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The majority of Americans would like to remain in their own homes and communities as they age, instead of moving into a long-term care center. While for some it may be a preference, for others it may be a necessity due to expenses, logistics and other factors. Regardless of why an individual may choose to remain at home, aging-in-place can deliver its own set of challenges. Aging-in-place takes planning and may require a large network of caregivers, services, and even physical modifications to the home.
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AARP Foundation, through a generous grant from Google.org, is offering the new Digital Skills Ready@50+™ initiative to meet a pressing need: digital skills training for people over 50 who are living with low income, with a particular focus on women and people of color.
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AARP is excited to announce that a compromise has been reached on hero pay for frontline workers, and the Governor signed it into law on May 3, 2022. 
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Secrets to Success from Professionals Who Know
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Ever thought about running your own business? AARP Virgin Islands is hosting five online sessions to help entrepreneurs navigate the red tape. All sessions are on Wednesdays, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Topics are as follows:
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BACK TO WORK 50+ offers free workshops, coaching, and resources that can help you compete in today’s fast-changing workplace.
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Planning for your financial future starts today, and we know that can be overwhelming and daunting at times. There are competing responsibilities, like la familia, education, work, social groups and more. Having a strong financial plan will help you and your family be better prepared for the future, whether it’s saving for emergencies and retirement, reducing debt, owning a home, or starting a business. Regardless of what your short and long-term financial goals are, we can help.
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For nine years, AARP Connecticut has been offering AARP member scholarships to enroll in Encore!Connecticut, a nationally-recognized program that assists professionals and managers age 50 and older transition their corporate experience and expertise to full and part-time managerial positions in the Connecticut nonprofit sector. Over 100 Connecticut corporate professionals have successfully moved from corporate to nonprofit careers through Encore!Connecticut.
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Survey reveals strong bi-partisan support for a public-private retirement savings option
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New Platform Offers Free Courses and Resources to Boost Job Search, Overcome Underemployment
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