— 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!

— Find out more about this issue at AARP’s second in a series of free webinars. Social Security – Why It Pays to Wait Tuesday, June 27, 2019, 5 p.m. MT When it comes to getting the biggest monthly Social Security check, timing can be everything. That’s why learning about when to claim your retirement benefits is so important. Attend AARP’s free interactive webinar to have your questions answered and learn about the critical difference between retirement age and “full” retirement …

— Five organizations known for helping this nation’s military veterans have come together to sponsor a Veterans Golf Tournament at Kendrick Golf Course in Sheridan, June 15. Registration for the event ends June 7. AARP Wyoming’s Sheridan Community Action Team (CAT), Disabled Veterans of America, Veterans of Foreign Wars, the Sheridan VA Health Care System, and Volunteers of America have joined forces to sponsor and administer the event. “This is a golf tournament for veterans, by veterans,” says Sheridan CAT member …

— The Microsoft Spark program will support AARP Wyoming’s Senior High Tech program through a $5,000 donation to foster the program’s expansion in Wyoming. The Senior High Tech program connects  high school student service organizations with local   residents age 50 and over to provide one-on-one tutoring on cell phones, and other mobile devices. “The inter-generational interaction that happens in this program is the best thing that comes out of these events,” says AARP Wyoming State Director Sam Shumway. “You see the …

— Learn essential networking and interviewing skills at our free, two-part webinar. Sharpening Your Networking & Interview Skills Part 1: Tuesday, June 4, 2019, 5 p.m. MT Part 2: Thursday, June 6, 2019, 5 p.m. MT No matter your skills or experience, getting the job often comes down to two critical factors: 1. Who you know, and 2. How you handle yourself in an interview. AARP’s free, two-part webinar, Sharpening Your Networking and Interview Skills, was created to help you hone …

— Learn about ways to avoid illegal robocalls and phone scams in this free, two-part webinar. Who’s Really on the Line? Fending Off Illegal Robocalls & Spoofing Part 1: Tuesday, May 21, 2019, 5 p.m. MT Part 2: Thursday, May 23, 2019, 5 p.m. MT Robocalls have become an epidemic—there were nearly 48 billion of them in 2018 and phone scams are on the rise as well. Fortunately, there’s a lot you can do to protect yourself and your family from …

— Care_for_Critters_277241361_1080x1080_F30.mp4 Care For Critters is back in Sweetwater County for 2019. Click here to find out how you can help Sweetwater County seniors and their furry friends. http://spr.ly/6185E5re5 Posted by AARP Wyoming on Thursday, April 25, 2019   Sweetwater County pets and their owners are looking forward to the 2019 Care for Critters Campaign, which helps seniors pay for food, vaccines and other items for their pets through donations, as well as funding from AARP Wyoming. This year’s Care for …

— With the need to protect yourself from identity theft and scams never more important, the US Attorney’s Office for the District of Wyoming, AARP Wyoming, and the Wyoming Center on Aging (WyCOA) are collaborating to offer a free presentation on the tech support scam at 12:30 p.m. on April 26. The presentation is available to the public at no cost online by visiting:  https://uwyo.zoom.us/j/815983397. For those without the ability to watch on your computer or internet-enabled device, the presentation is …

— Students from the Star Valley High School Student Council will take part in AARP Wyoming’s Senior High Tech project at the Thayne Senior Center from 11 a.m. –  1 p.m. on May 9. The Senior High Tech program pairs student service organizations with adults interested in learning more about their cellular phones and mobile devices through one-on-one tutoring with students. The training is free and there is no requirement to be an AARP member in order to take part in …

— Attend AARP’s free, two-part webinar to find out how. Tips for Working Caregivers from Working Caregivers Part 1: Tuesday, May 7, 2019, 5 p.m. MT Part 2: Thursday, May 9, 2019, 5 p.m. MT Are you trying to balance caring for an aging or disabled loved one while working full or part time? Get the tips, ideas and support you need at AARP’s free, two-part webinar. Register today to get answers from AARP experts, a working family caregiver like you …

— Find out what you can already be doing to prepare at our free, two-part webinar. Retirement Planning: Top Tips to Get or Stay on Track Part 1: Tuesday, April 23, 2019, 5 p.m. MT Part 2: Thursday, April 25, 2019, 5 p.m. MT Are you making the right decisions today for a better retirement down the road? You can and AARP is here to help you get on track with your retirement plans. Simply register now for our free, two-part …