Join AARP Nebraska on January 16th, 2018 for a presentation on the "Past and Present Hastings".  The one hour presentation will begin at 1:00 PM and speaker, Elizabeth Spilinek, will take questions after the presentation. Spilinek is the Executive Director of Adams County Society and will use her knowledge of Hastings' architecture to tell the story of the people, places and events that shaped Hastings.
We are delighted to announce that we have hired Jina Ragland as Associate State Director for Advocacy and Outreach with AARP Nebraska.
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Kathy Gaines of Omaha has been selected to receive AARP Nebraska’s highest volunteer award. She is the 16th volunteer to be honored with the annual AARP Nebraska Andrus Award for Community Service since 2002.
The AARP Foundation Tax-Aide Program is looking to expand its team of volunteers for the upcoming tax season by recruiting interested individuals across Nebraska. Tax-Aide is an AARP Foundation program that offers free tax filing help for those who need it most, especially adults 50 and older.
Shredding documents containing personal and financial information can help fight fraud and protect your identity. Join AARP Nebraska, Western States Bank, Fresh Foods and Docu-Shred for a document shredding day in Gering, NE.   The free event will take place Friday, August 5 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Fresh Foods, located at 1270 10th Street in Gering.  Map It.
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A new study from the AARP Public Policy Institute calculates that each dollar paid to Social Security beneficiaries in Nebraska generates nearly two dollars in spending by individuals and businesses, adding about $7.2 billion in total economic output to the Nebraska economy – and about $1.4 trillion to the national economy – in 2012. The report also finds the $4.3 billion paid in Social Security benefits in 2012 helped Nebraskans keep or find 51,000 jobs.
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As President Obama heads to Capitol Hill to push his deficit reduction plan, AARP urged the Nebraska congressional delegation to oppose the so-called ‘chained CPI,’ which would make significant cuts to Social Security and veterans benefits in Nebraska according to a new analysis based on data from the Congressional Budget Office (CBO).
We're fighting to ensure that all Nebraskans have access to affordable health care. Expanding Medicaid in Nebraska is our top legislative priority at the State Capitol in 2013.  It would cover at least 54,000 uninsured adults younger than 65 and allow them to seek the health services they need.
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In recent news reports, Gov. Heineman has expressed concerns about a new Medicaid expansion program authorized under the health care law to provide coverage to low-income Nebraskans. 
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