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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.
Don't miss these upcoming AARP Nebraska events near you!
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.
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.
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.
Nebraska residents can schedule new COVID-19 vaccine appointments or walk into a nearby pharmacy to get a shot. Here’s how to find an updated vaccine near you.
Six localities across the state have received 2023 AARP Community Challenge grants for quick-turnaround projects that will help make their areas more livable for residents of all ages.
The 2023 award recipient is a longtime volunteer credited with supervising the building of 97 Habitat for Humanity homes.
A state law will cap how much Nebraskans with private health insurance must pay out of pocket for some types of insulin.
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