— Join our online Q&A sessions to learn how to age-proof your career. As an experienced worker, you have years of expertise and advanced skills to offer. What are you doing to help employers recognize them? Whether you’re looking for a new job, working to advance in your current company or thinking about a career change, you want to showcase your skills with confidence. Join our live, two-part Q&A sessions, Age-Proof Your Career for simple tips and tools to help you …

— As part of the fight against fraud and identity theft, AARP Idaho, Shred-it, Mountain West Bank, The Village at Meridian and Crime Stoppers of Southwest Idaho will hold a document shredding opportunity on April 7, 2018 at the Mountain West Bank branch at The Village in Meridian. The event takes place from 10am to 2pm or until the trucks are full. There is a five box limit per vehicle. What: Document Shredding When: April 7, 2018 at The Village in Meridian from 10:00am …

— 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. When:  Tuesday, March 20 Where: AARP Idaho Office, 250 S. 5th Street, Suite 800, Boise New Volunteers!! Please come at 1:15 PM for …

— Thousands of Idahoans who could lower their property tax bills are bypassing the opportunity. About 55,000 homeowners with less than $30,050 in annual income could qualify for the Circuit Breaker program, but barely half of them apply. The AARP state office and the Idaho Tax Commission are working to raise awareness of the program and to spread the word about eligibility. Idahoans may qualify for a reduction of as much as $1,320 on their home and up to one acre …

— You and and a guest are invited to a free screening of MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS! When: Wednesday, March 7 – 6:00pm Where: Edwards Boise Staduim21 & IMAX, 7701 W. Overland Rd, Boise, ID, 83709 Register for this free screening HERE Everyone has a past. Everyone has a secret. Everyone is a suspect. Kenneth Branagh directs and leads an all-star cast, including Johnny Depp, Michelle Pfeiffer, Penélope Cruz, Judi Dench and Leslie Odom, Jr., in this stylish, suspenseful and thrilling mystery …

— The Internal Revenue Service is warning taxpayers of a quickly growing scam involving erroneous tax refunds being deposited into their bank accounts. The IRS also offered a step-by-step explanation for how to return the funds and avoid being scammed. Following up on a Security Summit alert issued Feb. 2, the IRS issued this additional warning about the new scheme after discovering more tax practitioners’ computer files have been breached. In addition, the number of potential taxpayer victims jumped from a …

— With tax-filing season a prime time for identity theft scammers to prey on unsuspecting consumers, the AARP Fraud Watch Network is reminding Idaho taxpayers that submitting their tax returns as soon as is practical can greatly reduce their chances of being victimized by a fraudulent return. This scam occurs when a fraudster steals your Social Security number and files a tax return in your name to claim a fraudulent refund. While consumers must be constantly vigilant to guard against falling …

— On Thursday, February 8, more than 125 volunteers and staff will be in Boise advocating on behalf of AARP members and all older Idahoans on the crucial issue of Family Caregiving. While meeting with members of the legislature, these volunteers and staff will ask lawmakers to support Senate Bill 1262, the Patient Caregiver Support Act. According to the 2017 AARP Idaho Caregiving Survey, more than 80 percent of Idaho registered voters age 45 and older support the measures in SB …

— Bessie Katsilometes, Ph.D., former Dean of Idaho State University-Meridian and Idaho State University-Boise, is the newest member of the AARP Idaho Executive Council. AARP Idaho has more than 188,000 members statewide and more than 38 million members nationwide. Dr. Katsilometes 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 executive council …

— Join our online Q&A sessions for tools for keeping your 2018 healthy resolutions all year What are your healthy goals for 2018? Do you want to eat healthier? Do you want a new fitness plan? Do you want to focus on better sleep? No matter what your healthy goals are—or whether you’ve even set them yet—you can learn about how to get on track and stay on track. Join our live, two-part Q&A sessions: Staying Healthy in 2018: How to …