Health & Wellbeing

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Hurricane
Those of us who live in hurricane-prone areas often comfort ourselves with the fact that, while hurricanes can be devastating disasters, they at least have the advantage of being foreseeable.
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More so than people in some other parts of the country, Floridians live with the risk of natural disaster – specifically, hurricanes.
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CHICAGO—AARP today released new data and an infographic illustrating the impact of high prescription drug prices on Americans, specifically people living with cancer, prediabetes or diabetes, and heart disease. AARP unveiled the infographic at the National Academy for State Health Policy (NASHP) annual conference as part of AARP’s nationwide Stop Rx Greed campaign to lower drug prices.
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ASD Hillary Thomas met with the National Organization of Black Lesbians on Aging’s Advocacy group. We presented on Rx Greed as well as discussing AARP’s resources and how we help the aging community.
Prescription Drugs
WASHINGTON—AARP Executive Vice President and Chief Advocacy and Engagement Officer Nancy LeaMond issued the following statement today after the administration announced a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) concerning the importation of prescription drugs:
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Tina Lifford, famously known for her turn as Aunt Vi in "Queen Sugar," brings to Atlanta her Inner Fitness|Outer Beauty Tour - an uplifting, fun-filled and enlightening experience that supports women in their second or third acts to embrace both their inner self and outer beauty. AARP Georgia is proud to sponsor an enriching day that could change your perspective.
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Join us on September 26!
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WASHINGTON—AARP Executive Vice President and Chief Advocacy and Engagement Officer Nancy LeaMond issued the following statement today, responding to the Senate Finance Committee (SFC) announcement that it would markup the Prescription Drug Pricing Reduction Act of 2019 this Thursday:
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As temperatures continue to rise, please be sure to exercise caution! An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure...and this article might give you tips on how to beat the heat or know how to help a person who's in heat distress.
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