— 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 …

— The Goshen County AARP Community Action Group in conjunction with the Torrington Senior Center are presenting the movie, Catch Me If You Can, Oct. 19, from 12:45-2:30 p.m., at The Senior Friendship Center, located at 216 East 19th Avenue, in Torrington. The movie and snacks are both free thanks to AARP. In the Oscar-nominated movie directed by Steven Spielberg, “Catch Me If You Can,” looks at the life of Frank Abagnale, Jr. In his early years Abagnale (played by Leonardo …

— 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 …

— AARP Wyoming is working with elected officials in Casper to help it become the first city in the state to join the AARP Network of Age-Friendly Communities. Cities, towns and rural areas that join the network are committed to making improvements in eight areas identified by the World Health Organization as critical for a place to be livable for people of all ages. Key factors include walkable streets, housing and transportation options, access to services and opportunities for people of …

AARP recognizes Enzi

— AARP has announced U.S. Senator Mike Enzi as a recipient of the 2016 “Champion of the 50+” legislative leadership award for his significant achievements during the 114th Congress that benefit the lives of the 50+ and our families. Enzi received his award for preserving seniors’ access to healthcare with his sponsorship and support in the passage of the Notice of Observation, Treatment and Implication for Care Eligibility (NOTICE) Act. The law requires hospitals to provide meaningful written and oral explanation …

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— Marty Martin, a long-time community and state public servant in Wyoming, has been selected as the new president of AARP Wyoming. “We are excited to have Marty join our team. He brings a wealth of knowledge and experience that can grow and support our work in Wyoming,” AARP Wyoming State Director Tim Summers said. “He has passion and commitment to excellence that will help us serve Wyoming well over his tenure.” As President, Martin will serve as the head of …

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— Don’t spend your family vacation hermetically sealed in some fancy mega-hotel somewhere. Instead, stretch your legs – and your horizons – with a road trip encompassing several of our national parks. You can plan out your own route to one or more of the parks, or you can visit the National Park Service’s website for pre-planned itineraries. Either way, this is a great year to see as many parks as you can, because this year marks the 100th anniversary of …

Ames Monument

— Wyoming is full of unique and special attractions or monuments. Many of those stops will not be seen by a majority of the people visiting Wyoming. But that doesn’t mean those of us in Wyoming can’t take a weekend getaway or even a side road to see some of these while we are out and about. At AARP Wyoming, we believe our communities and their special attractions are one of the aspects that makes Wyoming great. That is why we …

— By Jennifer Wallace-Brodeur What if all homes could be suitable for anyone, regardless of a person’s age or physical ability? What if a person who wants to live independently, regardless of his or her age or physical ability, could do just that? The new AARP HomeFit Guide features lots of ways to make your home comfortable, safe and a great fit for people of all ages. Here are 10 simple solutions to get you started: 1. Clear exterior pathways of …