AARP Florida Issues In-Depth Voting Record on State Legislators’ 2020 Votes; AARP Provides Information, You Decide
Much has happened since the Florida Legislature adjourned in March 2020. But AARP Florida is making it easier for you to track down how your state lawmakers voted on key issues important to older Floridians in the 2020 legislative regular session.
Elder-Care facility residents and staff represent 2 percent of state’s population and more than half of all Coronavirus deaths.
Coalition for Silver Solutions Scores Rookie Year Legislative Wins to Improve Long-Term Care in Florida
The Coalition for Silver Solutions, a coalition of senior care providers, labor and consumer organizations, succeeded in getting legislative approval for key initiatives to improve how Florida’s 2-million-plus frail elders receive supportive care.
Gov. Ron DeSantis Receives AARP Rx Price Fighter Award For His Fight to Lower Prescription Drug Costs
The governor accepted a top AARP award Wednesday recognizing him as a national leader in the fight to lower prescription drug costs, a major issue faced by Floridians of all ages.
AARP State Director Jeff Johnson released the following statement today, applauding the 13 U.S. House members of the Florida delegation who voted to pass H.R. 3, the Elijah E. Cummings Lower Drug Costs Now Act.
AARP is helping Panama City and other communities rebuild after Hurricane Michael, pressing lawmakers to make it easier for developers to create new affordable housing options.
In Florida, America’s grayest state, approximately 2.9 million family caregivers provided an estimated 2.4 billion hours of care per year worth a staggering $31 billion to their parents, spouses, partners, and friends in 2017, according to state data available in the latest report of AARP’s Valuing the Invaluable series.
Join the Coalition for Silver Solutions — AARP Florida, Florida Health Care Association, Leading Age Florida and 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East — for a summit focusing on the challenges the state faces for meeting the high-quality, long-term healthcare needs of older Floridians. We are seeking family caregiver input on potential solutions. Come and make your voice heard!
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