16 min 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

16 min 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

1 hour 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 hours 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 hours 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

3 hours ago

AARP Kansas Welcomes New Driver Safety State Coordinator

AARP Kansas is pleased to welcome Kevin Kneisley, Hiawatha, as the state’s new Driver Safety Coordinator for AARP Driver  Safety (ADS).  Kevin joined ADS in 2017 as a Driver Safety instructor.

    AARP States - AARP Kansas Welcomes New Driver Safety State Coordinator
    AARP Kansas is pleased to welcome Kevin Kneisley, Hiawatha, as the state's new Driver Safety Coordinator for AARP Driver Safety (ADS). Kevin joined ADS in 2017 as a Driver Safety instructor. As the state coordinator, Kevin assists Driver Safety instructors throughout the state of Kansas in promoting safe driving classes, recruiting volunteers and working with local organizations to host sites for the classes.
    https://states.aarp.org

4 hours ago

Memorial Day is this Monday! In celebration o...

Memorial Day is this Monday! In celebration of the day we'll be open for #brunch from 9am-4pm, and taking reservations between 9am-11am. Call 303-997-9911 or click the "Book Now" button to reserve your table before it's too late! . . #MemorialDay #MemorialDayBrunch #LobbyBrunchLife #TheLobbyDenver #BrunchRebel Photo Cred @nwthib

    The Lobby
    Memorial Day is this Monday! In celebration of the day we'll be open for #brunch from 9am-4pm, and taking reservations between 9am-11am. Call 303-997-9911 or click the "Book Now" button to reserve...
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5 hours ago

Asheville’s Besty Cantrell Wins AARP’s Highest Volunteer Honor

ASHEVILLE – At a regional fraud prevention event held by elder advocates across the Mountain Region, AARP volunteer Betsy Cantrell was presented with the AARP Andrus Award for her outstanding contributions to improving the lives of adults as they age.

    AARP States - Asheville's Besty Cantrell Wins AARP's Highest Volunteer Honor
    ASHEVILLE - At a regional fraud prevention event held by elder advocates across the Mountain Region, AARP volunteer Betsy Cantrell was presented with the AARP Andrus Award for her outstanding contributions to improving the lives of adults as they age.
    https://states.aarp.org

6 hours ago

Fraud Watch Network Alert: There are No Winners in Prize Scams

There are plenty of reputable contests and sweepstakes out there (including some from AARP), and let’s be honest, winning feels great! However, there are questionable characters out there who are trying to hook you on winning to reel in the profits for themselves.

    AARP States - Fraud Watch Network Alert: There are No Winners in Prize Scams
    There are plenty of reputable contests and sweepstakes out there (including some from AARP), and let's be honest, winning feels great! However, there are questionable characters out there who are trying to hook you on winning to reel in the profits for themselves.
    https://states.aarp.org

13 hours ago

23 hours ago

Care-FULL Conversations: Everything is Temporary Podcast

As we all know, the journey of caregiving is comprised of twists and turns, ups and downs, joys and sorrows. Dealing with the changing landscape is challenging indeed. Perhaps by realizing that everything is temporary, we would be more tolerant of the bad times and more appreciative of the good times. A perspective certainly worthy of consideration.

    AARP States - Care-FULL Conversations: Everything is Temporary Podcast
    As we all know, the journey of caregiving is comprised of twists and turns, ups and downs, joys and sorrows. Dealing with the changing landscape is challenging indeed. Perhaps by realizing that everything is temporary, we would be more tolerant of the bad times and more appreciative of the good times.
    https://states.aarp.org

24 hours ago

Join Us For an Event Filled Summer 2018!

The post Join Us For an Event Filled Summer 2018! appeared first on AARP States.

    AARP States - Join Us For an Event Filled Summer 2018!
    AARP New Jersey educates and advocates on behalf of those 50+ on issues that are important to them, their families, and to all Garden State residents.
    https://states.aarp.org

24 hours ago

Stark Park Concert Series!

Summer is in full swing and outdoor activities abound, including the Friends of Stark Park 2018 Summer Concert Series!   And AARP will be at three of these free community concerts to speak with members of the community and hand out information on upcoming events and programming!

