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June/July 2018: AARP Nevada's Barry Gold Discusses the Be The Difference. Vote. Campaign

This episode we sit down with AAPR Nevada Government Relations Director Barry Gold about AARP's national non-partisan get out the vote campaign: "Be the Difference. Vote." Midterm elections traditionally see a dropoff in 50+ voters getting to the polls. This is in comparison to an over 90% turnout in presidential election years.


April Edition - Mike Roberts of AARP Driver Safety, and Executive Council Laura Coger

We're back with our April episode and the top of the show we discuss driver safety. No one wants to accept driving changes when we get older. Our vision, our dexterity, and our reaction time are changing. Mike Roberts of AARP Driver's Safety tells us about the program and how it can save you money. Next, we talk to AARP Nevada Executive Council member Laura Coger. With deep experience in both caregiving and the care of the disabled, Coger shares her journey and why she volunteers with...


March 2017 Podcast - Capitol Caregiver Awards, Community Presence Sites, Lobby Day in Washington

The AARP Nevada Voices podcast is back for March with an update on our Capitol Caregiver Awards which recently honored Governor Brian Sandoval. We also discuss AARP Nevada's Community Presence focus in Reno, Henderson, North Las Vegas, and Spring Valley, Nevada. We also update you on all the events coming in April.


January 2018: State Director Report, Cinemaniacs Film Club, and February Events

We're back for 2018 and our State Director Maria Dent gives you an update on AARP Nevada's priorities for 2018 including our new strategy to go deeper in our communities. Next, our Community Outreach Director Jacqueline Barnett joins us along with special guest Janice Alpern. Alpern helps lead our wildly popular Cinemaniacs film club here at AARP Nevada. She talks about her love of film and how it all started as a small girl. The group also discusses the recently Academy Award nominated...


State Director Maria Dent on Senate Health Care Bill; New Outreach Director Jacqueline Barnett

The podcast is back! This month we talk about the biggest issue on the table for Nevada's aging population, and those that love them - the health care bill before the senate. We talk through why it's a bad deal for Nevada and just what the impact would be on the Silver State. We also introduce you to AARP Nevada's newest member of the team, Director of Community Outreach Jacqueline Barnett.


Actor David Benoit of Phantom of the Opera; Health Care Update

After an update on the health care fight in Washington, we're joined by gifted 50+ actor David Benoit. Benoit will be in Las Vegas as part of the production of Phantom of the Opera at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts in Las Vegas. Benoit shares is journey from curious child to working actor from his humble beginnings in Massachusetts. Benoit and the rest of the Phantom cast will perform in Las Vegas from May 31-June 11, 2017.


NV Could Help Small-Business Workers Save for Retirement - AARP in Nevada News

The Nevada state Legislature and the U.S. Senate are headed for a showdown of sorts. At issue is whether states should be able to manage retirement savings programs for workers in small businesses that don't offer payroll deduction savings.


Nevada Voices #3 - Feb 2017 - Volunteer Voices: Doug Verb

In our third episode, our second in February, AARP Nevada volunteer Doug Verb joins us for an entertaining and fun discussion about his background and his volunteer work. Verb, co-founder of the Major Indoor Soccer League, and sports communications and marketing consultant, talks about his colorful career. From being a major newspaper reporter, to running sports leagues, Verb has great stories about his the people and places that were a part of his career. He also discusses why he...