— Over the course of my 60+ years on this earth, I have been blessed to know and to love some amazing elders—individuals who are a bit older and certainly much wiser than I. Today, let’s discuss how our lives can be enriched if we choose to listen and learn from the elders in our world. In the iTunes Podcast store for Apple iPhone, iPad and Mac users In the Google Music store for Android OS users, On SoundCloud.com or using the SoundCloud mobile app on both iPhone and Android. …

— AARP North Dakota is seeking nominations for its Andrus Award for Community Service, which honors North Dakotans 50 and older who share their experience, talent, and skills to enrich the lives of others. The award recipient will be able to designate a nonprofit organization to which $500 will be donated in the award recipient’s name. Nominations will be evaluated based on how the volunteer’s work has improved the community, supported AARP’s vision and mission, and inspired other volunteers. The award …

— Join AARP for our free monthly social events all across Maine! They’re a great way to meet new people and find out what we’re doing in your community. The first beverage – either alcoholic or non-alcoholic – at each event is on us.  Bring a friend – all are welcome! Interested in serving as a volunteer host for any of these events?  Send us a note at me@aarp.org and we can help you get started.  Thank you! Augusta On-Tap: Third Thursday of each …

— 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!

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— Did you know that May is Asian American & Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month? Join AARP in California as we celebrate AAPI Heritage Month through community events, a video series, and more! Asian Cultural Festival | San Diego On Saturday, May 4th from 10am-5pm, AARP will participate in the Asian Cultural Festival at Mira Mesa Community Park, 8575 New Salem Street in San Diego. This FREE event will feature live cultural performances, music, food, art and more. There will be …

— AARP in San Diego is ready to help you take on May with local offerings, resources and more. We hope you will join us at one or all of the following events! Movies for Grown Ups- “Poms” | Wednesday, May 1 – 7:00 p.m. – AMC, Chula Vista, 555 Broadway, Chula Vista. You are invited to a free screening of POMS starring Diane Keaton, Jacki Weaver, Pam Grier and Rhea Perlman. POMS is an uplifting comedy about Martha (played by …

— AARP Wisconsin is seeking nominations for its 2019 AARP State Andrus Award for Community Service, which honors those individuals who are sharing their experience, talent, and skills to enrich the lives in their communities. “Volunteerism is clearly a new way of looking at retirement for older Americans. Many are finding that they want to remain active and involved and that volunteerism fulfills this need and the desire to help others,” said Sam Wilson, AARP Wisconsin State Director. “Through this recognition, …

— Nominate a community volunteer for AARP’s 2019 Andrus Award! Named after AARP’s founder, Dr. Ethel Percy Andrus, the Andrus Award honors outstanding individuals in every state who donate their time, skills and passion as a volunteer. Every year we gather at our annual Andrus Awards event and celebrate the dedication of Maryland’s wonderful volunteers. We are now accepting nominations for the 2019 Andrus Awards until July 15, 2019. Take some time and fill out the online form to nominate a …

— Join AARP for dinner at Shakers Restaurant in Roanoke! We’ve reserved the back room of Shakers Restaurant in Roanoke on Tuesday, May 14, 2019, for AARP members and their guests to enjoy dinner together with a 10% discount on their entrée. Full menu ordering is available. Meet new people, make new friends, connect with neighbors, and enjoy dinner together! Come as you are and leave as you wish anytime between 5:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. There will not be a …

— Anniversaries are especially important when you’re a cancer survivor, which is one reason 70-year old Judye Wahlberg is so excited to participate in the tenth anniversary of Jodi’s Race for Awareness on Saturday, June 8th, 2019. Wahlberg, and her “Queen’s Team” have taken part in the event every year since the first Jodi’s Race in 2010. Wahlberg was celebrating an anniversary of her own when she first heard about Jodi’s Race – the 5-year mark from her ovarian cancer diagnosis. …