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MAY 20, 2022
A guide to where, when and how to get a COVID-19 vaccine or booster.
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.
MAY 18, 2022
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.
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 califiquen.
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All crimes that seek to steal money or sensitive information through deception are loathsome. But perhaps the most pernicious involves crimes of the heart. Online romance fraud is rampant and growing according to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), and it isn’t just dating sites where these criminals lurk.
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Voters Surveyed Want Tax Dollars Brought Back to the State to Expand Medicaid Health Care
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Older residents remain worried about health care access and costs, according to a survey by AARP Mississippi. 
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The state has lagged behind in the percentage of people being vaccinated against COVID-19.  
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Court proceedings can drag on, which is a problem for older people and the terminally ill who want to get their affairs in order before it’s too late.
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(Jackson, MS) – AARP launched a new tool to bring together valuable information and resources to help veterans, military families and their caregivers navigate their health care options. The Veterans and Military Families Health Benefits Navigator provides Mississippi’s veterans with critical information about what is required to qualify for health care benefits from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) or Department of Defense (DoD).
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Yolanda Ratcliff of Jackson has been selected by AARP, the nonprofit organization for people 50 and older, to receive the 2021 AARP Mississippi Andrus Award for Community Service, the Association’s most prestigious and visible state volunteer award for community service. 
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November is National Family Caregivers Month, and AARP Mississippi wants to hear from those who tend to aging or ailing loved ones.
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