AARP Maine

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JUL 1, 2020
Mainers need access to high-speed internet no matter where they live and no matter their age. Voting YES ON 1 on July 14th will be a step in the right direction for Maine.
JUL 1, 2020
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MAY 27, 2020
AARP Maine is urging every Maine Voter to Vote Safely. Vote from Home. Request your absentee ballot today.
JUL 8, 2020
U.S. Census Is An Opportunity Not to Be Missed, Yet Maine is Lagging Behind. Complete the Census today so we Maine gets every penny it deserves!
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In our increasingly connected world, reliable, affordable high-speed internet is essential. Yet, in Maine, an estimated 85,000 households have no access. The coronavirus pandemic has made internet access even more critical because almost overnight, our world went virtual: COVID-19 forced Mainers to transition to new online ways of life—businesses have taken their sales online, and students have adjusted to remote learning. For some, these changes were easy and seamless, but among those 85,000 households many students lost their only internet access when the public libraries closed, small businesses struggled to maintain an online presence, and older residents lost an important way to connect with their caregivers and medical providers.
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COVID-19 continues to evolve here in Maine and at the forefront of the response, Maine's Director of the CDC Dr. Nirav Shah, has become a household name for Maine families.
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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 Maine for all ages to live, work and play. We hope you’ll join us!
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You can stay one step ahead of misinformation if you know the three most helpful questions to ask yourself while surfing the web. This free webinar will equip you with helpful tools and resources like the AARP Fact Tracker, which has been designed to help you distinguish fact from fiction online.
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As COVID-19 restrictions ease in Maine, nursing homes and other long-term care facilities have resumed in-person visits for families. Visits won’t be the same as before the pandemic, at least until the threat of coronavirus has passed. There may be limits on when, where and for how long you can see loved ones, and distancing rules will likely be in place.
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This live Q&A event will address some of the most frequently asked questions we’ve received from members and users over the course of the Coronavirus pandemic. Get the latest information on how to stay safe, protect loved ones and access health resources as hospital and nursing home visitation bans and physical distancing measures are lifted.
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Scammers are using heightened fear and anxiety due to the coronavirus and the recent social unrest to target unsuspecting individuals—stealing money or sensitive personal information. You can protect yourself and your loved ones if you know what scams you should be aware of.
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AARP Maine on Facebook is your connection to community happenings, volunteer opportunities, useful tools and resources, and much more.
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The Andrus Award is AARP’s most prestigious and visible state volunteer award for community service.
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AARP Foundation Tax-Aide, the nation's largest free, volunteer-based tax preparation and assistance service, has announced that State of Maine AARP Foundation Tax-Aide sites will not re-open in 2020.
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