— 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 Indiana for all ages to live, work and play. We hope you’ll join us!

— Give back with AARP  through Day of Service! Take on today by volunteering at one of the four locations listed below. Register and attend by clicking on the links provided for each event. Come and discover the Real Possibilities that you can be a part of within your community!  Indianapolis Join AARP Indiana for a Day of Service at Ethel’s Garden at Fisher’s Agripark! Take on Today by  volunteering to harvest  fresh produce at the nation’s largest urban farm on September 11 from …

— Most Americans agree that family comes first, but the U.S. is the only industrialized country without paid family and  medical leave. In one of the richest countries in the world, having a baby, a medical emergency, or an aging parent can erase a person’s financial future. It’s because of this important need for policies that allow flexible leave policies that AARP Indiana and the Institute for Working Families are bringing the film ZERO WEEKS to five cities across the state. Weaving …

— Get Information on the Skills to Get Your Next Job Attend AARP’s live online workshop Tuesday, August 28, 2018, 7-8 p.m. ET When it comes to finding a new job, everyone could improve their networking and interview skills—especially in today’s ultra-competitive market. The good news is, there are some tips and ideas that can help you stand out from the crowd and secure the position you want. Sharpening Your Networking and Interview Skills is a live online workshop based on …

— Thousands of residential customers of Indianapolis Power & Light Co. (IPL) have cause to celebrate. A major rate-case settlement has just been announced and it means significantly lower-than-requested increases and a price freeze on a particularly onerous customer charge. The settlement, which is pending approval by the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission (IURC), will hold a fixed monthly residential customer charge for most customers at the current $17 level. IPL had sought a 62% increase in the charge to $27 a …

— AARP hosted Indiana Secretary of State Connie Lawson on the evening of July 18th for a telephone town hall to discuss the upcoming election in November. Callers from across the state asked questions ranging from how to request an absentee ballot to what Indiana is doing to protect the security of Hoosiers’ votes. Hoosiers can visit indianavoters.com for more information registering to vote, updating their voting information and find out who’s on the ballot. AARP has a proud 32-year history …

— Communities across Indiana are working each and every day to become more livable for residents of all ages. In support of that work, AARP is excited to be able to provide funding to organizations through the AARP Community Challenge to help them jumpstart progress on ongoing work. These “quick action” grants are being distributed to 129 organizations, with at least one in every state, Washington D.C, and Puerto Rico, including right here in Indiana.  The Community Challenge grants provide communities …

— Get Helpful Guidance at Our Online Q&A Webinar Prepare to Care: Paying for Your Loved One’s Care Part 1: Tuesday, July 24, 2018, 7 – 7:30 p.m. ET Part 2: Tuesday, July 31, 2018, 7 – 7:30 p.m. ET It can happen suddenly. One day, a loved one might be relatively healthy. The next, they could be facing a serious — and costly — health challenge. Don’t wait for a crisis to occur before talking to your loved one about …

— By Diana Lamirand As an 84-year-old community volunteer, Lucille Moore, of Indianapolis, knows firsthand the issues older people face in trying to meet their needs for health care, financial stability and general well-being. She worries about those on a meager income who don’t see a doctor regularly and have to pay for expensive medication. “It’s important for seniors to be able to survive on their own,” said Moore, an active volunteer for AARP Indiana since 2010. She enjoys spreading the …

— 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, 7 – 7:30 p.m. ET Part 2: Wednesday, June 27, 2018, 7 – 7:30 p.m. ET 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 …