— 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!

— Join the holiday cheer with AARP Indiana and Joy’s House as we host a Holiday Mixer! The event will be taking place on Tuesday, December  11th from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. at the Indianapolis Arts Center. This fun and relaxing time will include a cocktail reception, stress management information presented by Grace at Home, hand massages, live music provided by Ode to Joy, and two make & take options, including essential oils or holiday ornament projects. RSVP today by clicking …

— An online survey designed to provide information to improve the quality of life for older citizens in Indianapolis and Fort Wayne kicks off on Thursday (Nov. 1). AARP Indiana is working with Purdue University’s Center for Regional Development to assess the age-friendliness of Indianapolis and Fort Wayne, communities with an aging population that is expected to grow over the next two decades. The Livable Communities Survey, which is available online through Dec. 15, will determine attitudes and opinions of those …

— AARP Indiana is teaming up with Joy’s House, a nonprofit that provides adult caregiver services, to offer Caregiver Day Away. The event, on Tuesday, Dec. 11, from 6 to 8 p.m., at the Indianapolis Arts Center (820 E. 67th St., Indianapolis, IN), will offer information tables and time to connect with other caregivers. AARP and Joy’s House recognize that caregiving is hard work and that caregivers should be honored for their efforts. AARP will offer resources and participate in other …

— AARP’s FREE Online Q&A Has Answers 2019 Health Insurance Marketplace: Your Questions Answered PART 1: Wednesday, November 7, 2018, 7 p.m. ET PART 2: Thursday, November 8, 2018, 7 p.m. ET If you need health coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace during the 2019 enrollment period, you need to register for AARP’s online Q&A. Attending this free, two-part event will help clear up questions you might have about the government-run website that provides insurance options for those who don’t get …

— 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 …