Among the first of its kind in the nation, the new system will include key information on court-appointed guardians, including how many people they oversee, if they’re registered with the state and if there are disciplinary actions against them.
In other states, advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) have a specialized license that gives them broader authority for patient care. Not in Georgia. AARP Georgia supports legislation to grant separate licenses to APRNs.
Musician and family caregiver Bob Baldwin will share his music and insights on the importance of caregiving at a free online event Nov. 12.
DeShaun Johnson's 60-minute class, offered every Friday from 10 to 11 a.m., might help you shed a few pounds and tone your biceps. It’s also designed to benefit your brain health by helping you manage stress, get a good night’s sleep and engage with other people.
AARP Georgia's postcard outreach to connect with people in long-term care facilities has lifted spirits across the state. Volunteers write and send 800 cards monthly.
Art and wellness classes, including some with the Jessye Norman School of the Arts, entertain and inform for the next two months. The events are free and online.
The AARP Foundation's Experience Corps literacy program that pairs older adults with elementary school students is flourishing with hundreds of kids in Macon and in DeKalb County improving their reading skills.
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