Georgia

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Georgia Attorney General Sam Olens has teamed with nationally renowned security expert and AARP Fraud Watch Network Ambassador Frank Abagnale for a campaign to raise public awareness of frauds and scams. The campaign includes public service announcements and social media content featuring videotaped comments from both Abagnale and Sam Olens.
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Recent reports state that six in 10 women are unsure how they will pay for long-term care. By learning about long-term care options, women can take steps today that may help them live better in the future. AARP helps Georgia women take charge of the decisions affecting their lives by hosting a Decide. Create. Share.℠ workshop on Thursday, August 14, from 10am-12pm at the KROC Center, 1833 Broad Street, Augusta. The session is in conjunction with Central Savanah River Area (CSRA) and AAA.
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AARP has released the first in a “commonsense solutions” series of new videos on the 48th anniversary of President Lyndon Johnson's signing Medicare into law on July 30, 1965.
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A bill that would have allowed nursing home officials to ask residents and their families to waive their rights to a jury trial in case of disputes over care was blocked in the legislature. AARP and other consumer advocates spoke out against the measure.
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Roger McAlpin, state coordinator for AARP Driver Safety, has led more than 70 classes, teaching new techniques and reviewing some of the oldies with students who have been driving for 40, 50 or 60 years.
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Carl Dasher accepts Andrus Award
Moultrie resident Carl Dasher has been named winner of the 2012 Andrus Award for Community Service, the Association’s most prestigious and visible volunteer award for community service.
New Georgia State Director Greg Tanner
Greg Tanner, North Carolina native and longtime leader on public service issues, has been named AARP Georgia state director, the top staff position for AARP in Georgia, effective Nov. 26.
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