AARP Mississippi

Working to improve the quality of life for all Mississippians
OCT 13, 2021
In an effort to tell the story of AARP’s work in the state, AARP Mississippi engages with media outlets to reach a range of audiences. One of the ways the state office reaches the African American community is through The Jackson Advocate, the statewide newspaper of record in the African American community. The African American– and woman-owned newspaper recently celebrated its 83rd anniversary.
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As the first COVID-19 vaccines have become available in the U.S., a state-by-state patchwork has emerged for where and when older adults can get inoculated. Even in states that have started offering vaccines to older adults — to those 65 and over, 70 and over, 75 and over or 80 and over, depending on the state — getting a vaccination appointment can be a huge challenge.
OCT 1, 2021
The AARP Foundation Tax-Aide program offers taxpayers free assistance in filing returns, focusing on those 50 and older or low- to moderate-income people.
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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!
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Whatever form it takes, debt and unexpected expenses can happen to anyone at any age. AARP is here to help. Join us for a free webinar to learn how you can empower your debt payoff and achieve a new peace of mind.
Covid-19 Vaccine Drive-Thru As Mississippi DOH Announces End Of State Supply
A guide to when, where and whether to get a COVID-19 vaccine
Covid-19 Vaccine Drive-Thru As Mississippi DOH Announces End Of State Supply
Una guía sobre cuándo, dónde y si recibir una vacuna COVID-19.
Hurricane Ida Makes Landfall In Louisiana Leaving Devastation In Its Wake
Here’s how to find local resources and how to help in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida
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(Jackson, MS) – AARP Mississippi has sent a letter to Gov. Tate Reeves urging him to develop a comprehensive roll-out plan that communicates clear information to the public and prioritizes older Americans in the distribution of COVID-19 “booster” shots, especially those who are homebound or living in congregate settings. The third shots are now being recommended for the immune-compromised and anyone who is 8 months away from their second shot of either Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna vaccines.
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Cases of COVID rose among Mississippi nursing home residents and staff over the four weeks ending July 18, according to the latest release of AARP’s Nursing Home COVID-19 Dashboard.
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Communities across Mississippi are all working to become more livable for residents of all ages.
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Is your 65th birthday coming up? You know what that means: It’s time to prepare for Medicare. Get ahead of the game with answers from our free webinar on Medicare, including when to enroll, what’s covered and where to find help along the way.
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Being a safer motorist can save not just lives but cash. AARP Mississippi encourages people to sign up for the AARP Smart Driver course, a program designed for people 50-plus and customized for each state’s driving laws.
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