— 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 Montana. We hope you’ll join us! For a detailed, printable calendar of local Helena events and activities, Click here>>.

— Montanans across Big Sky Country will have the opportunity to hear directly from the swindler-turned-security expert and get their questions answered during live Tele-Town Hall event on May 30 at 6:30 pm     Thousands of AARP members as well as other Montanans across the state will have the opportunity to participate in a live telephone town hall event with with renowned cybersecurity and fraud prevention expert Frank Abagnale of ‘Catch Me If You Can’ Fame about fraud prevention and …

— Learn essential networking and interviewing skills at our free, two-part webinar. Sharpening Your Networking & Interview Skills Part 1: Tuesday, June 4, 2019, 5 p.m. MT Part 2: Thursday, June 6, 2019, 5 p.m. MT 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 …

— All volunteers are invited to a free Philip Aaberg Concert & Volunteer Appreciation Reception AARP Montana invites you to a special volunteer appreciation event featuring a concert by Grammy and Emmy nominated composer and piano artist, Philip Aaberg. We are holding our annual volunteer appreciation event as a way to say “thank you” and to celebrate volunteers and recognize all those who make our communities strong. Tuesday, June 4, 2019 5:30 pm – Free Appetizer Reception 7:00 pm – Philip …

— 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, 5 p.m. MT Part 2: Thursday, May 23, 2019, 5 p.m. MT 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 …

— Attend AARP’s free, two-part webinar to find out how. Tips for Working Caregivers from Working Caregivers Part 1: Tuesday, May 7, 2019, 5 p.m. MT Part 2: Thursday, May 9, 2019, 5 p.m. MT 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 …

— The Rx Drug Price Transparency Act is a step in the right direction towards lowering Rx drug prices By Tim Summers, AARP Montana State Director Americans pay the highest brand-name drug prices in the world. Congress, the Administration, and importantly, our own Montana State legislators must take action now to lower prescription drug prices, the root cause of this problem. That’s why AARP is launching a national campaign urging federal and state policymakers to Stop Rx Greed by cracking down …

— The state’s open, scenic highways have a downside: one of the highest fatality rates in the nation. AARP Driver Safety is seeking volunteers to help reverse the alarming trend. The program shows older Montanans how to improve their driving skills, thereby helping them maintain mobility and independence. Dozens of volunteers across the state teach the courses, which are available in a four-hour classroom setting or four hours online (go to aarpdriversafety.org). State law mandates that insurers offer a discount 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, 5 p.m. MT Part 2: Thursday, April 25, 2019, 5 p.m. MT 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 …

— The Attorney General’s Office of Consumer Protection (OCP) and AARP Montana collaboratively trained volunteers today who will educate community groups in various Montana cities about scams, fraud, and identity theft.  This effort, which is believed to be the first of its kind in the nation between AARP and an attorney general’s consumer protection team, will reach more older Montanans than either organization formerly has been able to using its own staff. “When it comes to financial fraud and scams, an …