— 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!

— The second meeting of the Wyoming Retirement Security Task Force will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Aug. 13 in the State AARP offices at 2020 Carey Ave, Mezzanine Level. The meeting is open to the public. While the first meeting of the Wyoming Retirement Security Task Force examined the scope of retirement concerns in Wyoming, this meeting will examine solutions being considered by other states. Wyoming is one of 40 states in the Union to examine …

— Join AARP Wyoming on Monday, Aug. 20 as the Cody Council on Aging presents the movie, “See You In My Dreams,” at 1 p.m. at 613 16th Street in Cody.  The movie is free and so are the snacks. To reserve your spot at the movie, click here or call 1-877-926-8300, and ask the operator for Movies for Grownups, See You In My Dreams in Cody, Wyo. “See You In My Dreams,” stars Blythe Danner and Sam Elliott as a …

— With over 87,000 members in the state of Wyoming, AARP’s membership makes up roughly one-third of registered voters in the Cowboy State. As the voice of voters age 50 and over, AARP plays an important role in educating and informing one of the most consistent voting demographic in the state and nation. According to the US Census, 90.5 percent of all registered voters age 50 and over in the US participated in the 2016 election and 75.2 percent of voters participated …

— Get Information on the Skills to Get Your Next Job Attend AARP’s live online workshop Tuesday, August 28, 2018, 5-6 p.m. MT When it comes to finding a new job, everyone could improve their networking and interview skills—especially in today’s ultra-competitive market. The good news is, there are some tips and ideas that can help you stand out from the crowd and secure the position you want. Sharpening Your Networking and Interview Skills is a live online workshop based on …

— Protect yourself from identity theft by joining AARP Wyoming for its Shred event at the Young at Heart Senior Center in Rock Springs on Aug. 3. Start your morning off at the Young at Heart Senior Center with a Sensational Skillet breakfast, with toast, juice, and coffee from 7:30 am to 1:00 pm. After breakfast, step outside and shred your confidential documents. Wyodata Shredding Service will be available from 8 am to noon. Bring your box of documents, and leave …

— Join your friends from Casper for a free evening of baseball, food, drinks, and fun at the AARP Beer, Brats, and Baseball event at Mike Lansing Field in Casper on Saturday, July 28. AARP will give away 50 tickets and will be providing food and drinks against the Casper Horsehead’s game with the Western Nebraska Pioneers. Register here and get your name on the list, then during the game, come by the AARP table at the concourse and learn more …

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— If you are a voter over the age of 50, congratulate yourself. You are a part of the age group most likely to vote at a state and national level. Of course, who to vote for is another question, and one AARP hopes to help answer. The Facts about the 50+ Voter First, the important stuff we tell everyone we work with:  AARP is a non-partisan organization, which does not endorse candidates, nor does it have a political action campaign …

— Today, AARP announced the awardees for its 2018 AARP Community Challenge grant program, including Wyoming projects in Laramie and Rock Springs.  A total of $1.3 million will be distributed to fund 129 “quick action” projects across the country, helping communities make immediate improvements and jumpstart long-term progress to support residents of all ages. Nearly 1,600 applications were received from non-profits and government entities for the program, now in its second year. Each project, which must be completed by November 5, …

— AARP Wyoming has compiled a list of data for the state regarding registered voters and categorizing the numbers for each district in the House and Senate. The numbers for the 60 districts in the House and the 30 districts in the Senate include: the total population for the district, the population of the 50+, the estimated number of AARP members, and the total number of registered voters in the district.   State Demos Total population – 587,976 Population 50 and …