Two laws aimed at protecting Oklahoma’s most frail and vulnerable residents took effect Nov. 1. AARP Oklahoma pushed for the legislation and forwarded hundreds of members’ emails to lawmakers to show support.
Rent-to-own stores typically offer consumer goods such as appliances, electronics, and furniture at a substantial markup over retail prices. Because these stores charge exorbitantly high interest rates, consumers – especially low-income families – can end up paying 2 to 3 times the value of these products.
During the 2013 legislative session, Nevada AARP is working for you: to protect home and community based services; provide legal protections for family caregivers; support access to quality, affordable health care and strengthen protections from fraudulent and abusive business practices. You can get involved and make your voice heard by joining our Legislative Posse! We'll send you special alerts about hearings, activities and ways you can take action during the legislative session.
When someone you trust steals from you, the consequences are immense. You might suffer a sense of betrayal, embarrassment or humiliation, and of course the cost of the loss itself.
Talk to Betty Goldsmith for just a few minutes, and you feel as though you have made a friend for life. The engaging Brockton resident has the knack for connecting with people from all walks of life, and uses that skill to make a difference for seniors and their families in her hometown.
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