3 min ago

Sharpen Your Networking & Interview Skills

Improve the Way You Network and Interview

    AARP States - Sharpen Your Networking & Interview Skills
    Improve the Way You Network and Interview Are you looking for a new career opportunity? Do you need assistance in preparing for an upcoming interview? If you are interested in improving your networking or interview skills, then join us June 29th at 1:00 p.m. for: Sharpen Your Networking & Interview Skills!
    https://states.aarp.org

2 hours ago

Poll: Financial security, health care important to decisive 50-plus voters

WASHINGTON, DC – In a newly released AARP-Politico poll, Florida voters age 50 and over do not feel better off financially despite a growing economy. The poll also found that Social Security and health care will be very important to 50-plus voters when they cast ballots for Congress in the mid-term elections, and they are deeply concerned about the future of Medicare.

    AARP States - Poll: Financial security, health care important to decisive 50-plus voters
    WASHINGTON, DC - In a newly released AARP-Politico poll, Florida voters age 50 and over do not feel better off financially despite a growing economy. The poll also found that Social Security and health care will be very important to 50-plus voters when they cast ballots for Congress in the mid-term elections, and they are deeply concerned about the future of Medicare.
    https://states.aarp.org

2 hours ago

Free Movie Night June 28 in Boise

Join us for a free screening of Lean on Pete at 6 pm, Thursday, June 28 in Boise at Edwards Boise Stadium 21.

    AARP States - Free Movie Night June 28 in Boise
    Join us for a free screening of Lean on Pete at 6 pm, Thursday, June 28 in Boise at Edwards Boise Stadium 21. Based on the novel by Will Vlautin, Lean on Pete is a deeply moving story of a teen who finds work caring for an aging racehorse named Lean on Pete.
    https://states.aarp.org

2 hours ago

To celebrate our 125th birthday, we're having...

To celebrate our 125th birthday, we're having our cake and drinking it, too! This summer, sip on a custom-made Birthday Cake Frappuccino or a Tiramisu Frappuccino at The Callahan Cafe at the DAM and help us celebrate our quasquicentennial birthday. Read more about our 125th year here: http://bit.ly/2r5H9ay

    Denver Art Museum
    To celebrate our 125th birthday, we're having our cake and drinking it, too! This summer, sip on a custom-made Birthday Cake Frappuccino or a Tiramisu Frappuccino at The Callahan Cafe at the DAM and...
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3 hours ago

North Carolina Elected Officials Recognized by AARP as “Capitol Caregivers”

RALEIGH – To recognize their integral work to support family caregivers in North Carolina last year, AARP will name Governor Roy Cooper, State Senators Warren Daniel and Paul Newton and State Representatives John Szoka, Gale Adcock, Beverly G. Boswell, Donna McDowell White as “Capitol Caregivers.”

    AARP States - North Carolina Elected Officials Recognized by AARP as "Capitol Caregivers"
    RALEIGH - To recognize their integral work to support family caregivers in North Carolina last year, AARP will name Governor Roy Cooper, State Senators Warren Daniel and Paul Newton and State Representatives John Szoka, Gale Adcock, Beverly G. Boswell, Donna McDowell White as "Capitol Caregivers."
    https://states.aarp.org

5 hours ago

Meet a Westword Music Showcase Band: Judge Roughneck

Judge Roughneck will perform at the Westword Music Showcase at 12:55 p.m. Saturday, June 23, at La Rumba, 99 West 9th Avenue. Get more information and tickets at westwordshowcase.com.

    Meet a Westword Music Showcase Band: Judge Roughneck
    Ska-reggae act Judge Roughneck. Every year, the Westword Music Showcase brings some of the city's best acts to venues throughout the Golden Triangle neighborhood. To find out more about some of the acts that will be performing at the Showcase on Saturday, June 23, we sent them a questionnaire that includes questions about the local music scene.
    http://www.westword.com

11 hours ago

18 hours ago

Potager Restaurant added 2 new photos.

It’s a vegetarian cook-off! Cherries vs favas! Hillary vs Colter! You decide the winner! Tonight! And there’s the Burger!!

    Potager Restaurant
    Potager Restaurant added a new photo.
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20 hours ago

Help People Avoid Getting Scammed; Become a Volunteer Fraud Fighter

Do you want to make a difference for others right where you live?

