AZ 2020 Census – Be Counted

Posted on <time class="entry-date published updated" datetime="2019-01-31T17:12:08+00:00">January 31, 2019</time> by <div class="region-dropdown aarpe-accordion"> <header><span>5 States</span></header> <section><div class="region-list"><span class="region"><a href="https://states.aarp.org/region/arizona/">Arizona</a></span></div></section> </div>

The goal of the 2020 Census is to count everyone once, only once and in the right place. The Census Bureau will continue to improve its use of mobile technology, geospatial innovations, and internet self-response. Who or what is the Census? The United States Census Bureau (USCB; officially the Bureau of the Census) is a principal agency responsible for producing data about the American people and economy. The Census Bureau is part of the U.S. Department of Commerce and its director …

AARP AZ – Age Disrupting 71 year old will attempt, in one season, hiking the Triple Crown in 2019

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2018-12-03T16:46:10+00:00">December 3, 2018</time><time class="updated" datetime="2019-02-08T10:27:02+00:00">February 8, 2019</time> by <div class="region-dropdown aarpe-accordion"> <header><span>5 States</span></header> <section><div class="region-list"><span class="region"><a href="https://states.aarp.org/region/arizona/">Arizona</a></span></div></section> </div>

Michael (Mike) Fagan is a 71-year-old Arizona resident from Clarkdale. Mike is an expert in fitness, wellness, nutrition, naturopathic supplements, and most health related fields. He has hiked all over the world in the harshest environments and is quite adept at most athletic endeavors. Mike Fagan owns a Health Food store, called Montana Harvest Natural Foods in Billings, MT and has a local radio show, “Let’s Stay Healthy” on News Talk 730 that supports healthy eating and activities while focusing …

AZ AARP Online Caregiving Fair

Posted on <time class="entry-date published updated" datetime="2018-10-25T11:51:56+00:00">October 25, 2018</time> by <div class="region-dropdown aarpe-accordion"> <header><span>5 States</span></header> <section><div class="region-list"><span class="region"><a href="https://states.aarp.org/region/arizona/">Arizona</a></span></div></section> </div>

ONLINE CARE FAIR Tips, tools, resources and support for family caregivers in Arizona Thursday, November 15, 2018, 2-5 p.m. PT   When it comes to caring for a loved one, everyone’s journey is different. That’s why you shouldn’t miss AARP’s Online Care Fair, a FREE live online event that offers resources, answers and support, no matter where your journey takes you. Filled with tips, tools and access to local and state services, the Fair aims to help make caring for …

AARP Arizona and Ballot Proposition 127

Posted on <time class="entry-date published updated" datetime="2018-10-17T15:32:49+00:00">October 17, 2018</time> by <div class="region-dropdown aarpe-accordion"> <header><span>5 States</span></header> <section><div class="region-list"><span class="region"><a href="https://states.aarp.org/region/arizona/">Arizona</a></span></div></section> </div>

AARP ARIZONA AND PROPOSITION 127 AARP on behalf of its 900,000 members in the Grand Canyon state has not taken a pro or con position on Proposition 127 however we thought it was important to raise our concerns. Many of our members are on fixed or low incomes and struggling to make ends meet. AARP advocates for fair and affordable rates and reliable energy service.  We do favor cost effective efforts to increase the percentage from renewable energy. However we …

AZ Statement from AARP Arizona Concerning Political Ad Sponsored by DSCC and Other Campaigns

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2018-10-04T11:20:09+00:00">October 4, 2018</time><time class="updated" datetime="2018-10-04T13:29:09+00:00">October 4, 2018</time> by <div class="region-dropdown aarpe-accordion"> <header><span>5 States</span></header> <section><div class="region-list"><span class="region"><a href="https://states.aarp.org/region/arizona/">Arizona</a></span></div></section> </div>

Statement from AARP Arizona Concerning Political Ad Sponsored by DSCC and Other Campaigns A political ad that mentions AARP is currently being broadcast in Arizona. AARP did not authorize the DSCC ad and we did not participate in its production. AARP does not endorse candidates or make contributions to political campaigns or candidates. We have a proud 32-year history of non-partisan voter engagement, providing voters with information on where the candidates stand on issues important to our members and their …

AZ Se La Diferencia En Las Próximas Elecciones: Vota!

