— 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!

— AARP’s Sheridan Community Action Team will host a screening of “Catch Me If You Can,” at the WYO Theater in Sheridan at 2 p.m. on Feb. 9. The movie and snacks are both free thanks to AARP. To attend the movie, AARP asks that you register for the event. To register, click here:  http://aarp.cvent.com/events/aarp-wy-day-at-the-movies-sheridan-wy-2-09-19/event-summary-e440a48dfb994985b70c2ab33bdcba0b.aspx More About The Movie “Catch Me If You Can” has been shown by AARP in Casper and Torrington already as AARP Wyoming promotes AARP’s FraudWatch Network …

— In the month of February, AARP Wyoming’s Casper Action Team and the Casper Humane Society will partner to offer no-cost adoptions for people age 50 and over who want to adopt pets five years old or older. The program, known as 50 and 5, is made possible by a contribution from AARP Wyoming. “Pets provide both companionship and health benefits to citizens of all ages, but especially those age 50 and over,” said AARP Wyoming State Director Sam Shumway. “We …

— AARP”s Casper Community Action Team will screen the movie, “What They Had,” for free on January 16 at 7 p.m. inside Studio City Theaters on East Second Street in Casper. The movie, as well as popcorn and soda are free to those attending thanks to AARP. The movie is presented through AARP’s Movies for Grownups series, which seeks to fight social isolation in those aged 50 and over. Seating is limited by the size of the theater and attendees are …

— The Reveille Rotary Club of Casper has partnered with AARP Wyoming, the Ramkota Hotel & Conference Center, and the Wyoming Symphony Orchestra to provide an evening out on the town for seniors (age 60+) who prefer not to drive at night. The fee for the event is $15 and includes transportation, dinner, and admission to the concert.  The Reveille Rotary Club will offer transportation to and from seniors’ homes in the Casper area to dinner and the Wyoming Symphony Orchestra …

— Get Your Questions Answered at AARP’s Free Webinar for Family Caregivers Navigating Insurance for Caregivers Part 1: Tuesday, January 15, 2019, 5 p.m. MT Part 2: Thursday, January 17, 2019, 5 p.m. MT Caring for a loved one and have questions about their insurance options? Good news! AARP’s two-part question and answer webinar has the answers—and it’s free to attend. Register now to get expert advice about Medicare, Medicaid, private insurance and other payment options. The webinar will also cover …

— To honor his integral work supporting Wyoming’s family caregivers, AARP names Wyoming Governor Matt Mead as 2018 “Capitol Caregiver,” a bipartisan group of 65 elected officials from 24 states. These leaders have advanced policies that support Wyoming’s family caregivers, who help their parents, spouses and other loved ones live independently at home and in the community—where they want to be. Mead was honored with the Capitol Caregiver Award for his work to restore funding for Home and Community Based Services …

— Wyoming Senator Jim Anderson (R-Natrona County) is one of 20 leaders in state government around the nation named a Super Saver by AARP. The award is given to lawmakers, and other state government leaders who have worked hard to help Americans grow the savings they need for retirement. “AARP thanks Senator Jim Anderson for leading the effort to pass legislation that resulted in the Retirement Security Task Force, and then act as its chairman this year,” says AARP Wyoming State …

— The Paintrock FFA Chapter in Basin, Wyo. will bring its knowledge of cell phones and other mobile devices to the Big Horn Fairgrounds for free one-on-one tutoring on Dec. 15. The event, a collaboration with AARP Wyoming, called Senior High Tech, will run from from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. in the office building of the Big Horn County Fairgrounds in Basin. The training is free and there is no requirement to be an AARP member in order to take …

— The city of Laramie took another step toward becoming an age-friendly community with a new garden funded by a $20,000 AARP Community Challenge grant. The garden provides healthy food and multigenerational education in the Kiwanis Park area, which is far from other neighborhood gardens and grocery stores. The city of Rock Springs was also awarded a Community Challenge grant of $5,000 for a downtown mural that celebrates the heritage of local miners and railroad workers. To participate in the Age-Friendly …

— Governor Matt Mead will join AARP Wyoming on Monday, Dec. 3 to take part in a TeleTown Hall with AARP Wyoming members around the state. The TeleTown Hall will get underway at 6:30 p.m. and allow AARP Wyoming members the opportunity to hear the Governor discuss his eight years in office, as well as his view on the future of Wyoming. The TeleTown Hall format will also allow for a select few AARP members to ask the state’s chief executive …