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AARP Alaska recently conducted a telephone survey to gauge AARP members’ knowledge, attitudes and support for potential solutions to the state’s budget crisis. 
VoteStill
Voting in the mid-term elections is easy for some people – just a quick walk around the corner or a short drive to the polling station. But for others, it may seem impossible.
Ken Helander, Director of Advocacy, AARP Alaska
by Ken Helander, AARP Alaska Director of Advocacy
Ken Helander
by Ken Helander, AARP Alaska Advocacy Director
Ken Helander, Director of Advocacy, AARP Alaska
by Ken Helander, AARP Alaska
caregivers
Bipartisan bill would develop a strategy to support family caregivers
Jo Ann Jenkins
AARP opposes tax bill because of negative impact on older adults
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Thousands of older Alaskans stand to lose crucial assistance from a program that is due to expire in 2018. When the legislature convenes Jan. 16, AARP Alaska will be backing a bill to extend the state’s Senior Benefits Program, which provides cash assistance to more than 11,000 low-income Alaskans 65 and older.
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