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AARP Florida

AARP Florida is making a difference where you live.
This February, we recognize National Senior Independence Month. At AARP, we strive to create spaces where people of all ages can live independent, fulfilled lives. We are here to act as a wise friend and fierce defender for the 50+, and we aim to help you and your families feel confident, in control and secure as you age.
AARP Florida invites local eligible non-profit organizations and governments across the country to apply for the 2024 AARP Community Challenge grant program, now through March 6 at 5p.m. Eastern. AARP Community Challenge grants fund quick-action projects that help communities become more livable by improving public places, transportation, housing, digital connections, and more.
Today, AARP Florida released its 2024 legislative priorities, highlighting the importance of maintaining a well-trained direct care workforce, enhancing the quality and oversight of Florida’s long-term care system, expansion of home and community-based services and increasing consumer protections as top priorities for the AARP advocacy team and volunteer advocates.
On December 12, members of the Florida Senate Health Policy Committee introduced and passed SB 7016 (Health Care),
AARP Florida continues to express concern over the quality of care provided to nursing home residents in Florida, especially in the aftermath of significant nurse staffing reductions mandated by the state legislature in recent years. Data recently released by federal agencies highlights a mixed record on the quality of care, particularly for short-term nursing home residents who require rehabilitation and care following hospital stays.
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 Florida for all ages to live, work and play. We hope you’ll join us!
AARP's state tax guide on 2023 Florida tax rates for income, property, retirement and more for retirees and residents over 50.
Valentine’s Day is all about expressing love and gratitude for the people in your life – whether that be friends, family, or a significant other. But scammers like to take advantage of our goodwill, often pretending to be someone they’re not to gain our trust – and our financial information. Called “relationship scams,” this type of fraud can happen to anyone, not just those looking for love.
Find upcoming election dates, registration deadlines and options for voting, such as voting by mail, early voting or voting with a disability.
Many AARP members are proving that retirement is not about slowing down but a rallying cry to stay active, engaged and connected through friendly battles of wit, agility, and exercise…all with a dash of humor.
New year, new job? AARP Florida is here to set you up for success and protect you from fraud.
Just as New Year’s football bowl games are ending, we in Florida kick off a critical period in the state for older Floridians, with the 60-day 2024 Florida legislative session beginning January 9.
Jeff Johnson is the State Director of AARP Florida. Johnson joined the AARP team in 2000 with a background in public relations, marketing and sales, working with the Tampa Bay (then) Devil Rays. Since 2010, he has served as the State Director of AARP Florida, leading a team of staff and volunteers across the state to fight for and equip Floridians 50+ to choose how they live as they age. A proud lifelong Floridian, he was raised in Jacksonville, and graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Wake Forest University. Johnson is a board member of the St. Petersburg College’s Institute for Strategic Policy Solutions, the President-elect of Florida Council on Aging, and is immediate past chair of the board of the Florida Civic Advance. He is active on social media and can be found on Twitter at @JeffPJohnsonFL.
AARP Florida is here to provide you with information on Long-Term Care in our state.
AARP Florida is warning people about election-related fraud targeting older voters, including requests for donations to fictitious political action committees and soliciting sensitive information during fake voter registration efforts.
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