2021 was a very unusual year at the Connecticut General Assembly. The Connecticut Capitol may have been closed to the public because of COVID-19 restrictions, but AARP Connecticut staff and volunteers were still vocal and active, virtually advocating on behalf of older adults and submitting nearly 50 pieces of legislative testimony. Below is a summary of the AARP Connecticut-supported bills that successfully passed both the House and Senate and are expected to be signed into law.
AARP is now accepting nominations for its 2021 Connecticut Andrus Award for Community Service, which honors an outstanding volunteer in the state who is sharing their experience, talent, and skills to enrich the lives of their community members. Do you know an extraordinary volunteer age 50 or over who should receive AARP’s most prestigious Connecticut volunteer award? The deadline is August 1, so nominate them now.
During his long-time tenure in the Kentucky Legislature, Senator C.B. Embry has set an example of how good policy making can improve the lives of Kentuckians as we age.
AARP Ride@50+℠ Program Connects Local Transportation Options onto one Platform; Offers Free Rides for COVID-19 Vaccines with Local Organizations
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