— 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!

— Get Information on the Skills to Get Your Next Job Attend AARP’s live online workshop Tuesday, August 28, 2018, 6-7 p.m. CT When it comes to finding a new job, everyone could improve their networking and interview skills—especially in today’s ultra-competitive market. The good news is, there are some tips and ideas that can help you stand out from the crowd and secure the position you want. Sharpening Your Networking and Interview Skills is a live online workshop based on …

— AARP and BikeEasy have joined forces to offer a Bike/Walk Friendly Driver Workshop in your community. This FREE class will train drivers on laws and behaviors to promote safe biking and walking. Learn about common crashes and how to avoid them, safety tips and techniques, and discover how to navigate bicycle infrastructure on the roadways. All participants earn a certificate as a Bike/Walk Friendly Driver. What: Bike/Walk Friendly Driver Workshop When: Saturday, August 18, 1:30- 3:30 p.m. Where: AARP Community Resource Center, 3502 …

— AARP Louisiana is pleased to welcome three new members to the Executive Council, leaders from across the state who are joining a team of volunteers to provide strategic direction and leadership of AARP priorities in Louisiana. “We are extremely fortunate to welcome this multi-talented group of professionals to lead AARP into the next phase of service,” said AARP Louisiana State Director, Denise Bottcher. “We are grateful for their commitment to serve the needs of Louisianans 50+ and their families.” “Our …

— Communities across Louisiana are working each and every day to become more livable for residents of all ages. In support of that work, AARP is excited to be able to provide funding to organizations through the AARP Community Challenge to help them jumpstart progress on ongoing work. These “quick action” grants are being distributed to 129 organizations, with at least one in every state, Washington D.C, and Puerto Rico, including right here in Louisiana.  The Community Challenge grants provide communities …

— Get Helpful Guidance at Our Online Q&A Webinar Prepare to Care: Paying for Your Loved One’s Care Part 1: Tuesday, July 24, 2018, 6 – 6:30 p.m. CT Part 2: Tuesday, July 31, 2018, 6 – 6:30 p.m. CT It can happen suddenly. One day, a loved one might be relatively healthy. The next, they could be facing a serious — and costly — health challenge. Don’t wait for a crisis to occur before talking to your loved one about …

— AARP Louisiana and AARP Foundation welcome the enactment of the “Visual Visitation” Act, which gives nursing facility residents and their family members the option to install a video monitoring device in the resident’s room, allowing family caregivers to remain connected and be a part of their loved one’s care team. “This is a major milestone for family caregivers who want to remain virtually connected to their loved ones. We want to thank Governor John Bel Edwards, New Orleans City Councilwoman …