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AARP Mississippi

Working to improve the quality of life for all Mississippians
DEC 4, 2023
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 institution.
The names of the first 10 Medicare drugs whose prices the federal government will negotiate directly with manufacturers were released Aug. 29. Popular but pricey blood thinners, diabetes medications, cancer treatments make historic list.
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NOV 7, 2023
(Jackson, MS) – June Duffour has been selected by AARP, the nonprofit organization for people 50 and older, to receive the 2023 AARP Mississippi Andrus Award for Community Service, the Association’s most prestigious and visible state volunteer award for community service.
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 Mississippi for all ages to live, work and play. We hope you’ll join us!
On Thursday, November 2 at 12 p.m. CT, join AARP Mississippi for a live, virtual event centered
Mississippi residents can schedule new COVID-19 vaccine appointments or walk into a nearby pharmacy to get a shot. Here’s how to find an updated vaccine near you.
Una guía sobre cuándo y dónde recibir una vacuna o refuerzo contra la COVID-19 en Misisipi.
November is National Family Caregivers Month, and AARP Mississippi is holding a telephone town hall with advice for those who care for aging and ailing loved ones.
The month of October is National Cyber Security month and AARP is focused on shining a light on the most prevalent online scams including celebrity impostors. Stars like Bruce Springsteen, Trace Adkins and Oprah Winfrey are among thousands of celebrities whose personas have been used by scammers online to solicit money from fans.
AARP Mississippi is looking for volunteers for a number of roles. Volunteer opportunities include advocacy, community outreach, communications and virtual opportunities.
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(Jackson, MS) — The unpaid care provided by the 470,000 caregivers in Mississippi is valued at $5.6 billion, according to new state data available in AARP’s latest report in the Valuing the Invaluable series. In the last report that covered 2019, the amount was $4.7 billion. The report highlights the growing scope and complexity of family caregiving and highlights actions needed to address the many challenges of caring for parents, spouses, and other loved ones.
Mississippians go to the polls Tuesday, Nov. 7, to elect a governor, lieutenant governor, secretary of state, attorney general, members of the Legislature and other offices.
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