— Don’t be a Target or a Victim! AARP Idaho in conjunction with the Idaho Scam Jam Alliance will host the state’s largest fraud and identity theft conference May 28 at the Galaxy Event Center in Meridian. The Meridian Scam Jam is a free, fun, educational and interactive forum where you can learn to avoid today’s scams and frauds while getting the tools you need to protect yourself and loved ones from con artists. Idaho Attorney General Lawrence Wasden will headline …

— 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 Idaho We hope you’ll join us!

— Learn essential networking and interviewing skills at our free, two-part webinar. Sharpening Your Networking & Interview Skills Part 1: Tuesday, June 4, 2019, 5 p.m. MT Part 2: Thursday, June 6, 2019, 5 p.m. MT No matter your skills or experience, getting the job often comes down to two critical factors: 1. Who you know, and 2. How you handle yourself in an interview. AARP’s free, two-part webinar, Sharpening Your Networking and Interview Skills, was created to help you hone …

— AARP Idaho salutes those who have served and still serve. Did you know that 80% of veterans have encountered veteran or military specific scams? Please join us in Lewiston at the Veterans of Foreign Wars annual state convention for an important discussion on how to identify veteran specific scams and how to stay protected from fraud and identity theft. AARP volunteers John Spurny USAF (Ret) and Tom Ressler,  USAF (Ret) will show you the various ways sophisticated con artists are …

— One of the Treasure Valley’s most popular summertime events, the Great Garden Escape concert series, is back, with discount tickets for AARP Idaho members. The concerts enliven the Idaho Botanical Garden in Boise from 6 to 9 p.m. on Thursday evenings through September. The genres range from rock to country. Discount tickets for $9 (regular admission is $12) are available to AARP members and one guest. Mention Great Garden when purchasing tickets at the admission kiosk or the garden box …

— Learn about ways to avoid illegal robocalls and phone scams in this free, two-part webinar. Who’s Really on the Line? Fending Off Illegal Robocalls & Spoofing Part 1: Tuesday, May 21, 2019, 5 p.m. MT Part 2: Thursday, May 23, 2019, 5 p.m. MT Robocalls have become an epidemic—there were nearly 48 billion of them in 2018 and phone scams are on the rise as well. Fortunately, there’s a lot you can do to protect yourself and your family from …

— You and a guest are invited to a free screening of GLORIA BELL starring Julianne Moore and John Turturro. Gloria (Julianne Moore) is a free-spirited divorcée who spends her days at a straight-laced office job and her nights on the dance floor, joyfully letting loose at clubs around Los Angeles. After meeting Arnold (John Tuturro) on a night out, she finds herself thrust into an unexpected new romance, filled with both the joys of budding love and the complications of dating, identity …

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— When older adults use their time and talents to enrich the lives of others, AARP Idaho strives to recognize these volunteers. Nominations are open for the 2019 Andrus Award for Community Service, honoring Idahoans who make a difference in their communities as volunteers. The award, named for longtime educator and AARP founder Ethel Percy Andrus, seeks nominees 50-plus who exemplify the association’s commitment to volunteer service and whose work improves the community and inspires others to donate their time. Nominations …

— Do you know a volunteer in Idaho, over the age of 50, who’s making a difference in your community? Show your appreciation by nominating them for AARP’s most prestigious community service award. The AARP Andrus Award for Community Service, named after AARP’s founder Ethel Percy Andrus, recognizes outstanding local volunteers who donate their skills, time and love to their communities. AARP Idaho will be accepting nominations until July 15, 2019. Who’s eligible? AARP Idaho Andrus Award for Community Service nominees must …

— Listen to the full story on Boise State Public Radio HERE. The City of Boise has committed to an important new distinction. In conjunction with AARP, Valley Ride Transit and the Boise Parks and Recreation Department, Boise has joined AARP’s network of age-friendly communities. “This distinction is a direct reflection of our mission to make Boise the most livable city in the country,” said Mayor Bieter. “We’re excited to provide important programming and recreational opportunities for all residents, including those …

— Attend AARP’s free, two-part webinar to find out how. Tips for Working Caregivers from Working Caregivers Part 1: Tuesday, May 7, 2019, 5 p.m. MT Part 2: Thursday, May 9, 2019, 5 p.m. MT Are you trying to balance caring for an aging or disabled loved one while working full or part time? Get the tips, ideas and support you need at AARP’s free, two-part webinar. Register today to get answers from AARP experts, a working family caregiver like you …