As more nurses leave their jobs in hospitals and health-care centers, foundations are pouring millions of dollars into efforts to ensure that more stay in the profession and get more out of the job than just the applause and pats on the back they got during the bleakest days of the pandemic.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Scream Queen” Jamie Lee Curtis will be this year's recipient of AARP The Magazine’s Movies for Grownups Awards career achievement honor.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tyler Perry will receive an honorary AARP award for uplifting communities and helping people “overcome various obstacles” through his foundation.
The organization announced Thursday that Perry will receive the honorary AARP Purpose Prize award during a live ceremony on Oct.
Trying to work while caring for an aging loved one can be difficult, stressful and at times overwhelming. Many people feel they must quit, take a leave of absence or at least reduce their hours in order to cope.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lily Tomlin is this year's recipient of AARP The Magazine’s Movies for Grownups Awards career achievement honor.
The 82-year-old actor, comedian and star of “Grace and Frankie” and “9 to 5” will receive the honor at the AARP's annual Best Movies and TV for Grownups ceremony, the group announced Wednesday.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Medicare enrollees who take expensive medicines could save thousands of dollars a year under the Democrats’ sweeping social agenda bill, but those dividends won't come overnight. Instead, they'll build gradually over the decade.
WASHINGTON (AP) — For more than 55 years, Medicare has followed a simple policy: covered benefits are the same, no matter if you’re rich, poor, or in-between.
But as Democrats try to design a dental benefit for the program, one idea calls for limiting it based on income.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Michael J. Fox will receive an honorary AARP award for his work through his charity that advocates for Parkinson’s research.
The organization announced Tuesday that Fox will receive the honorary AARP Purpose Prize award during a virtual ceremony on Dec 15.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The owner of seven Louisiana nursing homes that were evacuated to a warehouse where four residents died after Hurricane Ida amid conditions deemed squalid faced criticism after a prior evacuation-related death two decades ago.
Long pandemic lockdowns forced many older adults to become comfortable with video calls to stay connected with family. That in turn means that long-distance caregivers have a better way to see how their loved ones are faring.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Glenn Close will receive an honorary AARP award for her work with a charity that brings awareness to mental illness.
AARP announced Tuesday that Close will be the first to receive an honorary Purpose Prize Award during a virtual ceremony on Dec.
All of us are vulnerable to fraud. But the ways some older people use technology can put them at higher risk...
POCATELLO - AARP, Chapter 288, will hold its general monthly meeting on Nov. 14 at the Senior Activity Center, 427 N 6th Avenue in Pocatello.
Social hour is from 11 to 11:45 a.m.
A delicious lunch will then be served with roast beef, mashed potatoes and brown gravy, salad, roll, dessert and drink.
An online survey designed to improve the quality of life for older Hoosiers in Fort Wayne and Indianapolis began today.
AARP Indiana and Purdue University's Center for Regional Development are assessing the age-friendliness of both cities, where aging populations are expected to grow over the next two decades, according to a Purdue news release.
Grandparents are encouraged to beware of a scam that targets them, with callers pretending to be the victim’s grandchild in trouble.
AARP said the “grandparent scam” will begin by the caller telling the victim that there has been an accident and that they’re in jail, the hospital or stuck in a foreign country and are in need of help.
BALTIMORE (AP) — The American Association of Retired Persons has filed a friend of the court brief in support of a Maryland law against pharmaceutical price gouging.
LIHUE — Filing tax returns is not a pleasant task even for Brian and Coleen Kasperek, who dedicate their time and expertise to Kauai’s residents to help them during tax season.
POCATELLO - The monthly AARP luncheon and meeting will be held on Wednesday, April 19. Social hour begins at 11 a.m. and lunch will be served at noon. Chicken fried steak, potatoes and gravy, vegetable, fruit, roll and dessert will be served.
Ninety-three thousand: That’s about how many people reside in Texas nursing facilities. Fewer people live in Galveston, Georgetown, Temple, Sugar Land, and more than 1,000 other Texas cities and towns.
Some members of the local American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) chapter 3178 met with residents of the Calhoun Health Care Center in Calhoun on March 13. AARP members surprised all the residents with early Easter cards and decorative AARP Easter eggs.
HARTFORD — With hopes for an eventual reduction in Connecticut’s high consumer-electricity prices, a bipartisan majority of lawmakers on the Energy & Technology Committee on Tuesday approved a bill that would allow the Millstone nuclear station in Waterford to compete with renewable sources for contracts with the state’s major energy providers.
AARP Community Action Team will meet on March 20.
The team will meet at 9 a.m. at the Gering Platte Valley Bank Community Room. The agenda is senior citizens advocacy and community support.
For more information, contact Jean Lashley, 308-623-9914.
The RSVP and AARP Tax Aide Program's temporary offices in Douglas County are busy this season as volunteers work to prepare state and federal tax returns free of charge for people with low to moderate incomes.
POCATELLO - AARP, Chapter 288, will hold its monthly meeting on Wednesday, March 15 at the Senior Activity Center 427 N 6th St., Pocatello.
Social hour will begin at 11 a.m. and lunch will be served at noon.
Trained local volunteers will be offering tax preparation help for individuals with low to moderate incomes with special attention to senior citizens through the AARP Tax-Aide program.
Tax service begins Tuesday and extends through April 15.
Robert Prester of Gering was recently recognized for his community service efforts, receiving both the AARP Builder Award and an admiralship in the Great Navy of the State of Nebraska.
The AARP Builder Award is given by the AARP Nebraska Executive Council in recognition of volunteers who have provided significant and exemplary leadership and service and have built a stronger AARP volunteer network.
AARP Idaho is pleased to welcome Becky Young of Blackfoot, as the new state coordinator of the Driver Safety Program in Idaho. As state coordinator, Young will organize and oversee all of the volunteer driver safety instructors who teach courses in cities and towns across the Gem State.