AARP Delaware

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NOV 23, 2021
2022 is right around the corner, and AARP Delaware is hard at work mapping out an advocacy plan. In the coming year, we’ll focus two main issue areas—Retirement Security and Caregiving—along with a few others. Here’s a round-up of our Advocacy plan for 2022:
NOV 19, 2021
A guide to when, where and how to get a COVID-19 vaccine
NOV 23, 2021
As we close out the fall season, we are looking forward to the festive holidays. But, that also can bring severe weather. While hurricane season winds down by the end of November, we move into the beginning of the cold winter in Delaware. According to the Center for Environmental Monitoring & Analysis (CEMA), January is the coldest month and February typically has the most snowfall at all stations across Delaware. (CEMA, n.d.). On average, Delaware gets 45 inches of precipitation a year, with average snowfall of 20.20” at Wilmington Airport, 13.20” in Dover and 10.50” in Lewes (CEMA, n.d.). While Delaware is not the coldest nor the snowiest state, we certainly get our fair share of winter weather events that can best be managed with some preparedness.
NOV 19, 2021
AARP Delaware State Director Lucretia Young will host U.S. Senator Tom Carper (D-Del.) for a Telephone Town Hall on Monday, November 22 at 1 pm. Listeners can hear from the Senator on range of issues from recent legislation, including access to broadband internet, caregiving, prescription drug prices and more. 
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AARP is here to help you take on today – and every day. From sharing practical resources, to holding fun activities and events, AARP is providing opportunities to connect and help build an even stronger Delaware for all ages to live, work and play. We hope you’ll join us!
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Find out how Social Security fits into your future income. Sign up for our free webinar on Social Security to learn what to expect from your benefits.
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How much do you know about Social Security? Get to know your retirement benefits and what to consider before filing, from eligibility rules and requirements to all the ways your personal history may impact your Social Security retirement benefits.
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Delaware’s Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long and Public Health Director Dr. Karyl Rattay will join AARP Delaware State Director Lucretia Young to host a Telephone Town Hall on Friday, November 19 at 1 pm. Listeners can hear from Hall-Long and Rattay to get an update on COVID-19 and up-to-the-minute information on vaccines and booster shots.
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As a volunteer with AARP, your perspectives can help shape the future of Delaware.
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Chances are, if you aren’t a family caregiver yourself, you know someone who is. Every day, nearly 129,000 Delawareans help their parents, spouses, siblings, grandparents, neighbors and other loved ones to live independently at home – where they want to be.
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Laurie Jacobs is a member of the National Coalition of 100 Black Women – Delaware Chapter and the Metropolitan Wilmington Urban League Young Professionals. She is a self-described passionate community servant who enjoys volunteering and making a difference in her community. She describes her strengths as advocacy, community organizing, and leadership. Combining her passion of public service with her professional career, Laurie currently works in nonprofit communications and marketing, where she can explore her interest in economic empowerment, civic engagement. AARP enjoys working with our younger volunteers to bridge the generations.
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Delaware is experiencing a shortage of primary care physicians, hindering access to care for a population that is one of the oldest in the nation. 
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Medicare changes every year, which means it can get a little complicated when trying to understand what’s new for you. Join us for a free webinar where we’ll discuss the key takeaways from this year’s Medicare changes and what they may mean for your benefits.
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AARP Launches New Tool to Help Delaware’s Veterans Access Health Care
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