5 hours ago

AARP Volunteers Lobby for Kupuna at the Hawai’i Legislature

AARP volunteers and State Director Barbara Kim Stanton take a photo in the halls of the state Capitol with Rep. Gregg Takayama and Rep. Ken Ito.

    AARP Volunteers Lobby for Kupuna at the Hawai'i Legislature -
    Our AARP Hawai'i volunteers are active and visible in their red shirts as the 2018 Legislature gets underway. We're working to make sure that the interests of people 50+ are heard and to push for bills that will make life better for kupuna, caregivers and people of all ages.
    https://states.aarp.org

8 hours ago

‘Golden Girls’ win AARP Kentucky’s Age Friendly City Award

Middle-school students Madie Alderdice, Kayla Aldridge, Lexie Mathis, Jenna Shupe, and Connor Thomas, otherwise known as the “Golden Girls” from Graves County, KY took home AARP Kentucky’s Age Friendly City Award at the 2017-2018 Future City Competition.

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    Middle-school students Madie Alderdice, Kayla Aldridge, Lexie Mathis, Jenna Shupe, and Connor Thomas, otherwise known as the "Golden Girls" from Graves County, KY took home AARP Kentucky's Age Friendly City Award at the 2017-2018 Future City Competition. The Future City Competition starts with a question-how can we make the world a better place?
    https://states.aarp.org

9 hours ago

Free Tax Preparation from AARP Foundation Tax-Aide

Tax season is upon us and so is the AARP Foundation Tax-Aide program!

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    Tax season is upon us and so is the AARP Foundation Tax-Aide program! Tax-Aide offers free, individualized tax preparation for low- to moderate income taxpayers, especially those 50 and older, at several locations across the Granite State. All tax counselors are volunteers that are trained by the IRS to provide free tax preparation services.
    https://states.aarp.org

10 hours ago

AARP The Magazine Announces Nominees for the 17th Annual Movies for Grownups® Awards

The Best Movies for Grownups to be Honored at the Annual Awards in Los Angeles on Monday, February 5, hosted by Actor Alan Cumming.

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    The Best Movies for Grownups to be Honored at the Annual Awards in Los Angeles on Monday, February 5, hosted by Actor Alan Cumming. WASHINGTON, DC-AARP The Magazine is pleased to announce the nominees for the upcoming 17th Annual Movies for Grownups® Awards, with Get Out, Lady Bird, Star Wars: The Last Jedi, The Shape of Water and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri contending in the Best Picture/Best Movie for Grownups category.
    https://states.aarp.org

12 hours ago

The Caregiver’s Cairn: A New Year—New Opportunities

Jane Barton

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    Greetings one and all... I find it hard to believe that 2017 is coming to a rapid close. However, ready or not, the New Year dawns in a few days. Consequently, as is my ritual every year, I am reflecting on the past year as well as planning for the New Year.
    https://states.aarp.org

12 hours ago

A Matter of Fairness

By Marie Houghton, AARP Vermont State President

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    By Marie Houghton, AARP Vermont State President 1984 was a big year in Vermont and beyond. Madeline Kunin was elected Vermont's first woman governor, Apple unveiled the Mac PC, and Phish played at Nectors each week. It's also the year Vermonters began paying taxes on their Social Security benefits.
    https://states.aarp.org

14 hours ago

Governor Sununu, Senator Carson, and Representative Wall Named Capitol Caregivers

To recognize their integral work to support family caregivers in New Hampshire, AARP names Governor Chris Sununu, Senator Sharon Carson and Representative Janet Wall as 2017 Capitol Caregivers, joining a bipartisan group of nearly 100 elected officials from more than 30 states.  These leaders have advanced policies to support New Hampshire’s family caregivers who help their parents, spouses and other loved ones live independently at home and in the community – where they want to be.

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    To recognize their integral work to support family caregivers in New Hampshire, AARP names Governor Chris Sununu, Senator Sharon Carson and Representative Janet Wall as 2017 Capitol Caregivers, joining a bipartisan group of nearly 100 elected officials from more than 30 states.
    https://states.aarp.org

20 hours ago

27 hours ago

It's burger and a beer night and Sung made BB...

It's burger and a beer night and Sung made BBQ sweet potato chips to go with it! Stephen made roasted celery root with parsnip-cashew cream , raisin caper herb relish, vadouvan butter and oranges Hillary has wood oven roasted delicata squash, warm gorgonzola and candied pecans.

