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On Social Security’s 85th Anniversary, Survey Finds Nearly All Americans View Social Security as an Important Program
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AARP Pennsylvania has launched “Protect Voters 50+,” a comprehensive voter engagement campaign to support and protect Pennsylvanians age 50 and up as they vote in the 2020 elections. The campaign will provide information on where candidates stand on issues that matter to Pennsylvanians 50-plus and help them cast their votes safely from home or in-person.
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AARP Pennsylvania today encouraged members of the General Assembly and Wolf Administration to reach agreement on legislation that would establish new guidelines for telemedicine services in the Commonwealth.
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Keystone Saves, a proposed IRA savings program for private-sector employees, has bipartisan support from state legislators and strong backing from AARP.
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AARP Pennsylvania today praised the Wolf Administration’s plan to increase funding in the upcoming 2020-21 state budget for programs serving the state’s most vulnerable older adults.
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At AARP, we are fighting in Pennsylvania and around the country to support family caregivers.
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You're invited to join AARP members from across Pennsylvania when we take over the State Capitol Rotunda in Harrisburg for a rally at noon Wednesday, April 10.
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AARP PA officials recently presented State Treasurer Joe Torsella with the AARP Super Saver award for his work to help Pennsylvanians better save for retirement at meeting of the York County Economic Alliance Leadership Luncheon Series.
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The 2019 Vision Zero Legislative Breakfast was held on January 31 to present state and city legislative opportunities to make Philadelphia streets safer in 2019. Hosted by AARP Pennsylvania, the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia, and Families for Safe Streets Greater Philadelphia, the event was well attended by state and city representatives, business leaders and advocates.
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Voters age 50 and older were the deciding factor in last year’s midterm elections, according to the National Election Pool Exit Poll results. The findings confirmed that 50-plus voters made up the majority of voters in Pennsylvania (57%) and 56 percent nationally . Candidates who ignored older voters, Pennsylvania’s most powerful voting group, paid a price on Election Day.
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