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.
Before storing any gasoline-powered equipment, it should be properly maintained. That includes cleaning the equipment inside and out, removing or disconnecting the battery, changing the engine oil and – this is important – adding stabilizer to the fuel.
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.
A portable or fixed standby electrical generator can be a big help after a hurricane. But AARP’s Florida state director urged Floridians to take care when using electrical power generators for backup power during power outages as the 2019 hurricane season ramps up.
Florida property owners, listen up: The rules have changed on how you can get your home repaired after a hurricane or other natural disaster by letting a contractor deal directly with your insurance company.
AARP Florida’s 2019 voting record contains detailed, vote-by-vote information on key legislation in the 2019 Florida Legislature. During the 2019 session, AARP alerted legislators that AARP would consider their votes on certain proposals to be key votes for the 2019 voting record.
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