    Potager Restaurant
    It's burger and a beer night and Sung made BBQ sweet potato chips to go with it! Stephen made roasted celery root with parsnip-cashew cream , raisin caper herb relish, vadouvan butter and oranges...
    https://www.facebook.com

27 hours ago

AARP Explores Utility and Functionality of Tech Platforms Designed for Family Caregivers

Study focuses on smartphone apps for care coordination, emergency response systems, and online services for in-home aide selection. Report conducted by Project Catalyst group comprised of founding members AARP, Pfizer, UnitedHealthcare, MedStar Health, and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

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    Study focuses on smartphone apps for care coordination, emergency response systems, and online services for in-home aide selection. Report conducted by Project Catalyst group comprised of founding members AARP, Pfizer, UnitedHealthcare, MedStar Health, and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
    https://states.aarp.org

28 hours ago

The Most Affordable (and fun) Continuing Education Classes

NEW KNOWLEDGE ADVENTURES IS BACK FOR THE 2018 SPRING SEMESTER

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    NEW KNOWLEDGE ADVENTURES IS BACK FOR THE 2018 SPRING SEMESTER New Knowledge Adventures (NKA) is a lifelong continuing education program for older adults designed to offer exceptional learning, exploration and fellowship opportunities in a comfortable and non-competitive academic surrounding.
    https://states.aarp.org

28 hours ago

We’re Hiring! Associate State Director, Advocacy and Outreach

Position Announcement: Associate State Director, Advocacy & Outreach

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    Position Announcement: Associate State Director, Advocacy & Outreach About AARP Montana: From Sydney to Superior, AARP Montana has a local presence in communities across Big Sky Country. Whether through Driver Safety, Tax-Aide or community groups, AARP members, staff & volunteers are helping Montana's 50-plus live their best lives.
    https://states.aarp.org

29 hours ago

AARP Lauds Governor for Plan to Help Millions of Middle Class NYers Save for Retirement at Work

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    Voluntary Workplace Retirement Savings Option Could Help Millions, Especially Communities of Color; AARP Urges Lawmakers to Include in Final Budget ALBANY, N.Y.
    https://states.aarp.org

35 hours ago

1/17 Scam Alert: Is that subscription really free?

1/17 Scam Alert

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    1/17 Scam Alert Free trial offers often lure you into accepting a free product or subscription, but require you to cancel after receiving your offer. When you don't cancel, you receive more product, and you're stuck with the bill. Often the fine print makes it very difficult to cancel in time to avoid a charge.
    https://states.aarp.org

37 hours ago

Top 5 Ways to Improve Brain Health in 2018

January can represent new beginnings and renewed purpose. With that in mind, consider my top five ways to maintain and improve your brain health throughout 2018.

    Top 5 Ways to Improve Brain Health in 2018 -
    January can represent new beginnings and renewed purpose. With that in mind, consider my top five ways to maintain and improve your brain health throughout 2018. Adopt an aerobic exercise routine. Research shows that people in their 70s who briskly walk 40 minutes 3 times per week experience growth of the hippocampus, the brain's "memory center."
    https://states.aarp.org

44 hours ago

2 days ago

Death and Knowing – The Thin Edge of Dignity

Two residents died last week.

    Death and Knowing - The Thin Edge of Dignity -
    Two residents died last week. One person had been on Hospice. Her tiny body had struggled to push her walker from her apartment to the dining room, laden with a container of oxygen, from which two plastic tubes entered her nostrils, filling her damaged lungs with life's needed air.
    https://states.aarp.org

4 days ago

Thank you Eater! https://denver.eater.com/m...

Thank you Eater! https://denver.eater.com/maps/best-denver-restaurants-38

    The 38 Essential Denver Restaurants, Summer 2017
    Today Eater updates the Eater 38, our list of Denver's essential restaurants. This list is our answer to any question that begins with "Can you recommend a restaurant?" This eclectic group of eateries spans over many cuisines and collectively satisfies all of your restaurant needs from the hole-in-the-wall casual to the tip top white tablecloth.
    https://denver.eater.com

4 days ago

https://youtu.be/trE7O9xZnUg

https://youtu.be/trE7O9xZnUg

    Cassoulet
    Uploaded by Adam Diller on 2018-01-13.
    https://www.youtube.com/

4 days ago

Advocacy Manager Melissa Sinden Talks 2018 Legislative Session

The 2018 Georgia Legislative Session kicked off this week, and the General Assembly has already completed four legislative days of its 40-day session. We will see much activity over the coming weeks, and AARP Georgia looks forward to working with volunteers and community partners to advance our legislative priorities.

