AARP Utah

Helping Utahns 50+ live their best lives
JAN 18, 2022
Thousands of Utah’s senior citizens are facing the holiday season alone and isolated this year.
APR 16, 2020
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JAN 13, 2022
Throughout the year AARP Utah hosts educational webinars, led virtually by local experts, on topics like Wills & Estate Planning, Healthy Lifestyles, and Brain Health! If you missed a live session, you can still watch on demand! Check out our past events below.
JAN 7, 2022
A guide to where, when and how to get a COVID-19 vaccine or booster.
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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 Utah. We hope you’ll join us!
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Setting your sights on career success? Join us at the Online Career Summit to explore the skills you need to kickstart your career and connect with job coaches and hiring managers.
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According to a new AARP survey of voters ages 50 and older, more than four in 10 (45%) who live in rural areas say access to high-speed internet is a problem in their local community, compared to just 37% of nonrural voters. Rural home internet users are more likely than nonrural users to rely on satellite or fixed wireless, or to say that cellular service is their only method of accessing the internet. Roughly four in 10 (39%) home internet users say they have problems with their home internet at least once a month.
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When the State Legislature convenes on Jan. 18, AARP Utah will be back to advocate for residents 50-plus, working to lower prescription drug costs, strengthen support for family caregivers and ensure that Utahns have access to retirement savings plans.
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Medicare changes every year, which means it can get a little complicated when trying to understand what’s new for you. Join us for a free webinar where we’ll discuss the key takeaways from this year’s Medicare changes and what they may mean for your benefits.
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It is no surprise that the ‘City on the Move’ is now home to Utah’s first FitLot. The new outdoor exercise station adds to the recently opened Bickley Park at 2508 S. 500 East in South Salt Lake. The outdoor fitness station was generously donated by AARP and designed by FitLot. Fostering an active community, the grant from AARP includes three years of programming which will ensure free fitness instruction classes at the FitLot.
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The coronavirus pandemic has complicated the lives and daily routines of caregivers, especially those with older at-risk loved ones. Even before the health crisis, 350,000 unpaid family caregivers in Utah provided short- or long-term care, according to the AARP Public Policy Institute. 
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Top scams targeting the Black and Latino communities identified
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Are you a caregiver living in the Ogden area?  The Care for the Caregiver Coalition is there to help.  They're offering a free series of educational programs at Weber Human Services in Ogden beginning on September 17 and running every Friday until November 5.
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AARP Utah announced 4 local organizations will receive 2021 Community Challenge grants – part of the largest group of grantees to date with $3.2 million awarded among 244 organizations nationwide. Grantees will implement quick-action projects to promote livable communities by improving housing, transportation, public spaces, civic engagement, and connection with family, friends, and neighbors with an emphasis on the needs of the 50-plus. Many of this year’s awards support revitalizing communities adversely impacted by the pandemic and include a focus on diversity, inclusion, and disparities.
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