— Join your friends from Casper for a free evening of baseball, food, drinks, and fun at the AARP Beer, Brats, and Baseball event at Mike Lansing Field in Casper on Saturday, July 28. AARP will give away 50 tickets and will be providing food and drinks against the Casper Horsehead’s game with the Western Nebraska Pioneers. Register here and get your name on the list, then during the game, come by the AARP table at the concourse and learn more …

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— If you are a voter over the age of 50, congratulate yourself. You are a part of the age group most likely to vote at a state and national level. Of course, who to vote for is another question, and one AARP hopes to help answer. The Facts about the 50+ Voter First, the important stuff we tell everyone we work with:  AARP is a non-partisan organization, which does not endorse candidates, nor does it have a political action campaign …

— Today, AARP announced the awardees for its 2018 AARP Community Challenge grant program, including Wyoming projects in Laramie and Rock Springs.  A total of $1.3 million will be distributed to fund 129 “quick action” projects across the country, helping communities make immediate improvements and jumpstart long-term progress to support residents of all ages. Nearly 1,600 applications were received from non-profits and government entities for the program, now in its second year. Each project, which must be completed by November 5, …

— AARP Wyoming has compiled a list of data for the state regarding registered voters and categorizing the numbers for each district in the House and Senate. The numbers for the 60 districts in the House and the 30 districts in the Senate include: the total population for the district, the population of the 50+, the estimated number of AARP members, and the total number of registered voters in the district.   State Demos Total population – 587,976 Population 50 and …

— The Wyoming Retirement Security Task Force met for the first time in Cheyenne on June 21 to discuss ways the state can help put more money in its citizens pockets after they retire. The 11-person committee, created by the legislature in the 2018 session, is charged with  examining and making recommendations concerning the preparedness of Wyoming residents to retire in a financially secure manner. Just as important, the task force will also attempt to determine the fiscal impact to the …

— AARP Wyoming will offer a free screening of the movie, “The Intern,” at 1:30 p.m. on Monday, July 16 at The Cody Council on Aging Senior Center, 613 16th St., Cody. The movie is presented through AARP’s Movies for Grownups series, which seeks to fight social isolation in those aged 50 and over. The movie is offered free to the public, with AARP also providing a snack. Seating is limited by the size of the Senior Center, and attendees are …

— 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, 5 – 5:30 p.m. MT Part 2: Tuesday, July 31, 2018, 5 – 5:30 p.m. MT 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 Wyoming will offer a FREE screening of the movie, “Catch Me If You Can,” at 7 p.m. on Thursday, July 19, at The Studio City Cinema, 5020 E 2nd St., Casper. The movie is presented through AARP’s Movies for Grownups series, which seeks to fight social isolation in those age 50 and over. The movie is offered free to the public, with AARP also picking up the tab for popcorn and a drink. Seating is limited by the size …

— For over four decades, Frank W. Abagnale has advised the FBI on how to outsmart con artists and now he’s coming to Casper on Thursday, Aug. 23 at 6:30 p.m. to help Wyomingites learn how to spot and avoid scams. As one of the world’s most respected authorities on forgery, embezzlement, and secure documents, Abagnale has joined forces with the AARP Fraud Watch Network and AARP Wyoming. From age 16 and 21, Abagnale successfully posed as an airline pilot, an …

— In the newest addition of AARP’s book “Where We Live,” Jackson, Wyoming is featured for offering its citizens a new place to sit. At a prominent bus stop near the Jackson Hole Senior Center and Rancher Street across from the Pioneer Homestead Senior apartments in Jackson, had no place for the residents to take a seat while waiting for their bus to arrive. Worse yet, the bus stop was located in the midst of a weed field next to a …