— 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 Wisconsin for all ages to live, work and play. We hope you’ll join us!

— As data breach incidents proliferate, a new AARP survey finds that that an alarming number of Wisconsin residents have failed to take the basic precautions against identity fraud.  In response, AARP and the AARP Fraud Watch Network launched a campaign to raise awareness of identity theft risks and educate consumers on how to enhance the safety of their personal information. Reports of data breaches have become commonplace — from Equifax one year ago, to Target, to Uber, to Home Depot. …

— By Joanne Cleaver Caregiving responsibilities have been growing for Jim and Dianne Senderhauf, of Oshkosh. For years the couple has been helping an older relative with mental disabilities navigate his daily life. The Senderhaufs manage his money, transport him to doctors’ appointments and remain on call. In the past year, the Senderhaufs, who are 75 and 71, respectively, have taken on a similar role for two additional older relatives, ages 83 and 85. “It’s a lot of time,” said Jim …

— AARP’s FREE Online Q&A Has Answers 2019 Health Insurance Marketplace: Your Questions Answered PART 1: Wednesday, November 7, 2018, 6 p.m. CT PART 2: Thursday, November 8, 2018, 6 p.m. CT If you need health coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace during the 2019 enrollment period, you need to register for AARP’s online Q&A. Attending this free, two-part event will help clear up questions you might have about the government-run website that provides insurance options for those who don’t get …

— Connect with AARP Wisconsin staff, volunteers, other members and their guests, and receive a special price for a performance of Black Nativity at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, 929 N. Water St., Milwaukee. Join us on Friday, December 7th at 7:00 pm for a night of fun! Black Nativity is a heartwarming and moving gospel song play by Langston Hughes. The power of gospel music, telling the story of this beloved, family friendly classic that began with the first star …

— Home is where the heart is, and well-designed, livable communities promote health, sustain growth, and make for happier, healthier residents of every age, in all life stages. AARP Wisconsin is working to raise awareness in the greater Milwaukee area about the need for age-friendly, livable communities. You can connect with AARP at one of our Free Coffee Fridays to share your thoughts on building a more livable greater Milwaukee. You’ll receive a free coffee, a re-usable coffee sleeve and learn about all that AARP …

— This Q&A Webinar Offers Tips Anyone Can Use 10 Retirement Planning Quick Tips Online Q&A PART 1: Tuesday, October 23, 2018, 6 p.m. CT PART 2: Thursday, October 25, 2018 6 p.m. CT If you feel like it’s too late to save anything for retirement, AARP has some reassuring news for you: It’s not. Even if you’re behind schedule on retirement planning, there are still ways to grow your nest egg. A first step is to stop putting it off …

— Attend AARP’s Free, Two-Part Webinar Medicare: Your Questions Answered PART 1: Tuesday, October 16, 2018, 6 p.m. CT PART 2: Thursday, October 18, 2018 6 p.m. CT The better you understand Medicare, the smarter decisions you can make about it—no matter if you’re enrolling for the first time or getting ready to make changes to your coverage. AARP’s free, two-part webinar helps you get answers and understand your options right when you need it—at the start of the Medicare annual …

— AARP Wisconsin is recruiting volunteer advocates to represent six northern state Senate districts to help get the association’s messages across to elected officials at all levels. Tactics include contacting state and federal legislators, writing letters to the editor and taking part in town-hall meetings. Volunteers are needed in Senate districts 10, 12, 23, 25, 29 and 31. AARP Wisconsin will need a fully staffed volunteer advocate base across the state by the beginning of 2019. Contact Helen Marks Dicks, state …

Volunteer in Milwaukee County

— Are you looking for that special “something” that allows you to give back to your community? Would you like to represent AARP at fun events such as FREE movies, FREE coffees, and fairs and exhibits in Milwaukee County? If you answered yes, then volunteering with AARP might be a good fit for you! Come hear what AARP is doing to make Wisconsin a better place for people age 50+ — and how you can get involved as an outreach volunteer …

— Connect with AARP Wisconsin staff, volunteers, other members and their guests, and receive a special price for two performances of Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas! at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, 929 N. Water St., Milwaukee. Join us on Tuesday, November 20th at 7:30pm or Saturday, November 24th at 5:00pm for a night of fun! Discover the magic of Dr. Seuss’ classic holiday tale as it comes to life on stage. Featuring the hit songs “You’re …