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Stay up-to-date on federal and state legislative activities. Learn how AARP is fighting for you in Washington D.C. and right here at home.
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AARP Tennessee will press for improved staffing in nursing homes, higher levels of personal protective equipment, more opportunities for virtual visits and regular communication between residents and families.
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The last census led to Tennessee receiving roughly $17.3 billion in federal funding for programs such as Medicaid, Medicare and low-income-housing loans in fiscal year 2016
Rx Drug Prices are Skyrocketing
Prescription drug costs are far outpacing family incomes for Tennesseans, and many people have to choose between food and taking necessary medications.
Caregiver grandparents in Tennessee
Raising grandchildren could qualify you for financial assistance and other resources.
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Jackson Mayoral Hopefuls To Address Issues Impacting 50+ Voters
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Voting in the mid-term elections is easy for some people – just a quick walk around the corner or a short drive to the polling station. But for others, it may seem impossible.
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AARP POLL: LOWERING HEALTH CARE COSTS AND STRENGTHENING SOCIAL SECURITY ARE TOP CONCERNS FOR OLDER TENNESSEE VOTERS
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AARP, Community Partners To Host Aging Forum
Transportation Cut Away
Nashville is growing by about 100 people a day, increasing traffic congestion dramatically. That’s why AARP Tennessee is supporting a mass transit referendum on the May 1 ballot in Nashville.
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