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Nursing Home
Despite millions of dollars being made available to long-term care facilities, including through the CARES Act and the American Rescue Plan Act, we are deeply concerned that nursing home staffing at more than one dozen facilities in the state is at risk.
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Pennsylvania Senator Bob Casey joined AARP Pennsylvania for a roundtable conversation highlighting how older Pennsylvanians will benefit from the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022, which was signed into law by President Biden earlier this week. 
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Bill Allows Medicare to Negotiate Lower Drug Prices and Caps Out-of-Pocket Spending on Medications for Seniors
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AARP research shows that Pennsylvania voters and small business owners support the creation of Keystone Saves, a retirement savings program for workers who do not have access to one through their employer.
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A new survey from AARP Pennsylvania reveals that voters, and especially Pennsylvanians age 50 and older, consider issues like Social Security, Medicare, the cost of prescription drugs, and long-term care for seniors top of mind going into the 2022 Mid-Term Elections.
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A new survey from AARP Pennsylvania reveals that the priorities and concerns of women voters age 50 and older will influence the outcome of the 2022 midterm elections.  Women 50-plus make up a significant share of the 2022 electorate in Pennsylvania.  They account for one-third (32%) of likely voters overall, and more than half (53%) of likely voters 50-plus.
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AARP Pennsylvania State Director Bill Johnston-Walsh's statement in response to the passage of the 2022-23 Pennsylvania state budget.  
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A new survey from AARP Pennsylvania shows candidates for Governor and U.S. Senate should pay close attention to the concerns of Black Pennsylvanians age 50 and over, with issues such as inflation and rising prices, gun control/gun rights, and voting rights top of voters’ minds.
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At  AARP, Livable Communities offer safe, walkable streets; age-friendly housing and transportation options; access to needed services; and opportunities for residents of all ages to participate in community life; and we know that Pennsylvania communities are working to become more livable for residents of all ages.
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