— Learn essential networking and interviewing skills at our free, two-part webinar. Sharpening Your Networking & Interview Skills Part 1: Tuesday, June 4, 2019, 5 p.m. MT Part 2: Thursday, June 6, 2019, 5 p.m. MT No matter your skills or experience, getting the job often comes down to two critical factors: 1. Who you know, and 2. How you handle yourself in an interview. AARP’s free, two-part webinar, Sharpening Your Networking and Interview Skills, was created to help you hone …

— Learn about ways to avoid illegal robocalls and phone scams in this free, two-part webinar. Who’s Really on the Line? Fending Off Illegal Robocalls & Spoofing Part 1: Tuesday, May 21, 2019, 5 p.m. MT Part 2: Thursday, May 23, 2019, 5 p.m. MT Robocalls have become an epidemic—there were nearly 48 billion of them in 2018 and phone scams are on the rise as well. Fortunately, there’s a lot you can do to protect yourself and your family from …

— Tech Support Calling You Out of the Blue?  It’s Likely a Scam. A fraud alert from Kathy Stokes, AARP Fraud Watch Network | View email online Computer viruses are scary, and for years scammers have sought to exploit this fear by convincing people that their computers were infected. Now that scammers have adopted robocall technology to support their schemes, victimization by phone is on the rise. A favorite tactic of scammers is the “tech support” scam.     How It Works You get …

— An AARP Utah Real Possibilities University will present tips next month on how people can maintain mental dexterity as they age. Kevin Duff, a professor of neurology at the University of Utah, will discuss staying sharp and improving memory function at the event, in South Jordan, on Thursday, June 13, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. (check-in starts at 5:30 p.m.). It is being held at the Megaplex at the District, 3761 West Parkway Plaza Drive. Breakout sessions will feature a …

— Here are some of the exciting things happening with AARP Utah in Ogden and Salt Lake City this summer–we’ll also have connecting activities this fall, such as movies, concerts, and more!  To find out about all of our upcoming events this year, follow us on Facebook at facebook.com/aarput, or sign up to receive our emails at aarp.org/yes2emailUT.  Discover all the Real Possibilities right here in Utah! Join us at one or all of these upcoming AARP events in Ogden: Free …

— Attend AARP’s free, two-part webinar to find out how. Tips for Working Caregivers from Working Caregivers Part 1: Tuesday, May 7, 2019, 5 p.m. MT Part 2: Thursday, May 9, 2019, 5 p.m. MT 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 …

— During tax season, fraudsters ramp up their scams, so it’s a good time for consumers to focus on protecting themselves from identity theft. A key safeguard is the proper disposal of sensitive documents, including personal information used for filing taxes. AARP Utah is partnering with Shred-it to help keep people’s personal details from falling into the wrong hands. Free shredding will be offered Saturday, May 11, in Utah County. Up to 10 boxes per car will be accepted from 9 …

— 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, 5 p.m. MT Part 2: Thursday, April 25, 2019, 5 p.m. MT 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 …

— Once again, AARP Utah will host a shredding event as part of AARP’s nationwide Operation:  Stop Scams events in April and May, aimed at protecting people from identity theft and fraud.  This year’s shredding event will be held at Timpanogos High School’s parking lot on Saturday, May 11 from 9:00am–11:00am.   This event is free and open to the public, but if you’re an AARP member we ask that you bring your membership card.  Shred-it is generously offering its services again this year, and …

— Are you 60 years old or older?  You are invited to participate in a study being conducted by Marci Stone, a doctoral student at California Southern University, Department of Business. The purpose of the study is to determine if job redesign has an impact on retention for aging workers. Participation should take only a few minutes to complete!  This is an anonymous survey designed to help researchers understand what job characteristics are helpful for older workers.  Click here to access …