What’s in Your Wallet? The CARE Act Card

Posted on 09/1/2015 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

About AARP | Advocacy | Caregiving | Contact Us | Health & Wellbeing | Home & Family AARP Indiana is distributing wallet-sized cards to help Hoosiers understand how a new law could help their families when a loved one is hospitalized. Beginning Jan. 1, the Caregiver Advise, Record, Enable (CARE) Act will allow every hospital patient to designate a family caregiver. The law encourages hospitals to inform the caregiver about discharge plans if the patient cannot, and to explain any medical tasks the caregiver will have to perform when the patient goes home. AARP distributed the cards …

Get Your Indiana Caregiver Resource Guide!

Posted on 08/20/2015 by | AARP Indiana | Comments

Caregiving During our Caregiver Connection events, we heard overwhelmingly from participants that, regardless of where they are in their caregiving journey, they are in need of more resources and information.  In particular, they are in need of state-specific information like contact information for the local Area Agency on Aging, the State Medicaid office, etc.  To that end, we’ve developed this Indiana Caregiver Resource Guide.  Click here to download, and print, the information.  Or, if you’d like for us to send you a …

Share Your Caregiving Suggestions with Us!

Posted on 08/17/2015 by | AARP Indiana | Comments

Advocacy | Caregiving | Health & Wellbeing   There are nearly 840,000 unpaid family caregivers in Indiana, performing a labor of love day in and day out.  AARP is your partner in caregiving in resources and information, awareness and advocacy, no what where you are in your caregiving journey.  But, we know we can do more to help.  To that end, please take a minute to complete the survey below and let us know what your greatest need is as a family caregiver.  Thank you in advance …

Hard-working Hoosiers Deserve More Retirement Savings Options

Posted on 08/4/2015 by | AARP Indiana | Comments

Advocacy | Finances 50+ | Money & Work | Press The following is a response from AARP Indiana State Director June Lyle to the article, “Report: Indiana above average in retirement preparedness,” which ran in the Indianapolis Star on August 3, 2015. “I hope readers got past the headline, “Report: Indiana above average in retirement preparedness (8/3),” and to the meat of the article that exposes the retirement savings crisis both nationally and right here in Indiana.  According to the article, which cites a recent National Institute on Retirement Security …

Close the Loophole!

Posted on 07/22/2015 by | AARP Indiana | Comments

Advocacy | Money & Work | Press By AARP Indiana State Director June Lyle Hoosiers are hard-working folks who do everything we can to provide for our families and put away what we can for retirement.  That’s why AARP is fighting for a new standard that requires anyone who gives financial advice to recommend only those investments that are in your best interest – so they can help you live with freedom and independence in retirement. It’s a simple premise than many investment professionals already adhere to …

AARP Experience Corps Evansville Volunteer Eric King Presented with Cabot Community Celebrity Award

Posted on 07/6/2015 by | AARP Indiana | Comments

Community | Volunteering Since 2010, the owners of Cabot Creamery Cooperative have presented the Cabot Community Celebrity Award program to honor the achievements and contributions of volunteers from every part of our great nation.  The program continues in 2015 with an Eastern Caribbean Cruise that honors more than 50 new Community Celebrities. AARP Experience Corps Evansville long-time volunteer Eric King has been selected as one of this year’s “Community Celebrities.” Nominated by Lorinda Taylor, director of family services at the Carver Community Organization – the …