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As the fall formal legislation season winds down, AARP Massachusetts saw key bills make headway on Beacon Hill. Nursing home reform and a bill aimed at cutting prescription drug costs cleared hurdles.
Note: The Bill passed the Massachusetts House of Representatives and now goes to the Senate for consideration
Note: This bill passed the Massachusetts Senate November 15. It now moves to the House for consideration.
The Boston Globe has written an editorial backing the proposal allowing spouses to be hired and paid as caregivers. AARP is cited and quoted in the editorial.
AARP Massachusetts pays tribute to their dedication and commitment to community service with our most prestigious volunteer award
In 2018, Massachusetts joined AARP's Age-Friendly Network. Since then and steadily, 114 communities in the Bay State have made the commitment to become more age-friendly- to the benefit of people of all ages.
With heating costs rising, you may want to look into LIHEAP. The Low Income Heating Assistance Program helps people with heating bills. You may qualify and not realize it
Click to readily access local caregiving resources and the latest news involving some some tax benefits for Massachusetts Caregivers. Every effort counts in making caregiving a more supported journey.
AARP Massachusetts testified in favor of an Act to Encourage Retirement Planning at the Joint Committee on Financial Services. The work and save program would allow workers to be better prepared for retirement
AARP Massachusetts supports An Act Allowing Spouses to Serve as Caregivers. Senate Bill no. 67/House Bill no. 216. AARP submitted testimony to the Massachusetts Legislature Joint Committee on Children, Families and Joint Committee on Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities
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