1 hour ago

May: A time to celebrate and raise awareness of Asian Pacific Americans

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month (APAHM) celebrates the accomplishments and culture of Asians and Pacific Islanders in the United States. This national recognition helps to garner awareness for a minority often underrepresented in American culture.

    AARP States - May: A time to celebrate and raise awareness of Asian Pacific Americans
    Asian Pacific American Heritage Month (APAHM) celebrates the accomplishments and culture of Asians and Pacific Islanders in the United States. This national recognition helps to garner awareness for a minority often underrepresented in American culture. Today, Asian and Pacific Islanders make up around 4% of the total population in Texas.
    https://states.aarp.org

1 hour ago

Civic Center Conservancy shared The Denver Pu...

History has so many stories to tell...Thanks to Chris Root at The Denver Public Library Western History and Genealogy Department & History Colorado for bringing this piece of Denver's Civic Center Park history to light!

    The Rabbit Hole, or How Sheet Music Revealed a Missile in Civic Center Park
    If you're researching a specific subject, delving into our materials can be an incredibly useful and satisfying experience. However, sometimes it can be even more fun (and surprising) when you start with a random item and see where the current takes you.
    https://history.denverlibrary.org

2 hours ago

AARP Kansas Urges KCC to reject Westar Rate Increase Request

Just turning on your lights could cost an additional $4.00 per month if Westar Energy has its way. Westar is requesting a $4.00 increase (from $14.50 to $18.50 per month) in its residential customer charge. This is the fee you pay before using any electricity.

    AARP States - AARP Kansas Urges KCC to reject Westar Rate Increase Request
    Just turning on your lights could cost an additional $4.00 per month if Westar Energy has its way. Westar is requesting a $4.00 increase (from $14.50 to $18.50 per month) in its residential customer charge. This is the fee you pay before using any electricity.
    https://states.aarp.org

2 hours ago

Driver Safety Classes: Summer 2018

Upcoming Courses

    AARP States - Driver Safety Classes: Summer 2018
    Upcoming Courses To register for a session, call the registration phone number next to the class you are interested in. *Courses are $15 for AARP members and $20 for non-members* JUNE JULY AUGUST
    https://states.aarp.org

3 hours ago

Are You An AARP Smart Driver?

The AARP Smart Driver course is geared towards drivers 50+ ( though any driver may attend) and covers practical defensive driving techniques, the effects of the normal changes to vision and hearing caused by aging and the effects of medications and alcohol. The course reviews the latest ‘rules of the road’ and operating vehicles safely in today’s environment and with today’s technology. It is not a behind-the-wheel course but a classroom seminar with a good deal of interaction between the participants. There is no pass-fail.

    AARP States - Are You An AARP Smart Driver?
    The AARP Smart Driver course is geared towards drivers 50+ ( though any driver may attend) and covers practical defensive driving techniques, the effects of the normal changes to vision and hearing caused by aging and the effects of medications and alcohol.
    https://states.aarp.org

3 hours ago

Join AARP DC for Capital Pride 2018

“All of us who are openly gay are living and writing the history of our movement. We are no more—and no less—heroic than the suffragists and abolitionists of the 19th century; and the labor organizers, Freedom Riders, Stonewall demonstrators, and environmentalists of the 20th century. We are ordinary people, living our lives, and trying as civil-rights activist Dorothy Cotton said, to ‘fix what ain’t right’ in our society.”

    AARP States - Join AARP DC for Capital Pride 2018
    "All of us who are openly gay are living and writing the history of our movement. We are no more-and no less-heroic than the suffragists and abolitionists of the 19th century; and the labor organizers, Freedom Riders, Stonewall demonstrators, and environmentalists of the 20th century.
    https://states.aarp.org

4 hours ago

Be the Difference this Election Year

Before you vote, take the time to get to know where the candidates stand on issues that matter the most to AARP members and their families. This guide helps explain more about the top federal voting issues for older adults, as well as some guiding principals when it comes to the future of our health care and economic security. For more information on any of these voting issues, go to www.aarp.org/vote.

