Finances 50+

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AARP CEO Jo Ann Jenkins says the 1.6 percent adjustment is modest, but will help beneficiaries and their families in their attempt to keep up with rising prices.
Stranger at your door
A door-to-door scam targeting seniors has resurfaced and it's focused on Florida (although it could move on to other states). Please share this information with any friends and family in the Sunshine State!
Prescription Medication
Did you know the average older American takes four to five prescription medications each month? And the average income for a Medicare beneficiary is about $26,000, but the average annual cost for widely used prescription drugs for chronic conditions was nearly $20,000 in 2017!
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English |El gobernador Newsom firma la Ley AB 824, prohibiendo los acuerdos de "pago por retraso" entre empresas de medicamentos de marca y genéricos, que han mantenido fuera del mercado los medicamentos genéricos de bajo costo. (De izquierda a derecha) El Fiscal General Becerra, la Directora de Abogacía de AARP CA, Blanca Castro, el Gobernador Newsom y el Miembro de la Asamblea Jim Wood.
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Español | Governor Newsom signs AB 824 into law, banning “pay-to-delay” agreements between brand-name and generic drug companies, which have kept low-cost generic medications off the market. (Left to Right) Attorney General Becerra, AARP CA Advocacy Manager Blanca Castro, Governor Newsom, and Assembly member Jim Wood.
Senior man in his shoe repair shop.
Hear from experts on how to be your own boss. Learn about programs and resources available through AARP and network with resource organizations. From writing your business plan to seeking start-up capital, it's information you can use. Learn how to start and grow a business in your community! Hear from representatives from AARP, the Small Business Administration, SCORE, and others. Free and open to the public.
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Español | National Cyber Security Month
Did you know that someone’s identity gets stolen every two seconds? The AARP Fraud Watch Network provides you with tips and resources to help you spot and avoid identity theft and fraud so you can protect yourself and your family. Our watchdog alerts will keep you up to date on con artists’ latest tricks. It’s free of charge for everyone: AARP members, non-members, and people of all ages. Be a fraud fighter! If you can spot a scam, you can stop a scam. Report scams to local law enforcement. Contact the AARP Fraud Watch Network at for more information on fraud prevention.
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