OCT 22, 2021
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OCT 21, 2021
Of the more than 210,000 veterans in Kansas, only 30% have used their benefits at VA health care, according to U.S. Census Bureau.
Kansas Voters: Expand High-Speed Internet Access. Listen to Telephone Townhall with Local and State officials.
OCT 8, 2021
Voters ages 50 and older overwhelmingly agree that elected officials in Kansas should work to ensure that high-speed internet is available to all Kansans regardless of where they live, according to a new AARP survey.
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!
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.
Is the wear and tear of caring for someone taking its toll on your mind and body? From grief and stress management to helpful relaxation and meditation methods to keep you spiritually, physically, and emotionally healthy, you’ll also find valuable resources to help avoid burnout.
Whatever form it takes, debt and unexpected expenses can happen to anyone at any age. AARP is here to help. Join us for a free webinar to learn how you can empower your debt payoff and achieve a new peace of mind.
AARP is pleased to announce that Glenda DuBoise, Topeka, has been selected as the new Kansas State Director. She will oversee operations of the Kansas state office, which includes a staff of four full-time employees and an 8-person volunteer advisory Executive Council that works on behalf of all Kansans 50+, including nearly 300,000 AARP members statewide. Glenda succeeds Maren Turner, who served in the role for more than 20 years.
Five Kansas cities and organizations received 2021 AARP Community Challenge grants to fund quick-action projects aimed at improving the quality of life for residents of all ages.
In this guide, you’ll find information, a glossary of terms to know, resources (identified with an asterisk and listed throughout the guide), and checklists to help you organize and find the support that you might need.
AARP has released the August Nursing Home COVID-19 Dashboard, which tracks nursing home data including cases as well as resident and staff vaccination rates, and the news is alarming with COVID-19 cases increasing among staff and residents. In the four weeks ending August 22, 2021, the number of new nursing home resident cases of COVID-19 increased to 176, more than five times as many as the previous month. The number of new staff cases jumped during the same time period to 336, more than four times as many as reported in the previous dashboard.
As AARP Kansas seeks to get more answers on behalf of consumers, here’s what we’ve learned from Evergy about its Sustainable Transformation Plan (STP) and what AARP Kansas is doing on behalf of consumers.
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