OCT 21, 2020
The coronavirus pandemic has had a devastating effect in nursing homes and long-term care facilities, causing the deaths of more than 84,000 residents and staff, according to an Oct. 8 analysis by the Kaiser Family Foundation—including 991 in Mississippi. Yet federal policymakers have been slow to respond to this crisis, and no state has done a good enough job to stem the loss of life. AARP has called for the enactment of a 5-point plan to protect nursing home and long-term care facility residents, and has fought for public reporting of nursing home COVID-19 cases and deaths.
APR 21, 2020
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OCT 15, 2020
AARP Mississippi invites you to a virtual event called, Preventing Financial Exploitation Of The Elderly, at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, November 17. To register for this online event, click here.
SEP 14, 2020
This live Q&A event will address how you can stay safe and protected from Coronavirus related scams. Get expert advice and the latest information on vaccines and how to care for loved ones during the pandemic.
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!
Thinking about filing for Social Security sooner than you expected? It could impact your monthly benefits later. Join us for a free AARP webinar where you’ll learn about the long-term effects of filing early, or how you can claim early and halt benefits if you land a job.
Looking to enroll in Medicare or make changes during open enrollment? Get the answers you need to begin your Medicare journey—or change your plan to one that fits your lifestyle.
AARP Mississippi talked with Megan Clapton, Ph.D., owner of Mindful Therapy in Ridgeland, about mindfulness and caregiving. Dr. Clapton says mindfulness can help caregivers as they try to balance work, family and caregiving.
AARP Mississippi is presenting the End Of Summer Blues Series on Facebook in recognition of family caregivers. AARP values the important work and dedication of caregivers everywhere. This series is provided as an AARP celebration of caregivers. A different blues artist will be presented on Thursday August 27, September 3, September 10 and September 17 on the AARP Mississippi Facebook page at 7 p.m. CT. The artists are James “Super Chikan” Johnson, Lucious Spiller, Lala Craig and Big A.
AARP Awards Community Grants To Two Mississippi Organizations In Record-Breaking Year For Nationwide Program
Communities across Mississippi are working each and every day to become more livable for residents of all ages.
Learn how to protect yourself from identity theft and fraud. The Identity Theft and Fraud: How to Protect Yourself webinar is offered at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. on Tuesday, July 21, 2020. To register, click here.
AARP Mississippi worked on and supported several bills that were passed during the 2020 Mississippi Legislative session on behalf of the state’s 50-plus population.
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