Enrollment Begins Oct. 1 for Health Insurance Plans

Posted on 09/1/2013 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

About AARP Beginning next month, as many as 114,000 uninsured Kentuckians ages 50 to 64 could find affordable coverage through the state’s new health insurance exchange, kynect. Established by the Affordable Care Act, the exchange works like an online marketplace, allowing state residents to compare benefits and  premiums and apply for financial help to cover the cost. In addition, they can find out whether they qualify for Medicaid. Every plan offered through kynect covers the essentials, including doctor visits, emergency care, hospital …

AARP Kentucky Opposes Higher Taxes on Pensions

AARP Kentucky Opposes Higher Taxes on Pensions

Posted on 03/1/2013 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

About AARP AARP Kentucky opposes a recommendation from the Governor’s Blue Ribbon Commission on Tax Reform that could significantly increase the tax burden on retirees. The commission, established by Gov. Steven L. Beshear (D), proposes a 27 percent cut in the state’s income tax exemption on pensions. “This move attempts to balance the budget on the backs of today’s retirees, who of all Kentuckians are least able to adjust their retirement strategies,” said Ron Bridges, AARP state director. Currently, Kentucky exempts up …

Ron Bridges - Kentucky State Director

Ron Bridges – Kentucky State Director

Posted on 01/2/2013 by | AARP Kentucky | Comments

About AARP Ron Bridges – AARP Kentucky State Director Ron first joined AARP in 1997 and was promoted to AARP Kentucky State Director in September 2012. He joins the Kentucky Team after fifteen years as Associate State Director for Advocacy in the AARP Ohio State Office. While serving AARP in Ohio, he was widely recognized as a dedicated and highly proficient advocate for Ohioans age 50-plus. Prior to joining AARP, Ron served as Vice President for Strategic Planning with the Health Coalition …

About AARP Kentucky

About AARP Kentucky

Posted on 01/1/2013 by | AARP Kentucky | Comments

About AARP Our office is open Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. We can be reached via email at kyaarp@aarp.org or toll-free at 1-866-295-7275. We are located in east Jefferson County at 10401 Linn Station Road, Suite 121 in Louisville, Kentucky 40223. Stay up to date on news important to Kentuckians 50+ – fan us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter. Questions about our social media sites or website? Please contact: Scott Wegenast – swegenast@aarp.org Sign up here to …