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Tom Scherberger

William “Bill” Ternent retired and moved to Ormond Beach in 1997 after a long career as a college professor and administrator. He started volunteering for AARP the following year and is still going strong.
For the past eight years, Kip Corriveau and his wife have been the primary caregivers for his 88-year-old father-in-law, who suffers from dementia and cannot care for himself.
Bob Busch readily admits he could survive without Social Security. Between his Air Force pension and savings, he has enough to get by. But as a certified volunteer AARP tax aide, he has helped hundreds of Floridians file their income taxes and knows that’s not the case for everyone.
When Cheryl Jefferson decided to retire nine years ago, she and her husband were determined to stay busy. ”I knew upfront that I was not going to be a couch potato,” says Jefferson, a retired mortgage banker. “I was going to get involved with something and I was so happy that I got connected with AARP. I’ve been full speed ever since.”
A new comprehensive report of staffing levels in Florida nursing homes found a significant decline in nursing professionals which correlates to changes in state law the Legislature made last year and worker shortages.
Find the tips and resources you need to get prepared this year, and don't miss this recap of dedicated AARP volunteers who helped their neighbors and communities with post-storm recovery from Hurricane Ian.
A new collaboration between AARP Florida and USF's Dr. Lindsay Peterson has launched its first report on nursing home staffing showing its significant impact on resident health and wellbeing.
As the Legislature begins a new session, the care delivered in the state’s roughly 700 nursing homes will again be pivotal.
Volunteers with AARP Florida returned to the Florida capitol this month for the first time since the pandemic. They're meeting with legislators and advocating for Floridians 50+ on issues such as long-term care, home and community-based services and affordable housing.
Hurricane season starts June 1. AARP Florida wants residents, especially those in long-term care facilities, to be prepared for storms.
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