Bob Busch readily admits he could survive without Social Security. Between his Air Force pension and savings, he has enough to get by. But as a certified volunteer AARP tax aide, he has helped hundreds of Floridians file their income taxes and knows that’s not the case for everyone.
When Cheryl Jefferson decided to retire nine years ago, she and her husband were determined to stay busy. ”I knew upfront that I was not going to be a couch potato,” says Jefferson, a retired mortgage banker. “I was going to get involved with something and I was so happy that I got connected with AARP. I’ve been full speed ever since.”
A new comprehensive report of staffing levels in Florida nursing homes found a significant decline in nursing professionals which correlates to changes in state law the Legislature made last year and worker shortages.
Find the tips and resources you need to get prepared this year, and don't miss this recap of dedicated AARP volunteers who helped their neighbors and communities with post-storm recovery from Hurricane Ian.
Volunteers with AARP Florida returned to the Florida capitol this month for the first time since the pandemic. They're meeting with legislators and advocating for Floridians 50+ on issues such as long-term care, home and community-based services and affordable housing.