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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.
AARP Awards Grants to 4 Mississippi Organizations as Part of its Nationwide Program to Make Communities More Livable
JUN 29, 2022
Today, AARP Mississippi announced four organizations throughout the state will receive 2022 Community Challenge grants – part of the largest group of grantees to date with $3.4 million awarded among 260 organizations nationwide. Grantees will implement quick-action projects that help communities become more livable in the long-term by improving public places; transportation; housing; diversity, equity and inclusion; digital access; and civic engagement, with an emphasis on the needs of adults age 50 and over.
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!
Those who served in the military have access to medical benefits through the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, but many eligible veterans either don't know about or bother to use them.
AARP Launches Veterans Fraud Center - An Online Resource - to Help Protect Veterans Against Rising Fraud
Mississippi’s more than 200,000 military veterans and active-duty service members are at risk of being targeted by scammers. AARP recently launched the AARP Veterans Fraud Center, a new online education and resource center to help protect veterans, service members and their families against fraud.
AARP Mississippi will present a virtual event about “Aging and Mental Health” at 11 a.m. on May 11, 2022. Even before the pandemic, many older people felt the impact of social isolation. Many of us have learned that we all struggle during challenging times. This event is being offered in observance of Mental Health Awareness Month.
In the month of April, AARP Mississippi has planned events to help Mississippians protect themselves from fraud and scams. Check them out!
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