AARP Kansas

Keeping Kansans in the know about life at 50+
OCT 28, 2020
The Cold Weather Rule, which is in effect from November 1 through March 31 each year, helps ensure that Kansans will have electric, gas, and water service in their homes during the winter. In order to participate in the program, residential customers must work with utility providers to make special payment arrangements.
APR 21, 2020
View the latest information and articles from AARP Kansas.
OCT 28, 2020
AARP released a new report today (October 28, 2020) exploring the impact of identity fraud on U.S. adults aged 55+ and how technology may play a role in consumers’ ability to protect themselves from financial harm. The report, “Identity Fraud in Three Acts,” developed by Javelin Strategy & Research and sponsored by AARP, shows that 26% of Americans aged 55+ have been victims of identity fraud. However, more are taking additional precautions to prevent losses of personal information: 29% have placed credit freezes on their credit bureau information following an identity theft incident, and more than half have enrolled in identity protection or credit monitoring services.
OCT 20, 2020
The facility was warned in May that its lack of infection preparedness put its residents in ‘immediate jeopardy’
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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!
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By AARP Kansas Volunteers Maxine and Richard Goucher who took part in the Hidden Heroes Summit on October 6, 2020
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Thinking about filing for Social Security sooner than you expected? It could impact your monthly benefits later. Join us for a free AARP webinar where you’ll learn about the long-term effects of filing early, or how you can claim early and halt benefits if you land a job.
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Looking to enroll in Medicare or make changes during open enrollment? Get the answers you need to begin your Medicare journey—or change your plan to one that fits your lifestyle.
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New voter information video - plus information about the October 14 Tele-townhall with Kansas Secretary of State Scott Schwab
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(Information provided by the Kansas Corporation Commission)
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For the hundreds of thousands of caregivers across Kansas tirelessly caring for their parents, spouses, and other loved ones so they can live independently at home, help is here. AARP Kansas is proud to have fought for the passage of the Kansas Lay Caregiver Act which provides caregivers crucial support when their loved ones go into the hospital and as they transition home. It requires hospitals to:
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State officials and AARP Kansas are working to ensure that all voters know how to safely cast their ballots this fall amid the coronavirus pandemic.
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This live Q&A event will address how you can stay safe and protected from Coronavirus related scams. Get expert advice and the latest information on vaccines and how to care for loved ones during the pandemic.
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Communities across Kansas are working each and every day to become more livable for residents of all ages.
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