— Join AARP Twin Cities for a special screening of Back to the Future. See this time travelling classic in a way you never have before, outdoors under the stars! Sit in the stands or bring a blanket and watch from the outfield. Concession stands open for refreshments. No chairs allowed. The movie is free of charge and open to the public.  Sign up today! Wednesday, August 1, 2018  CHS Field, 360 Broadway, St. Paul Gates open at 5:30 p.m. | Movie …

— 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 …

— By Mary Van Beusekom To raise the profile of issues important to Minnesotans age 50-plus, AARP is encouraging older voters to study candidates’ stances and to cast ballots in this year’s high-stakes elections. “It is very important to us to make sure our issues are being focused on and that candidates are providing relevant information to 50-plus voters,” said Seth Boffeli, AARP Minnesota communications director. “The candidates need to reach out to these voters, motivate them to vote and say …

— St. Paul, Minneapolis and Rochester were all ranked among the top 10 most livable “medium sized” cities in the country, according to data analyzed from the newly updated AARP Livability Index.  Among cities with populations between 100,000 – 500,000 St. Paul, Minneapolis and Rochester ranked third, fifth and sixth respectively. The index, first launched in 2015, uses more than 50 national data sources to score every neighborhood and community in the U.S. based on seven categories of livability, including housing, …

— Our Two-Part Online Q&A Session Can Help You Stay Up-to-Date Staying Connected, Competitive and Current in Your Career Part 1: Wednesday, June 20, 2018, 6 –6:30 p.m. CT Part 2: Wednesday, June 27, 2018, 6 – 6:30 p.m. CT From job search to daily job requirements, technology now plays a role in virtually every career. Have your skills kept pace? Maybe you’re looking to change careers or advance in your current job. Or perhaps you haven’t had a job in …

— Join AARP at the 2018 Twin Cities Jazz Festival, Thursday through Saturday, June 21-23. The free festival will feature more than a dozen acts in parks and clubs across St. Paul. Once again, AARP Minnesota will host the main stage at Mears Park. Stop by the table to pick up information about other events in the Twin Cities, as well as AARP-themed Mardi Gras beads. For concert times and venues, visit twincitiesjazzfestival.com.

— It’s time to stretch your legs and feel the sun on your skin. AARP is gearing up for the spring and summer by offering active outdoor events. Outdoor events include beautiful hikes, exploratory bike rides, and fun canoe trips. If you like to stay landlocked, join AARP on our Trail Trekker hikes or our Destination Rides. If you like to stay cool during Minnesota’s hot summer days, our two Voyager Canoe Trips are perfect for you and a friend. GROUP …

— By Celina Grimes Born and raised in Saint Paul Minnesota, Catherine M. (Kay) Wilhelmy Bauer has many stories to tell about her experiences as an educator, recruiter, and Veteran. Kay is actively serving her community as sister and companion after serving 35 years in the Navy. She is involved in the Women’s Veteran Initiative, VFW, and Reserves Officers Association and she also founded the Minnesota Chapter of the Navy Nurse Corps Association. Her dedication to helping Veterans and active military …

— AARP Minnesota offers presentations and workshops on a wide range of topics, such as fraud and scam prevention, helpful conversations about caring for sick loved ones, modifying your home to make it comfortable and safe, as well as general information about our mission and organizational initiatives. Keep AARP in mind when you’re planning programs for community organizations and faith-based groups. Our presentations and workshops provide useful tools and actionable information to help Minnesotan’s 50+ live their best lives. The presentations are typically between 30-60 minutes …

— By Pamela Schmid Ray Murray, an AARP volunteer, figures he has driven a million and a half miles during his decades-long career selling claims processing solutions to insurance companies. He’s grateful that two close calls on the road ended with little more than “horns honking, tires squealing and universal hand signals passed back and forth.” Both of those near crashes happened, Murray said, when he was “not paying attention, overtook slower traffic, made a move into the fast lane and …