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AARP Michigan

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APR 15, 2024
A Four-Part Series to Optimize Brain Health
APR 5, 2024
Michigan: Find upcoming election dates, registration deadlines and options for voting, such as absentee, early voting or voting with a disability.
APR 1, 2024
According to the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center, nearly 500,000 Americans were victims of cybercrime in 2022, including 13,566 reports from Michigan with estimated losses of $178 million. The crimes ranged from personal data breaches to investment schemes.
MAR 29, 2024
News and Notes from AARP Michigan
AARP is championing a plan to increase resources for family caregivers across the state. It would include the expansion of caregiver resource centers and the creation of a statewide website with evidence-based educational and training materials.
Michigan voters should be aware of a number of important changes to election processes before heading to the polls this year.
Top 10 Activities to Enjoy this Season in Michigan
Chart Your Path to Financial Wellness in 2024
As the holiday season approaches, the quest for unique and personalized gifts has led many to explore the world of DNA testing. Ancestry and heritage research, uncovering potential health risks and building family trees have become increasingly popular motivations for submitting DNA samples. However, beneath the allure of these discoveries lies a cautionary tale, as safety raises significant concerns.
Released today, Disrupting Disparities: Retirement Savings and Food Security reveals concerning issues related to retirement and food security among Michigan’s older adults. This study, prepared by AARP Michigan and Public Sector Consultants, highlights challenges older adults in Michigan face in two policy areas: ensuring savings for retirement through employment, and access to sufficient, safe and nutritious food that meets older adults’ dietary needs.
For the first time since AARP began publishing the Scorecard in 2011, more than half of Medicaid long-term care dollars nationwide for older adults and people with physical disabilities went to home- and community-based services instead of nursing homes and other institutions.
Hear powerful stories from StoryCorps OutLoud, an initiative aimed at preserving and sharing experiences of the LGBTQ+ community.
The conversation continues! As we prepare for a historic election year, AARP Michigan is stepping forward to host an important and much-needed two-part virtual series as part of its MI Sisters & Friends call to action to identify and elevate issues important to women.
Celebrate the season with our staff favorites!
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