The AARP Bulletin

Fraud
AARP Delaware is pushing for changes to state law that would add price gouging during a national emergency and consumer fraud on social media to the definition of “unfair business practices.” 
A man leaves a building after voting absentee in an election
AARP Delaware is working to help First Staters cast ballots more easily. 
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AARP Delaware has remained hard at work on behalf of older adults in the First State, advocating for family caregivers, fighting fraud and holding events like virtual movie nights. 
Senior African American couple riding bicycles
The overwhelming majority of Americans want to stay in their own homes as they age, but many need public transportation to stay mobile after their driving years are over. 
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Looking for a virtual yoga class or a tutorial on avoiding consumer scams? AARP Delaware has a YouTube channel offering access to a variety of video programming. Enjoy quality content while keeping a safe, virtual distance from others. 
Fraud
Nearly 8,000 fraud cases against Delawareans were reported to the Federal Trade Commission in 2019, totaling $5.7 million in losses. Delaware ranked third in the nation in per capita fraud in 2019 and seventh per capita in identity theft.
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Nearly half of private-sector workers in Delaware don’t have access to a savings plan at work, making it harder to prepare for retirement. 
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It’s been harder for people to see their grandchildren during the pandemic, but thanks to an AARP Community Challenge grant, Delawareans have found a way to connect. 
Vote USA
AARP Delaware encourages everyone to vote in the statewide primary on Tuesday, Sept. 15, and on Election Day, Nov. 3. All Delawareans can cast a ballot while maintaining social distancing.
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