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2018-09-18T17:38:31+00:00">September 18, 2018</time><time class="updated" datetime="2018-09-26T09:06:34+00:00">September 26, 2018</time> by AARP Arizona

  Sé la diferencia en estas próximas elecciones: ¡Vota! ¿Sabías que en el estado de Wyoming, hace unos años, una elección a la Cámara de Representantes resultó en un empate y sólo se decidió extrayendo una pelota de ping-pong del maltrecho sombrero de vaquero del gobernador? Algo similar sucedió este año en Virginia en una contienda para la Cámara de Delegados. El candidato republicano y el candidato demócrata obtuvieron un idéntico número de votos, y el ganador fue electo mediante …

AZ Elder Abuse

Posted on <time class="entry-date published updated" datetime="2018-08-29T11:08:12+00:00">August 29, 2018</time> by <div class="region-dropdown aarpe-accordion"> <header><span>5 States</span></header> <section><div class="region-list"><span class="region"><a href="https://states.aarp.org/region/arizona/">Arizona</a></span></div></section> </div>

The threat of elder abuse is daunting for the 40 million family caregivers who help their parents and spouses live independently at home. Some of these family caregivers provide 24/7 care. These individuals may also help with finances, transportation, medication management and more. Others may count on the support of paid aides to help. Entrusting the care of a loved one to a stranger can be hard. The stress and resentment of being a constant caregiver can sometimes lead some …

AARP Arizona Be The Difference This Election Year! VOTE

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2018-08-07T12:24:46+00:00">August 7, 2018</time><time class="updated" datetime="2018-09-26T09:07:51+00:00">September 26, 2018</time> by <div class="region-dropdown aarpe-accordion"> <header><span>5 States</span></header> <section><div class="region-list"><span class="region"><a href="https://states.aarp.org/region/arizona/">Arizona</a></span></div></section> </div>

Be the Difference this Election Year Before you vote, take the time to get to know where the candidates stand on issues that matter the most to AARP members and their families. This guide helps explain more about the top federal voting issues for older adults, as well as some guiding principleswhen it comes to the future of our health care and economic security. For more information on any of these voting issues, go to www.aarp.org/vote. MEDICARE Medicare Must Be …

AARP Arizona 2018 Community Challenge Winners Announced

Posted on <time class="entry-date published updated" datetime="2018-07-19T10:43:22+00:00">July 19, 2018</time> by AARP Arizona

Communities across Arizona are working each and every day to become more livable for residents of all ages. In support of that work, AARP is excited to be able to provide funding to organizations through the AARP Community Challenge to help them jumpstart progress on ongoing work. These “quick action” grants are being distributed to 129 organizations, with at least one in every state, Washington D.C, and Puerto Rico, including right here in Arizona.  The Community Challenge grants provide communities …

Older Arizonans Critical of Congress on Health Care

Posted on <time class="entry-date published updated" datetime="2018-07-18T14:49:26+00:00">July 18, 2018</time> by <div class="region-dropdown aarpe-accordion"> <header><span>5 States</span></header> <section><div class="region-list"><span class="region"><a href="https://states.aarp.org/region/arizona/">Arizona</a></span></div></section> </div>

New Politico/AARP poll reveals voters disapprove of lawmakers’ policies on Medicare and prescription drugs by Dena Bunis, AARP, July 18, 2018 Older voters in Arizona are more likely to criticize Congress than President Trump for the job they’re doing on health care, according to a new Politico/AARP poll. Nearly three-quarters of the state’s 50-plus voters disapprove of the work federal lawmakers are doing on that front, and more than 60 percent reject their performance on Medicare and prescription drug prices. However, older voters in …