The AARP Bulletin

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As you think about New Year’s resolutions, consider becoming an AARP volunteer.
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Many important races will be decided in the Nov. 8 election, including the offices of the governor, lieutenant governor and attorney general, as well as seats in the U.S. and Connecticut Senate and House.
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For the Connecticut primaries on Tuesday, Aug. 9, and the general election on Tuesday, Nov. 8, it will be easier to vote due to new laws that have expanded eligibility for absentee voting to include sickness from COVID-19. 
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There’s a new program to help eligible Connecticut residents who are struggling to afford high-speed internet access.
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AARP, in collaboration with the National Association of Social Workers state chapter, is offering professional credit hours for continuing education to those seeking to renew their social work license. Sessions are from one to seven hours, depending on the training opportunity. 
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AARP Connecticut and AARP Rhode Island have combined forces to offer the AARP Zero Isolation program, which began as a pilot in 2020. 
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AARP Connecticut advocates on issues including caregiving, financial security, independent living, prescription drug prices and community programming that supports older adults aging in place. 
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Whether it’s behind the scenes or in the community, AARP Connecticut offers a variety of ways to get involved, in person or virtually. 
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