DEC 7, 2022
AARP Oklahoma's 2022 Andrus Awards and Volunteer Celebration virtually honored Oklahomans age 50-plus for their dedicated volunteer work across the state.
NOV 7, 2022
Without Congressional action, Social Security checks could be cut by $4,000 a year. Sign up to help protect Social Security and tell Congress that preserving and strengthening Social Security should be their number one priority.
FEB 11, 2022
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 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.
NOV 22, 2022
The Senior Planet Fellows is a pilot volunteer-led initiative to coordinate technology programs from Older Adults Technology Services from AARP (OATS).
APR 4, 2022
Join AARP Oklahoma for themed "Yappy Hour" events at Gathering Place in Tulsa
Noche de Danzón is a unique event and collaboration between AARP Illinois and the National Museum of Mexican Art. The evening features live performances by Orquestra Sabor Latino and Inspiración Danzonera that will have you dancing all night long.
In what is being described as one of the largest benefit expansions in the history of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), the PACT Act will provide additional benefits and health services to more than 5 million Vietnam, Gulf War, post-9/11 eligible veterans.
Salt Lake City, UT – The majority of Utah voters across party lines and age groups agree that the state should eliminate the income tax on Social Security benefits, states a new AARP poll. Fully 66% of Utah voters agree with this change with 69% of Republicans agreeing, 67% of Democrats agreeing, and 65% of Independents agreeing. The survey showed removing Utah’s tax on Social Security benefits even had strong support from all age groups: 54% of 18-34 years olds agree, 67% of 35-49 year olds agree, and 75% of those age 50 and over agree. With Utah’s 2023 Legislative Session weeks away, AARP is calling on the Governor and lawmakers to make eliminating the tax on Social Security benefits a top priority.
AARP Oregon Recognizes Tax-Aide Volunteer for Her Commitment to Community Service with its Prestigious Andrus Award
Kathy Goeddel has been selected by AARP Oregon to receive the 2022 Andrus Award for Community Service, the Association’s most prestigious and visible state volunteer award. Recipients across the nation were chosen for the award, named for AARP founder Ethel Percy Andrus, for enhancing the lives of AARP members and prospective members, improving the community, and inspiring others to volunteer.
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