AARP Michigan

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AUG 5, 2022
AARP Michigan continues to offer quality programs and events in 2022. Take a look at what's coming up - and be sure to check back for updates.
AUG 16, 2022
New Law Will Lower Prescription Drug Prices for Seniors and Limit Medicare Plan Out-of-Pocket Costs
AUG 12, 2022
Bill Allows Medicare to Negotiate Lower Drug Prices and Caps Out-of-Pocket Spending on Medications for Seniors
AUG 11, 2022
Free Bi-Weekly E-Newsletter Shares Stories of Service and Offers Resources to Address Everyday Challenges Facing the Military Community
Fraud Watch Network - Fraud
To help Michiganders spot and avoid scams, AARP is hosting a fraud prevention event on Tuesday, July 19 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at the Traverse City Senior Center Network located at 801 E. Front Street. Featured guest speakers include Jennifer Feuerstein, Associate State Director of Outreach for AARP Michigan and FBI Special Agent Daniel Olson who will share the latest intel on top fraud trends, including how to spot a scam and what to do about it. This event is free and open to the public. To register, go to https://aarp.cventevents.com/fraud719.
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Nearly half of workers in the U.S. do not have access to a retirement plan at work, according to a new AARP study. Nearly 57 million people — 48% of American private sector employees ages 18 to 64 — work for an employer that does not offer either a traditional pension or a retirement savings plan.
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AARP Bulletin’s Annual Money-Saving Guide Gives Fresh Ways To Cut Gas Costs, Utility Bills, Food Spending, Travel Expenses And More – Customized For These Times   
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AARP Michigan is hosting a virtual discussion featuring five retired physicians who are now themselves living with dementia. On Thursday, Aug. 11, at noon, they will share their insights into treatments, the stigma and the questions people should ask their own doctors.
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AARP Executive Vice President and Chief Advocacy and Engagement Officer Nancy LeaMond issued the following statement in response to reports that the U.S. Senate is ready to advance a reconciliation bill that would allow for Medicare negotiation of prescription drug prices:
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Today, AARP Michigan announced five organizations throughout the state will receive 2022 Community Challenge grants – part of the largest group of grantees to date with $3.4 million awarded among 260 organizations nationwide. Grantees will implement quick-action projects that help communities become more livable in the long-term by improving public places; transportation; housing; diversity, equity and inclusion; digital access; and civic engagement, with an emphasis on the needs of adults age 50 and over.
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Annual Award Recognizes Those Who Make a Powerful Difference in their Community
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Rises in Cases and Deaths in Michigan and Nationally Show Continued Need for Reform to Protect Residents and Staff
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Governor Gretchen Whitmer and the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) have approved and submitted Michigan’s Age-Friendly Action Plan to AARP.
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Of more than 672,000 veterans in Michigan, only 24% have used their benefits at VA health care, according to U.S. Census Bureau.
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