We are hearing very strong concerns from our members and all older Floridians. Too many older people are frustrated by their inability to understand when and where they can get vaccinated. And in some communities, a long history of systemic discrimination has left trust in tatters. This is jeopardizing the effectiveness of a brilliant scientific success in developing the vaccines.
Florida nursing homes reported 0.69 resident deaths per 100 nursing home residents in that period, while the national average rate was 0.48 deaths per 100 residents.
Poll: Nearly Half of Florida Voters Haven’t Heard Enough from Presidential Candidates on Key Issues of Social Security and Medicare
46 percent of those surveyed said they hadn’t heard enough from candidates about their plans for the future of Social Security, and 47.6 percent said they hadn’t heard enough about candidates’ plans for the future of Medicare
AARP Florida Clarifies It Does Not Endorse Candidates, or Make Contributions to Political Campaigns or Candidates
AARP Florida State Director Jeff Johnson issued the following statement today in response to Independence USA citing AARP as a source in recent political advertisements targeting President Trump.
AARP Florida State Director Jeff Johnson issued the following statement today on news that Florida would be receiving sufficient rapid-result test kits for coronavirus to conduct 400,000 tests per day.
AARP Florida Questions Recommendations for Reopening Sunshine State Elder-Care Facilities to Visitors
AARP’s Florida State Director, Jeff Johnson, issued the following statement today on AARP’s concerns about recommendations from a state task force on the reopening of elder-care facilities to visitors.
AARP Florida Issues In-Depth Voting Record on State Legislators’ 2020 Votes; AARP Provides Information, You Decide
Much has happened since the Florida Legislature adjourned in March 2020. But AARP Florida is making it easier for you to track down how your state lawmakers voted on key issues important to older Floridians in the 2020 legislative regular session.
As Florida heads into the 2020 hurricane season June 1, Sunshine State residents are facing a new level of uncertainty: Never in modern history have Floridians had to consider how to plan for the disruption and danger of a hurricane while also juggling concerns about a pandemic.
As Florida heads into the 2020 hurricane season June 1, Sunshine State residents age 50-plus are facing a new level of uncertainty: Never in modern history have older Floridians had to consider how to plan for the disruption and danger of a hurricane while also juggling concerns about a pandemic.
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