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The Atlantic hurricane season starts June 1 and runs through November. AARP Florida, state officials and disaster relief agencies want Floridians to start preparing now. AARP Florida will host a virtual disaster readiness workshop on Thursday, June 20, with emergency management specialists.
Joe Gavalis and Dan Flynn each spent their careers in law enforcement going after hard-core criminals, including some in organized crime. Now retirees, the two Georgians are using their combined 75-plus years of experience to take on elder abuse.
The former first lady's push to support family caregivers lives on. The Rosalynn Carter Institute provides training for family caregivers and has partnered with AARP Georgia to help support caregivers.
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.
Members of the LGBTQ+ community have fought for their rights yet continues to face obstacles as they age: social isolation, discrimination and limited access to health care. AARP has launched initiatives to help.
Eight Florida entities won 2023 AARP Community Challenge grants, totaling $102,000. The program funds projects aimed at improving community livability. This year's awards in Florida will help fund a mobile legal clinic, park restoration and asphalt artwork, among other initiatives.
Seven local entities in Georgia won AARP Community Challenge grants this year, totaling nearly $100,000, for quick-turnaround projects that aim to increase livability.
After retiring from his job in aviation, Ken Thomas, 69, volunteered to help at an AARP convention in Florida. “They liked what they saw in me, and I enjoyed what I saw in AARP,” he says.
After four decades as a smart-money, anti-fraud crusader, Clark Howard, who turns 68 this month, isn't slowing down. He talks with the AARP Bulletin about money, work, health and retirement.
ADUs, sometimes called in-law suites, are small homes or apartments on the same lot as a single-family house. Proponents say they are a critical part of the solution to Florida’s affordable housing crisis.
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