— 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 Louisiana 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 …

— AARP Louisiana is hosting two free screenings of Gloria Bell as part of its Movies For Grownups series. Gloria Bell, a free-spirited divorcee spends her nights on the dance floor, joyfully letting loose at clubs around Los Angeles. She soon finds herself thrust into an unexpected new romance, filled with the joys of budding love and the complications of dating. See showtimes below. BATON ROUGE   DATE: Monday, May 13 TIME: 6:30 PM LOCATION: AMC Mall of Louisiana 15, 9186 Mall …

— AARP Louisiana is now accepting nominations for its 2019 Andrus Award for Community Service, which honors 50-plus Louisianans who are sharing their experience, talent, and skills to enrich the lives of their community members. “AARP Louisiana is excited to shine a light on 50+ Louisianans who are using what they’ve learned in life to make a difference in the lives around them,” said Bobby Savoie, AARP Louisiana State President. Nominations will be evaluated based on how the volunteer’s work has …

— In the era of identity theft, it’s more important than ever to be mindful of which documents you throw in the trash. With those security concerns in mind, AARP Louisiana hosted Free Shred events in New Orleans and Baton Rouge to help community members remain vigilant against fraud. The New Orleans shred event, held at the AARP Community Resource Center was hugely successful, having served over 500 people. The Baton Rouge event, held at Whole Foods Market, was scheduled to …

—   AARP Louisiana held its 5th Annual Caregiver Day at the Capitol on Tuesday, April 23. Caregivers from across the state had an opportunity to meet with their legislators to discuss issues that affect older adults in Louisiana. “Constituents shared their caregiving stories with legislators, who promised to do more to find alternatives to costly nursing homes and help more people live at home,” said Andrew Muhl, AARP Louisiana Advocacy Director. Last year, Caregiver Day helped to pass the Nursing …

— 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 …

— AARP Louisiana supports caregivers by making it easier for people to remain in their homes. You can join that mission. The State Legislature reconvenes in Baton Rouge on April 8, and the state office is urging members to volunteer to advance issues affecting people 50-plus. Caregiving remains a top priority. AARP Louisiana is working for policies that will assist the state’s 660,000 unpaid family caregivers. AARP advocates helped pass a law, effective Jan. 1, allowing families to stay connected to …