AARP Innovation Labs Launches ‘AARP Community Connections’ Platform To Find Help, Or Give It, During Coronavirus Pandemic
WASHINGTON—AARP Community Connections, a new online platform launched by AARP Innovation Labs today, allows users to organize and find local volunteer groups to help pick up groceries, provide financial assistance or lend emotional support to neighbors, friends and loved ones. Across the country, these informal online groups—also called “mutual aid” groups—help communities stay connected at a time when people must practice social distancing to stay safe.
No correlation between Census Response and Coronavirus Relief Checks According to the U. S. Census Bureau
Heads up! Over the weekend, a series of posts emerged on social media claiming that eligibility for financial relief checks related to the COVID-19 coronavirus would be determined by whether one has responded to the Census.
WASHINGTON—AARP released the following statement today on the bipartisan Senate passage of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act. Said AARP Executive Vice President and Chief Advocacy & Engagement Officer Nancy LeaMond:
AARP Urges Congress to Take Aggressive Steps Now to Protect Older Americans Against Coronavirus Crisis
WASHINGTON—AARP Executive Vice President and Chief Advocacy & Engagement Officer Nancy LeaMond, in a letter, urged Congress to take aggressive next steps to address the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and work to help older Americans, who are most at risk from coronavirus.
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