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AARP Pennsylvania Takes Caregiving and Social Security Message to Washington, DC
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Today I joined volunteers and staff from Ohio headed to Washington to advocate on behalf of AARP members and all older Americans on the crucial issues of Family Caregiving and Social Security. While meeting with members of Congress, we carried these crucial asks:
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Lead volunteer and staff from Michigan headed to Washington this week to advocate on behalf of AARP members and all older Americans on the crucial issues of Family Caregiving and Social Security.
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Food for Thought – last Wednesday of every month
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Earlier this year AARP PA State President Jim Palmquist and staff met with Pennsylvania’s Congressional delegation to discuss a number of issues affecting older Americans.  A few of the issues that were discussed have moved forward recently.  Here’s a “then and now” that describe the issues and recent developments:
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WASHINGTON, DC —AARP Michigan State President Thomas Kimble of Clarkston was among volunteers and staff who dropped off petitions containing more than 26,000 signatures at the U.S. Department of Labor this week in support of a conflict of interest standard, following the release of a proposed rule earlier this month.
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Today, in the midst of Older Americans Month, AARP volunteers and staff from every state visited Capitol Hill to urge their elected representatives to back bills, including the Older Americans Act, that can help Americans live their best lives. Myrtle S. Habersham, a member of AARP Georgia's Executive Council and Macon-Bibb resident is representing our state. She works with our Associate State Director of Community Outreach, Karen Cooper, to develop strategies for Age-Friendly Macon-Bibb.
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Today, in the midst of Older Americans Month, AARP volunteers and staff from every state visited Capitol Hill to urge their elected representatives to back bills, including the Older Americans Act, that can help Americans live their best lives.     
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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, in the midst of Older Americans Month, AARP Ohio volunteer Michael Barnhart and State Director Jane Taylor are on Capitol Hill to urge congressional representatives to support bills, including the Older Americans Act, that can help Americans live their best lives. The two are making visits to the offices of half a dozen members of Ohio’s delegation in the U.S. House of Representatives to discuss issues crucial to older Americans.
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