    AARP States - Be the Difference this Election Year
    Before you vote, take the time to get to know where the candidates stand on issues that matter the most to AARP members and their families. This guide helps explain more about the top federal voting issues for older adults, as well as some guiding principals when it comes to the future of our health care and economic security.
    https://states.aarp.org

5 hours ago

AARP Cordova Chapter Presents Community Service Award

By Cynthia J. McKinney, President, AARP Cordova Chapter No. 5449

    AARP States - AARP Cordova Chapter Presents Community Service Award
    By Cynthia J. McKinney, President, AARP Cordova Chapter No. 5449 AARP Cordova Chapter recently honored member Martha B. Thomas as a 2018 Community Service Award Recipient. It easy to understand why "the conference must go on . . ." is a mantra of Mrs. Thomas.
    https://states.aarp.org

6 hours ago

Get Active & Outdoors with AARP

It’s time to stretch your legs and feel the sun on your skin. AARP is gearing up for the spring and summer by offering active outdoor events. Outdoor events include beautiful hikes, exploratory bike rides, and fun canoe trips. If you like to stay landlocked, join AARP on our Trail Trekker hikes or our Destination Rides. If you like to stay cool during Minnesota’s hot summer days, our two Voyager Canoe Trips are perfect for you and a friend.

    AARP States - Get Active & Outdoors with AARP
    It's time to stretch your legs and feel the sun on your skin. AARP is gearing up for the spring and summer by offering active outdoor events. Outdoor events include beautiful hikes, exploratory bike rides, and fun canoe trips. If you like to stay landlocked, join AARP on our Trail Trekker hikes or our Destination Rides.
    https://states.aarp.org

7 hours ago

PA Legislative & Congressional Recap for May 2018

Here’s a quick recap of the May 15 primary election:

    AARP States - PA Legislative & Congressional Recap for May 2018
    Here's a quick recap of the May 15 primary election: There were few true surprises in the primary election results. One notable development - for the first time since 2014 Pennsylvania will have a female Representative in the US House of Representatives (both candidates in the 5th District are women).
    https://states.aarp.org

7 hours ago

Rockies Baseball Anyone?

Sunday, June 10:  AARP Day at the Rockies, 1:10 p.m. in DENVER

    AARP States - Rockies Baseball Anyone?
    Sunday, June 10: AARP Day at the Rockies, 1:10 p.m. in DENVER Special priced tickets for AARP Day at Coors Field are limited, so purchase them now Online. Stop by the AARP booth and bring your membership card! Colorado Rockies vs.
    https://states.aarp.org

9 hours ago

Meet Brad Anderson, AARP Iowa’s New State Director

Brad Anderson of Des Moines has been named the new AARP Iowa State Director. He will oversee operations of the Iowa state office, which includes a staff of four full-time employees and a 14-person volunteer advisory Executive Council that works on behalf of all Iowans 50+, including the more than 370,000 AARP members statewide. He succeeds Kent Sovern, who is retiring after seven years as State Director.

    AARP States - Meet Brad Anderson, AARP Iowa's New State Director
    Brad Anderson of Des Moines has been named the new AARP Iowa State Director. He will oversee operations of the Iowa state office, which includes a staff of four full-time employees and a 14-person volunteer advisory Executive Council that works on behalf of all Iowans 50+, including the more than 370,000 AARP members statewide.
    https://states.aarp.org

17 hours ago

19 hours ago

About AARP Kentucky

Contact AARP Kentucky

    AARP States - About AARP Kentucky
    Contact AARP Kentucky AARP Kentucky's office is open Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. EST. Please contact us via email at kyaarp@aarp.org or toll-free 1-866-295-7275. We are located in east Jefferson County at 10401 Linn Station Road, Suite 121 in Louisville, Kentucky 40223. Stay up to date on news important to Kentuckians 50-plus.
    https://states.aarp.org

24 hours ago

Sung has some chilled asparagus soup with toa...

