— 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 Wyoming. We hope you’ll join us!

— Golden Eagle Family Program AARP Wyoming and Laramie County Community College Foundation are teaming up to make Cheyenne feel a little more like home for members of the women's basketball team. If you are willing to join the Golden Eagle Family Program, contact Melissa Dishman in the LCCC Foundation office at: MDishman@lccc.wy.edu. For more, check out: http://spr.ly/6188D76xC Posted by AARP Wyoming on Thursday, October 18, 2018 There’s no place like home and The Laramie County Community College Foundation (LCCC) and …

— The Wyoming Retirement Security Task Force will meet for the fourth time this year on October 19 at 10 a.m. in the University of Wyoming’s Art Museum in Laramie. The 11-person task force, made up of representatives from small business, non-profits, legislators, and state government, is determining what can be done to help Wyoming residents more easily save money for retirement. When individuals save for retirement they are less likely to rely on public assistance programs later in life, such …

— The Goshen County AARP Community Action Group in conjunction with the Torrington Senior Center are presenting the movie, Catch Me If You Can, Oct. 19, from 12:45-2:30 p.m., at The Senior Friendship Center, located at 216 East 19th Avenue, in Torrington. The movie and snacks are both free thanks to AARP. In the Oscar-nominated movie directed by Steven Spielberg, “Catch Me If You Can,” looks at the life of Frank Abagnale, Jr. In his early years Abagnale (played by Leonardo …

— On October 2, AARP Wyoming formally congratulated the City of Laramie on becoming the 293rd community in the nation, and third in the State of Wyoming, to enroll in AARP’s network of Age Friendly Communities. Representatives from AARP Wyoming State Office as well as AARP volunteers from the Laramie Valley presented a certificate and letter of welcome from AARP’s national offices to the Laramie City Council on Oct. 2. “Receiving the Age Friendly designation is a significant first step for …

— East High School students will bring their tech savvy to the Cheyenne Senior Center (2101 Thomes Ave.) to help the residents better understand how to use their mobile devices from 11 a.m. – noon on Saturday, October 27. The project, known as Senior Tech High, is a collaboration between AARP Wyoming, the Cheyenne Senior Center, the Cheyenne East High School Interact Club, as well as East High School’s ROTC Cyberpatriot Team. Interact Clubs are affiliates of Rotary International, which bring …

— AARP Wyoming will host a pair of TeleTown Halls in which AARP Wyoming members will have the opportunity to get to know the Republican and Democratic nominees for governor and their stance on issues important to those age 50 and over. Wyoming’s Republican Nominee, State Treasurer Mark Gordon, has selected 3 p.m. on October 10 for his appearance on the TeleTown Hall. Wyoming’s Democratic Nominee, Mary Throne, appearing at 1 p.m. on Thursday, October 18. The TeleTown Halls are one …

— The Goshen County AARP Community Action Group in conjunction with the Torrington Senior Center are presenting the movie, Catch Me If You Can, Oct. 19, from 12:45-2:30 p.m., at The Senior Friendship Center, located at 216 East 19th Avenue, in Torrington. The movie and snacks are both free thanks to AARP. In the Oscar-nominated movie directed by Steven Spielberg, “Catch Me If You Can,” looks at the life of Frank Abagnale, Jr. In his early years Abagnale (played by Leonardo …

— This Q&A Webinar Offers Tips Anyone Can Use 10 Retirement Planning Quick Tips Online Q&A PART 1: Tuesday, October 23, 2018, 5 p.m. MT PART 2: Thursday, October 25, 2018, 5 p.m. MT 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, 5 p.m. MT PART 2: Thursday, October 18, 2018 5 p.m. MT 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 …

— Kay Bjorklund's Andrus Award Nomination Video AARP Wyoming's highest volunteer honor is called the Andrus Award, and is named after our founder, Ethel Percy Andrus. This year, we have three finalists for the award, and we are counting on you to vote for the winner by offering a like or a share for the volunteer you believe is most deserving of the award. We will tally up the likes and shares on Sept. 21 and announce a winner. Our first …