    AARP States - Stark Park Concert Series!
    Summer is in full swing and outdoor activities abound, including the Friends of Stark Park 2018 Summer Concert Series! And AARP will be at three of these free community concerts to speak with members of the community and hand out information on upcoming events and programming!
    https://states.aarp.org

24 hours ago

AARP Advocacy In New Jersey

AARP believes that no one’s possibilities should ever be limited by their age and seeks to find new solutions so that more people can live and age as they choose. In just the past four months, with the support of AARP members, advocacy volunteers and coalition partners we have achieved noteworthy success on behalf of our 1.3 million Garden State members. AARP members and volunteers have made thousands of calls, sent almost 6,000 emails, conducted numerous legislative visits with our elected representatives and organized two lobby days at the New Jersey State Capitol. Your actions demonstrate the power of AARP and are the secret sauce to achieving positive change in the lives of not only the 50 plus but for all New Jerseyans.

    AARP States - AARP Advocacy In New Jersey
    AARP believes that no one's possibilities should ever be limited by their age and seeks to find new solutions so that more people can live and age as they choose. In just the past four months, with the support of AARP members, advocacy volunteers and coalition partners we have achieved noteworthy success on behalf of our 1.3 million Garden State members.
    https://states.aarp.org

24 hours ago

AARP Georgia Hosts Prepare to Care Workshop

Senior woman with caregiver in the park

    AARP States - AARP Georgia Hosts Prepare to Care Workshop
    On Saturday, June 9 from 2 p.m.-4 p.m., AARP Georgia is hosting a Prepare to Care Workshop in conjunction with Johns Creek United Methodist Church. AARP's Prepare to Care program is a workshop that helps current caregivers as well as those who want to be prepared to be cared for in the future.
    https://states.aarp.org

25 hours ago

How and Why Walking May Be the Key to a Longer Life

As relatively easy and straightforward as walking is (no gym fee or swimsuit needed, for starters), there’s mounting evidence that you should get serious, very serious, about doing it regularly. Why? From reducing your risk of certain cancers to keeping off extra pounds to strengthening your memory, a daily habit of lacing up and heading out gives you almost unparalleled health bang for your buck.

    AARP States - How and Why Walking May Be the Key to a Longer Life
    As relatively easy and straightforward as walking is (no gym fee or swimsuit needed, for starters), there's mounting evidence that you should get serious, very serious, about doing it regularly. Why? From reducing your risk of certain cancers to keeping off extra pounds to strengthening your memory, a daily habit of lacing up and heading out gives you almost unparalleled health bang for your buck.
    https://states.aarp.org

25 hours ago

Family Caregivers and the CARE Act celebrated on May 11th

AARP NJ was happy to host over 150 participants at our bilingual event for family caregivers in North Bergen, NJ on Friday, May 11th.  We highlighted our advocacy work and recent legislation passed to provide relief and support for caregivers in our state, and also had invited speakers discuss local and county programs and services, as well as tips on stress management and self-care.  Invited organizations and presenters included Hudson County Dept. of Health & Human Services, Bergen county Division of Senior Services, ACT NOW Foundation, MY CPR CARD NOW, NAMI en Español, United Way of Northern NJ, and Senior Medicare Patrol.  As a treat, we also engaged our participants in a Zumba session and Spanish radio Amor 93.1 entertained our guests with music and give-aways.

    AARP States - Family Caregivers and the CARE Act celebrated on May 11th
    AARP NJ was happy to host over 150 participants at our bilingual event for family caregivers in North Bergen, NJ on Friday, May 11th. We highlighted our advocacy work and recent legislation passed to provide relief and support for caregivers in our state, and also had invited speakers discuss local and county programs and services, as well as tips on stress management and self-care.
    https://states.aarp.org

27 hours ago

RaeAnn Johnson, Cindy Yale Appointed to AARP North Dakota Executive Council

Cindy Yale

    AARP States - RaeAnn Johnson, Cindy Yale Appointed to AARP North Dakota Executive Council
    RaeAnn Johnson of Grand Forks and Cindy Yale of Burlington have been appointed to the AARP North Dakota Executive Council. Johnson has been a social worker since 1985. She has spent most of her career working at the Northeast Human Service Center in Grand Forks.
    https://states.aarp.org

27 hours ago

Volunteer Opportunity in Loveland!