    Advocacy Manager Melissa Sinden Talks 2018 Legislative Session -
    The 2018 Georgia Legislative Session kicked off this week, and the General Assembly has already completed four legislative days of its 40-day session. We will see much activity over the coming weeks, and AARP Georgia looks forward to working with volunteers and community partners to advance our legislative priorities.
    https://states.aarp.org

4 days ago

5 days ago

AARP Oregon honors legislators who worked to support programs of value to older adults in 2017

Salem – AARP Oregon honored state legislators with “Down the Trail” awards for developing bi-partisan solutions to help older adults.

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    Salem - AARP Oregon honored state legislators with "Down the Trail" awards for developing bi-partisan solutions to help older adults. Oregon's former State Treasurer and legislator, Ben Westlund, was known as a statesman who brought people together to find bipartisan solutions to problems facing Oregon.
    https://states.aarp.org

5 days ago

New 2018 Theater Discounts in Rochester

Treat yourself in 2018 by taking advantage of AARP’s new theater offers at RBTL in Rochester!

    New 2018 Theater Discounts in Rochester -
    Treat yourself in 2018 by taking advantage of AARP's new theater offers at RBTL in Rochester! Look for the AARP table before the shows each night to meet fellow AARP members, volunteers and staff to hear information about what AARP is doing in your community "ON YOUR FEET" AARP members and their guests receive up to 20% per ticket to see "On Your Feet!"
    https://states.aarp.org

5 days ago

Financial Resolutions for The New Year

By Sam Shumway

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    By Sam Shumway AARP Wyoming State Director We've sang Auld Lang Syne, and the final college bowl games are over, which means it is time to examine New Year's resolutions for 2018. For many, that means getting their financial house in order and AARP offers a few simple financial practices to make your improve your financial health in 2018.
    https://states.aarp.org

5 days ago

RAISE Act Offers Support for Wyoming’s Caregivers

AARP welcomes this week’s passage in the U.S. Senate and the U.S. House of Representatives of the bipartisan Recognize, Assist, Include, Support, and Engage (RAISE) Family Caregivers Act. The legislation requires the U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services to develop a strategy to support the nation’s 40 million family caregivers. The bill now heads to the President’s desk for his signature.

    RAISE Act Offers Support for Wyoming's Caregivers -
    AARP welcomes this week's passage in the U.S. Senate and the U.S. House of Representatives of the bipartisan Recognize, Assist, Include, Support, and Engage (RAISE) Family Caregivers Act. The legislation requires the U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services to develop a strategy to support the nation's 40 million family caregivers.
    https://states.aarp.org

5 days ago

Legislative Update: The 2018 Session Has Begun!

The cold of winter has arrived which means that Pierre is a hot bed of activity as the 2018 South Dakota legislative session has begun.  Once again, AARP South Dakota’s presence in Pierre is felt as we working diligently on your behalf.

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    The cold of winter has arrived which means that Pierre is a hot bed of activity as the 2018 South Dakota legislative session has begun. Once again, AARP South Dakota's presence in Pierre is felt as we working diligently on your behalf.
    https://states.aarp.org

5 days ago

State Director Debra Tyler-Horton Introduces Faith-based Toolkit

AARP Georgia State Director Debra Tyler-Horton provides an overview of the faith-based toolkit and its benefits. The toolkit is an online, self-service resource designed for clergy and leaders of faith-based organizations. The toolkit was designed to help faith-based organizations create an impactful ministry for their congregants, members, staff and volunteers who are 50 years of age and older.

    State Director Debra Tyler-Horton Introduces Faith-based Toolkit -
    AARP Georgia State Director Debra Tyler-Horton provides an overview of the faith-based toolkit and its benefits. The toolkit is an online, self-service resource designed for clergy and leaders of faith-based organizations. The toolkit was designed to help faith-based organizations create an impactful ministry for their congregants, members, staff and volunteers who are 50 years of age and older.
    https://states.aarp.org

5 days ago

Care-FULL Conversations: Goals of Care Podcast

Today I want to chat about goals of care—the guide posts in the journey of caregiving that inform important decisions. Our goals of care serve as a much needed compass when navigating the challenges posed by advanced age or a serious illness. So pull up a chair. Grab a drink…..Let’s chat for a bit!

