— 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 Tennessee for all ages to live, work and play. We hope you’ll join us!

— AARP POLL: LOWERING HEALTH CARE COSTS AND STRENGTHENING SOCIAL SECURITY ARE TOP CONCERNS FOR OLDER TENNESSEE VOTERS Survey Also Reveals Preferences Between U.S. Senate and Gubernatorial Candidates NASHVILLE – With a little more than a month until the midterm elections, the vast majority of Tennessee voters age 50 and over are concerned about health care and Social Security according to a newly released AARP poll. The survey is part of AARP’s “Be the Difference. Vote” campaign and continues AARP’s long …

— This Q&A Webinar Offers Tips Anyone Can Use 10 Retirement Planning Quick Tips Online Q&A PART 1: Tuesday, October 23, 2018, 7 p.m. ET PART 2: Thursday, October 25, 2018, 7 p.m. ET If you feel like it’s too late to save anything for retirement, AARP has some reassuring news for you: It’s not. Even if you’re behind schedule on retirement planning, there are still ways to grow your nest egg. A first step is to stop putting it off …

— Attend AARP’s Free, Two-Part Webinar Medicare: Your Questions Answered PART 1: Tuesday, October 16, 2018, 7 p.m. ET PART 2: Thursday, October 18, 2018 7 p.m. ET The better you understand Medicare, the smarter decisions you can make about it—no matter if you’re enrolling for the first time or getting ready to make changes to your coverage. AARP’s free, two-part webinar helps you get answers and understand your options right when you need it—at the start of the Medicare annual …

— AARP, Community Partners To Host Aging Forum On Monday, October 15, AARP Tennessee, FiftyForward and the Council on Aging of Middle Tennessee will co-host a community forum for gubernatorial candidates to share their views and solutions to aging issues facing Tennesseans. The event will cover critical issues facing the 50+ community, including transportation, aging-in-place, caregiving and financial security. Both candidates for Governor have been invited to attend this special forum. Former Nashville Mayor Karl Dean has confirmed his attendance and …

— Attend Our Free Webinar to Get All the Answers Social Security, Your Questions Answered PART 1: Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 7 p.m. ET PART 2: Thursday, September 27, 2018 7 p.m. ET You’ve worked your whole life and now you can start thinking about your retirement options. But when should you claim your Social Security retirement benefits to get the biggest check? And how do you get the money coming in the first place? It can be a confusing process. …

— By Hollie Deese On Nov. 6, Tennessee voters will choose a new U.S. senator in the race between former Gov. Phil Bredesen (D), 74, and U.S. Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R), 66. Issues such as Social Security, Medicare, prescription drug costs and Medicaid will become even more critical as the state’s demographics skew older, said AARP Tennessee Director Rebecca Kelly. “By 2030 our 65-plus population will double. These are complex, difficult issues, but we must address them before the population shifts.” …

— Get Information on the Skills to Get Your Next Job Attend AARP’s live online workshop Tuesday, August 28, 2018, 7-8 p.m. ET When it comes to finding a new job, everyone could improve their networking and interview skills—especially in today’s ultra-competitive market. The good news is, there are some tips and ideas that can help you stand out from the crowd and secure the position you want. Sharpening Your Networking and Interview Skills is a live online workshop based on …

— Do you know all that Milan has to offer? Come learn about the many programs AARP and local organizations can provide. From safe driving classes to fraud prevention and lots more, we’re showcasing local resources that help people 50+ and their families. The 1st ever AARP Awareness and Fun Day is an afternoon planned to promote quality of life and showcase local resources that benefit citizens 50+ years of age. September 15, 2018 3 – 6 p.m. CT Milan Senior …

— A con man on the loose in Chattanooga? Nope. He’s one of the good guys now. On Tuesday, August 7, AARP Tennessee and WRCB Channel 3 welcome Frank Abagnale to town for a special engagement. The event is FREE to the public and set to take place at Chattanooga’s Stratton Hall (Map It) at 6:30 p.m. EDT. All seats are free, but space is limited, so reserve your spot now >> If you saw the movie “Catch Me if You …