Positively 50+

Seniors exercise at River’s Bend Senior Center in Salt Lake County. (KSL TV)...
Dan Spindle

Positively 50+: Salt Lake County helping ‘enhance fitness’ for better health

The National Institutes of Health noted in a recent study that nearly a quarter of all adults worldwide are inactive, meaning they just don’t move enough or get any exercise.
4 days ago
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Dan Spindle

Positively 50+: How scammers are out to steal from you

Whether you’re a Gen-Z college grad, a young professional in the Millennial generation or a Baby Boomer – scammers can target anyone.
24 days ago
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Dan Spindle

AARP Utah offering classes to clear up Social Security questions

AARP Utah is offering in-person and online classes to help Utahns clear up their Social Security questions.
2 months ago
Robert Wetzel, who volunteers with "Meals on Wheels" delivering a meal to Lola Anderson at her home...
Dan Spindle

Positively 50+: ‘Meals on Wheels’ volunteer delivers more than just meals

One volunteer who is always on the go delivers more than just meals to those who need to stay home.
3 months ago
The Aging & Adult Services website that provides connections to Utah's seniors....
Dan Spindle

Salt Lake County Virtual Senior Centers provides a community for Utah’s seniors

Most of us would love to forget everything that happened during the pandemic, but one thing has stayed. And it’s good for Utah’s seniors.
4 months ago
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Dan Spindle

AARP volunteers offer free tax help for seniors

Summer, winter, spring, or fall - No matter which season is your favorite, we can all agree that tax season is the worst.
5 months ago
We’re all looking for ways to stretch our finances through discounts and deals but for those who ...
Dan Spindle

Positively 50+: Tax Circuit Breaker and Renter Relief

We’re all looking for ways to stretch our finances through discounts and deals but for those who are a little older and on a fixed income, the need is that much greater. There is a lesser-known state program to help seniors out to the tune of hundreds of dollars.
6 months ago
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Dan Spindle

Positively 50+: Protecting yourself against ‘charity scams’

As it's the most giving time of year, it's good to make sure that you are donating to the right places for the right causes.
7 months ago
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Dan Spindle

Helpers with mobile pantry at Midvale Elementary know need has no season

Around the holidays so many of us start thinking about giving our time and talents to those who need it the most. But for volunteers with the Utah Food Bank’s Mobile Pantry, it’s a need that knows no season.
8 months ago
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Dan Spindle

Suazo Business Center is helping get people’s ideas up and going

If you have an idea, and don't know where to start, the Suazo Business Center can offer you the help you need.
9 months ago
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Dan Spindle and Michael Houck, KSL TV

P50+: A lasting legacy of learning

A national volunteer program is looking for more grandmas and grandpas to help the nation's youth with their growth.
10 months ago
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Dan Spindle

Local nonprofit helping people care for their pets and themselves

What if you had to make a decision to take care of yourself or take care of your pets? Would you forgo major medical procedures if it meant that your dogs or cats wouldn’t be cared for?
11 months ago
man sleeping on bed with sleep apnea mask...
Dan Spindle

How to get better sleep

Would you believe the average adult will spend a third of their lives, more than 9,000 days, asleep. But the quality of the other 60%, those waking hours, is greatly affected by the time spent sleeping.
12 months ago
The Ormsbys visit with Wendy's mom, Sally Weaver....
Keri Wilcox

Resources available to guide ‘sandwich generation’ through caregiving role

About one-quarter of U.S. adults are in the "sandwich generation" — raising kids while also caring for an aging parent. Getting support and connecting to resources is just a phone call away.
1 year ago
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Ayanna Likens

Why your nutritional needs change as you age

A Utah dietician gives advice for nutritional needs as adults age.
1 year ago
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Ayanna Likens

Free program helps older adults adjust to aging

Aging can come with some changes and challenges in our health, finances and quality of life, but there is a great resource that helps older adults adjust to some of those changes and thrive.
1 year ago
Filing your taxes can be time consuming, and costly. But, AARP Tax Aides offer the free help of tra...
Ayanna Likens

If you need help filing your taxes, there is a free local resource near you

It's tax season, and if you need help filing your taxes, there is now a free and local resource to help.
1 year ago
Rose is holding a basket of crochet creations in front of a childrens hospital....
Ayanna Likens

Why staying independent is important to the health and well-being of seniors

Independence is important to the physical and mental well-being of every person, none more so than seniors. Here is some tips and tricks to help give seniors an independent life.
1 year ago
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Ayanna Likens

New class helps seniors improve their balance

According to the CDC, falls are the leading cause of injury and death among adults 65 and older. But they do not have be an inevitable part of aging, which is why the Draper Senior Center is now offering a Tai Chi class.
2 years ago
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Ayanna Likens

Volunteers helping homebound seniors feel a little less lonely this holiday season

The most wonderful time of year can also be the loneliest time of year for those that don't have any family close by. But AARP volunteers are helping them feel a little less lonely.
2 years ago
Medicare open enrollment is now open until December 7th and there is help out there if you are look...
Ayanna Likens

Wanting to change your Medicare plan? There’s help out there

Choosing a health care plan can be overwhelming, especially for older Americans who want to be prepared if their health takes a turn.
2 years ago
The 35th Annual Senior Games take place in St. George through October 15....
Ayanna Likens

Thousands competing in 35th annual Huntsman World Senior Games in St. George

Seniors from all over the world have traveled to Southern Utah to play in the 35thannual Huntsman Senior Games.
2 years ago
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Ayanna Likens

Moab woman receives award for helping build affordable housing

Home and rent prices continue to rise across Utah, and in the Moab, it's become a crisis. But one woman is trying to fix that.
2 years ago
In the last two elections women over 50 made up 30% of the overall voter turnout. (AARP)...
Ayanna Likens

Women voters over 50 are a crucial voting bloc in the upcoming election

A new survey from AARP revealed that women voters over 50 are a crucial part of the election turnout.
2 years ago

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