Sung has some chilled asparagus soup with toasted rye ramen, mint, sorrel, and wild sesame seeds From the wood oven, smoked white fish with pickled, roasted, raw radishes and spring onion aoili Colter has a fantastic Bok Choy dish, seared with turmeric tarragon apples and spring vegetables vinaigrette.

    Potager Restaurant
    Sung has some chilled asparagus soup with toasted rye ramen, mint, sorrel, and wild sesame seeds From the wood oven, smoked white fish with pickled, roasted, raw radishes and spring onion aoili...
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25 hours ago

National Stroke Awareness Month: Lessons in Starting Over

65,000 Americans will experience a stroke this month, but fewer than 1 in 5 can correctly identify the signs. Why are strokes a leading cause of adult long-term disability, and who is at risk? We asked survivors, the CEO of the American Stroke Association and several medically licensed stroke support group leaders to find out.

    AARP States - National Stroke Awareness Month: Lessons in Starting Over
    65,000 Americans will experience a stroke this month, but fewer than 1 in 5 can correctly identify the signs. Why are strokes a leading cause of adult long-term disability, and who is at risk? We asked survivors, the CEO of the American Stroke Association and several medically licensed stroke support group leaders to find out.
    https://states.aarp.org

25 hours ago

WANTED: Amateur Artists in the DMV Aged 50 or Older

Synthia St. James poses with a collection of her iconic paintings

    AARP States - WANTED: Amateur Artists in the DMV Aged 50 or Older
    Do you paint or draw? Perhaps you make pottery, jewelry or sculpt. Or do you enjoy digital photography or poetry? In whichever of these arts you shine, you are invited to enter your best works in the Celebration of the Arts - a competition for amateur artists 50 and over who live in the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia.
    https://states.aarp.org

27 hours ago

AARP Mississippi To Present Veterans Town Hall In Vicksburg

AARP Mississippi is inviting all Veterans in the area to attend the AARP Veterans Town Hall on Friday, June 8, 2018 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Lady Luck Casino Arena, 1380 Warrenton Road in Vicksburg. The event is free. Veterans may bring one guest. Lunch will be served.

    AARP States - AARP Mississippi To Present Veterans Town Hall In Vicksburg
    AARP Mississippi is inviting all Veterans in the area to attend the AARP Veterans Town Hall on Friday, June 8, 2018 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Lady Luck Casino Arena, 1380 Warrenton Road in Vicksburg. The event is free. Veterans may bring one guest. Lunch will be served.
    https://states.aarp.org

27 hours ago

Summer means more time with the family and en...

Summer means more time with the family and enjoying these gorgeous nights out & about! Leave the car & dishes at home, grab your crew and bike over to treat yourself and the kiddos to a night out. Click the 'Book Now' button to make your reservation! Thank you CBS Denver for the family-friendly shout-out! https://cbsloc.al/2LmuvNz

    Best Kids Menus In Denver
    By Katherine Bostick It's time for a family dinner out but the kids are picky eaters. You need someplace with a great kids menu to satisfy the taste buds of all the children in your family! This is just a short list of all the fine restaurants that have great kids menus.
    http://denver.cbslocal.com

28 hours ago

AARP SEEKS TECH VOLUNTEERS IN THE SPRINGFIELD AREA

AARP IL is looking for Volunteer Tech Trainer to assist staff and other volunteers to provide training support.

    AARP States - AARP SEEKS TECH VOLUNTEERS IN THE SPRINGFIELD AREA
    AARP IL is looking for Volunteer Tech Trainer to assist staff and other volunteers to provide training support. Volunteer trainers would lead tech training, webinars, and workshops in group settings. Additionally, the Volunteer Tech role identifies promising practices for volunteer training support and helps increase awareness of the feature and benefits of technology in the AARP community.
    https://states.aarp.org

28 hours ago

AARP SEEKS TECH VOLUNTEERS IN THE PEORIA AREA

AARP IL is looking for Volunteer Tech Trainer to assist staff and other volunteers to provide training support.

