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APR 16, 2024
Mississippi: Find upcoming election dates, registration deadlines and options for voting, such as absentee and early voting, or voting with a disability.
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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APR 11, 2024
Every day, thousands of Mississippians wake up hoping they’re not sick because they don't have health coverage. Elected officials from around the state can do something to fix this. Closing the health coverage gap will help create healthier families, workers and communities. The time to act is now. Tell elected officials to close the health coverage gap and be a champion for hard-working Mississippians. You can contact state legislators at this link: action.AARP.org/MSHealth
If there is one thing we know, it’s that criminal scammers are not stupid. They often use cutting-edge technologies to make their schemes more sophisticated and harder to detect. However, these same technologies can – and should – be used to protect people as well.
AARP’s new Long-Term Services and Supports (LTSS) Scorecard finds that more than three years after the COVID-19 pandemic began, care provided in the United States for older adults and people with disabilities is painfully inadequate. The report finds that major gaps persist in every state, including Mississippi, especially related to nursing home staff turnover, support for family caregivers, and the long-term care workforce.
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.
(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.
On Thursday, November 2 at 12 p.m. CT, join AARP Mississippi for a live, virtual event centered
In this webinar, we’ll answer the most frequently asked questions about Medicare. Our expert panel will share their insights about how Medicare works and what Medicare costs.
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.
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