is the nation's largest volunteer-run tax preparation service
Tulsa Oklahoma Day Of Service Ladies Packing Boxes
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.
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Look around. Are you so surrounded by the stuff in your house you don’t know what to do with it—or how to find it when you need it? Maybe it’s time to downsize and declutter. But where should you start?
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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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