Grand Family Coalition is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization that provides social activities, support groups, education and referrals for children at risk that have been left behind due to death, mental illness, military deployment or neglect and abandonment. Keeping these children from entering a foster home, “Kinship Families” (grandparents and other family members parties my contact Gail at 970-699-2837 or gail@grandfamilycoalition.org

    AARP States - Volunteer Opportunity in Loveland!
    Grand Family Coalition is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization that provides social activities, support groups, education and referrals for children at risk that have been left behind due to death, mental illness, military deployment or neglect and abandonment.
    https://states.aarp.org

27 hours ago

AARP Nueva Jersey: Ley de Licencia Por Enfermedad

En Nueva Jersey, más de 1.1 millones de personas cuidan de sus padres, cónyuges y otros seres queridos para que puedan vivir en sus hogares, donde prefieren estar. La mayoría de los cuidadores familiares compaginan las responsabilidades de sus empleos a tiempo completo o parcial con el cuidado de un ser querido. Sin embargo, más de un millón de trabajadores en Nueva Jersey no tienen en el trabajo ni un solo día pagado de licencia por enfermedad.

    AARP States - AARP Nueva Jersey: Ley de Licencia Por Enfermedad
    En Nueva Jersey, más de 1.1 millones de personas cuidan de sus padres, cónyuges y otros seres queridos para que puedan vivir en sus hogares, donde prefieren estar. La mayoría de los cuidadores familiares compaginan las responsabilidades de sus empleos a tiempo completo o parcial con el cuidado de un ser querido.
    https://states.aarp.org

28 hours ago

State President Lee Baker Encourages the 50+ to Get Involved!

Voter Engagement – Lee Baker GA.mp4

    AARP States - State President Lee Baker Encourages the 50+ to Get Involved!
    Voter Engagement - Lee Baker GA.mp4 Posted by AARP Georgia on Saturday, May 19, 2018
    https://states.aarp.org

30 hours ago

Best Kids Menus In Denver

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523 E. 17th Ave.

    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

33 hours ago

Let’s Wash Up! 2nd Annual Caregivers Symposium

Alzheimer’s Association presents

    AARP States - Let's Wash Up! 2nd Annual Caregivers Symposium
    Alzheimer's Association presents Let's Wash Up! The 2nd annual Prince William Area Dementia Caregivers Symposium Saturday, June 9, 2018 8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. James J. McCoart Administration Building 1 County Complex Court, Woodbridge, VA 22192 People with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias slowly become less able to take care of themselves.
    https://states.aarp.org

2 days ago

Who's ready for some Hair of the Dog Comedy??...

Who's ready for some Hair of the Dog Comedy?? Our monthly showcase kicks off at 2:30pm today, just in time to finish that mimosa and hop into happy hour. Make sure you get here early so you get a good seat! . . #TheLobbyDenver #LobbyBrunchLife #HappyHour #SundayFunday

    The Lobby
    Who's ready for some Hair of the Dog Comedy?? Our monthly showcase kicks off at 2:30pm today, just in time to finish that mimosa and hop into happy hour. Make sure you get here early so you get a...
    https://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

These specials! And these people! Awesome cre...

These specials! And these people! Awesome crew!

    Potager Restaurant
    These specials! And these people! Awesome crew!
    https://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

It’s a beautiful sleepy market morning. The f...

It’s a beautiful sleepy market morning. The food is amazing! Feeling so grateful for all the folks that got up real early to bring it to us! Get up! Go buy your food from a farmer you know!

