AARP has announced support for legislation to grant targeted tax credits to low- and middle-income Nebraskans who are caring for loved ones in their homes.
AARP Nebraska Executive Council Member Kathy Ward recently shared her personal story with the Legislature's Health and Human Services Committee in support of LB 405. Among AARP Nebraska's top priority bills for the 2015 legislative session, LB 405 calls for development of a state plan to address Alzheimer’s and the impact on families.
Informal caregivers are the backbone of Nebraska’s long-term care system - saving taxpayers hundreds of millions every year - often at great personal sacrifice in lost wages and retirement benefits.
AARP Nebraska strongly backs legislation to prepare for the growing number of older adults who are expected to need long-term care services over the next 20 years and beyond.
Health care fraud is a booming business across the U.S., ranging from $80 billion to $160 billion in losses each year. The Federal Trade Commission estimates that consumers themselves lose more than $10 billion annually to health care fraud.
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