Health & Wellbeing

Get updates on the Affordable Care Act, Medicare, health insurance, and your personal health and fitness.
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Not sure which Medicare plans and options are right for you or a loved one? AARP is here to help connect you to the resources that may make it easier for you to decide what’s right for you.
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Governor urged to back budget proposals
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Caring for a parent, spouse, or other loved one can be a 24/7 job that is emotionally, physically and financially difficult. That’s why AARP works tirelessly to support family caregivers, striving to make your big responsibilities a little bit easier.
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New York State has long been home to some of the most ethnically diverse neighborhoods in the nation. New York’s ethnic communities—primarily comprised of African American/Black, Asian American/Pacific Islander and Hispanic/Latino populations are not only growing, but also aging at a rapid pace.
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150 Volunteers from Across NY Call on Lawmakers at State Capitol to Back Safe Rx Importation, Reveal Deals Delaying Cheaper Generics, Fight Price Gouging
New Year's Resolutions
The calendar has turned to January, and you’ve probably thought about what you want to accomplish in 2019. You even may have jotted down a list of resolutions. Goals like saving more money, losing weight, quitting smoking or volunteering in your community often top resolution lists.
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Experts and Leaders from Island’s Communities of Color Brainstorm Solutions to #DisruptDisparities in Health, Economic Security and Livability at AARP Forum
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Want to live your best possible life? Sure we are living longer but there are steps we can all take to make sure that we are living the healthiest lives possible. Regardless of our age, there are proven benefits from regular exercise, good nutrition and staying sharp mentally.
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Join AARP New York for a free, lightly facilitated conversation about family caregiving. This is your chance to connect with other caregivers, get tips and pointers, find local recourses and so much more. Help yourself to prepare for next steps with your fellow caregivers while hearing tactics that they have used in their personal journey's.
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