AARP Tennessee

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JUL 1, 2019
AARP California is seeking nominations for the 2019 AARP Andrus Award for Community Service.
JUN 25, 2019
The prices of widely used specialty prescription drugs grew more than three times faster than general inflation in 2017, according to a new AARP Public Policy Institute report. The new report found that the average annual price for a single specialty drug used on a chronic basis is now nearly $79,000, compared to $27,824 in 2006.
JUN 25, 2019
AARP New Hampshire has worked with Manchester’s Parks and Recreation department to open the first fitness park in Manchester designed for people of all ages. AARP East Region Vice President Kelly Clark will welcome members of the community to the new park on Tuesday, July 9th at 11AM in Derryfield Park (map).
JUN 25, 2019
AARP: Volunteer Spotlights is dedicated to sharing the unique stories of our volunteers from around Virginia.
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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 Tennessee for all ages to live, work and play. We hope you’ll join us!
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Their stories were sad and poignant. And there was some humor as well. Caregivers had a chance to tell their stories at the AARP Listening Session on Tuesday, May 7, at the Montclair Community Library in Prince William County.
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Regina Bell to Present Real Possibilities Faith Awards
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Package of bills lowers prices and improves accessibility to medications
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Bills Address Prescription Drug Affordability, Accessibility
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Cynthia from Richmond, Virginia selflessly gave up her career and livelihood to become a full-time caregiver to her husband, Jim, who has multiple sclerosis (MS), is a quadriplegic and only has mobility with his head. As her husband’s condition progressed, Jim became physically dependent and needed greater assistance to take care of his needs. Cynthia and Jim looked into hiring a caregiver, but with limited finances, the cost was too great. This was when Cynthia decided to put her career aside to become his primary caregiver.
AARP members and their guests are invited to a free sunset cruise of beautiful Boston Harbor on the Provincetown II. Enjoy live jazz music, food, and a cash bar while on a guided tour of the harbor by the National Park Service.
Tahera Shairzay Volunteers for AARP to Help Northern Virginia’s Afghan Community
La temporada de huracanes causa un estrés agudo en muchas personas, especialmente en aquellos que han tenido experiencias traumáticas similares. El taller de la Dra. Michelle Almeida se enfoca en crear conciencia de los signos de estrés agudo y utiliza la preparación y la planificación estratégica como las herramientas principales para combatirlo. El conocimiento adecuado, los ejercicios de simulacro y las técnicas de relajación nos permiten tener la confianza de que estamos preparados para enfrentar la emergencia y manejar el estrés efectivamente.
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