AARP Mississippi

Working to improve the quality of life for all Mississippians
JAN 18, 2023
Applications are currently being accepted through March 15, 2023, 4:00 p.m. CT
APR 21, 2020
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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.
JAN 1, 2023
People are more likely to save for retirement if they can do so at work, according to AARP research. However, 54 percent of Mississippi’s private-sector employees — about 492,000 — work for employers who don’t offer a traditional pension or retirement savings plan.
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Covid-19 Vaccine Drive-Thru As Mississippi DOH Announces End Of State Supply
Una guía sobre cuándo y dónde recibir una vacuna o refuerzo contra la COVID-19 en Misisipi.
Covid-19 Vaccine Drive-Thru As Mississippi DOH Announces End Of State Supply
A guide to where, when and how to get a COVID-19 vaccine or booster.
Livable Drawing
Four state organizations received 2022 AARP Community Challenge grants.
Avoid Pet Scams
Who doesn’t want to give their loved ones that perfect holiday postcard moment? You know, the big box with a bow that has a furry new member of the family inside. Unfortunately, that desire to create a cherished memory of a holiday pet leads many to a scam they won’t soon forget.
Gift Cards
Most U.S. consumers will purchase a gift card for someone this holiday season. While these gifts are easy to give and popular to get, they are also open to fraud. A 2022 AARP survey found that one in four people have either given or received a gift card with no funds on it.
Holiday Scams
Holiday shopping, like most shopping these days, has moved online, and that poses unique risks, according to a new AARP survey. More than 75% of U.S. consumers reported that they have experienced some kind of fraud and a similar share of consumers failed a 9-question safe shopping quiz.
Voters In 14 States Head To The Polls On Super Tuesday
Las boletas de voto en ausencia por correo y la votación anticipada en persona solo están disponibles para los votantes que reúnan los requisitos.
Voters In 14 States Head To The Polls On Super Tuesday
Mail-in absentee ballots and early in-person voting is only available to voters who qualify.
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(Jackson, MS) – Pastor Larry G. Hawkins, Sr., of Pascagoula, has been selected by AARP, the nonprofit organization for people 50 and older, to receive the 2022 AARP Mississippi Andrus Award for Community Service, the Association’s most prestigious and visible state volunteer award for community service.  
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