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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!
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Editor's note:  AARP Florida is sharing information with our readers about Dupuytren disease, a condition that affects millions of Americans, including mostly older Americans. This disease is not well known yet, but it can be painful and limit some daily activities.  This blog was provided by Dr. Charles Eaton, a Florida physician who is executive director of the Dupuytren Research Group, a nonprofit organization advocating on this issue.
Prescription Drugs
AARP Florida supports HB 19, which allows the importation of FDA-approved prescription drugs internationally and would encourage lower costs for Floridians.
Pedestrian Safety
Efforts to improve Florida’s livability are growing. But the Sunshine State still ranked as the nation’s deadliest state for pedestrians, with eight out of the 10 most dangerous metro areas for pedestrians to be found in Florida, according to a new report.
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Military Veterans are proud of their service to their nation and rightly so. They’ve earned that right putting their lives on the line as family members stand strong during the Servicemember’s deployments and training exercises. The character of a Veteran is one who remains resolute to remain independent.
Ingrid Collins
St. Petersburg, Fla. – AARP Florida Manager of State Operations Dionne Polite announced today that Ingrid Collins, an experienced association and business professional with deep roots in Central Florida, is joining AARP’s team of volunteers and staff as Associate State Director for Community Engagement in Central Florida.
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AARP Florida along with the Historical Society of Palm Beach County will honor veterans and members of the military at the annual celebration of Armed Forces Day on Saturday, May 19th from 10 am to 1 pm. Visitors to the Richard and Pat Johnson Palm Beach County History Museum will be entertained and informed during a colorful commemoration of our nation’s military history and Palm Beach County’s veterans. Displays and presentations will share the county’s role in American war efforts and local battles fought on native soil.
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By Tom Scherberger
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St. Petersburg, Fla. — Finding out how your state legislators voted in the 2017 Legislature just got easier with the release of AARP Florida’s sixth annual Legislative Voting Record.
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