— Our online Q&A sessions can help you keep your loved one secure. Keeping Your Loved Ones Safe at Home Part 1: Tuesday, April 10, 2018, 5 – 5:30 p.m. MT Part 2: Thursday, April 12, 2018, 5 – 5:30 p.m. MT Nearly half of family caregivers are caring for a loved one who still lives in his or her home. Another 35 percent share a home with the loved one in their care. You want a safe and secure home …

— Are you a caregiver in the Ogden in need of some respite, rest, and resources?  Come to a free educational series designed to help with all of that!  Starting Friday, March 16, 2018 and continuing every Friday through May 4, 2018, this conference will delve into such “real world” issues for caregivers, as follows: 3/16/2018  “It’s Been Lovely, but I Have to Scream Now! 3/23/2018  “What the Heck is Snoezelen?” 3/30/2018  “Pop!  Goes the Memory” 4/06/2018  “Working Family Councils” 4/13/2018  …

— 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, 5 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. MT Local Resources for Caregivers Tuesday, January 30, 5 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. MT What if your loved one loses interest in a favorite hobby? Or misses an in important date? Or forgets to pay the bills? What …

— The legislative session that begins Jan. 22 is only 45 days long. AARP Utah is prepared to hit the ground running to advocate on behalf of family caregivers, retirees and other adults 50-plus. AARP staff and volunteers will be at the Capitol every day. This year, the state office’s legislative priorities are to secure workplace leave for family caregivers, expand access to telehealth and keep the retirement income tax credit from phasing out for Utahns born after 1953. The AARP …

— AARP Utah Executive Council member Amanda Lambert is a geriatric care manager and owner of Lambert Care Management, LLC; after her years of experience working with older adults and seeing families struggle to find and afford care for elders, she approached her colleague and friend Leslie Eckford about writing a book on the subject.   Given the huge growth in the number of older people that is coming both in Utah and the country, as a whole, this book is well-timed …

— In a state whose legislative session is only 45 days, AARP stands ready to score some wins for state residents 50-plus when lawmakers meet beginning Jan. 23. AARP Utah’s legislative priorities for 2017 include retirement security, support for family caregivers and access to affordable health care. One proposed bill would allow more private-sector workers to save for retirement through payroll deductions. Nationwide, people are 15 times more likely to save through a job-based plan than by setting money aside on …

— AARP Utah is pleased to announce that two popular seminars will be coming back to the Salt Lake City area!  Join our free interactive workshop, Job Search in the Digital Age, to discover the best websites and apps that can connect you to job resources.  You’ll also receive tips on how to network online and get noticed by hiring managers. If you’re a caregiver or may be one in the future, join us and connect with other family caregivers around the table …

— Are you a caregiver who’d like to find out about local resources or learn how to build a support network?  Do you have a smart phone but don’t feel too smart using it?  Are you looking for a job but don’t know how to use all the online tools available to make the search easier?  AARP has some workshops for you! Coming up on Thursday, October 6, connect with other family caregivers around the table in an engaging, interactive CAREversation …

— AARP has exciting opportunities available for you next week to learn how to get the most out of your smart phone, look for a job in the digital age, or join a “Careversation” with other family caregivers, connecting you to tips, tools, and each other.  All of them are free to the public–AARP membership is not required!   Job Searching in the Digital Age On Monday, August 22, join AARP for a free interactive workshop to discover the best websites …

— AARP is pleased to offer webinars this month that can help you with work, caregiving, technology, and more!  These resources are part of our e-Programs on topics to help enrich our members’ lives. Coming up soon on Tuesday, May 10 at noon is a webinar, Trade Your Dress Shoes for Slippers:  The Inside Scoop on Being a Teleworker.  From finding a job to making the most of your work day, this webinar will provide you with tips, help you avoid …