The coronavirus pandemic forced millions of Americans to rely on the internet for their well-being. AARP Tennessee is advocating for improved internet access for the 400,000 Tennesseans who lack high-speed internet.
The Silver Alert program requires the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation to send a notice to media outlets across the state when at-risk adults, such as those with dementia, are missing.
AARP Awards Two Delaware Organizations with Community Grants as Part of its Successful Nationwide Program
Wilmington, Delaware—Today, AARP Delaware announced two Delaware organizations will receive 2021 Community Challenge grants – part of the largest group of grantees to date, with $3.2 million awarded among 244 organizations nationwide. Grantees will implement quick-action projects to promote livable communities by improving housing, transportation, public spaces, civic engagement, and connection with family, friends, and neighbors, with an emphasis on the needs of the 50-plus. Many of this year’s awards support revitalizing communities adversely impacted by the pandemic and include a focus on diversity, inclusion, and disparities.
Tennessee drivers 55 and older can get a three-year discount on their auto insurance if they take the AARP Smart Driver class and maintain a safe driving record. Discounts typically vary from 5 to 10 percent off.
AARP Tennessee is helping members stay connected and combat pandemic fatigue with a bevy of virtual events, such as healthy eating demonstrations, exercise classes and lunchtime conversations.
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