Ahead of the winter season, AARP Montana has set up a resources page so residents with low or fixed incomes can see if they’re eligible for help through the federal Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program or other heating programs.
Ensuring that your wishes are carried out after death is an important, but often confusing, process. AARP Montana and Montana State University Extension are offering a pair of free online workshops in May and June to help demystify the estate-planning process and simplify questions of personal legacy and distribution of property.
With the new legislative session underway, AARP Montana is advocating for tax relief measures, support for family caregivers, better home care services, increased financial security and ways to combat elder abuse.
The majority of Montanans 45 and older are in favor of a state income tax exemption or reduction in tax rates for Social Security income, according to the latest “Vital Voices” survey from AARP Montana.