    AARP States - Help People Avoid Getting Scammed; Become a Volunteer Fraud Fighter
    Do you want to make a difference for others right where you live? AARP North Dakota is looking for people who are willing to present fraud and scam information to small groups and clubs in communities in your area. We'll be conducting a training session on the AARP Fraud Watch Network on August 16 in Fargo.
    https://states.aarp.org

21 hours ago

Share the Care Act aims to make life better for Caregivers

A new Senate Bill, called the Share the Care Act will help families balance work and caregiving. AARP and a statewide coalition of partners worked throughout the 2018 legislative session to encourage the bill’s introduction. 

    AARP States - Share the Care Act aims to make life better for Caregivers
    A new Senate Bill, called the Share the Care Act will help families balance work and caregiving. AARP and a statewide coalition of partners worked throughout the 2018 legislative session to encourage the bill's introduction. Almost every family faces a very common dilemma at some point-a loved one needs care during the day, but family members cannot be there 24/7.
    https://states.aarp.org

22 hours ago

Volunteers needed: Are you up for the challenge?

AARP Foundation Challenges Memphis to Pack 500,000 Meals for Hungry Seniors

    AARP States - Volunteers needed: Are you up for the challenge?
    AARP Foundation Challenges Memphis to Pack 500,000 Meals for Hungry Seniors For a startling number of older adults, poverty is a fact of life that threatens to put the American Dream out of reach. And more than 10 million adults 50 and older are at risk of hunger every day because they lack reliable access to a sufficient quantity of affordable, nutritious food.
    https://states.aarp.org

22 hours ago

Nominations Now Open

2018 AARP Andrus Award for Community Service

    AARP States - Nominations Now Open
    2018 AARP Andrus Award for Community Service AARP Rhode Island is seeking nominations for the 2018 Andrus Award for Community Service. AARP's most-prestigious volunteer tribute recognizes outstanding individuals who are sharing their experience, talents and skills to enrich the lives of others. Learn more about the awards and download the form to mail in your nominee information or....
    https://states.aarp.org

22 hours ago

Take an AARP Driver Safety Class in July and Stay Safe on the Roads!

Are you up to speed on the rules of the road?

    AARP States - Take an AARP Driver Safety Class in July and Stay Safe on the Roads!
    Are you up to speed on the rules of the road? Brush up on your driving skills by taking an AARP Driver Safety course. The four-hour course is available at numerous locations throughout Massachusetts. All classroom courses are taught by trained AARP volunteers.
    https://states.aarp.org

22 hours ago

VIDEO: AARP WV State President Discusses “Be The Difference. Vote!” Campaign Focused on 2018 Midterms

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    AARP States - VIDEO: AARP WV State President Discusses "Be The Difference. Vote!" Campaign Focused on 2018 Midterms
    VIDEO: AARP West Virginia State President Rich Stonestreet talks about the Mountain State's most powerful voting bloc - 50+ voters - and how we can hold politicians accountable on critical issues like Medicare and Social Security by pledging to vote this November. AARP has launched "Be The Difference.
    https://states.aarp.org

24 hours ago

Bi-Polar – The Thin Edge of Dignity

I’m one of 40 or so elders – I could say seniors – equally nice sounding, but without the gravitas –  or mature– nah, that’s for movie ratings – or, more scornfully, geezers,  or wickedly demeaning  – old farts.  I guess you could say all-of-the-above. After decades of achievements and societal contributions, and professional accomplishments (and being a bit of a pompous ass ) with  a smidgen of pride,  I prefer the politically correct, solemn, and dignified first word choice –  who reside in an Assisted Living Facility (ALF.).

    AARP States - Bi-Polar - The Thin Edge of Dignity
    I'm one of 40 or so elders - I could say seniors - equally nice sounding, but without the gravitas - or mature- nah, that's for movie ratings - or, more scornfully, geezers, or wickedly demeaning - old farts. I guess you could say all-of-the-above.
    https://states.aarp.org

25 hours ago

Counter Culture Brewing Will Add Brewery Restaurant to Governor's Park

But the time has come to evolve, say Kevin McCrossin and Justin Martinez, who recently signed a lease at 205 East Seventh Avenue, in the food-centric stretch of the Governor's Park neighborhood.

