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NOV 20, 2019
The AARP Oklahoma Nursing Home CARE Plan became law on November 1, 2019.
NOV 12, 2019
Rita Walker, Tulsa, Okla., received the 2019 AARP Oklahoma Andrus Award for Community Service at the AARP Oklahoma Volunteer Celebration and Andrus Award luncheon in Oklahoma City on November 7, 2019. Walker was one of six Andrus Award nominees recognized at the AARP Oklahoma Volunteer Celebration and Andrus Award luncheon in Oklahoma City.
OCT 1, 2019
This Veterans Day and throughout the year, AARP Oklahoma salutes and celebrates veterans, their service and sacrifice. Please join AARP Oklahoma as we honor those who served by supporting Tulsa’s Veterans Day parade—one of the oldest in the nation. This year marks the 101st anniversary of the parade, which will begin at 11 a.m. in downtown Tulsa on Monday, Nov. 11.
NOV 11, 2019
The biggest shopping season of the year is, unfortunately, also the biggest scamming season. Criminals are out in force during the holidays trying to steal your money and personal information. Learn about ways to help protect you and your loved ones.
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In Oklahoma approximately 530,000 family caregivers provided an estimated 440 million hours of care — worth a staggering $5.8 billion — to their parents, spouses, partners, and friends in 2017, according to state data available in the latest report of AARP's Valuing the Invaluable series. The complexity of family caregiving increases as medical and nursing tasks continue to enter the home, and family demographics change amidst an aging population.
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A series of state laws aimed at protecting patients and improving the quality of care in nursing homes took effect on Nov. 1.
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Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter presented the 2019 Silver Shield award to AARP Oklahoma volunteer and Fraud Fighter Ethel Broiles. The Silver Shield is in recognition of a civilian team or individual who has demonstrated exemplary service to his or her community by protecting Oklahoma senior citizens from consumer fraud.
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Attendees May Enter to Win a Personal Shredder
Do you know ways to help keep your aging loved ones from losing money to scams and fraud? We’ll share important information that could help you keep them safe during our free webinar.
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.
Open enrollment time for the health insurance marketplace is November 1 – December 15. Now is the time to understand your options and find coverage that meets your needs, but it can be hard to navigate. We’re here to help!
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The announcement, made October 4, unveiled a new public service announcement by The Oak Ridge Boys. The PSA focuses on the dangers of elder fraud and the importance of education.
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More than 900 people were in attendance as 52 distinguished elders were honored at the AARP Oklahoma 11th annual Indian Elder Honors celebration at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City on Tuesday, October 1, 2019.
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