— 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 Colorado. We hope you’ll join us!

— Attend AARP’s Free Webinar to Find Out How Social Security – Your Questions Answered Wednesday, March 27, 2019, 5 p.m. MT You’ve earned your Social Security retirement benefits. Make sure you get everything you’ve got coming to you by attending the first in a series of free Social Security webinars from AARP. Register for this session to get straightforward answers to questions like: When should I claim my benefits to get a larger monthly check? Will working after retirement affect …

Tax-Aide volunteers

— ¿Recuerdas la Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (Ley de reducción de impuestos y empleo) del 2017? Esa ley marca la reforma más importante al código tributario de EE.UU. en más de 30 años. ¿Qué significará la nueva ley para tu declaración de impuestos del 2018? ¿Sabías que elimina la exención personal? Además, casi duplica la deducción estándar de $6,350 a $12,000 para individuos, y de $12,700 a $24,000 para matrimonios que presentan declaración conjunta. También hubo cambios importantes a la …

— Learn How to Leverage Your Skills and Experience at AARP’s Free, Two-Part Webinar Age-Proof Your Career: A Two-Part Interactive Webinar Part 1: Tuesday, March 5, 2019, 5 p.m. MT Part 2: Thursday, March 7, 2019, 5 p.m. MT As an experienced worker, you have years of expertise and advanced skills to offer. Whether you’re looking for a new job, working to advance in your company or thinking about a career change, you want to increase your competitiveness with confidence. Sign …

— Today, a secure retirement is out of reach for thousands of Coloradans, especially those who work for small businesses. AARP Colorado is supporting legislation that would increase the number of working Coloradans enrolled in retirement plans by creating a retirement savings strategy through employers who currently do not offer a work-place retirement plan. The purpose of Colorado Secure Savings is to help promote greater retirement savings for employees in a convenient, low-cost manner that allows workers to move their account …

— AARP Colorado now has two bilingual sites to prepare taxes under the AARP Foundation Tax-Aide banner. The state’s first bilingual site at Centro San Juan Diego, 2830 Lawrence St., is in its ninth year of offering tax preparation for Spanish speakers, or taxpayers who just feel more comfortable working with a tax preparer or volunteer in Spanish. Now, people who need Tax-Aide services in Spanish and are closer to the Aurora area, may visit the Aurora Central Library, 14949 E …

— If you live in Colorado, you may already know it is a state blessed with a vibrant Latino culture – the best in art, music, food and educational opportunities to learn and volunteer are right here. But if you don’t know what AARP does in the Hispanic community, read on because AARP Colorado is involved in many things that help elevate Latinos, as well as celebrate this rich culture. AARP is a proud supporter of many fun activities, as well …

— Sign Up for Our Free Online Work and Skills Event Online Career Networking Expo: Spotlight on Part-Time Work and Skills Thursday, January 24, 2019, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. MT Looking for part-time work? AARP’s Online Career Networking Expo is bringing the employers, the skills and the possibilities of part-time work to you! This free, unique event lets you network with employers online and learn how to improve the skills that can get you noticed. Tune in to expert-led webinars such as: Age-Proof …

— By Cynthia Pasquale Colorado has one of the fastest-growing economies in the nation, yet it struggles to fund education, transportation projects and basic services. “Colorado is unique because we put a lot of our tax code in the constitution, and a couple of amendments that the voters approved have combined to put us in this situation,” said Carol Hedges, executive director of the Colorado Fiscal Institute. TABOR (Taxpayer’s Bill of Rights), the most restrictive tax-and-spending limit in the country, requires …

— Attend Our Free Webinar to Get All the Answers Social Security, Your Questions Answered PART 1: Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 5 p.m. MT PART 2: Thursday, September 27, 2018 5 p.m. MT 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. …

— Get Information on the Skills to Get Your Next Job Attend AARP’s live online workshop Tuesday, August 28, 2018, 5-6 p.m. MT When it comes to finding a new job, everyone could improve their networking and interview skills—especially in today’s ultra-competitive market. The good news is, there are some tips and ideas that can help you stand out from the crowd and secure the position you want. Sharpening Your Networking and Interview Skills is a live online workshop based on …