For the first time since AARP began publishing the Scorecard in 2011, more than half of Medicaid long-term care dollars nationwide for older adults and people with physical disabilities went to home- and community-based services instead of nursing homes and other institutions.
Tempe became Arizona’s first “Dementia Friendly Community” and one of the first in the nation. In addition to the summit, to be held on Nov. 18, the city offers programs and resources to educate people about dementia-related diseases.
Join us for an inspiring evening of music with musician Kenny Lattimore. This free AARP Couch Concert will celebrate family caregivers who often give so much to others that they forget about themselves. AARP Arizona will share information about our caregiving resources and Kenny will participate in a live conversation about caregivers before the performance.