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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.
MAY 1, 2024
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.
APR 2, 2024
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.
Find free online and in-person local events designed with you in mind. Discover fun exercise classes, healthy cooking demos, helpful workshops, and more.
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.
AARP Tennessee, we think it's important for grandparents to spend quality time with their grandchildren, so we're offering virtual cooking classes that bring generations together to prepare delicious meals. Please join us for another season of our popular virtual cooking class series: What's Cooking With AARP?
AARP Tennessee Announces Grant Opportunity for Quick-Action Community Improvement Projects
For the first time since AARP began publishing the Scorecard in 2011, more than half of Medicaid long-term care dollars nationwide for older adults and people with physical disabilities went to home- and community-based services instead of nursing homes and other institution.
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