AZ Se La Diferencia En Las Próximas Elecciones: Vota!

Posted on <time class="entry-date published updated" datetime="2018-09-18T17:38:31+00:00">September 18, 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="2018-08-07T13:00:46+00:00">August 7, 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 …

AZ: FINDING FIDUCIARY

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2018-05-24T13:44:00+00:00">May 24, 2018</time><time class="updated" datetime="2018-05-31T17:34:35+00:00">May 31, 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>

Go to the Bottom of page to watch the three part video series.   My family is all dead, and I never married or had children.  I’m about as alone in life as one can be. The new term for that is “elder orphan.”  There are millions of people like me.  And, with roughly 491 baby boomers an hour turning 60, there will be a lot more. The term highlights the dilemma one faces when they need help in managing …

AZ – Veteran Tickets Foundation Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary

Posted on <time class="entry-date published updated" datetime="2018-04-16T14:02:22+00:00">April 16, 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>

Are you an AARP Member? Are You a Veteran? Want to Get Out to More Events Affordably? We HAVE the Answer Veteran Tickets Foundation (Vet Tix) is celebrating their 10-year anniversary as the leading national nonprofit providing free event tickets to the military community. Since 2008, the Tempe, Arizona-based nonprofit has distributed more than 4 million tickets to the military community.  Last year alone Vet Tix distributed more than 1.3 million tickets. These tickets have helped military families to strengthen …

AZ: AARP Community Challenge Grants Are Back in 2018

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2018-03-23T15:51:31+00:00">March 23, 2018</time><time class="updated" datetime="2018-03-23T15:52:01+00:00">March 23, 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 Community Challenge Grants Are Back in 2018 Applications are currently being accepted through May 16, 2018 The AARP Community Challenge “quick-action” grant program, which is now accepting applications for 2018, is designed to spark change and improve the quality of life for people of all ages in communities nationwide. We know that great communities take a long time to build and sustain. But we also believe that quick actions can be the catalyst for long-term progress. These grants provide …

AZ: If you are managing the finances of a loved one, new resources can help

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2018-03-05T13:09:13+00:00">March 5, 2018</time><time class="updated" datetime="2018-03-05T13:09:19+00:00">March 5, 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>

  By Naomi Karp, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau   As many as 25 million Americans are managing money or property for a family member or friend who is unable to make financial decisions and pay bills.   In Florida, Hector stepped in to help his elderly mother after a niece stole nearly $100,000 from her. Despite his own severe disability, he works every day to make sure her nursing home bills are paid and her accounts are in order. “When …

AZ: We Honor Nurses, Because They Honor Us

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2018-02-12T17:25:56+00:00">February 12, 2018</time><time class="updated" datetime="2018-02-12T17:40:28+00:00">February 12, 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>

Entering the automatic door of any hospital or medical facility brings anxiety, fear, even sadness.  The smell of ultra-clean surroundings and a player piano producing sounds of hope and tranquility all add to the experience of understanding of what may be coming or what is unexpected. As you enter the hospital elevator, you see the looks of other incoming patients and the feeling is one of mixed emotions.  Sometimes, a nice visitor gives you a smile or tells a joke.  …