AARP Alabama is seeking nominations for the 2019 AARP Andrus Award for Community Service. The association's most prestigious volunteer tribute recognizes outstanding individuals age 50 and older who are sharing their experience, talents and skills to enrich the lives of others.
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 Alabama for all ages to live, work and play. We hope you’ll join us!
Whether you are new to tablet technology or have been using a tablet for a while, AARP TEK can help you upgrade your skills! Join AARP for a free hands-on workshop for those who want to get the most out of their tablets. Friendly AARP TEK guides will answer your questions, and tablets will be provided for practice. Arrive early to get technology support from our staff while enjoying complimentary refreshments.
Streets could become a lot safer for pedestrians, bicyclists and people with disabilities in six Alabama cities, where AARP and other groups are promoting the Mayors’ Challenge for Safer People and Safer Streets.
AARP Alabama, Fox 6 WBRC, and the Chamber of Commerce of Walker County will host a FREE Shred-A-Thon on Wednesday, May 6 at the CHS Building, 204 19th Street East in Jas per. Area residents may bring up to 3 bags OR 3 file boxes of personal documents for shredding on-site from 7 AM to 2 PM.
Reversing the oft-held belief that an aging population is a burden, a recent report shows Alabamians age 50-plus make up 35 percent of the state’s population but account for 42 percent of its economic output.
Here’s a sobering thought: Just living in Alabama—which is part of the nation’s Stroke Belt—makes a person more likely to have a stroke, and growing up there doubles the risk. Stroke is the third leading cause of death in the state.
Tax season is here, and AARP Alabama and the AARP Foundation are again providing free tax assistance and preparation for taxpayers through the AARP Foundation Tax-Aide program.
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