— NEW KNOWLEDGE ADVENTURES IS BACK FOR THE 2018 SPRING SEMESTER New Knowledge Adventures (NKA) is a lifelong continuing education program for older adults designed to offer exceptional learning, exploration and fellowship opportunities in a comfortable and non-competitive academic surrounding. Supported by Idaho State University, AARP Idaho and the Treasure Valley Family YMCA, NKA represents the most affordable learning opportunity for the 50 plus in the Treasure Valley. For just $35 participants can sign up for an unlimited number of classes. …

— Be the Difference in Your Community Every single day, AARP Idaho’s volunteers fuel our work in communities across the state. Without the hundreds who donate their time, skills and passion, we wouldn’t have enough capacity to help struggling older adults transform their lives. We love our volunteer corps, and we’d be thrilled to add you to their ranks. If you would like to learn more about our volunteer opportunities we encourage your to attend our next monthly volunteer network meeting.   WHEN: January 11, …

— Every single day, AARP Idaho volunteers fuel our work in communities across the Gem State. Without the hundreds who donate their time, skills and passion, we wouldn’t have enough capacity to help older Idahoans transform their lives. If you would like to learn more about our volunteer opportunities we encourage your to attend our next monthly volunteer network meeting. New Volunteers!! Please come at 1:15 PM for New Volunteer Orientation. Everyone Else!! Meeting starts at 2:00 PM sharp! This month …

— Every single day, AARP Idaho volunteers fuel our work in communities across the Gem State. Without the hundreds who donate their time, skills and passion, we wouldn’t have enough capacity to help older Idahoans transform their lives. If you would like to learn more about our volunteer opportunities we encourage your to attend our next monthly volunteer network meeting. New Volunteers!! Please come at 1:15 PM for New Volunteer Orientation. Everyone Else!! Meeting starts at 2:00 PM sharp! With the …

— AARP Idaho has appointed Corrine Tafoya Fisher to their executive council – the highest state-level volunteer position within the nonprofit, nonpartisan organization. AARP Idaho has more than 187,000 members statewide and more than 38 million members nationwide. Ms. Fisher, a Nampa resident, will serve on the AARP Idaho volunteer executive council and work to achieve AARP’s vision, mission and strategic priorities across the state. AARP Idaho state president, Dr. Tom Trail and state director Lupe Wissel appointed her to the …

— Are you looking for ways to make a difference in our community and “give back”, particularly to your fellow 50+ Gem Staters? If so, we would love to share how AARP Idaho is working to ensure that Idaho residents have choice, control and independence through every stage of their lives. Please join us for a volunteer team building workshop at our Boise office at 250 S. 5th, Suite 800 in Boise. Limited free parking is available. What else can you …

— Each month AARP produces an hour long television show that airs on RFD-TV called Rural America Live with AARP. Topics include disaster preparedness, financial security, fraud prevention and the list goes on and on. You can watch previous episodes HERE. The key word is “Live” because this is an interactive program where we answer questions and take calls during the broadcast. We’re currently reaching about 500,000 viewers and getting hundreds of calls each show. This is where you come in! …

— Are you looking for ways to make a difference in our community and “give back”, particularly to your fellow 50+ Gem Staters? If so, we would love to share how AARP Idaho is working to ensure that Idaho residents have choice, control and independence through every stage of their lives. Please join us for a volunteer team building workshop at our Boise office. What else can you expect? We will still offer the new member orientation at 1:15PM before each …

— AARP Idaho is pleased to announce that Janie Nirk of Potlatch, Idaho is the recipient of the 2017 Andrus Award for Community Service, the Association’s most prestigious volunteer award. Each year AARP honors the legacy of AARP founder, Dr. Ethel Percy Andrus, with the AARP Andrus Award for Community Service. This award is a symbol of the power of individuals to make a difference in the lives of others. Carolyn Strong of Potlach was one of several people to nominate …

— AARP Foundation Tax-Aide is the nation’s largest volunteer-run tax preparation service AARP Foundation Tax-Aide is looking to expand its team of volunteers for the upcoming tax season. Approaching its 50th year, Tax-Aide offers free tax filing help to anyone, especially those 50 and older, who can’t afford a tax preparation service. Tax-Aide volunteers make a difference in their communities by assisting many older, lower-income taxpayers who might otherwise miss out on the credits and deductions they’ve earned. Tax-Aide volunteers receive …