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AARP did not authorize or participate in the production of Union 2020’s mailer sent to Florida voters. Further, the mailer includes the unauthorized use of AARP’s logo and uses AARP’s statements in a misleading way.
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AARP New Jersey Applauds Governor Murphy for Enacting Additional Long-Term Care Reform BillsUrges New Jersey Legislature to Pass Remaining Bills to Protect Long-Term Care Residents and StaffStatement from AARP New Jersey State Director Stephanie HunsingerNEW BRUNSWICK (Oct. 23, 2020) – “We applaud Governor Murphy for enacting two bills today to reform long-term care facilities. In addition to the long-term care reform bills Governor Murphy signed last month, these significant pieces of legislation will help protect residents and staff in nursing homes and long-term care facilities in the Garden State.
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NYS 35+ Voter Survey: 1 in 4 Internet Users Limited by Quality, Cost, Availability at Home; 47% are Using Home Internet More than Pre-Pandemic; 87% Urge NYS to Bring High-Speed Internet to All
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The AARP Andrus Award for Community Service recipients are chosen for their volunteerism enhancing the lives of AARP members and prospective members, improving their communities, and inspiring others to volunteer.
Emergency Preparedness Kits
AARP in The Virgin Islands (AARP VI) and the Virgin Islands Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (VI VOAD), the St. Croix Long Term Recovery Group, the St. Thomas Recovery Team, and the Love City Strong non-profit organizations all collaborated to donate 1,000 emergency preparedness kits to Virgin Islands seniors in need territory wide. This collaborative effort is the beginning of an ongoing project to help seniors prepare for a natural disaster.
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New Jersey’s investor-owned gas, electric and water utilities are ending their voluntary commitment to suspend shutoffs for non-payment during the COVID-19 pandemic, effective October 15.
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AARP Maryland is honoring three exceptional Marylanders aged 50-plus for their volunteerism and commitment to service. The awards were formally presented October 8 before nearly 80 guests at a virtual ceremony.
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AARP Texas State Director Tina Tran released the following statement on Thursday (Oct. 8) in response to U.S. Senator John Cornyn’s citation of AARP and use of AARP’s logo in a political television ad. Tran said:
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