    Care-FULL Conversations: Goals of Care Podcast -
    Today I want to chat about goals of care-the guide posts in the journey of caregiving that inform important decisions. Our goals of care serve as a much needed compass when navigating the challenges posed by advanced age or a serious illness. So pull up a chair.
    https://states.aarp.org

5 days ago

AARP Iowa working to pass CARE Act in 2018

In 2018, AARP Iowa is again working with lawmakers, advocates, volunteers and members to urge passage of the Caregiver Advise, Record and Enable (CARE) Act, a commonsense policy that increases information, education and support for Iowa’s more than 317,000 family caregivers. A 2015 survey found that 50 percent of Iowa caregivers are left out of hospital discussions about patient care and receive little or no instruction about tasks they will have to perform, such as wound are and medication management, at home after the patient is discharged.

    AARP Iowa working to pass CARE Act in 2018 -
    In 2018, AARP Iowa is again working with lawmakers, advocates, volunteers and members to urge passage of the Caregiver Advise, Record and Enable (CARE) Act, a commonsense policy that increases information, education and support for Iowa's more than 317,000 family caregivers.
    https://states.aarp.org

5 days ago

Alton Livable Communities Forum

Do you want to have a voice in making Alton a community where people of all ages:

    Alton Livable Communities Forum -
    Do you want to have a voice in making Alton a community where people of all ages: Feel safe in the community Participate in community activities Are treated with respect Have access to safe, appropriate and affordable housing and transportation Have access to recreational opportunities and health services Know what services and activities are available and have access to information by a means they prefer (e.g.
    https://states.aarp.org

5 days ago

6 days ago

This is called a Hot Timmy. A Hot Toddy, crea...

This is called a Hot Timmy. A Hot Toddy, created by Tim #Logic #NationalHotToddyDay

    Mizuna
    This is called a Hot Timmy. A Hot Toddy, created by Tim #Logic #NationalHotToddyDay
    https://www.facebook.com

6 days ago

Eversource Rate Increase Request Would Cost Connecticut Consumers Nearly $1 Billion

Eversource Energy – Connecticut’s largest utility provider delivering electricity to 1.2 million customers – is seeking approval to implement a significant rate increase that will raise the cost of energy for Connecticut ratepayers by nearly $1 billion over three years.

    Eversource Rate Increase Request Would Cost Connecticut Consumers Nearly $1 Billion -
    Eversource Energy - Connecticut's largest utility provider delivering electricity to 1.2 million customers - is seeking approval to implement a significant rate increase that will raise the cost of energy for Connecticut ratepayers by nearly $1 billion over three years.
    https://states.aarp.org

6 days ago

Volunteer With AARP in Oswego

As an AARP member, you are part of an organization with a social mission, helping improve the quality of life for people 50+ and their families.  Whether at discounted events, through community service or by advocating at the state and local levels, AARP creates positive change with the help of volunteers, right here in Oswego.

    Volunteer With AARP in Oswego -
    As an AARP member, you are part of an organization with a social mission, helping improve the quality of life for people 50+ and their families. Whether at discounted events, through community service or by advocating at the state and local levels, AARP creates positive change with the help of volunteers, right here in Oswego.
    https://states.aarp.org

6 days ago

Ty made Eclairs for take home treats this wee...

Ty made Eclairs for take home treats this week 😍

    Mizuna
    Ty made Eclairs for take home treats this week 😍
    https://www.facebook.com

6 days ago

Don’t Ignore the Signs if Your Loved One has Changed

Join two live webinars to find out how to identify and react to changes in your loved one’s behavior

    Don't Ignore the Signs if Your Loved One has Changed -
    Join two live webinars to find out how to identify and react to changes in your loved one's behavior AARP Family Caregiving Online Learning Series Recognizing the Signs Your Loved One Needs More Care Tuesday, January 23, 7 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. ET Local Resources for Caregivers Tuesday, January 30, 7 p.m.
    https://states.aarp.org

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