AARP Michigan

Stay up-to-date with happenings for Michiganders 50-plus
JUN 11, 2021
AARP Michigan continues to offer quality virtual programs and events in 2021. Take a look at what's coming up - and be sure to check back for updates.
JUL 28, 2021
A guide to when, where and whether to get a COVID-19 vaccine
JUL 28, 2021
Grantees in Michigan are: City of Hamtramck, Eastern Michigan University for a project in Hamtramck, League of Michigan Bicyclists of Lansing for a statewide project, and the Association of Chinese Americans, Inc. in Metro Detroit. The organizations will receive nearly $80,000 to fund community projects.
JUL 27, 2021
The global music festival, which runs from Aug. 2-9, features music from the U.S., Japan, Haiti, Algeria, Morocco, Ukraine, Greece and others, and can be seen on Detroit Public Television, heard on WDET 101.9 FM radio, and streamed on www.concertofcolors.com
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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 Michigan for all ages to live, work and play. We hope you’ll join us!
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Join us for a free webinar where we’ll explore the benefits of a backyard apartment—a small living space that shares property with a larger, single-family home—the common misconceptions and how to make the right decisions for you and your family.
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AARP Michigan volunteer from West Michigan is appointed by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer to the Commission, which advises the Governor, Michigan Legislature, and the Aging & Adult Services Agency on matters relating to policies and programs for older adults in the state.
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Summer has officially arrived, and with it plenty of beach days, barbeques, and picnics. Now that vaccinated individuals can gather for those classic backyard bashes, it’s time to amaze friends and family alike with some delicious and healthy recipes. Over the years, AARP has teamed up with chefs all over America to share some of their summer dishes, and to celebrate, we’re recapping our favorites. For more recipes, make sure to visit aarp.org/food.
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New AARP Nursing Home Dashboard Report shows just 6% of Michigan nursing homes meet industry benchmark for staff vaccinations.
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New AARP Michigan white paper proposes using one-time federal funding to rebalance the state's long term care system and improve the quality and safety of care provided by nursing homes.
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Thousands of residents have died in nursing homes and other long term care facilities since the start of the pandemic.
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This week, record-breaking temperatures are affecting the Northwest region of America, with records set in the hundreds in cities like Portland and Seattle. Streets are buckling from the immense heat, and some power cables are even melting.
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AARP will host a virtual event on Wednesday, Aug. 25, featuring women in elected office at the state and federal levels talking about health and wealth topics. 
Visit to virtual doctor
Over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, telehealth has solidified itself as a convenient and safe way to see physicians in your time of need. With just the press of a button on your phone or computer, you can connect with a doctor without the hassle of commuting, sitting in a waiting room, and paying in-person fees. However, with the introduction of the COVID-19 vaccine and re-opening of doctor’s offices to the public, is the future of telehealth in jeopardy?
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