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November is National Family Caregivers Month, and AARP Mississippi is planning a series of events for residents who fill this key role.
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During the AARP Mississippi Cares Conference, we will recognize a family caregiver. Family caregivers provide unpaid help to loved ones and/or friends. Their contributions are invaluable. We invite you to nominate a family caregiver.
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November is National Family Caregivers Month, and AARP Mississippi is planning a series of events aimed at the state’s family caregivers.
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AARP Mississippi is committed to supporting family caregivers as they provide invaluable service to their loved ones. Mindfulness practice may provide balance and stability to the challenging and rewarding task of family caregiving.
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AARP Mississippi observes Women’s History Month by presenting a virtual discussion about women’s health at 11 a.m. on Friday, March 25. Leading experts will address a variety of women's health issues experienced through all life stages. This one-hour conversation has been carefully designed to acknowledge the ongoing research on women's aging, physical health and mental health.
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Voters Surveyed Want Tax Dollars Brought Back to the State to Expand Medicaid Health Care
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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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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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(Jackson, MS) — AARP and Toyota are teaming up to serve communities in and around Marshall County with a new initiative aimed at improving education, outreach and access to COVID-19 vaccines. The two organizations collaborated to provide two Toyota vehicles to Alliance Charitable Foundation of Marshall County to deliver COVID-19 vaccines to homebound Mississippians, as well as to provide rides to vaccine appointments.
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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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