AARP South Carolina

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A guide to where, when and how to get a COVID-19 vaccine or booster.
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A recent AARP analysis indicated that 8 percent of South Carolina residents over 50 were food insecure.
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Since its start in 2017, the AARP Community Challenge program has awarded more than $9 million to some 800 projects around the country. The goal is to provide quick-action grants for communities to work on livability issue.
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Place to combine all new AARP SC press releases, stories and events.
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Health Disparities Research Project Phase One: South Carolina Non-Hispanic Blacks Aged 50+
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AARP SC released a survey of 1,000 register Palmetto state voters on their opinions of Medicaid expansion. For more information email scaarp@aarp.org . The complete survey is available at the following link:
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Is your 65th birthday coming up? You know what that means: It’s time to prepare for Medicare. Get ahead of the game with answers from our free webinar on Medicare, including when to enroll, what’s covered and where to find help along the way.
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Consistently reaching diverse audiences is not just a social goal for AARP South Carolina, it is essential to our mission. AARP South Carolina is fortunate to have the opportunity to work with several diverse vendors that help us reach a range of audiences through various media. Here are just a few examples.
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"Over the last several years, AARP South Carolina has been aggressively fighting for fair energy rates for our members and older South Carolinians. They depend on us to stand up for them and I am proud of what we have accomplished.”
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South Carolina has the nation’s sixth-highest prevalence of diabetes—affecting more than 1 in 4 over age 65. AARP South Carolina supports an ambitious new group Diabetes Free SC that focuses on prevention and healthy living.
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AARP South Carolina state director, Teresa Arnold, recently released a statement detailing AARP’s concerns about Governor McMaster’s lifting his state of emergency declaration in light .
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Keeping current with safe-driving techniques can save lives and lower your car insurance bill. AARP South Carolina wants motorists to know that the popular AARP Smart Driver course, designed for people 50 and older, is available online.
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During the pandemic, AARP South Carolina has adapted its outreach to its 180,000 older vets with drive-through Stand Downs and the Virtual Veterans Brigade. The program shares information and free AARP resources to support veterans in the areas of caregiving, avoiding fraud, transitioning to jobs, and connecting vets and military families to benefits.
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AARP SC asks the state to use temporary enhanced FMAP to increase access to home and community-based services
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AARP South Carolina sent a letter shown below to state legislators on behalf of our 600,000+ SC members continuing to urge them to pass Hate Crimes Legislation.
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Contact information and more from your state office. Learn what we are doing to champion social change and help you live your best life.