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There’s a lot to understand about Medicare—for you and the loved ones who may be in your care. Join us for a free webinar series to learn the latest with Medicare, so you can confidently prepare for a more secure future.
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AARP’s mission is to empower people to choose how they live as they age, and an important part of choosing how we live as we age is being able to choose where we live as we age. Most older adults want to remain in their own home and community as they age, but financial barriers and limited service options can make this difficult. We were pleased that the Connecticut legislature passed a state budget and several pieces of legislation that will support older adults who wish to age in place.
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A guide to when, where and how to sign up for health insurance in Connecticut
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Four Million Americans, Including More Than 60,000 Connecticut Residents, Signed AARP Petition Calling on Congress to Act
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This guest post was written and submitted by Michelle Puzzo, President & Co-Founder of UR Community Cares
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AARP Connecticut will work with lawmakers during the state’s 2022 legislative session to support and advocate on a variety of important policies and issues that affect residents and their families.
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High-speed internet is no longer a luxury, it’s a necessity. And with the COVID-19 pandemic now entering its third year, access to affordable and reliable high-speed internet, also known as broadband, is essential to providing the connections Connecticut residents need to family, friends, health care providers, work and so much more.
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Of the nearly 218,000 veterans in Connecticut, only 26% have used their benefits at VA health care, according to U.S. Census Bureau.
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AARP Launches National Campaign Urging More Support for Family Caregivers, Passage of Bipartisan Credit for Caring Act
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The following guest post was submitted by Angela Zhou, the lead outreach coordinator for the American Lunch Cancer Screening Initiative.
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