    Counter Culture Brewing Will Add Brewery Restaurant to Governor's Park
    When the brewery taproom explosion began in Denver in 2010, it was started by brewers who didn't want to serve food in the traditional brewpub model, and who didn't need to package their beer to stay in business. Before that, craft beer makers had always chosen either one or the other as their business model.
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25 hours ago

AARP Oklahoma Responds to Historic Settlement Agreement Regarding OG&E Rates

It’s official: OG&E rates are going down. On June 19, officials with the Oklahoma Corporation Commission accepted a settlement agreement reached between OG&E and state regulators for a historic rate decrease.

    AARP States - AARP Oklahoma Responds to Historic Settlement Agreement Regarding OG&E Rates
    It's official: OG&E rates are going down. On June 19, officials with the Oklahoma Corporation Commission accepted a settlement agreement reached between OG&E and state regulators for a historic rate decrease. Response from AARP Oklahoma: AARP Oklahoma applauds the Corporation Commissioners for swiftly accepting the settlement agreement negotiated between AARP Oklahoma, the Attorney General's Office and other parties attached to the agreement.
    https://states.aarp.org

25 hours ago

6/20 Scam Alert: Summer Employment Fraud Watch

6/20 SCAM ALERT BULLETIN BOARD:

    AARP States - 6/20 Scam Alert: Summer Employment Fraud Watch
    6/20 SCAM ALERT BULLETIN BOARD: Summer isn't all about spending days at the beach or traveling. Finding employment has become a top priority for younger adults and temporary job seekers. However, discerning whether or not the job is legitimate has become a huge problem.
    https://states.aarp.org

25 hours ago

DISAPPOINTING: Emera Maine’s Requested Rate Hike Results in 5.34% Increase

DATE: June 19, 2018

    AARP States - DISAPPOINTING: Emera Maine's Requested Rate Hike Results in 5.34% Increase
    DATE: June 19, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: Jane Margesson, AARP Maine Communications Director (207) 229-5628 or jmargesson@aarp.org Maine Public Utility Commission Rules on Emera Maine Rate Case AARP Maine Disappointed that Utility Giant's Latest Requested Rate Hike Results in 5.34% Increase PORTLAND: Earlier today, the Maine Public Utilities Commission (PUC) ruled on Docket 2017-00198 and approved a distribution rate increase of 5.34 percent, equaling an additional $4.46 million for Emera Maine, the state's second-largest utility company.
    https://states.aarp.org

25 hours ago

New AARP-Politico Florida Poll Shows 50-Plus Voters Focused on Pocketbook Issues Today and In Future

Image via POLITICO/Getty

    New AARP-Politico Florida Poll Shows 50-Plus Voters Focused on Pocketbook Issues Today and In Future
    In a joint AARP-POLITICO poll released today, Florida voters age 50 and over do not feel better off financially despite a growing economy. The poll also found that Social Security and health care will be very important to 50-plus voters when they cast ballots for Congress in the mid-term elections, and they are deeply concerned about the future of Medicare.
    https://states.aarp.org

25 hours ago

Check out gorgeous new art by Dustin Spencer ...

Check out gorgeous new art by Dustin Spencer at Ninni & Foffa's through the end of the month. While you're there, browse the weird, witty and wonderful vintage wares, upcycled oddities, and one-of-a-kind gifts! → https://bit.ly/2zWOJel

    Art District on Santa Fe
    Check out gorgeous new art by Dustin Spencer at Ninni & Foffa's through the end of the month. While you're there, browse the weird, witty and wonderful vintage wares, upcycled oddities, and...
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26 hours ago

DISAPPOINTING RULING Re: Emera Maine’s Latest Requested Rate Hike Results in 5.34% Increase

DATE: June 19, 2018

    AARP States - DISAPPOINTING RULING Re: Emera Maine's Latest Requested Rate Hike Results in 5.34% Increase
    DATE: June 19, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: Jane Margesson, AARP Maine Communications Director (207) 229-5628 or jmargesson@aarp.org Maine Public Utility Commission Rules on Emera Maine Rate Case AARP Maine Disappointed that Utility Giant's Latest Requested Rate Hike Results in 5.34% Increase PORTLAND: Earlier today, the Maine Public Utilities Commission (PUC) ruled on Docket 2017-00198 and approved a distribution rate increase of 5.34 percent, equaling an additional $4.46 million for Emera Maine, the state's second-largest utility company.
    https://states.aarp.org

26 hours ago

Kayla Marque's Time to Shine Is Now

Westword Music Showcase, 2:45 p.m. Saturday, June 23, 100% de Agave, 975 Lincoln Street, westwordshowcase.com.

