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It's Valentine's Day - February/March Events, Caregiving Discussion w/Lynda Hascheff and BJ Crawford

We're back with a new podcast on Valentine's Day! We run through our amazingly busy calendar for February and March so you can plan to attend these great events. We then talk with our own Lynda Hascheff about caregiving and AARP Nevada's incredible resources for caregivers. Our special guest BJ Crawford, and AAPR volunteer and caregiver herself, walks us through her long journey as a caregiver of over 20 years. She tells a great story and gives great practical advice to our listeners.


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...


October 2017

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September 2017 - Frank Abagnale

We have a very special guest as FBI consultant, and former con-man Frank Abagnale joins us to discuss ways you can protect yourself against scams. Abagnale, whose life was made into the Spielberg film "Catch Me if You Can" starring Leonardo DiCaprio, spent the day with AARP Nevada.


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.


AARP Nevada Voices Podcast #4 - National Health Care Update; Nancy Andersen AARP Fraud Watch Network

In our first podcast in March, we give you an update on the breaking news around the reported repeal and replace of the Affordable Care Act. AARP has come out strong against the new legislation as it would negatively impact older Americans. Director of Member Engagement Nancy Andersen visits to discuss the AARP Fraud Watch Network. Andersen and her volunteers work tirelessly to make sure aging Nevadans stay a step ahead of scam artists and crooks. Links: Fraud Watch Network:...


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...


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