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

— Join AARP and the Thrive Center from 9:00-3:00 on May 10th for tips on how to get the most out of your mobile devices. All sessions will include a brief overview of the safety and security of using these devices. We will cover: • Smart Technology • Social Media • Voice Recognition Technology • Wearables Each session will be presented four times throughout the day (9:00 am, 10:30 am, 12:30 pm, 2:00 pm). When registering, you will be able to …

— The AARP Real Possibilities Faith Award is an opportunity to recognize the unsung, unpaid heroes of the faith community. AARP’s commitment to volunteer service can be traced back to our founder, Dr. Ethel Percy Andrus, whose motto “to serve, not to be served” has shaped our community service efforts at the national, state, and local levels. This will be our 3rd and final Real Possibilities Faith Award so we encourage all organizations to take advantage of this opportunity to celebrate …

— Have you ever thought about writing your own book? Join our panel discussion on April 24th with local writers who will discuss their influences and their writing process. They’ll also offer tips on how you can start writing your own Great American Novel! During the presentation and in the Q&A afterwards, you’ll find out about the opportunities for new writers to be published. Panel: Stephen Zimmer, Fantasy and publisher Seventh Star Press Bill Noel, Mystery and Thriller Angela McPherson, Children’s …

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— AARP Day at the Capitol Local volunteers make the best advocates in the Capitol. In the era of a 24/7 news cycle, Tweeting, and texting, the faces and stories of “folks back home” make a big impact in the Capitol. Dozens of AARP Kentucky local activists, Executive Council Members, and AARP Chapter members traveled to Frankfort to connect directly with their lawmakers during the 2019 Kentucky General Assembly. For many, it wasn’t their first trip and for others, it was …

— AARP will be at the center of the action at one of the the nation’s top air shows and fireworks displays in Louisville this April. The official Kentucky Derby Festival kickoff event on Saturday, April 13, is expected to draw an estimated 650,000 spectators. AARP will have a display area located inside the South Great Lawn in Waterfront Park, where volunteers will greet members and their families with a special gift. Other prime viewing areas include River Road and the …

— AARP Movies for Grownups Presents: BLACKkKLANSMAN (Directed by Spike Lee) It’s the early 1970s, and Ron Stallworth is the first African-American detective to serve in the Colorado Springs Police Department. Determined to make a name for himself, Stallworth bravely sets out on a dangerous mission: infiltrate and expose the Ku Klux Klan. Rated R for language throughout, including racial epithets, and for disturbing/violent material and some sexual references. WHEN: Thursday, February 28 TIME:  7:00 pm ET WHERE:   Regal Hamburg Pavilion …

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— The Kentucky Public Service Commission (PSC) is holding public hearings in Lexington and Louisville to present information and receive public comments on the requests for rate increases by the Kentucky Utilities Co. (KU) and the Louisville Gas & Electric Co. (LG&E). “These meetings will allow the public to learn about the PSC’s ratemaking process and to present their views directly to members of the Commission as we prepare to consider whether the proposed rates are fair, just and reasonable,” according …

— Focusing on you and those you love Come hear about matters affecting older or disabled people including guardianship, advance directives and estate planning. The event is free; the information is invaluable. You must register in advance as refreshments will be served Ins and Outs of Elder Law: Focusing on you and those you love Date: March 12, 2019 Time: 6:30-8:00pm Location: Fern Creek Library, 6768 Bardstown Rd, 40291 Speaker: Kelly Gannott, Attorney at Kentucky ElderLaw Register online or by phone: …

— Was part of your New Year’s resolution to stress less and get in shape? Have you ever thought about Tai Chi? Join AARP in our quest for healthy living. Attend one of our upcoming sessions or both – free! Registration is required. Session 1: Thursday, February 7, 2019 1:00 p.m. Jeffersontown Library 10635 Watterson Trail Louisville, KY 40299 Session 2: Friday, February 15, 2019 1:00 p.m. JenCare 3939 S. 7th Street Louisville, KY 40216 Register online or by phone: 877-926-8300. …

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— AARP Kentucky Lobby Day – Kentucky General Assembly In today’s non-stop tech driven world of Tweets, texts, and email, the faces and stories of “folks back home” still make a difference in the Capitol. That’s why AARP Kentucky is bringing our volunteers, Chapters, and grassroots activists back to Frankfort on Wednesday, February 20, 2019. AARP Kentucky Lobby Day is an exciting way to meet your lawmakers face-to-face. It’s an important part of making the voices of Kentuckians 50-plus heard in …