    Kayla Marque's Time to Shine Is Now
    Singer Kayla Marque sits on a bench behind the Denver Museum of Nature & Science, her face hidden beneath a denim baseball cap and saucer-sized sunglasses. Puffy clouds the color of orange sherbet decorate the city's skyline as the sun dips below the mountains.
    http://www.westword.com

27 hours ago

Looking forward to having Westword Music Show...

Looking forward to having Westword Music Showcase in the venues this weekend! Use SOCO to save on tickets → http://bit.ly/2MtazsI

    SOCO Nightlife District
    Looking forward to having Westword Music Showcase in the venues this weekend! Use SOCO to save on tickets → http://bit.ly/2MtazsI
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29 hours ago

Review: Underground Railroad Game Is a Wild Ride at Curious

Underground Railroad Game, presented by Curious Theatre Company through July 1, 1080 Acoma Street, 303-623-0524, curioustheatre.org.

44 hours ago

North Hempstead AARP Meets Ronald McDonald House

Volunteer members from the AARP North Hempstead team facilitated a brunch to thank the families, caregivers,  and staff at the Ronald McDonald House in New Hyde Park. AARP knows all too well the challenges and sacrifices that family caregivers face when a loved one is ill. This was their way of celebrating their caregiving efforts and taking their minds off  The brunch was a way to thank the families and staff for all the sacrifices and hardships experienced during their children’s illness.  

    AARP States - North Hempstead AARP Meets Ronald McDonald House
    Volunteer members from the AARP North Hempstead team facilitated a brunch to thank the families, caregivers, and staff at the Ronald McDonald House in New Hyde Park. AARP knows all too well the challenges and sacrifices that family caregivers face when a loved one is ill.
    https://states.aarp.org

44 hours ago

Interrobang Film Festival Takes the Spotlight with 55 Films from 30 Countries, June 22-24

Movie enthusiasts of all ages are descending on Des Moines this week for the Interrobang Film Festival (IFF) presented by AARP Movies for Grownups. More than 55 films from 30 countries will be screened over the three days of the Des Moines Arts Festival® June 22-24.

    AARP States - Interrobang Film Festival Takes the Spotlight with 55 Films from 30 Countries, June 22-24
    Movie enthusiasts of all ages are descending on Des Moines this week for the Interrobang Film Festival (IFF) presented by AARP Movies for Grownups. More than 55 films from 30 countries will be screened over the three days of the Des Moines Arts Festival® June 22-24.
    https://states.aarp.org

44 hours ago

Denver Art Museum updated their cover photo.

"New Territory: Landscape Photography Today" will be on view at the Denver Art Museum June 24-Sept. 16, 2018. "New Territory: Landscape Photography Today" is a survey of contemporary landscape photography from around the world. The exhibition of more than 100 photographs will explore how artists stretch the boundaries of traditional landscape photography to reflect the environmental attitudes, perceptions, and values of our time. This exhibition is included in general admission, which is FREE for members and kids 18 and under every day.

    Denver Art Museum
    "New Territory: Landscape Photography Today" will be on view at the Denver Art Museum June 24-Sept. 16, 2018. "New Territory: Landscape Photography Today" is a survey of contemporary landscape...
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2 days ago

Summer of Fun with AARP

From summer to fall, AARP will be at it all!

    AARP States - Summer of Fun with AARP
    From summer to fall, AARP will be at it all! As the summer starts to heat up, AARP Pennsylvania staff and volunteers will be making an effort to be active in the community throughout Philadelphia and the surrounding counties. We hope to catch you at a few of these events.
    https://states.aarp.org

2 days ago

Nature’s Bounty: Fuel for Seasonal Survival

Autumn’s harvest brings us an abundant array of delicious foods as we begin preparations for the winter months.  New Hampshire’s wildlife is also benefiting from nature’s bounty as seasonal changes trigger survival strategies for winter’s pending challenges.

