AARP Mississippi Calls on Congress to Address Growing Needs of Older Americans Amid Coronavirus Crisis
This week, AARP Mississippi met virtually with federal lawmakers to urge more help for older Americans and their families as they face growing health and economic challenges due to the coronavirus crisis. Residents in nursing homes, those who are food-insecure, and people who have lost their jobs are particularly in need.
AARP Mississippi released the following statement today, applauding U. S. Rep. Bennie G. Thompson for voting to pass H.R. 3, the Elijah E. Cummings Lower Drug Costs Now Act.
AARP Mississippi Shows Impact of Skyrocketing Drug Prices on Mississippians with New Data, Infographic
AARP Mississippi today released new state data and an infographic illustrating the impact of high prescription drug prices for Mississippi residents, specifically those living with cancer, prediabetes or diabetes, and heart disease. AARP unveiled the infographic at the National Academy for State Health Policy (NASHP) annual conference as part of AARP’s nationwide Stop Rx Greed campaign to lower drug prices for all Americans.
AARP Mississippi, Mississippi Public Service Commission To Host Broadband Tech Night Workshop In Collins
AARP Mississippi and the Mississippi Public Service Commission will host a Broadband Tech Night Workshop at the Collins Civic Center, located on 3220 U.S. 49 in Collins at 6 p.m. on Thursday, June 6, 2019. The workshop will feature AARP Mississippi representatives and Sam Britton, Southern District Public Service Commissioner.
Don’t miss out. AARP Mississippi reminds members to sign up for email alerts that will let them know what the state office is offering to residents over age 50.
Join AARP Mississippi for an important Telephone Town Hall at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, April 2 about government impostor scams. Scammers rip off unwary taxpayers by impersonating agents of the Internal Revenue Service. To join the call, click here.
Today, AARP announced the launch of ‘ Stop Rx Greed,’ a nationwide campaign aimed at lowering prescription drug prices. The goal of AARP’s sustained campaign is to help drive down drug prices for Mississippians and all Americans by advocating for a variety of legislative, executive, and regulatory actions at both the federal and state levels.
AARP Mississippi invites Jackson residents to raise their voices on issues that are important to them. The Jackson Age-Friendly survey is an opportunity to speak up on issues that affect Jackson residents of all ages.
(Ridgeland, MS) - AARP Mississippi applauds the Mississippi Legislature for passing House Bill 366, The Mississippi Broadband Enabling Act. The legislation was signed into law by Governor Phil Bryant today.
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