JAN 25, 2021
Gov. Ron Desantis has said the state's goal is to vaccinate most people in its top priority group — including older adults — by February. The vaccine would then become available to more people, likely including essential workers like teachers and police officers.
JAN 26, 2021
The pandemic has pushed millions of older adults into isolation, which has heightened thoughts of suicide for this already stressed population that consists of veterans, unpaid family caregivers and front-line workers.
JAN 6, 2021
We are hearing very strong concerns from our members and all older Floridians. Too many older people are frustrated by their inability to understand when and where they can get vaccinated. And in some communities, a long history of systemic discrimination has left trust in tatters. This is jeopardizing the effectiveness of a brilliant scientific success in developing the vaccines.
DEC 15, 2020
Consumer confidence in the system of large, residential long-term care facilities has collapsed. Families are balking at placing their loved ones in facilities that have become Petri dishes for contagion, sending occupancy rates in nursing homes and assisted living facilities sharply down.
AARP did not authorize or participate in the production of Union 2020’s mailer sent to Florida voters. Further, the mailer includes the unauthorized use of AARP’s logo and uses AARP’s statements in a misleading way.
AARP Florida Re-Clarifies It Does Not Endorse Candidates, or Make Contributions to Political Campaigns or Candidates
AARP Florida State Director Jeff Johnson issued the following statement today in response to Independence USA citing AARP as a source in a new political advertisement targeting President Trump:
Florida nursing homes reported 0.69 resident deaths per 100 nursing home residents in that period, while the national average rate was 0.48 deaths per 100 residents.
Poll: Nearly Half of Florida Voters Haven’t Heard Enough from Presidential Candidates on Key Issues of Social Security and Medicare
46 percent of those surveyed said they hadn’t heard enough from candidates about their plans for the future of Social Security, and 47.6 percent said they hadn’t heard enough about candidates’ plans for the future of Medicare
Let's laugh while we learn! This hilarious event features David Russell from SAK COMEDY LAB bringing his unique and humorous perspectives. You can expect laughter, fun facts, and yes...very important information from AARP on how to vote safely and make your voice heard.
AARP Florida Clarifies It Does Not Endorse Candidates, or Make Contributions to Political Campaigns or Candidates
AARP Florida State Director Jeff Johnson issued the following statement today in response to Independence USA citing AARP as a source in recent political advertisements targeting President Trump.
AARP Florida State Director Jeff Johnson issued the following statement today on news that Florida would be receiving sufficient rapid-result test kits for coronavirus to conduct 400,000 tests per day.
AARP joins up with The Beat (95.7 FM) and Florida favorites Dynasty and GW Souter for The AARP Couch Concert Live on facebook.com/AARPFL, Sunday, October 4 at 7 pm ET. Join Beat host Queen B for an evening of great music and conversation with two amazing artists.
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