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AUG 1, 2022
988 is a direct line to behavioral health professionals that can open the door for all Oklahomans to seek the help they need while sending the message that healing, hope and help are happening every day.
AUG 1, 2022
The AARP Oklahoma Custer County chapter is hosting an open meeting at the Clinton Community Center August 20
AUG 1, 2022
Cheer on your Oklahoma City Dodgers and learn how to be a fraud watchdog!
JUL 26, 2022
Soaring electric bills due to record heat and recently revealed true costs from last year’s winter weather event warrant immediate action by the Corporation Commission.
JUN 1, 2021
AARP Oklahoma has compiled this list to share resources for residents that may need assistance or additional information on utility payments, rent payments or home repairs resulting from severe weather.
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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
June Pawty Dog Play Wednesday
Join AARP Oklahoma for themed "Yappy Hour" events at Gathering Place in Tulsa
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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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During extremely cold weather or winter storms, staying warm and safe can be a challenge. Winter storms can bring severely cold temperatures, power failures, loss of communication services and icy roads. To keep yourself and your loved ones safe, prepare your home and your car before a winter storm hits.
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