    AARP States - Nature's Bounty: Fuel for Seasonal Survival
    Autumn's harvest brings us an abundant array of delicious foods as we begin preparations for the winter months. New Hampshire's wildlife is also benefiting from nature's bounty as seasonal changes trigger survival strategies for winter's pending challenges.
    https://states.aarp.org

2 days ago

It’s Time to Make The Base Load Review Act History

South Carolinians, take notice. The Base Load Review Act allowed SCE&G to charge us some of the highest electricity rates in the southeast for the construction of V.C. Summer- an abandoned, unfinished nuclear power plant that will never produce power. SCE&G was able to raise our rates 9 times in less than 10 years, including a full year and a half after knowing the doomed fate of the nuclear project. So far, SCE&G parent company SCANA’s shareholders received $529 million of the $2 billion paid by SCE&G customers for V.C. Summer.

    AARP States - It's Time to Make The Base Load Review Act History
    South Carolinians, take notice. The Base Load Review Act allowed SCE&G to charge us some of the highest electricity rates in the southeast for the construction of V.C. Summer- an abandoned, unfinished nuclear power plant that will never produce power.
    https://states.aarp.org

2 days ago

National Great Outdoors Month: A Great Time to Get Outside

June is National Great Outdoors Month, a time for observing nature and enjoying our surrounding environments. Beginning as a week-long celebration of nature, we now nationally recognize the beautiful countryside, forests and parks of the United States for the entire month of June. This recognition promotes the splendor of our great outdoors and highlights the labors of those who work to preserve nature in our modern world. It raises the awareness of national policies on nature conservation by highlighting the beauty and health benefits of the natural environment.

    AARP States - National Great Outdoors Month: A Great Time to Get Outside
    June is National Great Outdoors Month, a time for observing nature and enjoying our surrounding environments. Beginning as a week-long celebration of nature, we now nationally recognize the beautiful countryside, forests and parks of the United States for the entire month of June.
    https://states.aarp.org

2 days ago

Crafty like a fox and looking for a new craft...

Crafty like a fox and looking for a new crafty skill to take up this summer? These cross stitching kits from Australia-based Crafty Like a Fox include all the materials you need for a finished product worthy of hanging on the wall. Numerous patterns are now available in The Shop at the Denver Art Museum. Explore The Shop: http://bit.ly/2Mu31WT

    Denver Art Museum
    Crafty like a fox and looking for a new crafty skill to take up this summer? These cross stitching kits from Australia-based Crafty Like a Fox include all the materials you need for a finished...
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2 days ago

Intro to Retirement: Are You Ready for The Next Chapter?

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    AARP States - Intro to Retirement: Are You Ready for The Next Chapter?
    Are you ready to retire? It's not solely about your financial planning, it's also about your readiness: physically, emotionally and mentally. What is your vision for retirement? Join AARP New Hampshire and Center for Health Promotion at this September 18 retirement readiness workshop.
    https://states.aarp.org

2 days ago

Bicycle Friendly Driver

Are you a bicycle-friendly driver?

    AARP States - Bicycle Friendly Driver
    Are you a bicycle-friendly driver? Hundreds of cyclists are killed in traffic accidents each year in the US, and thousands more are injured. Whether you are a cyclist or not, it's everyone's responsibility to do everything we can to prevent these tragedies on New Hampshire roadways and beyond.
    https://states.aarp.org

2 days ago

Find Out More About Concord Trails

Did you realize that the City of Concord has a trail system of 31 trails covering 81 miles?  Want to find out more about this fabulous resource?

    AARP States - Find Out More About Concord Trails
    Did you realize that the City of Concord has a trail system of 31 trails covering 81 miles? Want to find out more about this fabulous resource? Join AARP New Hampshire and City Planner Beth Fenstermacher for an educational session on how to navigate the off-road trails and how to read the trails and maps (so you don't get lost!)
    https://states.aarp.org

2 days ago

Casting a Ballot Can Be a High Hurdle for Idaho Family Caregivers

More than 200,000 Idahoans care for older parents, spouses, children and adults with disabilities, or other loved ones, helping them to live independently in their homes and communities, where they want to be.

    AARP States - Casting a Ballot Can Be a High Hurdle for Idaho Family Caregivers
    More than 200,000 Idahoans care for older parents, spouses, children and adults with disabilities, or other loved ones, helping them to live independently in their homes and communities, where they want to be. A labor of love, family caregiving can be exhausting and overwhelming. That doesn't change on Election Day.
    https://states.aarp.org

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