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March 2018

Investment Fraud: Protect Your Nest Egg

March 8 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
AARP Idaho, C.W. Moore Plaza 250 South 5th Street #800
Boise, ID 83702 United States
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Free

#2322 - Seniors are particularly susceptible to fraudulent scammers — but you don’t have to be a victim. During this class, you’ll learn about the red flags of fraud and which investment scams are making their way through Idaho. Plus, you’ll walk away with valuable tips about how to choose a reputable financial professional.

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iPhone Basics

March 12 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
AARP Idaho, C.W. Moore Plaza 250 South 5th Street #800
Boise, ID 83702 United States
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Free

#2321 - If you’re only using your iPhone to make calls, you’re missing out! Learn about the basic functions of your iPhone, including navigation, how to find things, settings, and — most importantly — must-have apps.

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April 2018

Digital Literacy Basics

April 4 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
AARP Idaho, C.W. Moore Plaza 250 South 5th Street #800
Boise, ID 83702 United States
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Free

#2324-1 - The Digital Era is here — don’t be left behind! Develop a better understanding of technology and feel more empowered to solve computer challenges. This class covers the basics: cords, Operating Systems, how the guts of your computer work. You’ll learn about files, finding and attaching photos, the cloud, and basic computer navigating and troubleshooting. Laptops recommended but not required for this class.

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Idaho Attorney General’s Consumer Protection

April 12 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
AARP Idaho, C.W. Moore Plaza 250 South 5th Street #800
Boise, ID 83702 United States
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#2323 - The Division is here to help protect you from scams and identity theft. Get tips on how you can hang on to your cash — and your valuable personal information — by spotting and avoiding scams. Instructor Brett DeLange worked for 27 years in the attorney general’s office and gained great insights into how consumers can proactively protect themselves.

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Drivers Safety Class

April 20 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
AARP Idaho, C.W. Moore Plaza 250 South 5th Street #800
Boise, ID 83702 United States
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$20

#2017 - With a little practice and a lot of awareness, you can safely drive well into your retirement — and this class will show you how. Improve your skills and minimize crash risks while prolonging your mobility and independence. At the end of the class, you’ll earn a three-year renewable auto insurance discount. Class fee: $20 general, $15 AARP members (pay in cash at the door).

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Helping Seniors Prepare a Home For Sale

April 24 @ 1:00 am - 3:00 pm
AARP Idaho, C.W. Moore Plaza 250 South 5th Street #800
Boise, ID 83702 United States
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Free

#2050 - Selling a home that you have lived in for years can be a difficult, emotional decision — especially if you’re unfamiliar with the buying and selling process. We’ll walk you through the entire sale process, including advice on how to sell for the right price, how to deal with inspectors and repairs, and how to order an appraisal.

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Social Media 101

April 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Meridian Silverstone Amenity Center, 3405 E. Overland Rd.
Meridian, ID 83642 United States
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#2023 - Don’t miss out on the lives of your kids and grandkids by avoiding social media! During this class you’ll learn about two of the most popular platforms — Facebook and Twitter — and how you can use them to keep up with friends, family, and current events. Feel free to bring your own device and use it as you follow along.

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May 2018

Public and Community Transportation Essentials

May 16 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Meridian Silverstone Amenity Center, 3405 E. Overland Rd.
Meridian, ID 83642 United States
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Free

#2218 - Boise’s public transportation can get you just about anywhere in town — all you need to know is the basics. Get the inside scoop from Valley Regional Transit’s transportation pros as they teach you how to read schedules and plan your own trips. This class will cover Valleyride, GoRide, Harvest Transportation, Ship Transportation, and Boise Greenbike.

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Digital Literacy Basics

May 17 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
AARP Idaho, C.W. Moore Plaza 250 South 5th Street #800
Boise, ID 83702 United States
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Free

#2324-2 - The Digital Era is here — don’t be left behind! Develop a better understanding of technology and feel more empowered to solve computer challenges. This class covers the basics: cords, Operating Systems, how the guts of your computer work. You’ll learn about files, finding and attaching photos, the cloud, and basic computer navigating and troubleshooting. Laptops recommended but not required for this class.

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