AARP Arkansas staff and volunteers in this brief video filmed at the Museum of Discovery in Little Rock share some of their favorite things about being a part of AARP. What you don't know about us may surprise you. With over 310,000 member statewide, AARP Arkansas works with elected officials, local groups and volunteers to help Arkansans explore their Real Possibilities.
Arkansans know it as one of the hottest events in Hot Springs: the Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival, now celebrating its 26th year. AARP Arkansas once again is co-sponsoring the film festival, which runs from Friday, October 6 to Sunday, October 15 at the historic Arlington Resort Hotel & Spa.
This September, AARP Arkansas will offer members in Hot Springs Village free coffee on Fridays—and a free first glass of wine on Wednesdays. Why? To thank you for being a member!
Over 575,000 Arkansans rely on Medicare to help pay for their prescription drugs, doctor visits and hospitalizations. AARP Arkansas volunteer Joy Crow explains how the new healthcare bill weakens Medicare by reducing spending, hastening Medicare’s insolvency and increasing premiums. Instead of giving a windfall to pharmaceutical companies, Congress should do more to reduce the burden of high prescription drug costs!
AARP Arkansas State Volunteer President Charlie Wagener in a column published Feb. 13, 2017, in the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette—" Wrong direction: Medicare vouchers a bad idea"—explains the serious risks that current and near-future retirees would face if Medicare is changed into a voucher system.
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