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Ninety-one percent of tech owners 50 plus say they use personal technology to keep in touch with family and friends, according to a new AARP survey aimed at measuring and identifying technology use and attitudes among adults 50-plus.
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New scorecard ranks Kentucky 50th in helping care for a growing populations of Kentuckians aging and living with disabilities.  Report calls for change in the pace to meet growing needs and shifting demographic demands.
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A growing number of workers in Virginia face the demand and challenges that often are associated with providing care for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease or other memory problems.
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If you or someone you know is struggling to provide care for a loved one who is suffering from Alzheimer’s or another type of dementia – take heart.
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New report reveals stress on family caregivers’ health and finances; identifies policies to help support caregivers
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Family caregivers in Nevada provided 324 million hours of care—worth an estimated $4.3 billion—to their parents, spouses, partners, and other adult loved ones in 2013, according to AARP Public Policy Institute’s new report, Valuing the Invaluable: 2015 Update. The total estimated economic value of uncompensated care provided by the nation’s family caregivers surpassed total Medicaid spending ($449 billion), and nearly equaled the annual sales ($469 billion) of the four largest U.S. tech companies combined (Apple, Hewlett Packard, IBM, and Microsoft) in 2013.
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AARP offers many things for our members and the public in general, but sometimes it's hard to hear about everything that we do.  Here's an overview to keep you up to speed on our major goals as an organization.
Nevada caregivers
A new statewide survey highlighting Nevada family caregiver experiences, challenges and needs indicates overwhelming support for the CARE Act (SB177) and other measures aimed at helping caregivers. The survey recognizes and supports the important role an estimated 532,000 Nevadans play throughout the year as family caregivers.  Their unpaid work and assistance makes it possible for parents, spouses and other loved ones to live independently at home.
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