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AARP Florida released the 2024 Legislative Voting Record. This annual publication includes detailed information on key legislation affecting older Floridians, votes taken during committee meetings and final actions by elected officials.
Find upcoming election dates, registration deadlines and options for voting, such as voting by mail, early voting or voting with a disability.
After a career in the Federal Aviation Administration, Ken Thomas these days performs a different kind of air traffic control: overseeing about 100 volunteers in their efforts to influence the Legislature on behalf of 2.8 million fellow AARP Florida members.
Betty Gambino’s story began in the heart of New York City's vibrant Bronx borough where she lived until she moved to suburban Long Island to raise her four children. In 1997, Betty and her family relocated to Florida, where she worked for American Express. Upon her retirement, Betty found her true calling – a dedication to service and advocacy that would define her path for years to come.
In today's tech-savvy world, while technology has certainly made life easier, it's also opened the door to sophisticated scams targeting vulnerable groups, especially older adults.
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.
People of all ages, fitness levels, and backgrounds are welcome to these free, ongoing events. After a brief health discussion from a healthcare provider, participants will spend the rest of the time enjoying a healthy walk at their own pace. They are encouraged to ask health questions and socialize with others in a fun, relaxed setting.
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 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.
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.
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.
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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