— 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!

— 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 …

— Senior High Tech Cheyenne Final.mp4 On March 22 our friends at Cheyenne East and Triumph High Schools joined us for an AARP Senior High Tech and offered their tech tutoring skills to residents age 50 and over. The results were amazing. Thank you to Interact Clubs from East and Triumph as well as the East High Air Force Jr. ROTC and the Laramie County Public Library. Posted by AARP Wyoming on Wednesday, March 27, 2019 Natrona County residents are encouraged …

— Today, AARP announced the launch of ‘Stop Rx Greed,’ a nationwide campaign aimed at lowering prescription drug prices. The goal of AARP’s sustained campaign is to help drive down drug prices for Wyomingites and all Americans by advocating for a variety of legislative, executive, and regulatory actions at both the federal and state level. “The cost of healthcare in Wyoming is among the highest in the country,” said Sam Shumway, AARP Wyoming State Director.  “What we pay for prescription drugs …

— One-on-One Mobile Tutoring on Mobile Devices Available Thanks to Cheyenne Students   Thanks to the efforts of students from Cheyenne East and Triumph High Schools, Laramie County residents can receive free one-on-one tutoring on their cell phones and other mobile devices. The event, called Senior High Tech, is a collaboration between the two schools, as well as AARP Wyoming and the Laramie County Public Library in Cheyenne, and will take place from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. in the Cottonwood …

— The Golden Hour Senior Center in Green River and AARP Wyoming offer dinner and a screening of the movie City Slickers for free on March 21, as the Golden Hour Senior Center hosts Burger and Movie Night at Golden Hour Senior Center, starting at 6 p.m. Those interested in attending this free event are asked to register here. Doors will open for the event, starting at 6 p.m. and attendees are encouraged to build their own burgers with toppings such …

— Attend AARP’s Free Webinar to Find Out How Social Security – Your Questions Answered Wednesday, March 27, 2019, 5 p.m. MT You’ve earned your Social Security retirement benefits. Make sure you get everything you’ve got coming to you by attending the first in a series of free Social Security webinars from AARP. Register for this session to get straightforward answers to questions like: When should I claim my benefits to get a larger monthly check? Will working after retirement affect …

—   In the legislative calendar, the last week or so of the session is spent lobbying lawmakers for interim topics. The process goes like this – the 10 joint committees (not including Journal or Rules) meet between four and six times per year between legislative sessions. They take testimony on issues and, if they decide to do so, turn that testimony into bill drafts for the next session. More often than not, bills that come out of committee have a …