— AARP is here to help you take on today – and every day. From sharing practical resources, to holding fun activities and events, AARP is providing opportunities to connect and help build an even stronger Missouri. We hope you’ll join us!

— JEFFERSON CITY – Today AARP Missouri presented the Capitol Caregiver Award to Senator Scott Sifton (D-St. Louis County) for his work on passing the CARE Act into law during the 2018 session. The Caregiver Advise, Record, Enable (CARE) Act will ensure that when a patient is admitted into the hospital or ambulatory surgical center they can designate a family caregiver in their medical record and that person will be contacted upon discharge and will receive instruction of the after-care tasks …

— AARP Missouri Endorses Amendment 1   The 50+ Organization Stresses People Over Money in Politics   Kansas City, Missouri – AARP Missouri expressed their support for Ballot Amendment 1, the “Clean Missouri” amendment. “Americans 50 and older are the nation’s most powerful voting bloc,” said AARP Missouri Advocacy Director Jay Hardenbrook. “But even their voices are being drowned out by powerful interests trying to buy Missouri politics.” AARP Missouri boasts a membership of over 750,000 in the state of Missouri and …

—       AARP Poll: Findings Show Missouri’s 50-Plus Voters United in Concern Over Health Care and Financial Security   Missouri Senator Claire McCaskill has a 2% lead in the U.S. Senatorial Race Kansas City, Missouri – In a newly released AARP poll, Missouri voters age 50 and over are united in their concern over health care and personal finance issues. The poll found that health care and Social Security are critically important issues to 50-plus voters as they cast their ballots …

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