    AARP States - AARP SEEKS TECH VOLUNTEERS IN THE PEORIA AREA
    AARP IL is looking for Volunteer Tech Trainer to assist staff and other volunteers to provide training support. Volunteer trainers would lead tech training, webinars, and workshops in group settings. Additionally, the Volunteer Tech role identifies promising practices for volunteer training support and helps increase awareness of the feature and benefits of technology in the AARP community.
    https://states.aarp.org

28 hours ago

AARP Chicago: 2018 Beverly Breast Cancer Walk

Imagine this: AARP volunteers are asked to turn out for a three-mile hike – on Sunday – in fact, on Mother’s Day.  And after it’s over, they’re thanking AARP for the opportunity.  That had to have been a fun event.

    AARP States - AARP Chicago: 2018 Beverly Breast Cancer Walk
    Imagine this: AARP volunteers are asked to turn out for a three-mile hike - on Sunday - in fact, on Mother's Day. And after it's over, they're thanking AARP for the opportunity. That had to have been a fun event.
    https://states.aarp.org

28 hours ago

VOLUNTEER WITH AARP DRIVER SAFETY

Interested in giving back to your community and having fun?

    AARP States - VOLUNTEER WITH AARP DRIVER SAFETY
    Interested in giving back to your community and having fun? Volunteer with AARP Driver Safety which helps older drivers stay safe on the road.* Sign up today to be an Instructor for our AARP Smart Driver™ classroom course: Training is easy and resources are 100% provided No special skills or AARP membership required Be a part of a local Driver Safety community of dedicated volunteer Be a part of a local Driver Safety community of dedicated volunteers Become a volunteer ...
    https://states.aarp.org

29 hours ago

Make a Difference in your Community

Every single day AARP Idaho volunteers make a positive difference in communities across our state. Whether it’s preparing tax returns, keeping drivers safe on the roads, protecting consumers from fraud, teaching continuing education classes or facilitating our popular Movies for Grownups program, volunteers are at the heart of everything we do….and we do a lot!

    AARP States - Make a Difference in your Community
    Every single day AARP Idaho volunteers make a positive difference in communities across our state. Whether it's preparing tax returns, keeping drivers safe on the roads, protecting consumers from fraud, teaching continuing education classes or facilitating our popular Movies for Grownups program, volunteers are at the heart of everything we do....and we do a lot!
    https://states.aarp.org

29 hours ago

AARP SEEKS 2018 ANDRUS AWARD FOR COMMUNITY SERVICE NOMINEES

AARP is now accepting nominations for its 2018 Mississippi Andrus Award for Community Service, which honors 50+ Mississippians who are sharing their experience, talent, and skills to enrich the lives of their community members.

    AARP States - AARP SEEKS 2018 ANDRUS AWARD FOR COMMUNITY SERVICE NOMINEES
    AARP is now accepting nominations for its 2018 Mississippi Andrus Award for Community Service, which honors 50+ Mississippians who are sharing their experience, talent, and skills to enrich the lives of their community members.
    https://states.aarp.org

29 hours ago

AARP Arkansas Tackles Ballot Issue One

As November voting quickly approaches, an important ballot issue has surfaced that, if adopted, would have a significant impact on civil suits, especially involving value of life. Therefore, we want to ensure that all Arkansans have background knowledge and information on how each of us could be directly impacted by this legislation. It is extremely important that Arkansas voters are informed and aware of the long term effects changes to this amendment would impose on the fair determination and outcomes of civil lawsuits.

