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.
Voters age 50 and older were the deciding factor in last year’s midterm elections, according to the National Election Pool Exit Poll results. The findings confirmed that 50-plus voters made up the majority of voters at 61% in Mississippi and 56 percent nationally.
Gloria Harlan of Biloxi has been selected by AARP, the nonprofit organization for people 50 and older, to receive the 2018 AARP Mississippi Andrus Award for Community Service -- the Association’s most prestigious and visible state volunteer award for community service.
AARP Mississippi is happy to announce our Scholar Athlete of the Week every Friday this fall. We partnered with Super Talk Mississippi to seek nominations for outstanding students who excel in sports and academics. The response was overwhelming! Meet Sema’J Harris, a senior at West Point High School and member of the football team. He was nominated by Coach Chris Chambless.
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