New Scorecard Says Utah Needs Significant Improvement for Caregivers of Older, Disabled Residents

Posted on 06/19/2014 by | AARP Utah | Comments

Press (Midvale, UT)  Utah ranks 39th overall among the 50 states and the District of Columbia when it comes to meeting the long-term care needs of older residents, indicating more must be done, at an accelerated pace, to improve long-term supports and services in the state.  This, according to a new, comprehensive state-by-state report, Raising Expectations 2014: A State Scorecard on Long-Term Services and Supports for Older Adults, People with Physical Disabilities, and Family Caregivers Scorecard from AARP with support of …

AARP Foundation Invests $2.5 Million in Innovative Housing Strategies to Help Vulnerable 50+ Population

Posted on 06/13/2013 by | AARP Utah | Comments

Press AARP Foundation is pleased to announce $2.5 million in investments to fund three housing organizations that serve the vulnerable, 50+ population   AARP Foundation Invests $2.5 Million in Innovative Housing Strategies to Help Vulnerable 50+ Population Washington, D.C. – AARP Foundation is pleased to announce $2.5 million in investments to fund three housing organizations that serve the vulnerable, 50+ population. The Foundation’s new impact investment instrument will serve as a valuable funding source for these organizations while at the same …

AARP Utah and SBA Look to Offer Entrepreneur Training for People 50+

Posted on 04/22/2013 by | AARP Utah | Comments

Press AARP and SBA Encore Entrepreneur Mentor Month   SBA and AARP are working to help people 50 plus become entrepreneurs or grow their current businesses     (Midvale, UT) – AARP, teaming up with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), will host an “encore entrepreneur” event in Salt Lake City on April 24.  The event will be at the Salt Lake Chamber at 175 E University Boulevard from 3:00 pm—5:00 pm.   “AARP supports developing opportunities for older Americans to …