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News that matters for Nebraskans over 50
The commitment by Mayor Leirion Gaylor Baird and the City of Lincoln will establish a structured, community-driven process for examining ways the city can become more age-friendly. Lincoln residents are invited to complete a survey to assist in this effort.
AARP Nebraska is shining a light on the urgent need to stop gift card payment scams in our state. Nebraska Legislature Bill 955 has the potential to do exactly that so long as it gains overwhelming support at the January 30 hearing from State Senators comprising the Banking, Commerce, and Insurance Legislative Committee.
FEB 1, 2024
People are losing billions a year to crypto scams. If we had to pick someone to blame (besides criminals), it might be Cupid. Romance scams have become one of the top drivers of crypto currency fraud.
JAN 31, 2024
Nebraska: Find upcoming election dates, registration deadlines and options for voting, such as absentee or early in-person voting or voting with a disability.
AARP is here to help you take on today – and every day. From sharing practical resources, to holding fun activities and events, AARP is providing opportunities to connect and help build an even stronger Nebraska for all ages to live, work and play. We hope you’ll join us!
AARP Nebraska is bringing attention to Nebraska Legislature Bill 937 to Adopt the Caregiver Tax Credit Act. Introduced by State Senator Eliot Bostar, LB937 would help ensure family members who take care of their relatives with disabilities—incurring eligible expenditures for their care and support—are paid for their critical caregiving work through a nonrefundable tax credit.
AARP Nebraska invites eligible, local nonprofit organizations and government entities to apply for the 2024 AARP Community Challenge Grant, which funds quick-action projects that help communities become more livable by improving public places, transportation, housing, digital connections, and more. The application deadline is March 6, 2024, at 5 p.m. Eastern.
The AARP® Purpose Prize® is open to founders of 501(c)3 and 501(c)4 nonprofit organizations. Applicants must be over 50 and need to have started their organizations after age 40. In 2024, up to seven winners will receive $50,000 for their organizations and have access to yearlong individualized supports to help further organizational goals.
The holidays are a time when friends and family of all ages gather together, share updates on their lives, and recount cherished memories. One thing to add to that list this year—a conversation on how to stay safe from fraud. Here are two topics from AARP Nebraska to discuss...
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.
On the hunt for a new job this year but unsure where to look or how to get started? During this free, interactive virtual seminar, career expert and author Kerry Hannon will share tips to improve your job search and help you land your next position.
This past July, AARP Nebraska announced the launch of a rare and unique Omaha architecture design competition called “An ADU for U.” An Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) is a small house or apartment residing on a single-family residence’s property lot. They can be located within, attached, or detached from the primary residence.
In honor of National Family Caregiver Month, AARP Nebraska presented Senator Eliot Bostar with the 2023 “Champion for Prescription Drug Affordability” Award and Senator Tom Brewer with the 2023 “Champion for Family Caregivers” Award. These awards represent a select, bi-partisan group of elected officials across the country who have fought in various ways to lower the price of prescription drugs or to help family caregivers have the tools they need to care for their loved ones.
A new state law aims to help protect property owners who fall too far behind on paying property taxes.
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