— AARP is here to help you take on today – and every day. From sharing practical resources, to holding fun activities and events, AARP is providing opportunities to connect and help build an even stronger Arizona for all ages to live, work and play. We hope you’ll join us!

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— Statement from AARP Arizona Concerning Political Ad Sponsored by DSCC and Other Campaigns A political ad that mentions AARP is currently being broadcast in Arizona. AARP did not authorize the DSCC ad and we did not participate in its production. AARP does not endorse candidates or make contributions to political campaigns or candidates. We have a proud 32-year history of non-partisan voter engagement, providing voters with information on where the candidates stand on issues important to our members and their …

— This Q&A Webinar Offers Tips Anyone Can Use 10 Retirement Planning Quick Tips Online Q&A PART 1: Tuesday, October 23, 2018, 4 p.m. PT PART 2: Thursday, October 25, 2018 4 p.m. PT If you feel like it’s too late to save anything for retirement, AARP has some reassuring news for you: It’s not. Even if you’re behind schedule on retirement planning, there are still ways to grow your nest egg. A first step is to stop putting it off …

— Attend AARP’s Free, Two-Part Webinar Medicare: Your Questions Answered PART 1: Tuesday, October 16, 2018, 4 p.m. PT PART 2: Thursday, October 18, 2018 4 p.m. PT The better you understand Medicare, the smarter decisions you can make about it—no matter if you’re enrolling for the first time or getting ready to make changes to your coverage. AARP’s free, two-part webinar helps you get answers and understand your options right when you need it—at the start of the Medicare annual …

— By Ford Burkhart Arizona’s older voters are focused on Social Security and health care. The state elects a governor, a U.S. senator and nine U.S. House members this year. And control of Congress is up for grabs. You’d think that would be enough to motivate 50-plus voters to head to the polls this fall. But AARP Arizona, knowing the state’s history of low turnout in midterm elections, isn’t relaxing its election efforts. Dan Martinez, 72, of Gilbert, AARP’s volunteer state …

—   Sé la diferencia en estas próximas elecciones: ¡Vota! ¿Sabías que en el estado de Wyoming, hace unos años, una elección a la Cámara de Representantes resultó en un empate y sólo se decidió extrayendo una pelota de ping-pong del maltrecho sombrero de vaquero del gobernador? Algo similar sucedió este año en Virginia en una contienda para la Cámara de Delegados. El candidato republicano y el candidato demócrata obtuvieron un idéntico número de votos, y el ganador fue electo mediante …

— Attend Our Free Webinar to Get All the Answers Social Security, Your Questions Answered PART 1: Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 4 p.m. PT PART 2: Thursday, September 27, 2018 4 p.m. PT You’ve worked your whole life and now you can start thinking about your retirement options. But when should you claim your Social Security retirement benefits to get the biggest check? And how do you get the money coming in the first place? It can be a confusing process. …

— AARP Arizona is helping to sponsor the Yavapai County StandDown, welcoming homeless veterans and those at risk of homelessness for a range of services and resources. Veterans and their families are invited to the StandDown, scheduled for Friday and Saturday, Sept. 28 and 29, at Frontier Village, 1841 E. State Highway 69 in Prescott. The StandDown provides resources such as housing and employment assistance and overnight stays. AARP Arizona volunteers will be distributing hygiene kits. Other services include Veterans Administration …

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— The threat of elder abuse is daunting for the 40 million family caregivers who help their parents and spouses live independently at home. Some of these family caregivers provide 24/7 care. These individuals may also help with finances, transportation, medication management and more. Others may count on the support of paid aides to help. Entrusting the care of a loved one to a stranger can be hard. The stress and resentment of being a constant caregiver can sometimes lead some …

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— Be the Difference this Election Year Before you vote, take the time to get to know where the candidates stand on issues that matter the most to AARP members and their families. This guide helps explain more about the top federal voting issues for older adults, as well as some guiding principleswhen it comes to the future of our health care and economic security. For more information on any of these voting issues, go to www.aarp.org/vote. MEDICARE Medicare Must Be …