— 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!

— 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 …

— 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 …

— 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 …

—   AARP Wyoming is now accepting applications for the 2019 Community Challenge grant program to fund “quick-action” projects that spark change in local communities.The grant program, which is now in its third year, is part of AARP’s nationwide Livable Communities initiative, which aims to make communities great places to live for everyone. Eligible Organizations and Projects The Community Challenge is open to 501(c)(3), 501(c)(4) and 501(c)(6) nonprofits and government entities. Other types of organizations will be considered on a case-by-case …

— Sheridan-area residents donated nearly 750 pounds of food to two Sheridan County food banks during the sixth annual Souper Bowl, a food drive led by AARP Wyoming’s Sheridan Community Action Team. “I think the support of the Sheridan community was great,”  says Clarence Montano, one of the directors of the event for the Sheridan Community Action Team.  “The feedback from the food bank and Salvation Army was a lot of gratitude and appreciation. We just had a great team this …

— 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 …

— 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 …