Highland Park on Tuesday became the second Michigan city to join the World Health Organization (WHO) of Age-Friendly Cities and Communities and the AARP Network of Age-Friendly Communities.
Michigan still needs tomake substantial improvements when it comes to meeting the long-term care needs of older residents, especially when it comes to support for family caregivers. This, according to a new, comprehensive state-by-state Scorecard from AARP with support of the nation’s leading organizations behind quality long-term care, The Commonwealth Fund and SCAN Foundation.
Today, in the midst of Older Americans Month, AARP volunteers and staff from every state visited Capitol Hill to urge their elected representatives to back bills, including the Older Americans Act, that can help Americans live their best lives.
More than 60 government, business, union and civic leaders from Metro Detroit participated in AARP Michigan’s “Keep the Promise” event on April 3, which focused on financial security in retirement and the plight of Detroit retirees due to the city’s historic bankruptcy.
Washington, DC – On Wednesday, January 8, Thomas Kimble of Clarkston participated in the graduation ceremony for the inaugural class of AARP’s Volunteer Leadership Institute or VLI. He was joined by 22 other exceptional volunteers from all across the country.
AARP Michigan was surprised and disappointed that the U.S. Bankruptcy Judge said today he will allow pension benefit cuts in Detroit’s bankruptcy proceedings.
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