— AARP is in Lexington and local volunteers are creating real and meaningful change to help you take on today. We’re proud to help all our Kentucky communities become the best they can be. Like providing family caregivers with tips to take care of loved ones, supporting our veterans, helping to make our communities more livable and hosting fun, informative events all across the state. Your invited to get to know our growing team of local Lexington volunteers in 2019. We’re …

— The Real Possibilities of an AARP Connection Join AARP Kentucky for our first ever Heart for the Holidays – Mix and Mingle as we enjoy an evening of dancing with a purpose. You can mingle with people your own age and listen to music you enjoy, all while helping those in our community who are in need. The cost of admission is $5 plus a winter item for a homeless veteran. Suggested items include: socks, hats, gloves, scarves, and travel …

— Coffee & Conversation is a community engagement program aimed at providing a space for open dialogue on topics that unite us. The first cup is free for members and their guests; just show your AARP membership card. Get the latest buzz about AARP happenings in the Seacoast, provide your input on a variety of topics, or simply stop by and chat with friends and neighbors. The next Coffee & Conversation event will take place on Friday, December 7, 2018 from …

— John Sparvero of Pittsburgh has been selected by AARP, the nonprofit organization for people 50 and older, to receive the 2018 AARP Pennsylvania Andrus Award for Community Service — the Association’s most prestigious and visible state volunteer award for community service. Named for AARP founder Dr. Ethel Percy Andrus, the award recognizes outstanding individuals who are making their communities better in ways that are consistent with AARP’s mission, vision and commitment to volunteer service, and who inspire others to volunteer. …

— An online survey designed to provide information to improve the quality of life for older citizens in Indianapolis and Fort Wayne kicks off on Thursday (Nov. 1). AARP Indiana is working with Purdue University’s Center for Regional Development to assess the age-friendliness of Indianapolis and Fort Wayne, communities with an aging population that is expected to grow over the next two decades. The Livable Communities Survey, which is available online through Dec. 15, will determine attitudes and opinions of those …

— When you go into an airport, coffee shop or mall, connecting to free public Wi-Fi is convenient for sending emails, checking social media or even sending a text, but using it can be risky. A common tactic scammers use to collect your personal information, emails, credit card numbers and passwords is by setting up their own “evil twin” network with the same name as an already existing public Wi-Fi network. The scammer hopes that your computer or device will connect …

— AARP will host our first ever bourbon tasting. Members and one guest are invited to enjoy a 30 minute guided tour and a 15 minute tasting all for $5! You’ll also learn more about AARP as we have fun trivia while you wait. Choose your tour time: 6, 6:30 or 7pm and plan to arrive 15 to 30 minutes early to enjoy the fun. The $5 fee is non-refundable and due upon registration and no money will be accepted at …

— Throughout the journey of caregiving, well- defined and well-managed personal boundaries are a blessing to caregivers and care receivers. Boundaries are necessary behavioral constructs if we are to have healthy relationships with other people. We need to be aware of where we end and the other person begins. Boundaries serve to protect both persons, honoring and respecting each individual. Well-conceived and well-managed boundaries are ultimately a blessing to all involved in the journey of caregiving. Please join us to learn …

— This September, The Cultural Heritage Alliance for Tourism invites AARP members to a historic Gospel Brunch Tour Experience and the cultural immersion tours of South Florida’s Heritage Neighborhoods at special rates exclusive to AARP members. Discover off the beaten path attractions and small businesses in heritage neighborhoods and multicultural communities that provide authentic experiences through the history, people, food, music, dance and art. Tours include a culinary experience such as a food tasting, brunch or lunch of South Florida’s ethnic …

— AARP Pennsylvania and the City of Easton Present The First-Ever Easton Senior Fest You’re invited to this FREE, fun and informative event on August 21 that celebrates older adults and their families in the community. The full day program will feature performances by the Easton Municipal Band, a free picnic lunch and other fun activities. You can also visit with representatives from local senior service organizations, including: AARP Pennsylvania AARP United Healthcare Supplemental Insurance CarePatrol Maintain Your Independence Meals on …