JUN 29, 2020
We are working to ensure that voters 50-plus have access to safe voting options, including early and absentee voting, and removing requirements that can be burdensome to many voters. Did you know that absentee voting by mail and voting early in-person have long been options for every eligible Minnesota voter?
JUN 26, 2020
Tips on how you can work from home safely and productively.
MAY 1, 2020
The state is poised to enter the AARP Network of Age-Friendly States and Communities, after Gov. Tim Walz signed an executive order creating the Governor’s Council on an Age-Friendly Minnesota.
APR 21, 2020
While convening events is a core part of our mission, we have changed our approach in light of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
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 Minnesota for all ages to live, work and play.
You can stay one step ahead of misinformation if you know the three most helpful questions to ask yourself while surfing the web. This free webinar will equip you with helpful tools and resources like the AARP Fact Tracker, which has been designed to help you distinguish fact from fiction online.
This live Q&A event will address some of the most frequently asked questions we’ve received from members and users over the course of the Coronavirus pandemic. Get the latest information on how to stay safe, protect loved ones and access health resources as hospital and nursing home visitation bans and physical distancing measures are lifted.
AARP Community Connections is a proud sponsor of WCCO's Unity in the Cities. This program includes a list of many community institutions that have pledged to remain dedicated to fighting for good, for unity and for togetherness in a time of violent division. These organizations are accepting donations and volunteer work for fundraisers, city clean up, and emergency food drives and assistance.
Scammers are using heightened fear and anxiety due to the coronavirus and the recent social unrest to target unsuspecting individuals—stealing money or sensitive personal information. You can protect yourself and your loved ones if you know what scams you should be aware of.
To ensure that families can reach their relatives when in-person visits aren’t possible during the coronavirus pandemic, AARP Minnesota is pressing state officials to require nursing homes and assisted living facilities to improve communication.
Residents in Minnesota’s long-term care facilities, including nursing homes and assisted living facilities, are highly vulnerable to COVID-19. Social distancing and new Centers for Disease Control (CDC) guidelines restrict visitors' access to nursing homes except during end of life and hospice care. And while the guidelines also advise facilities to consider alternative means of communication such as phone or video communications, there currently are no specific federal guidelines for assisted living facilities.
This live Q&A event will address how to navigate unemployment, furloughs and manage your career during this uncertain economic time. Get expert advice that can help you understand your benefits, rights and what to expect as physical distancing measures are relaxed and people return to work.
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