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It’s never too late to take charge of your brain health! Join AARP’s free Five Pillars of Brain Health workshop to discover how living an active life – by learning more, being social, staying fit, eating right and managing stress – is our best bet for maintaining our brain health. Share your brain-boosting tips and be inspired by others.
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Friday, Dec. 13th at Gwinnett Tech
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The instant pot craze is on and fans say it can make cooking an absolute breeze! But, is yours still in the box?
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Event scheduled for the Lansing Center Monday, Dec. 9 will be rescheduled in early 2020. Return to this space for updates. Sorry about any inconvenience.
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AARP is supporting legislation aimed at lowering prescription drug prices and forcing pharmaceutical companies to justify large increases.
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AARP is urging lawmakers to take action to lower prescription drug prices and require more transparency from pharmaceutical companies.
Medical Records & Stethoscope
A statewide information system that allows doctors, hospitals and other health care providers share medical records in real time is helping to improve patient care.
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A crowd of supporters of AARP's Rx Greed campaign turned out at a rally on the Detroit River to support measures that would cut prescription drug prices, including an importation bill currently in the Michigan Legislature.
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Retail prices for 267 brand-name drugs commonly used by older adults surged by an average of 5.8% in 2018, more than twice the general inflation rate of 2.4%, according to new AARP Public Policy Institute (PPI) data released today. The annual average cost of therapy for one brand-name drug ballooned to more than $7,200 in 2018, up from nearly $1,900 in 2006.
Veterans
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