The AARP Bulletin

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Louisianans head to the polls Tuesday, Nov. 8, for the first round of elections for six U.S. House seats, a U.S. Senate seat and other offices.
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Hurricane season begins June 1. Are you ready?
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Want to learn more about health, caregiving, emergency preparedness and fraud prevention?
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Nine out of 10 Louisianans 45 and older want to age at home, AARP research found. Are you one of them?
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Caregiving for loved ones can take a physical, emotional and financial toll. 
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Louisiana’s 680,000 family caregivers provide $6 billion in unpaid care yearly, according to the AARP Public Policy Institute. AARP Louisiana is seeking advocates for those volunteer caregivers during the Louisiana Legislature’s 2022 session, which begins in March. 
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Are you eager to help AARP’s mission to advocate for people 50 and older? AARP Louisiana is seeking volunteers to assist with the state office’s virtual workshops. Online events this year have included a caregiving workshop, a dance class and a telephone town hall discussing the coronavirus.
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Most people in need of long-term care assistance would like to remain at home, where they can decide what kind of services they receive. AARP Louisiana is working to help more Louisianans have a choice in that care.
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Cameras allow residents of care facilities to communicate visually with loved ones, especially when they are not able to speak.
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