    AARP States - AARP Arkansas Tackles Ballot Issue One
    As November voting quickly approaches, an important ballot issue has surfaced that, if adopted, would have a significant impact on civil suits, especially involving value of life. Therefore, we want to ensure that all Arkansans have background knowledge and information on how each of us could be directly impacted by this legislation.
    https://states.aarp.org

29 hours ago

Celebrating Faith Driven Service to Others

AARP Kentucky Announces Annual Real Possibilities Faith Award Nominees

    AARP States - Celebrating Faith Driven Service to Others
    AARP Kentucky Announces Annual Real Possibilities Faith Award Nominees Local volunteers working with their faith community are making a difference in Louisville - everyday. In 2017, AARP Kentucky launched its Real Possibilities Faith Award as one way to recognize long-serving volunteer members of Louisville's faith communities who are often "unsung heroes."
    https://states.aarp.org

32 hours ago

Roanoke AARP Chapter 4652 Celebrates 27th Anniversary

Speaking at the event was Ben Crawford of the Blacksburg Chapter

    AARP States - Roanoke AARP Chapter 4652 Celebrates 27th Anniversary
    On Thursday, May 10, 2018, the SW Roanoke AARP Chapter 4652 celebrated it 27th anniversary at the Westhampton Christian Church in Roanoke. The theme of the event was "Looking Back, Moving Forward." Speaking at the event was Ben Crawford of the Blacksburg Chapter.
    https://states.aarp.org

41 hours ago

41 hours ago

Arc of Colorado Executive Director Hails Wins of 2018 Sessions

Interview Arc of Colorado Executive Director Hails Wins of 2018 Sessions

    Arc of Colorado Executive Director Hails Wins of 2018 Sessions - AdvocacyDenver
    Seven months ago, Christiano Sosa took over the helm of the Arc of Colorado. During that time, he united the state's 14 Chapters around the 2018 legislative agenda. That agenda produced five prioritized bills that all successfully passed. In an interview with Catherine Strode, Christiano reflects on this legislative progress and offers his vision moving ...
    https://www.advocacydenver.org

2 days ago

These special special makers! Tonight! Thursd...

These special special makers! Tonight! Thursday is a new menu!

    Potager Restaurant
    These special special makers! Tonight! Thursday is a new menu!
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2 days ago

Romance and Dating in the Digital Age Workshop

Join AARP Georgia for an exciting opportunity to learn how to date safely in the digital era at a Romance and Dating in the Digital Age Workshop. 

    AARP States - Romance and Dating in the Digital Age Workshop
    Join AARP Georgia for an exciting opportunity to learn how to date safely in the digital era at a Romance and Dating in the Digital Age Workshop. Come out and listen to tips to avoid romance fraud and learn how to date and sustain healthy and safe relationships successfully online and in person.
    https://states.aarp.org

2 days ago

Meet Age Disruptor: Nancy Genova

AARP celebrates those who embody our #DisruptAging movement that challenges ageist stereotypes and highlights all those who own their age.  Among those New Yorkers who are doing just that is Nancy Genova, President of the board for the 100 Hispanic Women organization.  Nancy has over twenty-four years of health care experience and is currently full-time faculty at Hostos Community College in the Behavioral & Social Sciences Department’s Public Policy & Law Unit.  She is a vibrant, active member of the community and as part of her role as board President, she is on the planning committee of their yearly Mind, Body, Spirit conference, which our Associate State Director, Maggie Castro, will be speaking at on May 30th in New Rochelle, NY. Read Nancy’s interview here for more information on her dynamic age disrupting journey!

    AARP States - Meet Age Disruptor: Nancy Genova
    AARP celebrates those who embody our #DisruptAging movement that challenges ageist stereotypes and highlights all those who own their age. Among those New Yorkers who are doing just that is Nancy Genova, President of the board for the 100 Hispanic Women organization.
    https://states.aarp.org

2 days ago

Preventing Elder Abuse This Month in Texas

May marks Elder Abuse Prevention Month in Texas. Governor Greg Abbott’s proclamation aims to bring awareness to potential risks for older Texans, in the hopes of inspiring change in Texas.

