AARP volunteers will play an important role in pushing for policies to improve the lives of older Wisconsinites as lawmakers work to set the 2023–2024 state budget.
AARP Wisconsin is pushing for a special fund to compensate fraud victims when the wrongdoing company can't return the money. It’s one of several measures AARP plans to advocate for in the Legislature in 2023.
With Wisconsin split along partisan lines amid an acrimonious political season, some voters may feel like skipping the upcoming midterm election. But AARP encourages all voters to participate.
Fraud is up substantially in Wisconsin, as scam artists use new tactics to separate consumers from their cash. The latest twists involve gift-card grifts. Here's how to protect yourself.
AARP Wisconsin is helping lead a new coalition of government and social service agencies—the Coalition to End Social Isolation and Loneliness. The group will identify root causes of these conditions among older adults and people with disabilities and advocate for solutions.
Wisconsin family caregivers provide the equivalent of an estimated $7 billion per year in unpaid services. Will the state provide direct aid? Or is a federal tax credit the best option for financial assistance?
In rural areas, about a third of Wisconsin residents lack reliable internet service. Affordable high-speed internet is top of AARP Wisconsin's advocacy agenda.
AARP Wisconsin is fostering a feeling of community amid the COVID-19 pandemic, using technology to host virtual events that help people stay connected safely from a distance.
AARP Wisconsin volunteer advocates are still making their voices heard during the pandemic by reaching out to lawmakers the old-fashioned way, through calls, letters and emails.
The Small Dollar, Big Impact program will continue to make one $1,000 grant monthly to spur grassroots projects around Wisconsin.
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