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The latest news, information and events for Connecticut residents 50+
Public Hearings in January & February Offer Ratepayers Opportunity to Provide Testimony
FEB 19, 2024
New virtual presentation on scam prevention launches with steps consumers can take to protect themselves from identity theft.
JAN 26, 2024
The following guest post was submitted by Mary Kate Dougherty, Program Manager, Travelers Aid--Bradley International Airport.
The names of the first 10 Medicare drugs whose prices the federal government will negotiate directly with manufacturers were released Aug. 29. Popular but pricey blood thinners, diabetes medications, cancer treatments make historic list.
Public Hearings in November and December Offer Ratepayers Opportunity to Provide Testimony
AARP Connecticut has selected nine recipients for its sixth Livable Communities Grant Program dedicated to fund quick-action projects in Connecticut communities that will help make immediate improvements or jumpstart long-term progress that will support residents. AARP Connecticut has funded 38 projects since the inception of the program in 2018.
The emotional and economic toll of caregiving can be overwhelming. In the 2024 legislative session, AARP Connecticut will push to allow workers to use paid sick days for caregiving, expand the number of businesses required to offer paid sick days and establish a state tax credit for family caregivers.
Connecticut residents can schedule new COVID-19 vaccine appointments or walk into a nearby pharmacy to get a shot. Here’s how to find an updated vaccine near you.
If you have a fear of missing out, AARP Connecticut has an easy fix: Sign up for its emails.
While some nursing homes offer quality care, others reap profit while neglecting patient needs, says Rep. Jane Garibay (D-Windsor). That will change under a new state law designed to increase transparency around nursing home ownership.
AARP Connecticut applauds the final decision by Connecticut’s Public Utility Regulatory Authority (PURA) to reject United Illuminating Company’s rate increase request. An approved increase would have significantly raised the cost of electricity for Connecticut ratepayers, who already pay the highest retail electricity price in the continental United States.
AARP Connecticut submitted a petition signed by hundreds of members who support the draft decision by Connecticut’s Public Utility Regulatory Authority (PURA) that rejected United Illuminating Company’s rate increase request.
Eager to get out and about? AARP members can get free tickets to a variety of events this summer.
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