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.
Americans pay among the highest prices in the world for prescription drugs and many have to choose between buying the medications they need and other essentials. Meanwhile, brand name drug prices continue to increase at rates that far exceed general inflation. Nationally, the average annual cost of prescription drug treatment increased 57.8% between 2012 and 2017, while the annual income for Georgians increased only 9.6%.[i]
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.
ASD Jil Hinds and volunteers from the veteran team (Diana Johnson, Herbert Maxwell and Jessie Milner) participated in the Atlanta VA’s Summer Housing Fair.
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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