— CHEYENNE – The second listening session for the AARP Age-Friendly Laramie Initiative will take place on Thursday, May 31 from 6-8 p.m. at The Lincoln Community Center, 365 West Grand Avenue in Laramie. All residents who have interest in making Laramie a better place to live and age are invited to attend. The visioning session will attempt to determine the priorities of Laramie’s residents, age 50 and over. Among that discussion is determining what services exist in Laramie and what …

— lingle tech project with Student Council.mp4 The student council from Lingle-Fort Laramie will be at the Torrington Friendship Center on May 7 and 8 to offer tips and tricks for working with your smartphones and tablets. The LFL student council has already held similar events in Lingle and Fort Laramie. Check out what that help looked like. Posted by AARP Wyoming on Friday, May 4, 2018 On the morning of April 15, a group of 10 student council members from …

— CHEYENNE – AARP Wyoming State President, Kate Sarosy of Casper, will offer a Disrupt Aging presentation at the Torrington Friendship Center on June 14 starting at 10 a.m. The Friendship Center is located at 216 East 19th Avenue in Torrington. Goshen County AARP Community Action Group and the Goshen County Friendship Center in Torrington are sponsoring the event, in conjunction with AARP Wyoming, which will provide a free lunch for those attending. The Disrupt Aging movement has been alive and …

— CHEYENNE – The Wyoming Center on Aging (WYCOA) and Wyoming’s chapter of The Alzheimer’s Association offer a webinar series for caregivers, friends, and family of dementia patients. The webinars may be seen online, or at a viewing site around the state, including the AARP State Office in Cheyenne. The webinar series takes place each Friday starting May 11 and running through June 8 and will feature a different topic specific to caregivers of dementia patient each week. The webinars focus …

— Clayton Jensen, 2017 Anrus Award Winners for Wyoming.mp4 Casper's Clayton and Gloria Jensen were honored Tuesday as AARP Wyoming's Andrus Awards winners – the organization's highest honor offered to those making a difference in their communities. Grab some tissues, click the link below, and be inspired by the work they are doing in Casper. To learn more about the Jensens and the Andrus Award, click here: http://spr.ly/61818C55F. Posted by AARP Wyoming on Thursday, October 26, 2017 CHEYENNE – AARP Wyoming …

— CHEYENNE – Ready your insurance questions for May 1 as AARP Wyoming hosts a Teletown Hall with Wyoming Insurance Commissioner Tom Glause, and Denise Burke, Senior Health Policy Analyst for the Wyoming Insurance Department. The Teletown hall is slated for 6:30 p.m. on May 1 and will be moderated by Bob Beck of Wyoming Public Radio. Following a short introduction and remarks by Glause and Burke, representatives from the Wyoming Insurance Department will take questions from participants on the tele-town …

— Our Special Online Sessions Can Help You Balance Them Juggling It All: Tips for Working Caregivers Part 1: Thursday, May 17, 2018, 5 – 5:30 p.m. MT Part 2: Tuesday, May 22, 2018, 5 – 5:30 p.m. MT Did you know that six out of 10 Americans are taking care of a loved one age 50 or older — and many are doing it while also trying to earn a living? You want to balance your caregiving responsibilities with everything …

— Student Council and Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) members from Lingle-Fort Laramie High Schools will share their knowledge of smartphones with clients of the Lingle Senior Center, April 16 and 17. Lunch at the Senior Center is free April 16 and 17, thanks to AARP Wyoming. Roughly 15 students  from Lingle-Fort Laramie High School  will offer one-on-one tutoring for clients of the Lingle Senior Center next week, using survey data collected by Lingle-Fort Laramie FBLA to tailor advice on …

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— Our online Q&A sessions can help you keep your loved one secure. Keeping Your Loved Ones Safe at Home Part 1: Tuesday, April 10, 2018, 5 – 5:30 p.m. MT Part 2: Thursday, April 12, 2018, 5 – 5:30 p.m. MT Nearly half of family caregivers are caring for a loved one who still lives in his or her home. Another 35 percent share a home with the loved one in their care. You want a safe and secure home …