— Join AARP Oklahoma and KOTV News on 6 Chief Meteorologist Travis Meyer for a special weather safety seminar on August 27. Keeping you and your loved ones safe is the purpose of this free event. Travis will talk about the drastic changes in weather forecasting, what that means as we age and why are safer now. He will also discuss weather unknowns, the importance of easy, accessible storm (safe) rooms and how new ideas are helping make it easier to get access …

— Please join AARP Oklahoma at the Tulsa World’s 2018 Senior Living Expo on August 11.  This free event will include free health screenings, informative seminars to help you plan and live well, shopping and entertainment. Fraud Watch Network Volunteer Wayne Blackmon will host a special seminar on how to spot and avoid identity theft and fraud so you can protect yourself and your family at 12:30 p.m. AARP Oklahoma will also have a booth at the event, and will provide a variety of resources …

— AARP Oklahoma is cosponsoring two events in Tulsa to promote active aging and independent living. The 2018 Life Senior Services Senior Safety and Lifestyle Fair will be Tuesday, July 24, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., at the Exchange Center at Expo Square, 4145 East 21st St. Each participant can discard up to two boxes of documents at an AARP shredding station from noon-3 p.m. The Tulsa World Senior Living Expo will be Saturday, Aug. 11, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Renaissance Tulsa …

— AARP OK, REI Oklahoma and the Small Business Administration are hosting a Facebook Live Encore Entrepreneur event on Friday, May 4 at 10:30am. AARP State Director Sean Voskuhl, REI’s Jennifer Edwards, and SBA’s Pam Walker will share important information and resources so individuals can move their small business ideas forward. To submit questions and join in the discussion, go to https://www.facebook.com/AARPOK/. In addition, learn about three, free upcoming Encore Entrepreneur events in Tulsa, Shawnee, and Lawton. Encore Entrepreneur events are specifically designed for those age …

— AARP Oklahoma is accepting nominations for its 10th annual Indian Elder Honors, celebrating 50 Native American elders who have positively impacted their communities, families, and tribal nations. Since its inception in 2009, AARP Oklahoma has recognized 450 elders from all 39 tribal nations in Oklahoma. “The AARP Indian Elder Honors recognizes the extraordinary contribution of Indian elders – many of whom have never been recognized before,” AARP Oklahoma Volunteer State President Joe Ann Vermillion said. Last year’s honorees from 33 …

— The AARP Fraud Watch Network brings fraud-fighting efforts to Oklahomans across the state with five, free Operation: Stop Scams shredding events in Clinton, Oklahoma City, Shawnee and Tulsa beginning April 17, 2018. “At the end of tax-filing season many Oklahomans clean out old financial documents which often contain personal information. AARP Oklahoma’s Operation Stop Scams shredding events will provide a safe, convenient way for people to destroy this sensitive paperwork,” said JoeAnn Vermillion, AARP Oklahoma State President. Identity thieves routinely search …

— Before the OSU Cowboys take the field against the Baylor Bears, come by the AARP OK tailgate for games, food and fun. Learn what AARP OK is doing in your community and how you can get involved and make a difference. AARP OK Pre-Game Tailgate at OSU v. Baylor Saturday, October 14, 2017 Tailgate two hours prior to kick-off – north side of stadium T. Boone Pickens Stadium 700 West Hall of Fame Avenue Stillwater, OK 74075 Map It   …

— One by one, the names and accomplishments of 50 Indian Elders were shared with an audience of more than 800 at AARP Oklahoma’s 9th Annual Indian Elder Honors celebration at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City on Tuesday, October 3, 2017. As the distinguished honorees were announced, they stood to applause, and a medallion was presented to each honoree. AARP State Director Sean Voskuhl said, “This event celebrates a lifetime of service from these distinguished elders …

— Join AARP Oklahoma, LIFE Senior Services, and Tulsa Police Department’s Senior Services Unit for the Life Senior Services Senior Safety and Lifestyle Fair on Tuesday, July 18, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Senior Safety and Lifestyle Fair will feature 100+ exhibitors, as well as informational sessions, fitness demonstrations and health screenings. The free event will be held at Central Park Hall at Expo Square, 4145 E. 21st St., Tulsa. Join AARP Oklahoma Fraud Fighters at 2:30 p.m. for an informative …

— Oklahomans can find out what it takes to start a business at age 50-plus at Encore Entrepreneur events in Tulsa and Durant this month. Experts will explain how to write a business plan and seek start-up capital. The free lunch-and-learn events will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Hardesty Regional Library in Tulsa on Thursday, June 22, and the REI Women’s Business Center in Durant on Tuesday, June 27. Space is limited, and registration is required. To …