— 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!

— AARP Indiana is proud to again sponsor CrimeStoppers of Central Indiana’s Community Shredding & Electronics Recycling Day on Saturday, October 20th. Come out to one of the five locations between 10 am and 1 pm, and for a $5 donation per box you can have your information shredded. Small electronics and computers may be recycled for free while a $10 fee will be charged for any TV or computer monitors. Our locations will also be a pharmaceutical drug take back …

— This Q&A Webinar Offers Tips Anyone Can Use 10 Retirement Planning Quick Tips Online Q&A PART 1: Tuesday, October 23, 2018, 7 p.m. ET PART 2: Thursday, October 25, 2018, 7 p.m. ET If you feel like it’s too late to save anything for retirement, AARP has some reassuring news for you: It’s not. Even if you’re behind schedule on retirement planning, there are still ways to grow your nest egg. A first step is to stop putting it off …

— Attend AARP’s Free, Two-Part Webinar Medicare: Your Questions Answered PART 1: Tuesday, October 16, 2018, 7 p.m. ET PART 2: Thursday, October 18, 2018 7 p.m. ET The better you understand Medicare, the smarter decisions you can make about it—no matter if you’re enrolling for the first time or getting ready to make changes to your coverage. AARP’s free, two-part webinar helps you get answers and understand your options right when you need it—at the start of the Medicare annual …

— By Diana Lamirand In one of the most contentious races on the ballot Nov. 6, voters will decide whether to return first-term incumbent Joe Donnelly (D), 63, to the U.S. Senate or elect challenger Mike Braun (R), 64, a businessman. With attack ads from both sides filling the airwaves, voters often find it difficult to cut through the noise. “It’s time for politicians to put voters first,” said AARP Indiana State Director Sarah Waddle. “Critical issues like Medicare, Social Security, …

— According to a recent AARP Poll of older Hoosiers, the race for U.S. Senate in Indiana continues to be a close one. The poll surveyed 807 voters in Indiana age 50 and older, with 38 percent saying they would vote for Senator Joe Donnelly (D) if the election were held today while 35 percent said they would vote for Mike Braun (R). A large number of older Hoosiers surveyed, 26 percent, are undecided. The poll has a margin of error …

— Results of Senate Matchup to be Released on Sept. 19 INDIANAPOLIS – With 50 days to go before the midterm elections, the vast majority of Hoosier voters age 50 and over are concerned about Social Security and health care according to a newly released AARP poll. The survey is part of AARP’s “Be the Difference. Vote” campaign and continues AARP’s long tradition of nonpartisan voter engagement. A strong majority of Indiana’s 50-plus voters indicated candidates’ positions on strengthening and reforming …

— AARP Indiana recently conducted two separate tele-town halls with both major party candidates for U.S. Senate. Senator Joe Donnelly participated on September 10, and Mike Braun participated on September 12. The forums were a part of AARP’s “Be the Difference. Vote” campaign. This campaign is designed to maximize the influence of America’s 50-plus voters and continues AARP’s long tradition of nonpartisan voter engagement. The campaign seeks to get the largest possible turnout of voters, age 50-plus to the polls in the …

— On September 11th, AARP Indiana volunteers took part in meaningful activities throughout the communities of Fishers, Gary, Fort Wayne, and Evansville. Whether it was volunteering at a local food bank or helping to harvest produce to help combat food insecurity, volunteers showed that AARP Cares. For more information on how you can volunteer visit aarp.org/volunteer

— At AARP, we have a proud 32-year history of non-partisan voter engagement, providing voters with information on where the candidates stand on issues important to our members and their families, so they can make their own decisions on Election Day. It’s important that more Hoosiers make their voices heard. Here in Indiana, nearly 400,000 fewer voters 50+ voted in the 2014 midterm elections as they did in the 2016 presidential election. Just this year, only 20 percent of eligible voters …

— Attend Our Free Webinar to Get All the Answers Social Security, Your Questions Answered PART 1: Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 7 p.m. ET PART 2: Thursday, September 27, 2018 7 p.m. ET You’ve worked your whole life and now you can start thinking about your retirement options. But when should you claim your Social Security retirement benefits to get the biggest check? And how do you get the money coming in the first place? It can be a confusing process. …