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AARP Nebraska

News that matters for Nebraskans over 50
Support is finally on the way for Nebraska’s 179,000 family caregivers with the newly passed Caregiver Tax Credit starting in the 2025 tax year.
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This annual award recognizes those who make a powerful difference in their community. Submit your nomination by July 15, 2024.
Baseball season is in full swing! Join us on Tuesday, June 4, 2024, at Werner Park as the Omaha Storm Chasers take on the Memphis Redbirds.
Under a new law, Nebraska voters must show photo identification at the polls, starting with the Tuesday, May 14, primary election.
Find free online and in-person local events designed with you in mind. Discover fun exercise classes, healthy cooking demos, helpful workshops, and more.
Nebraska: Find upcoming election dates, registration deadlines and options for voting, such as absentee or early in-person voting or voting with a disability.
Nebraska Governor Jim Pillen signed the Caregiver Tax Credit Act (Legislative Bill 937) into law on Tuesday, April 23, 2024, that would provide a nonrefundable tax credit to any family caregiver who incurs eligible expenditures for the care and support of an eligible family member.
The Nebraska Legislature’s proposed Caregiver Tax Credit Act (Legislative Bill 937) passed final reading on April 18, and now awaits Governor Pillen’s signature to become law.
An Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) is a small residence sharing a single-family lot with a larger, primary dwelling. Often found in cities, suburbs, and rural areas, they're generally less visible because of positioning behind or tucked within a larger home.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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