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By Diana Lamirand
Indianapolis Morning
By Diana Lamirand
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At AARP, we have a proud 32-year history of non-partisan voter engagement, providing voters with information on where the candidates stand on issues important to our members and their families, so they can make their own decisions on Election Day.
AARP hosted I ndiana Secretary of State Connie Lawson on the evening of July 18 th for a telephone town hall to discuss the upcoming election in November. Callers from across the state asked questions ranging from how to request an absentee ballot to what Indiana is doing to protect the security of Hoosiers’ votes.
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AARP Indiana is hosting Coffee on Us in Gary on Monday, June 4. This event, and others like it, offer opportunities for local residents to suggest ways that AARP can address community issues through education and advocacy. AARP will buy the coffee, and state office staff will listen to Hoosiers’ concerns at J’s Breakfast Club from 9 to 11 a.m.
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A couple of years ago Indianapolis Power & Light Co. (IPL) raised utility rates. Now they want to raise them again.
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Here in Indiana, 837,000 Hoosiers care for an older parent, spouse or other loved one, helping them live independently at home—where they want to be. These family caregivers take on huge responsibilities that can be overwhelming, stressful and exhausting. They juggle full- or part-time jobs, and many are still raising families.
Livable Communities
Fishers, a suburb of Indianapolis, has been officially designated the state’s first age-friendly community.
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