Coalition for Silver Solutions Scores Rookie Year Legislative Wins to Improve Long-Term Care in Florida
The Coalition for Silver Solutions, a coalition of senior care providers, labor and consumer organizations, succeeded in getting legislative approval for key initiatives to improve how Florida’s 2-million-plus frail elders receive supportive care.
Recently married at age 27, Bethany Robertson of Ft. Lauderdale was looking forward to exploring life with her husband, a law student. And then a challenge came at her without warning. Overnight, Robertson became a millennial caregiver.
Gov. Ron DeSantis Receives AARP Rx Price Fighter Award For His Fight to Lower Prescription Drug Costs
The governor accepted a top AARP award Wednesday recognizing him as a national leader in the fight to lower prescription drug costs, a major issue faced by Floridians of all ages.
AARP State Director Jeff Johnson released the following statement today, applauding the 13 U.S. House members of the Florida delegation who voted to pass H.R. 3, the Elijah E. Cummings Lower Drug Costs Now Act.
In Florida, America’s grayest state, approximately 2.9 million family caregivers provided an estimated 2.4 billion hours of care per year worth a staggering $31 billion to their parents, spouses, partners, and friends in 2017, according to state data available in the latest report of AARP’s Valuing the Invaluable series.
A St. Johns County soldier who died 54 years ago in one of Vietnam’s most famous battles will be honored in October when a new Veterans Administration clinic in St. Augustine is named for him.
Surge is not limited only to areas on a beach – incoming tides and wind can drive seawater into coastal canals, the Intracoastal Waterway and inland rivers and creeks.
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