— Summer is here and that means Idaho road trips! In recognition of June being National Safety Month, AARP Driver Safety is offering 25% off the AARP Smart Driver online course. Drivers will refresh their know-how behind the wheel to stay safer across the Gem State. Plus, when you’re done, you could be eligible for a multiyear discount on your insurance.* Visit www.aarpdriversafety.org and use promo code NSM25. Or check out an AARP Driver Safety class in your community. For more …

— If you live in the Gem State and haven’t signed up for email alerts from AARP Idaho, you may not realize what you’re missing. Check out the June Events calendar and see what’s happening in your community. In recent months, the state office has offered free screenings of the hit movie Black Panther; free fraud and identity theft conferences; discount tickets for the Great Garden Escape at the Idaho Botanical Garden; and continuing education programs that fight isolation and introduce you to …

— Our Two-Part Online Q&A Session Can Help You Stay Up-to-Date Staying Connected, Competitive and Current in Your Career Part 1: Wednesday, June 20, 2018, 5 –5:30 p.m. MT Part 2: Wednesday, June 27, 2018, 5 – 5:30 p.m. MT From job search to daily job requirements, technology now plays a role in virtually every career. Have your skills kept pace? Maybe you’re looking to change careers or advance in your current job. Or perhaps you haven’t had a job in …

— A laid-back favorite returns to Boise this summer: the Great Garden Escapes at the Idaho Botanical Garden, featuring live music every Thursday through September. AARP members can save $3 off the price of each ticket at the box office in advance, or same day at the main gate kiosk. Music fans can bring low-back chairs, blankets and picnics, and can buy food from vendors on site. Stop by the AARP table for information about caregiving and fraud. For a schedule of performances and …

— Every single day AARP Idaho volunteers make a positive difference in communities across our state. Whether it’s preparing tax returns, keeping drivers safe on the roads, protecting consumers from fraud, teaching continuing education classes or facilitating our popular Movies for Grownups program, volunteers are at the heart of everything we do….and we do a lot! If you would like to learn more about our volunteer opportunities we encourage you to attend the next monthly volunteer network meeting on June 5th. …

— This month AARP launched “Be The Difference. Vote™,” a comprehensive voter engagement campaign to support Americans age 50-plus as they vote in the 2018 midterm elections. The campaign will provide information on where politicians stand on the issues and help these decisive voters hold politicians accountable for their positions this November. AARP’s effort will seek to get the largest possible turnout of 50-plus voters at the polls in the general election in November. It will also work to ensure issues …

— You and and a guest are invited to a free screening of NOSTALGIA When: Tuesday, May 22 – 6:00 p.m. Where: Edwards Boise Staduim21 & IMAX, 7701 W. Overland Rd, Boise, ID, 83709 Register for this free screening HERE A profoundly moving drama about our collective need to find meaning in the objects we hold dear, Nostalgia is a mosaic of interconnected stories built around the central theme of loss and memory, filled with characters as real and recognizable as …

— AARP Idaho is now accepting nominations for its 2018 Andrus Award for Community Service, which honors Idahoans 50 years and older who are sharing their experience, talent, and skills to enrich the lives of their community members. Nominations will be evaluated by the Idaho state office based on how the volunteer’s work has improved the community, supported AARP’s vision and mission, and inspired other volunteers. The award recipient will be announced in early fall. Last year, Janie Nirk of Potlach …

— As part of the Idaho Scam Jam Alliance, AARP Idaho is working to arm consumers with the information and tools they need to guard against fraud and identity theft. This month, the coalition of nonprofit organizations and state agencies is sponsoring two free Scam Jams in the southeastern part of the state. The first is Monday, May 14, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m., at the Pocatello Clarion Inn, in Pocatello. The other is Tuesday, May 15, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m., at the Shilo …

— Our Special Online Sessions Can Help You Balance Them Juggling It All: Tips for Working Caregivers Part 1: Thursday, May 17, 2018, 5 – 5:30 p.m. MT Part 2: Tuesday, May 22, 2018, 5 – 5:30 p.m. MT Did you know that six out of 10 Americans are taking care of a loved one age 50 or older — and many are doing it while also trying to earn a living? You want to balance your caregiving responsibilities with everything …