    Potager Restaurant
    It's a beautiful sleepy market morning. The food is amazing! Feeling so grateful for all the folks that got up real early to bring it to us! Get up! Go buy your food from a farmer you know!
    https://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

3 days ago

AARP Seeks 2018 Andrus Award Nominations for Community Service

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

    AARP States - AARP Seeks 2018 Andrus Award Nominations for Community Service
    AARP is now accepting nominations for its 2018 Hawaii Andrus Award for Community Service, which honors Hawaii individuals age 50+ who are sharing their experience, talent, and skills to enrich the lives of their community members.
    https://states.aarp.org

3 days ago

Wood fired radishes with fermented lime honey...

Wood fired radishes with fermented lime honey and green garlic salt. Pork and scallion dumplings with bacon green garlic dashi Seared halibut radish rhubarb slaw, asparagus sauce and sorrel salad

    Potager Restaurant
    Wood fired radishes with fermented lime honey and green garlic salt. Pork and scallion dumplings with bacon green garlic dashi Seared halibut radish rhubarb slaw, asparagus sauce and sorrel salad
    https://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

Xcel Energy Gas Customers Could Be Spared Rate Hikes and Surcharges

AARP Colorado today commended a decision to potentially spare 1.4 million Xcel Energy natural gas customers the possibility of paying excessive rate hikes and unnecessary surcharges.

    AARP States - Xcel Energy Gas Customers Could Be Spared Rate Hikes and Surcharges
    AARP Colorado today commended a decision to potentially spare 1.4 million Xcel Energy natural gas customers the possibility of paying excessive rate hikes and unnecessary surcharges. An administrative law judge for the Colorado Public Utilities Commission agreed with AARP that Xcel should not be allowed to raise rates automatically every year without filing a separate rate case.
    https://states.aarp.org

3 days ago

#foodisbae Thank you to Ultra5280 for hanging...

#foodisbae Thank you to Ultra5280 for hanging-out with us! http://bit.ly/2k68tlQ

    Steuben's | Comfort Food with Some Twists
    Featured on national TV shows including "Food Paradise" and "Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives", Steuben's is a local Denver restaurant serving regional comfort food at its finest. It's is named after a famous Boston restaurant that owner Josh Wolkon's Great Uncles, Max and Joe, opened in 1945. Hosting Bi
    http://www.ultra5280.com

4 days ago

Age-Friendly Laramie Will Hold Second Visioning Meeting, May 31

CHEYENNE – The second listening session for the AARP Age-Friendly Laramie Initiative will take place on Thursday, May 31 from 6-8 p.m. at The Lincoln Community Center, 365 West Grand Avenue in Laramie. All residents who have interest in making Laramie a better place to live and age are invited to attend.

    Age Friendly Laramie Visioning Session Set for May 31
    CHEYENNE - The second listening session for the AARP Age-Friendly Laramie Initiative will take place on Thursday, May 31 from 6-8 p.m. at The Lincoln Community Center, 365 West Grand Avenue in Laramie. All residents who have interest in making Laramie a better place to live and age are invited to attend.
    https://states.aarp.org

4 days ago

Students, Seniors Connect at Tech Tutoring Events in Wyoming

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    Lingle-Fort Laramie Students Helping Friendship Center Clients
    lingle tech project with Student Council.mp4 The student council from Lingle-Fort Laramie will be at the Torrington Friendship Center on May 7 and 8 to offer tips and tricks for working with your smartphones and tablets. The LFL student council has already held similar events in Lingle and Fort Laramie.
    https://states.aarp.org

4 days ago

AARP: Pressure building on Illinois Senate to allow vote on bill to stop drug price-gouging

Springfield, Ill. – As key legislation to stop generic prescription-drug price-gouging appears stalled in the state Senate, pressure is growing on Senate leaders to allow a fast up-or-down vote on the bill.

    AARP States - AARP: Pressure building on Illinois Senate to allow vote on bill to stop drug price-gouging
    Springfield, Ill. - As key legislation to stop generic prescription-drug price-gouging appears stalled in the state Senate, pressure is growing on Senate leaders to allow a fast up-or-down vote on the bill. "Only days remain in the 2018 legislative session for Illinois Senate leaders to stop stalling the progress of this legislation," said Bob Gallo, AARP Illinois state director.
    https://states.aarp.org

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