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AARP Tennessee

Giving 50+ Tennesseans news they can use
Tennessee: Find upcoming election dates, registration deadlines and options for voting, such as absentee or early voting, or voting with a disability.
The names of the first 10 Medicare drugs whose prices the federal government will negotiate directly with manufacturers were released Aug. 29. Popular but pricey blood thinners, diabetes medications, cancer treatments make historic list.
JUL 2, 2024
Five communities across Tennessee are getting a boost in their work to become more livable for residents of all ages
JUN 4, 2024
It's a great day to be connected! And, AARP Tennessee is proud to announce a brand new show called AARP Connected!
Find free online and in-person local events designed with you in mind. Discover fun exercise classes, healthy cooking demos, helpful workshops, and more.
Recent AARP research shows that an estimated 476,000 additional Tennessee residents would be eligible for health coverage—including 72,000 uninsured people ages 50 to 64—if the state opted to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act. Forty states and the District of Columbia have expanded Medicaid coverage, including North Carolina and South Dakota last year.
Nashville’s traffic and lack of sidewalks and bike lanes have been a problem for years — something that Mary Johnston saw up close during a walk audit last fall.
AARP Tennessee and AARP Fraud Watch Network™ invite you to join us for a free document-shredding event in your community on April 27. Don’t let scammers get their hands on your sensitive information! Participate in our shredding event to protect yourself and your loved ones from identity theft and fraud.
The Memphis post office clerk who called Margaret Greene sounded concerned about a possible scam in progress.
Natural disasters can strike without warning, leaving communities devastated and individuals scrambling to cope with the aftermath. While we can't control Mother Nature, we can take proactive steps to prepare ourselves and our loved ones for these unexpected events.
Here’s what to know, whether you’re a resident who’s working or retired, or if you’re considering a move to Tennessee.
As natural disasters pummel the state, AARP Tennessee is working with the Red Cross to help older residents prepare for — and recover from — Mother Nature’s wrath. In addition to hosting a telephone town hall, the organizations are sharing vital supplies in a storm’s aftermath and resources to get ready for the next one.
Tennessee is often recognized as the Volunteer State, but there’s much more history there than meets the eye. Tennessee is the home of many impactful, change-making people, institutions, and more especially within the African American community.
We know that it takes time to build great communities, but we also believe that tangible improvements can spark long-term change. AARP launched the Community Challenge grant program in 2017 to fund projects that build momentum to improve livability nationwide. Challenge grants have funded more than 20 projects in Tennessee, so we took a closer look at three success stories to learn more about how recipients leveraged grant funds to make a positive impact on both the organizations and their communities. We interviewed Jazmine Leblanc from ELLA Library in Chattanooga, Marlon Foster from Knowledge Quest in Memphis, and Danielle Kaminsky from Robertson County Schools in Springfield.
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