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JUN 16, 2022
 AARP Oklahoma and additional parties signed a settlement agreement today which includes no utility rate increase and no increase to fixed monthly customer charges for Oklahoma Gas & Electric’s (OG&E) customers. The filed settlement agreement also rejects OG&E’s request for annual rate adjustments and provides additional assistance for low-income OG&E customers.
APR 4, 2022
Join AARP Oklahoma for themed "Yappy Hour" events at Gathering Place in Tulsa
JUN 13, 2022
AARP is now accepting nominations for its 2022 Oklahoma Andrus Award for Community Service, which honors 50+ Oklahomans who are sharing their experience, talent, and skills to enrich the lives of their community members. 
JUN 9, 2022
AARP has launched the updated Veterans and Military Families Health Benefits Navigator to bring together valuable information and resources to help veterans, military families and their caregivers navigate their health care options. The tool provides Oklahoma’s veterans with critical information about what is required to qualify for health care benefits.
MAY 27, 2022
AARP Oklahoma supports NonDoc’s debate series including the Republican primary debate between Oklahoma Attorney General John O’Connor and challenger Gentner Drummond.
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AARP Oklahoma Executive Council members provide strategic direction and leadership to achieve the AARP vision, mission and priorities in Oklahoma.
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The free tours will highlight the park’s seasonal horticulture and wildlife.
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AARP is asking Oklahomans to encourage their lawmakers to increase access to, and improve the quality of, the state’s long-term care system. 
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Register for the April 27 Facebook Live and get a reminder before the event begins.
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Saturday, April 23 from 9 a.m. - noon at News on 6 and News 9
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AARP is backing a bill in the legislature that would create a state income tax credit for family caregivers.    
How to: Affordable Connectivity Program Enrollment
Learn more about a federal program that helps eligible households access affordable, high-speed internet.
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AARP Oklahoma is encouraging members to reach out to state utility regulators and urge them to reject back-to-back increases in monthly utility bills.
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New long-term help is now available for Oklahoma residents struggling to afford the high-speed internet services they need to stay connected to family members, friends, health care providers, work and more. Applications are now being accepted for the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP), a $14.2 billion federal program created late last year as part of the bipartisan infrastructure bill.
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AARP Oklahoma is urging state lawmakers to support a new bill to provide unpaid family caregivers of older adults a much-needed tax break. The Caring for Caregivers Act, HB 3371 would provide financial relief to family caregivers who pay for items such as home safety modifications, medical equipment or home health care to help keep their loved ones at home. It would also help mitigate more costly taxpayer-funded nursing home expenses.
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