Health & Wellbeing

Get updates on the Affordable Care Act, Medicare, health insurance, and your personal health and fitness.
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AARP’s FREE Online Q&A Has Answers
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Attend AARP’s Free, Two-Part Webinar
Long-Term Care Ombudsman
Under a new law championed by AARP Louisiana, nursing homes in the state are required to let residents install a video camera or other monitoring device in their room.
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The Bayou State is home to about 287,000 military veterans, and AARP Louisiana is committed to listening to them and understanding their needs.
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Older drivers tend to be safe drivers. They are more likely to wear seat belts and less likely to drive drunk. But is your car safe for you?
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Join our online Q&A sessions for tools for keeping your 2018 healthy resolutions all year
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AARP Louisiana has a Speakers Bureau whose volunteers give presentations on topics such as fraud prevention, caregiving, health care, veterans resources and more.
This has been a busy week for President Donald Trump.  He’s been signing executive orders, holding high-level meetings — and tweeting up a storm.  All of this makes it clear that our 45 th president is eager to deliver quickly on the promises he made during his campaign.
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Seven out of 10 Americans turning 65 can expect to need long-term care during their lifetime, and 9 out of 10 Louisianans want to live at home as they age. Yet 70 percent of Medicaid funding for long-term care in the state goes to nursing homes.
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