— Two elections are coming up in Wisconsin this year – a primary election on Tuesday, August 14th and a general election on Tuesday, November 6th. AARP WI recognizes that there are many issues important to Wisconsinites on the line, and we want you to be prepared to vote. We are educating and mobilizing voters across Wisconsin for what is sure to be a critical election. Check out some great resources on state and federal issues below, mark your calendars for …

— Remember the good old days of fun at summer camp as a kid. Well, AARP Wisconsin and YMCA of Metropolitan Milwaukee are turning back the clock for anyone age 50-plus to join them for a day camp experience they won’t soon forget. Campers will have the opportunity to participate in fun activities and make new friends at this all-inclusive day camp experience at Camp Minikani in Hubertus on Thursday, Aug. 23. Activities at the summer camp will include: archery, climbing …

— Get Helpful Guidance at Our Online Q&A Webinar Prepare to Care: Paying for Your Loved One’s Care Part 1: Tuesday, July 24, 2018, 6 – 6:30 p.m. CT Part 2: Tuesday, July 31, 2018, 6 – 6:30 p.m. CT It can happen suddenly. One day, a loved one might be relatively healthy. The next, they could be facing a serious — and costly — health challenge. Don’t wait for a crisis to occur before talking to your loved one about …

AARP Night at the Bees, Aug. 2

— AARP Wisconsin and the Milwaukee Brewers are offering a 50 percent discount for select seats at Miller Park on Thursday, Aug. 9, at 1:10 p.m., when the team takes on the San Diego Padres. AARP also will have a booth at the stadium with free fans for those who stop by, as well as information about AARP activities in Milwaukee County and across the state. Many of the discount seats will be near the display table, offering an opportunity for …

— Hey baseball fans! Here’s a great opportunity to bring the family and join AARP staff, volunteers and members at the ballpark this summer. AARP members and their guests will receive discounted tickets for the single game rate in the Field Outfield Box, Loge Outfield Box and Terrace Reserved seat locations priced at the time of purchase for the Milwaukee game on Thursday, Aug. 9, which begins at 1:10 p.m. at Miller Park. To purchase tickets online, click here, select the August …

— Our Two-Part Online Q&A Session Can Help You Stay Up-to-Date Staying Connected, Competitive and Current in Your Career Part 1: Wednesday, June 20, 2018, 6 –6:30 p.m. CT Part 2: Wednesday, June 27, 2018, 6 – 6:30 p.m. CT From job search to daily job requirements, technology now plays a role in virtually every career. Have your skills kept pace? Maybe you’re looking to change careers or advance in your current job. Or perhaps you haven’t had a job in …

— By Joanne Cleaver Madison resident Carol Martell found a new calling after retiring in 2013 from her position as an administrative assistant with the Wisconsin Conference of the United Church of Christ. She joined the AARP advocacy team and speaks up for older residents during state legislative hearings on such topics as caregiving and health care. Even when she isn’t testifying, Martell stands, or sits, with other AARP volunteers, all wearing AARP-logo shirts. “My job is to be present,” said …

— Connect with AARP Wisconsin staff, volunteers and other members for special discounted performances of WAITRESS on Tuesday, July 24, at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, July 28, at 2 p.m., or Sunday, July 29, at 1 p.m. at The Overture Center for the Arts, 201 State St., Madison. Before each of these performances, be sure to stop by the AARP table to get your $5.00 coupon that can be used towards concessions. The women of WAITRESS are changing Broadway, according to Time …

— AARP Wisconsin is seeking nominations for its 2018 AARP State Andrus Award for Community Service, which honors those individuals who are sharing their experience, talent, and skills to enrich the lives in their communities. “Volunteerism is clearly a new way of looking at retirement for older Americans. Many are finding that they want to remain active and involved and that volunteerism fulfills this need and the desire to help others,” said Sam Wilson, AARP Wisconsin State Director. “Through this recognition, …

— AARP members and their guests can enjoy live theater and a professional golf tournament at discount prices this summer. The offer is available for select performances at the Overture Center in Madison and the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts in Milwaukee, and the American Family Insurance Championship in Madison. Overture performances include Waitress, July 24-29. Marcus shows include A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder, May 5 and 6, and An American in Paris, June 30 and July 1. …