— 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!

— 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 …

— Fake Charity Scams Getting a request to donate to a charity? Before you give, make sure your hard-earned money is going to the intended cause. Unfortunately con artists will try to take advantage of your good nature and pressure you to make contributions to their scam charities. Before you donate, first follow these tips: Watch out for charities with names that sound similar to well-known organizations. Never give payment information to an unsolicited caller or email. Do not pay in …

—   AARP, the nation’s strongest voice for people age 50 and older, today announced support for state legislation to protect consumers against surprise bills from non-network health care providers. Surprise balance billing occurs when individuals seek medical care from providers and facilities they believe are in their health insurance plan’s network, but unknowingly receive a service from an out-of-network provider. They may then be responsible for paying a large portion or all of the cost. LB569, the Out-of-Network Consumer Protection, …

— 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 …

— Family caregiver measures top the list of Nebraska bills AARP has endorsed Ensuring that Nebraska’s family caregivers have additional support and workplace flexibility to care for their loved ones are among the top issues for AARP in the 2019 legislative session. LB 311, the Paid Family and Medical Leave Insurance Act, would offer paid leave to Nebraska workers to care for themselves or a family member with a serious health condition, a new child, or a military family member preparing …

— AARP Community Challenge Grants Are Back in 2019 Applications are currently being accepted through Wednesday, April 17, 2019, 11:59 p.m. ET We know that it takes time to build great communities. But, we also believe that quick action can spark longer-term progress. AARP launched the AARP Community Challenge to fund projects that build momentum for change in communities to improve livability for all local residents. The Community Challenge is open to 501(c)(3), 501(c)(4) and 501(c)(6) nonprofits and government entities.  Other …