— 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 Nebraska 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 …

— Natural Disasters: Plan Today So You’re Prepared Tomorrow  AARP Nebraska and the Better Business Bureau (BBB) are teaming up to host a special program on disaster preparedness and the kinds of scams that target the survivors of a disaster in Grand Island and Omaha on May 15 and in Lincoln May 16. The program, “Weathering A Storm: Disaster Prevention & Recovery,” will inform residents about how to prepare for and recover from natural disasters like tornadoes, floods, fires, severe hail …

— This year, Grand Island became the first community in the state to join the AARP Network of Age-Friendly States and Communities, as its leaders work to make the city a place where residents of all ages can thrive. Members of the network, which includes three states and more than 350 communities, focus on creating more walkable streets, expanding housing and transportation options and making other improvements to help people age in place comfortably. The AARP age-friendly initiative is part of …

—   You have the experience, now regain the confidence! Central Community College and AARP Foundation are hosting a free workshop in Grand Island May 15 to help older adults compete for full-time, in-demand jobs. This session for age 50+ job seekers will focus on the strategies you need to be successful in finding your next job. Workshop participants may also apply for our free coaching program offering skills training, job search guidance and more. Seating is limited, so please register …

— 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 …

— 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 …

— Amy Goyer, a nationally known expert on aging and families for AARP, will visit Nebraska April 24-25 to share her personal caregiving journey at AARP events in Lincoln and Omaha and the annual Day of Caring in Hastings. Goyer will tell her inspirational personal journey turning her life upside down as caregiver for her grandparents, parents and sister. Drawing upon 35 years working in the field of aging combined with decades of caring for loved ones, she will share her …

— AARP Nebraska has released a Video Voter’s Guide with four of the five candidates for Lincoln mayor. They tell us how they would make streets safer for pedestrians, support more walkable, livable communities and increase civic participation. They were asked the following questions: As mayor, what specific action would you take to make our streets safe, comfortable and appealing for people of all ages and abilities? Research shows that boomers to millennials want walkable, livable communities. Communities like these can …

— New Campaign Focuses on Federal and State Solutions to Cut Drug Prices Now On March 12, AARP 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 Nebraskans and all Americans by advocating for a variety of legislative, executive, and regulatory actions at both the federal and state level. “Tens of millions of Americans and tens of thousands of Nebraskans …