— 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 …

— Get Your Questions Answered at AARP’s Free Webinar for Family Caregivers Navigating Insurance for Caregivers Part 1: Tuesday, January 15, 2019, 5 p.m. MT Part 2: Thursday, January 17, 2019, 5 p.m. MT Caring for a loved one and have questions about their insurance options? Good news! AARP’s two-part question and answer webinar has the answers—and it’s free to attend. Register now to get expert advice about Medicare, Medicaid, private insurance and other payment options. The webinar will also cover …

— Nancy LeaMond, AARP executive vice president and chief advocacy & engagement officer, commented on Friday’s court ruling, in which a Texas judge ruled the Affordable Care Act unconstitutional, saying AARP is deeply disappointed in the verdict. But the association will continue fighting for older Americans to have access to affordable health insurance. “This decision is a profound blow to millions of Americans who have benefited from the ACA, including its protections against charging older Americans an age tax and for …

— Shortly after the passage of the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018, AARP Executive Vice President and Chief Advocacy & Engagement Officer Nancy LeaMond said she was pleased that the law will safeguard the SNAP program. “AARP applauds Congress for passing the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018,” LeaMond said. “This legislation protects access to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). We are particularly pleased that the bill rejected harmful changes to the law’s work requirements that would have made it harder …

— Shelly Hartmann says she was born with “a horse bug,” and at 51 with 18 years of competition behind her, she is just getting warmed up. Hartmann and her Palomino horse, Mistresses Milky Way, have won the National Reining Horse Association’s 2017 North American Affiliate Championship in the Non Pro and Intermediate Non Pro divisions, and they have several top 10 titles, including American Quarter Horse Association World Show. In January, Hartmann will be one of 14 riders invited to …

— ‘Tis the season for parties and presents, but not for everyone. No sooner do you get through Thanksgiving, and you are hearing Christmas songs. There is no recovery time between Holidays. Everywhere you turn there are things to buy online and in shops, elaborate decorations to put up and ads showing happy families sitting around their ‘picture-perfect’ dining room tables. It certainly doesn’t look like my home, and maybe not yours! In the first year after hearing those terrible words: …

— Join AARP Colorado at the 37th Annual Winter Park Jazz Festival, July 20-21, 2019, at Rendezvous Events Center in Winter Park, Colorado. Check out the 2019 lineup here. Meet AARP staff, volunteers and other members at the AARP table and hear what AARP is doing in your community. AARP members and their guests receive a $10 discount for general admission and VIP tickets through May 31, 2019. Tickets can be purchased by calling 866-461-6556 or purchase tickets online. Use promo …

— Greetings one and all… It’s hard to believe that I am writing the final blog posting for 2018. Where did the year go? Looking over my shoulder and reflecting on the past 12 months, the images of my annual activities attest to the fact that I traveled far and wide, met countless people, and enjoyed an abundance of good work. Considering the holiday season, I am inclined to view the past year as a gift. Granted, the gift came with …

— Loss. Probably not your favorite topic of discussion. However, loss is an inherent part of the lived experience. And loss is seemingly magnified and multiplied when confronted by a chronic, progressive, and/or terminal illness. It is important to recognize what we have to lose. By so doing, we can intentionally grieve, mourn, and integrate loss into our lives. In the iTunes Podcast store for Apple iPhone, iPad and Mac users In the Google Music store for Android OS users, On SoundCloud.com or using the SoundCloud mobile …

— Sign Up for Our Free Webinar on Avoiding Seasonal Fraud Seasons Cheatings: Protecting Yourself from Holiday Frauds & Scams Part 1: Tuesday, December 11, 2018, 5 p.m. MT Part 2: Thursday, December 13, 2018, 5 p.m. MT The holidays are coming—and so are the holiday scammers. Keep your money out of their hands by attending AARP’s free, two-part online question and answer event. You’ll learn how these criminals work, so you can protect you and yours from the sneakiest frauds …