— 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!

— 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 …

— 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 …

— Up to Five $60K Winners; Focus is on People Age 50+ Whose Work Solves Social Problems, Improves Communities, Gives Back Are you, or do you know someone age 50 or older who is using their life experience to give back, solve problems or change lives? If so, nominate them or yourself for the AARP Purpose Prize award. Up to five winners will each receive $60,000. The AARP Purpose Prize award nomination process is fast, easy and open to anyone 50 …

— Every two second’s someone’s identity is stolen.  Last year, 16.7 million Americans were victimized by identity fraud. Shredding sensitive documents that you no longer need is one way to protect yourself, and the AARP Fraud Watch Network  is here to help you make that happen. You can begin spring cleaning after tax season by bringing your personal documents that you no longer need to be  shredded at any of the sites listed below. Consumers can bring up to 5 bags or boxes of …

— 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 Louisianans and all Americans by advocating for a variety of legislative, executive, and regulatory actions at both the federal and state level. “Every day Louisiana’s older adults face the hard decision whether to pay for their costly prescriptions or groceries. It’s not uncommon for individuals to split pills …

— Tax season is a good time to get rid of unwanted documents to keep scammers from stealing your identity and money. AARP Louisiana offers two free shredding events next month. In New Orleans on Saturday, April 6, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., bring sensitive documents to the AARP Community Resource Center, at 3502 S. Carrollton Ave. Register at aarp.cvent.com/NOShredding2019 or call 877-926-8300. In Baton Rouge, bring paperwork on Saturday, April 13, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., to Whole …

— Attend AARP’s Free Webinar to Find Out How Social Security – Your Questions Answered Wednesday, March 27, 2019, 6 p.m. CT You’ve earned your Social Security retirement benefits. Make sure you get everything you’ve got coming to you by attending the first in a series of free Social Security webinars from AARP. Register for this session to get straightforward answers to questions like: When should I claim my benefits to get a larger monthly check? Will working after retirement affect …