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AARP Montana

Helping Montanans over 50 live their best lives
DEC 4, 2023
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 institutions.
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.
NOV 10, 2023
Helena, Mont., Nov. 10, 2023—Montanans who provide care for veterans spend on average $11,500 of their personal income on out-of-pocket costs related to caregiving each year—1.5 times higher than what other family caregivers spend ($7,242), according to AARP data. And 43 percent of veteran and military caregivers experienced at least one financial setback such as having to take on more debt or dip into personal savings, according to research from AARP and the National Alliance for Caregiving.
NOV 3, 2023
New AARP Livability Index™ Top 100 finds that every community requires improvement to meet the needs of an aging population 
AARP Foundation Tax-Aide is the nation's largest volunteer-run tax preparation service
Montana communities are getting a boost from AARP to enhance parks and outdoor areas.
As a main sponsor of the Helena Symphony’s Masterworks Series, we’re proud to help bring quality concerts to the community!
Issues, not party, could make the difference in battleground races
Athletes are gearing up and preparations are underway for the 2023 Montana Senior Olympics. The Montana Senior Olympics is back with another exciting three-day sports festival for individuals aged 50 and above.
“Older Montanans pay their fair share of taxes,” notes Tim Summers, AARP Montana state director.
AARP Montana announced ten organizations throughout the state will receive 2023 Community Challenge grants – part of the largest group of grantees to date with $3.6 million awarded among 310 organizations nationwide. Grantees will implement quick-action projects that help communities become even more livable in the long-term by improving public places; transportation; housing; diversity, equity and inclusion; digital access; and civic engagement, with an emphasis on the needs of adults age 50 and over.
AARP Montana seeks nominations for the 2023 Andrus Award, the State’s highest community service award for those age 50 and over.
AARP donates fitness park along with free classes all summer long
Elder abuse requires the attention of all -- and not just on World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
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