Real Possibilities by AARP Michigan is a weekly TV show which airs every Tuesday ABC 53 in Lansing, MI at 9:00 am. Real Possibilities strives to improve the quality of life for older adults with advice and insights to show life’s real possibilities from partner businesses in Michigan. All episodes are archived here for you to stream 24/7/365, so enjoy the shows and discover all the real possibilities for you!

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AARP Michigan Virtual Events 

May 2022

Grandparents Day at Lansing’s FitLot
Sat., Sept. 17  |  1 – 4:00 p.m.
Rotary Park – Lansing, 325 Riverfront Drive, Lansing
Grab the grandkids and make memories at the re-grand opening of Lansing’s AARP Sponsored Fitness Park organized by FitLot. Enjoy snacks, many interactive activities to do with your grandchildren and demonstrations of the exercise stations for the adults. You can even challenge the grandkids to some fitness contests! Hula hoops anyone? This event is free but pre-registration is required. Reserve your spot today! Register here.

Navigating Midlife Transitions (virtual event)Tues., Sept. 20  |   1 – 2:00 p.m.
Manage midlife’s most common transitions with confidence, community and a fresh perspective by understanding both the “anatomy of a transition” as well as how to build skills we call “transitional intelligence.” Register here.

Building Friendships Man to Man (virtual event)
Wed., Sept. 21   |  10 – 10:30 a.m.
Men often lose connections in retirement and tend to be more isolated. Learn how to develop men’s social clubs and build friendships over common interests. Register here.

Pain in the Back (virtual event)
Mon. Sept. 26   |   6 – 7:00 p.m.
Physical Therapist Jill Marlan and Dr. Clay Dorenkamp will help us better understand the steps and treatment we can take to get back to the activities that we enjoy! Register here.

AARP’s Best Kept Secrets (virtual event)
Tues., Sept. 27 11:30 a.m. – noon
Get the inside scoop and the latest from AARP with AARP’s Best Kept Secrets! This month, we’ll feature AARP Work and Jobs, offering the latest tools and resources to help you find that new job, develop your skills or start a small business. Register here.

Learn a Latte – Overcoming Hardship to Find Joy  (virtual event)
Wed., Oct. 5   |  10 – 10:30 a.m.
In this enlightening “turn your baggage into luggage” workshop, learn how to rise above any adversity including a scientifically proven method to overcome your inner critic. You will discover how to have victorious emotions.  This is not just another workshop. Participants will walk away with easy, actionable steps to get exactly what you want. Learn how to receive love and belonging and release the weight of pain for good. Grab a notebook and get ready to take notes.  Register here.

Rhythms of Life (virtual event)
Sat., Oct. 15  |  10 – 10:45 a.m.

Music is good for your health! Percussionist Kevin “Bujo” Jones will lead us in a virtual rhythm circle featuring percussion, rhythms and the benefits of music. Join us for a healthy and interactive rhythm circle! No experience needed. Register here.

Learn a Latte –Relearning How to Sleep 2.0
Wed., Oct. 19  |  10 – 10:30 a.m.
When it comes to chasing sleep, the impact to health is no joke. In this follow-up Learn a Latte session on sleeplessness, a medical doctor will explore new tips to help you take back the night. Register here:

Demystifying Dementia & Brain Healthy Living  (virtual event)
Thurs., Oct. 20  |   1 – 2:00 p.m.
An empowering, informative session on brain health and dementia. Learn about different types of dementia, how to connect with resources for people with dementia in Michigan, and steps people can take at any age to improve their brain health. Register here.   

AARP Healthcare Resources for Veterans and Military Families
Monday, November 28
10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Delta Township Library, 5130 Davenport Dr, Lansing
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