— With the holiday season underway, AARP Wisconsin is reminding members to be vigilant about fraud. When shopping, use credit cards instead of debit cards. Credit cards may carry a liability of $50 for fraudulent use, but debit cards typically have no such protection. If you’re buying gift cards this year, be sure they are shrink-wrapped or kept behind a counter. Thieves can secretly scan the numbers off those that are openly displayed and drain the funds once a card is …

— By Joanne Cleaver Genie Deutsch makes more than lemonade from lemons. She includes lemons in many dishes for her husband, Stan, as she manages the nutritional needs dictated by his end-stage renal disease. With many ingredients banned, lemon is one flavor he loves that he can have. Deutsch, 85, of Fox Point, is the primary caregiver for her 90-year-old husband. “I’m probably doing more than I think I am,” she said. Constant coordination with medical professionals shapes her daily routine, …

— AARP Wisconsin supports a pending bill in the Wisconsin State Legislature, called the Caregiver Tax Credit. The bill would create an income tax credit that reimburses family caregivers for 50% of their annual caregiving costs up to $1,000. For us here at AARP, this bill is personal, and if passed, will undoubtedly have a lasting impact on the financial wellbeing of caregivers across the state. My name is Ryan, and I am an intern with AARP Wisconsin. This is my …

— We at AARP Wisconsin are looking for volunteers in the Milwaukee area who can help us bring AARP to life in your communities. As a community presence volunteer you will join a fun group of individuals who engage with AARP members and their guests at film screenings, sports outings, theater dates, resource fairs, festivals, and much more! Training and orientation will be provided. To get started, please fill out and submit this volunteer interest form and we will circle back to …

— Con artists don’t care how hard you work. They steal billions from Americans like you every year. That’s why we’re arming you with tools and resources to fight back with the AARP Fraud Watch Network. Stop by The Paisley Mug, located at 300 N Third St., Suite 103 in Wausau, on Wednesday, October 25 from 8:00 to 11:00 a.m. You’ll receive a free sweet treat and some information on how to spot and avoid identity theft and fraud so you …

— Con artists don’t care how hard you work. They steal billions from Americans like you every year. That’s why we’re arming you with tools and resources to fight back with the AARP Fraud Watch Network. Stop by Mad Batter Bakery, located at 903 Boyce Dr. in Rhinelander, on Wednesday, October 25 from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. You’ll receive a free sweet treat and some information on how to spot and avoid identity theft and fraud so you can protect yourself …

— By David Lewellen On May 5, state Sen. Fred Risser turned 90. Three weeks later, he took a 90-mile bike ride to celebrate—no cameras, no riding companions, just him going at his own pace. Riding one mile for every year has become a tradition for him. “It takes a little longer every year,” he said. Serving in the Wisconsin Legislature has been an even longer ride. Risser was reelected in November, without opposition, to his 14th four-year Senate term. Add …

— Please join AARP Wisconsin for a special discounted matinee performance of “It’s A Wonderful Life Live From WVL Radio Theatre” for AARP members and their guests on Saturday, December 23, at 2:00 p.m.at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, 929 North Water St., Milwaukee. Almost everyone knows the story of the classic holiday favorite “It’s A Wonderful Life.” It is the uplifting and bittersweet tale of George Bailey’s close call with death on Christmas Eve, of how important and …

— We invite you to connect with AARP Wisconsin for special discounted matinee performances of “School of Rock” for AARP members and their guests on Saturday, November 25 at 2:00 p.m. and Sunday, November 26 at 1:00 p.m., and at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, 929 North Water St., Milwaukee. School of Rock is a New York Times Critics’ Pick. Based on the hit film, this hilarious new musical follows Dewey Finn, a wannabe rock star posing as a …

— We invite you to connect with AARP Wisconsin for special discounted matinee performances of “RENT: The 20th Anniversary Tour” for AARP members and their guests on Saturday, October 7 at 2:00 p.m. and Sunday, October 8 at 1:00 p.m. at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, 929 North Water St., Milwaukee. In 1996, an original rock musical by a little-known composer opened on Broadway and forever changed the landscape of American theatre. Two decades later, Jonathan Larson’s RENT continues …