Home & Family

Discover the latest on caregiving, universal design, livable communities, grandparenting, driver safety and more.
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Adapting a residence to accommodate changes brought on by age has become more relevant during the pandemic, and alterations can help people age as independently as possible at home.
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Resources to stay connected, get updates, home health visits, food banks, grocery access and meal delivery.
Driver Safety Program
The state’s open, scenic highways have a downside: one of the highest fatality rates in the nation.
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AARP Montana wants residents 62 and older to remember that they may be eligible for the state’s Elderly Homeowner/Renter Tax Credit Program if their total household gross income is less than $45,000 a year.
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The Montana State Legislature meets for only 90 days every two years, with the next session beginning Jan. 7. AARP Montana encourages residents of all ages to get involved in the legislative process by signing up to be an e-activist.
Healthcare costs
On Nov. 6 voters can ensure funding of health care and long-term care services that would allow thousands of people to age in their homes.
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AARP Invites you to Family Fun Day with the Helena Brewers – Free Admission and Lunch – Sunday, June 24
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AARP Montana helped score a major victory for consumers in the 2017 legislative session. A new state law repeals a rule that allowed NorthWestern Energy to pass electricity supply costs on to consumers, with no limits on such things as consulting fees and travel expenses. The change gives the Montana Public Service Commission the authority to control these costs.
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Caregiving can be exhausting. The 2017 Lifespan Respite Annual Summit, to be held May 10 at the Wingate Hotel in Helena, aims to help family caregivers refuel and recharge.
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Helena, Mont., Jan. 28, 2016 — AARP Montana recently announced that it has donated $5,000 to the K9 Care Montana Wounded Warrior Service Dog Program – a non-profit organization based out of Philipsburg.  The K9 Care Program is devoted to providing specially trained dogs, at no cost, to our nation’s Wounded Warriors.
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