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Stay up-to-date on federal and state legislative activities. Learn how AARP is fighting for you in Washington D.C. and right here at home.
NY’s Counties & Hospitals, Advocates for the Aging, Legislative Aging Chairs, Others Seek $252.5M Increase, Boosting Preventive & Cost-Saving Services
With Many 65+ NYers Still Working, Expansion Would Also Write Age Discrimination Out of State Law
For National Family Caregivers Month, AARP New York reached out to legislators so they could share their caregiving stories and why they believe it’s important to highlight services for caregivers. New York State’s 2.2 million  family caregivers provide an estimated  2.1 billion hours  of care for older parents, spouses, and other loved ones each year.
AARP NY-Sponsored Analysis Shows Why Candidates Will Increasingly Need to Appeal to Voters 50 and Over
Governor Hochul Called Original Proposal ‘Outrageous & Unacceptable’; Plan Due for Vote this Week Mostly Unchanged
AARP NY Hitting Road, Hosting Roundtables to Focus on Exchanging Ideas, Shaping Future of Aging in NY
AARP New York is proud to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month by asking our New York elected officials from around the state to share their stories about why they decided to run for office, why it’s important to celebrate Hispanic/Latino culture and tradition, and what New Yorkers age 50-plus can do to get involved in local and state public policy. Here is what the legislators shared with us:
Make your voice heard and your vote count!
With nearly one in five New York residents receiving Social Security benefits and 3.4 percent of beneficiaries receiving spousal benefits, Social Security is an important piece of the retirement puzzle for many New Yorkers.
When lawmakers return to Albany in January, AARP will be there pushing for more support for the state’s 2.2 million family caregivers.
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