— 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!

— Attend AARP’s free, two-part webinar to find out how. Tips for Working Caregivers from Working Caregivers Part 1: Tuesday, May 7, 2019, 7 p.m. ET Part 2: Thursday, May 9, 2019, 7 p.m. ET 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 …

— Jackson Mayoral Hopefuls To Address Issues Impacting 50+ Voters What makes a great mayor? There’s almost no limit to how that question can be answered, but a critical part of choosing the city’s next great mayor is knowing where they stand on important issues. On Saturday, April 13, AARP Tennessee will host a special event as part of the race for Jackson’s Mayor. The event, called Coffee With The Candidates, will be an informal setting where residents and meet the …

— By Sheila Burke Terri Teater was driving home to Strawberry Plains when she spotted a billboard advertising an offer that seemed too good to be true: free college. The 52-year-old administrative assistant at a primary care company had long dreamed of continuing her education after marrying at 16 and getting a GED. But she had children and responsibilities and didn’t want to take out loans to go back to school. Motivated by changes in her workplace and the need to …

— 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, 7 p.m. ET Part 2: Thursday, April 25, 2019, 7 p.m. ET 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 …

— Attend AARP’s Free Webinar to Find Out How Social Security – Your Questions Answered Wednesday, March 27, 2019, 7 p.m. ET 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 …

— Learn How to Leverage Your Skills and Experience at AARP’s Free, Two-Part Webinar Age-Proof Your Career: A Two-Part Interactive Webinar Part 1: Tuesday, March 5, 2019, 7 p.m. ET Part 2: Thursday, March 7, 2019, 7 p.m. ET As an experienced worker, you have years of expertise and advanced skills to offer. Whether you’re looking for a new job, working to advance in your company or thinking about a career change, you want to increase your competitiveness with confidence. Sign …

— Learn How to Avoid Their Scams at AARP’s Free, Two-Part Webinar The Imposters: Keeping Yourself Safe from Scammers Part 1: Valentines, Candy & Online Romance Scams, Tuesday, February 5, 2019, 7 p.m. ET Part 2: It’s not the Government Calling: Protecting Yourself from Government Impostors, Thursday, February 7, 2019, 7 p.m. ET They’re two-faced—someone who pretends to be something they’re not for a secret reason. And they’re out to steal your money. Experts call them the imposters. They could be …

— Are you looking for a fulfilling volunteer experience? If you want to put your skills to work as a volunteer, making an impact in your community, check out the opportunities we have to offer at AARP! From making communities more livable for people of all ages, fighting back against fraud and scams or helping to create a healthier Tennessee, we’ve got lots of opportunities to make a difference in the lives of people 50+ and their families. CURRENT OPPORTUNITIES IN …

— By Sheila Burke When Tom Piech started exploring the idea of offering a 401(k) savings plan for employees of his family’s small, booming online business, he had no idea of the hurdles ahead. The retired pharmacist from Livingston, 67, was familiar with such retirement plans because he’d invested in one himself. But providing one to the 30 workers at Value Pet Supplies was a whole different ballgame. “It took about two years, and I found that it is a very …