— Join two live webinars to find out how to identify and react to changes in your loved one’s behavior AARP Family Caregiving Online Learning Series Recognizing the Signs Your Loved One Needs More Care Tuesday, January 23, 7 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. ET Local Resources for Caregivers Tuesday, January 30, 7 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. ET What if your loved one loses interest in a favorite hobby? Or misses an in important date? Or forgets to pay the bills? What …

— Join our online event for free job searching tips, tools resources, interactive videos, recruiter chats and more. AARP’s Online Career Fair: Spotlight on Part-Time Work & Skills Thursday, January 25, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. ET You can find jobs that don’t require 40-plus hours a week in just about every industry and company. But why choose part-time work? You may miss the office camaraderie after stopping full-time work. Or you may want some extra income to travel or fund …

— By Hollie Deese After Chuck Cavalier, 70, had a stroke in 2003, he was unable to drive for a long time. He moved to Franklin from California five years ago to be near his children and has regained enough movement that he can drive again, on a limited basis. He said he hated the idea of being dependent on his children for rides, and taxis and ride-share services were expensive. Then he learned about a local service that provides transportation …

— Employees are much more likely to save for retirement if they can do so through automatic payroll deductions. Yet more than 55 million U.S. workers do not have access to a savings plan at work. When the state legislature convenes in January, AARP Tennessee will be pushing for Work and Save, a program that would make it easy for small businesses that do not currently offer a 401(k) or similar plan to give workers a way to put money aside …

— By Alan Marx, AARP Tennessee Consumer Watchdog How many times each year do you receive mail, email or telephone calls offering you free goods or services? The word “free” is used in advertising because it is highly likely to get your attention. The Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) knows this, and it has filed two recent cases focusing on the tactics used with the promise of free goods to promote sales. Unfortunately, the promise of something “free” can be used to …

— By Lance Wiedower Ron Schlagheck’s mother was a reasonably healthy person, living until 95. But the last eight years brought challenges for the family following her diagnosis with vascular dementia. Talking to other caregivers has given Ron and his wife, Cecelia, perspective on how tough caring for a loved one can be. “It’s easy to say ‘I’ll take care of them,’ but you don’t realize the toll it takes on you,” Cecelia said. “The illness gets deeper and before you …

— Join us online for free webinars, interactive videos, live chats and more AARP’s Online Family Caregiving Fair is Thursday, November 16, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. ET As a child, your parents provided the care. Now the roles are changing. If you’re one of over 40 million adults in the U.S. who provide unpaid care to a family member — or a first-time caregiver looking for helpful tips and advice, the AARP Online Family Caregiving Fair will help you make …

— How can he help you build your new business? From Passion to Profit, Part 2: Veteran Entrepreneurship takes place on Thursday, November 9, 2017 / 3:00 p.m. EST If you’re a veteran thinking about starting your own business, join AARP for a live webinar and hear from all of our inspiring veteran entrepreneurs as they share their journeys of starting and succeeding in business. Get new business insights from: Lee Dougherty, founder and host of Objective Rally Point networking event for …

— Join us for two live webcasts and get answers to your questions. Do you have questions about the Health Insurance Marketplace Open Enrollment? Get your answers live! Whether you’re enrolling for the first time or re-enrolling, the two-part Q&A series from AARP Learn@50+ provides answers about the 2018 enrollment process. In part one, AARP’s experts will review the Open Enrollment period (Nov. 1 to Dec. 15) and answer your questions about the process. In part two, the AARP team will lead a …

— Kingston’s Kathy Parks selected for AARP’s Most Prestigious Volunteer Award  MEMPHIS, Tenn. – AARP is pleased to announce that Kathy Parks has been selected to receive the 2017 AARP Tennessee Andrus Award for Community Service.  This honor is the Association’s most prestigious and visible state volunteer award, recognizing people for service which has greatly benefited the community, supporting AARP’s vision and mission, and inspiring others.  The award is named for AARP’s founder, Dr. Ethel Percy Andrus. “This award acts as …