With Rx Prices Skyrocketing 4X Inflation, AARP NY Launches Campaign to Back State Legislative Package Protecting Consumers; Lt. Gov. Hochul Pledges to ‘Reel In Exorbitant, Unconscionable’ Prices
150 Volunteers from Across NY Call on Lawmakers at State Capitol to Back Safe Rx Importation, Reveal Deals Delaying Cheaper Generics, Fight Price Gouging
NYS Budget Includes $15M Increase for Home & Community Services for Older NYers – Biggest in Nearly Two Decades; Will Help Thousands Avoid Nursing Homes
Housing & Legal Counseling Services for Vulnerable Homeowners Saved With $20M Appropriation; But Budget Fails to Help Utility Consumers
Proposes Supplementing Governor’s $15M Boost; Assembly Proposes Utility Consumer Advocate, Senate Backs Expansion of EPIC to Fight Rising Rx Prices
There are now more New Yorkers age 65 and over than 13 and under, yet the New York State Office for the Aging is spending 40 percent less per older New Yorker than it did in 2000 after adjusting for inflation.
AARP New York is partnering with the Rockefeller Institute of Government to work on solutions to disparities in the areas of health, financial security and housing that affect New Yorkers of color 50 and older.
41% of Middle Class Headed Toward Poverty or Near-Poverty in Retirement; NYers of Color Face Starkest Inequities as AARP Looks to #DisruptDisparities
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