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JAN 28, 2022
All registered voters can request a no-excuse advance ballot and vote from home in August’s primary and November’s general election.
APR 21, 2020
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JAN 26, 2022
We know that it takes time to build great communities. But, we also believe that tangible improvements can spark long-term change. AARP launched the Community Challenge in 2017 to fund projects that build momentum to improve livability nationwide. We are excited to announce the program is back in 2022 for its sixth year and is currently accepting applications online through March 22, 5:00 p.m. ET.
JAN 7, 2022
A guide to where, when and how to get a COVID-19 vaccine or booster.
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 Kansas for all ages to live, work and play. We hope you’ll join us!
Saving for Retirement
As the state legislature reconvenes this month, AARP Kansas plans to work with lawmakers to help ensure that more workers are financially able to retire. 
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AARP is advocating on behalf of older Kansans on a variety of issues during the upcoming Kansas legislative session that begins on January 10, 2022. Our team of staff and advocacy volunteers are gearing up to work with lawmakers on issues focused on financial security, better access to healthcare and the internet, and affordable utility rates.
Holiday Scams
The holidays are a time for togetherness, celebration, and giving. Unfortunately, scammers take advantage of the season to give gifts to themselves, using your money to pay for it. In fact, a new AARP study shows that the entire gift-giving process, from purchasing the perfect gift to making sure it gets to the recipient, offers a number of opportunities for scammers to get in on the act for their own benefit.
Nurses Helping Elderly
AARP Kansas is pushing for a bill that would allow advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) to treat patients without the involvement of a doctor. 
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Chances are, if you aren’t a family caregiver yourself, you know someone who is. Every day, nearly 330,000 Kansans help their parents, spouses, siblings, grandparents, neighbors and other loved ones live independently at home – where they want to be.
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Susan Nyp, Lawrence, has been selected by AARP, the nonprofit organization for people 50 and older, to receive the 2021 AARP Kansas Andrus Award for Community Service, the Association’s most prestigious and visible state volunteer award for community service. 
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New research reveals top scams facing Kansas’s military community and ways to fight back
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Nine out of 10 Kansas voters age 50 and older use the internet, according to a recent AARP Kansas survey, but access is not equal across the state. 
Medicare changes every year, which means it can get a little complicated when trying to understand what’s new for you. Join us for a free webinar where we’ll discuss the key takeaways from this year’s Medicare changes and what they may mean for your benefits.
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