    AARP States - Preventing Elder Abuse This Month in Texas
    May marks Elder Abuse Prevention Month in Texas. Governor Greg Abbott's proclamation aims to bring awareness to potential risks for older Texans, in the hopes of inspiring change in Texas. Change is already underway. House Bill 3921, which went to effect last September, grants employees of financial institutions the ability to report suspected financial exploitation.
    https://states.aarp.org

2 days ago

36th Annual Winter Park Jazz Fest July 21-22, 2018

Join AARP Colorado at the 36th Annual Winter Park Jazz Festival, July 21-22, 2018, at Hideaway Park in Winter Park, CO.

    AARP States - 36th Annual Winter Park Jazz Fest July 21-22, 2018
    Join AARP Colorado at the 36th Annual Winter Park Jazz Festival, July 21-22, 2018, at Hideaway Park in Winter Park, CO. Come meet AARP staff, volunteers and other members at the AARP table and hear what AARP is doing in your community.
    https://states.aarp.org

2 days ago

AARP is Coming Back to Philly Free Streets in 2018

AARP Pennsylvania is a proud sponsor of the 3rd annual Philly Free Streets event. Philly Free Streets, a people-powered initiative of the City of Philadelphia, will block off several miles of vehicular traffic along Broad Street on August 11th from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. The car-free route spanning several miles from City Hall to Erie Avenue will create a connection between Center City and North Philadelphia where people can bike, walk or play to explore the neighborhoods. This event is free and open to the public.

    AARP States - AARP is Coming Back to Philly Free Streets in 2018
    AARP Pennsylvania is a proud sponsor of the 3rd annual Philly Free Streets event. Philly Free Streets, a people-powered initiative of the City of Philadelphia, will block off several miles of vehicular traffic along Broad Street on August 11th from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    https://states.aarp.org

2 days ago

AARP Montana Honors Veterans with Flagpole Dedication and Ceremony at the Montana Veterans’ Home Cemetery in Columbia Falls

Special Community Event Scheduled on May 27 at 2 pm

    AARP States - AARP Montana Honors Veterans with Flagpole Dedication and Ceremony at the Montana Veterans' Home Cemetery in Columbia Falls
    Special Community Event Scheduled on May 27 at 2 pm Helena, Mont., May 22, 2018 -The Stars and Stripes will soon fly over the west end of the Montana Veterans' Home Cemetery in Columbia Falls. The 121 year-old cemetery is receiving an additional American flag.
    https://states.aarp.org

2 days ago

Monthly Tuesdays at the State House – All are welcome!

Join us this summer for our Monthly Tuesdays at the State House! All are welcome as we get together to discuss ongoing issues, meet with special guests and participate in local tours.  See below for details!

    AARP States - Monthly Tuesdays at the State House - All are welcome!
    Join us this summer for our Monthly Tuesdays at the State House! All are welcome as we get together to discuss ongoing issues, meet with special guests and participate in local tours. See below for details! Questions?
    https://states.aarp.org

2 days ago

AARP, former Rockford Mayor: Time for IL Senate to Act to Restrain Drug Price-Gouging Outrage

Chicago, Ill. – Illinois consumers, businesses, cities and state taxpayers all could score a big win in the 2018 Illinois legislative session if state Senate leaders allow a vote on legislation to rein in unpredictable, skyrocketing prices in generic and off-patent medications, according to AARP Illinois and the former mayor of a northern Illinois city recently featured on “60 Minutes.”

    AARP States - AARP, former Rockford Mayor: Time for IL Senate to Act to Restrain Drug Price-Gouging Outrage
    Chicago, Ill. - Illinois consumers, businesses, cities and state taxpayers all could score a big win in the 2018 Illinois legislative session if state Senate leaders allow a vote on legislation to rein in unpredictable, skyrocketing prices in generic and off-patent medications, according to AARP Illinois and the former mayor of a northern Illinois city recently featured on "60 Minutes."
    https://states.aarp.org

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