— Happy New Year and welcome to 2016! At AARP Massachusetts there is much to do as we advocate for caregiver supports and financial security for those 50 and older. The year started with our leaders offering a vision of what is to come in the year.  On Jan. 12, President Obama gave the State of the Union address, outlining his priorities for his final year in office; City of Boston Mayor Marty Walsh addressed the city in his State of City speech on Jan. …

— Note: We recently offered Gov. Charlie Baker an opportunity to share his administration’s plans on issues and programs important to those age 50-plus in the Bay State. Following is what Gov. Baker shared with us.  “As a son of aging parents and a constituent who benefits from your hard work, I truly value your advocacy on behalf of older Americans and am honored to have this opportunity to share with AARP Massachusetts some of my administration’s priorities for elder programing. “Our seniors have …