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

— Learn essential networking and interviewing skills at our free, two-part webinar. Sharpening Your Networking & Interview Skills Part 1: Tuesday, June 4, 2019, 6 p.m. CT Part 2: Thursday, June 6, 2019, 6 p.m. CT No matter your skills or experience, getting the job often comes down to two critical factors: 1. Who you know, and 2. How you handle yourself in an interview. AARP’s free, two-part webinar, Sharpening Your Networking and Interview Skills, was created to help you hone …

— Learn about ways to avoid illegal robocalls and phone scams in this free, two-part webinar. Who’s Really on the Line? Fending Off Illegal Robocalls & Spoofing Part 1: Tuesday, May 21, 2019, 6 p.m. CT Part 2: Thursday, May 23, 2019, 6 p.m. CT Robocalls have become an epidemic—there were nearly 48 billion of them in 2018 and phone scams are on the rise as well. Fortunately, there’s a lot you can do to protect yourself and your family from …

— Members of all ages, especially those nearing retirement, can sign up for a course on budgeting and financial planning hosted by AARP Kansas. The next class will be Thursday, May 16, at Botanica, 701 Amidon St., in Wichita, from 1 to 3 p.m. AARP Kansas is working with a financial planner to help members learn money management basics. Forty-two percent of private-sector employees in Kansas don’t have access to a retirement plan. Register for the Wichita session at aarp.org/ks, or …

— Looking for a way to get rid of confidential, personal documents that you don’t need anymore? AARP Kansas has your answer. On Monday, May 13, visit us at the Sedgwick County Extension Education Center at 7001 W. 21st Street North (corner of 21st and Ridge Road) in Wichita and bring up to two boxes or bags of documents to be shred on site. Every two seconds someone’s identity is stolen. But shredding personal documents before they get into the hands …

—     Do you know a volunteer age 50+ who is using his or her skills and experience to make a significant difference in your community? Honor his or her dedication, commitment, and creativity with a nomination for the 2019 AARP Kansas Andrus Award for Community Service — AARP’s most prestigious and visible state volunteer award for community service. The purpose of the award is to recognize outstanding individuals who are making a powerful difference in their communities in ways …

— Attend AARP’s free, two-part webinar to find out how. Tips for Working Caregivers from Working Caregivers Part 1: Tuesday, May 7, 2019, 6 p.m. CT Part 2: Thursday, May 9, 2019, 6 p.m. CT Are you trying to balance caring for an aging or disabled loved one while working full or part time? Get the tips, ideas and support you need at AARP’s free, two-part webinar. Register today to get answers from AARP experts, a working family caregiver like you …

—               Join AARP Kansas for a free screening of If Beale Street Could Talk on Thursday, April 18 at 7:00 p.m. at Warren Theatre West in Wichita. From Academy Award Winner Barry Jenkins, adapted from James Baldwin’s acclaimed novel, comes this timeless love story set in early 1970’s Harlem. Newly engaged 19-year-old Tish and her fiance Fonny have a beautiful future ahead. But their plans are derailed when Fonny is arrested for a crime …

— AARP Kansas wants to know how it can help people live their best lives and make their communities a great place to call home. The state organization’s Diversity Council is visiting cities across the state in 2019 to hear new ideas and share news about work already underway. AARP staff and volunteers will discuss the association’s efforts, including the AARP Livable Communities initiative, which focuses on making cities and towns places where anyone can thrive. The tour begins Friday, April …

— Find out what you can already be doing to prepare at our free, two-part webinar. Retirement Planning: Top Tips to Get or Stay on Track Part 1: Tuesday, April 23, 2019, 6 p.m. CT Part 2: Thursday, April 25, 2019, 6 p.m. CT Are you making the right decisions today for a better retirement down the road? You can and AARP is here to help you get on track with your retirement plans. Simply register now for our free, two-part …

—   AARP invites members and the public to attend the Kansas City Tornadoes basketball game on Saturday, April 13, 2019. The game takes place at the Hy-Vee Arena at 1800 Genessee Street in Kansas City, Missouri. The game starts at 7:00 p.m. Prior to tip-off, join AARP for a get-to-know-us reception from 5:30 to 6:45 p.m. Refreshments will be provided. Click here to register for  the free Pre-Game Reception. (You can also register at the door.) Tickets to the Kansas City …