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AARP Pennsylvania joined Governor Josh Shapiro and Secretary of Aging Jason Kavulich in Scranton, Lackawanna County, today as the Governor signed an Executive Order empowering his Secretary of Aging Jason Kavulich to take the steps necessary to establish a Master Plan for Older Adults.
AARP Pennsylvania volunteers lit up the phone lines today as part of a “Reverse Boiler Room,” dialing thousands of older Pennsylvanians to arm them with the information they need so they can be on the alert and protect themselves and their families from certain scams.
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In March 2020, the federal government put special coronavirus rules in place that helped hundreds of thousands of Pennsylvanians maintain stable health insurance and avoid food insecurity during the pandemic. However, the federal government recently ended some of these special rules that is now rolling back two pandemic-era federal policies.
AARP Pennsylvania Fraud Watch Minute - Contractor Fraud
Contractor fraud and home improvement scams can cost homeowners thousands of dollars and leave them with shoddy workmanship, unfinished projects, or even damage to their homes. Scammers often target older adults who may be more trusting, but anyone can fall victim to these scams.
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AARP Pennsylvania State Director Bill Johnston-Walsh's statement in response to Governor Shapiro's 2023-24 budget address on March 7.
Welcome to our team
Harrisburg, PA – AARP Pennsylvania is proud to announce that Nora Dowd Eisenhower has been selected to serve as Volunteer State President, the organization's highest volunteer position in the state.  With a passion for improving the lives of older adults, she brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise in policy, aging, and social impact to the role.  
As we approach Valentine’s Day, AARP Pennsylvania is warning all residents to be on high alert for romance scams. These scams, which often occur through online dating websites, social media, or over the phone, involve criminals posing as potential romantic partners to gain the trust of unsuspecting victims.
Bill Johnston-Walsh, state president of AARP Pennsylvania, issued a statement as Josh Shapiro was sworn in as the 48th Governor of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
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Bill Johnston-Walsh, state president of AARP Pennsylvania issued a statement after Gov.-elect Josh Shapiro nominated Lackawanna County Area Agency Director and Pennsylvania Association of Area Agencies on Aging Board Chair Jason Kavulich to serve as Pennsylvania’s secretary of aging.
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AARP Pennsylvania Recognizes Dixie Lee Rhodes for her Dedication and Commitment to Community Service with its Most Prestigious Volunteer Award
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