— 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!

— 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 …

— AARP has announced the launch of ‘Stop Rx Greed,’ a nationwide campaign aimed at lowering prescription drug prices. The goal of AARP’s sustained campaign is to help drive down drug prices for Kansans and all Americans by advocating for a variety of legislative, executive, and regulatory actions at both the federal and state level. As part of the campaign, AARP Research conducted a national survey of likely voters ages 50 and older. The survey found that significant majorities of self-identified …

—   AARP is accepting applications for the 2019 Community Challenge grant program to fund “quick-action” projects that spark change in local communities. The grant program is part of AARP’s nationwide Livable Communities initiative which aims to make communities great places to live for everyone. The Community Challenge is open to 501(c)(3), 501(c)(4) and 501(c)(6) nonprofits and government entities. Other types of organizations will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Grans can range from several hundred dollars for small, short-term activities …

—   AARP Kansas is pleased to announce the appointment of a new state president.  Judy Bellome, Lawrence, will serve as the volunteer leader for the state’s 310,000 members and hundreds of volunteers across Kansas. “We’re thrilled to have someone with Judy’s experience and talent serve as our state president,” said AARP Kansas Director Maren Turner.  “She will be a great advocate for Kansans as well as a great asset to AARP as we help make our state a better place …

— AARP Kansas is hosting a Caregiver Cafe to give caregivers and those they look after a way to relax and take a break from routine. The cafe will be held Tuesday, March 19, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., at the Atwater Neighborhood Resource Center, 2755 E. 19th St. North, in Wichita. Those who attend can socialize, compare experiences and try a fun, creative and free activity: flower arranging. A flower arranger will be on-site to help participants create their …

—   The Kansas Corporation Commission (KCC) has ordered Kansas Gas Service to refund money to its customers as a result of savings it received from the Federal Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA).  Kansas Gas Service customers will receive a one-time credit to their gas bill of $21.06 as a result of the order. The order, issued by the KCC on February 25, 2019, instructed Kansas Gas Service to return approximately $16.6 million to its customers.  According to the KCC …