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AARP Utah

Helping Utahns 50+ live their best lives
FEB 20, 2024
Join AARP Utah in March for a look back at the 2024 legislative session in Salt Lake City. Experts will discuss the work lawmakers accomplished this year, including laws that passed and bills that failed.
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.
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FEB 1, 2024
A recent AARP survey found aging in place is extremely important to 84% of Utahns 45 and older. Three in five of those surveyed say rising property taxes could impact their ability to remain in their home as they age.
August is “National Make a Will Month.” It's the perfect time to be reminded to draft or update your will.
AARP Utah has announced three organizations throughout the state will receive 2023 Community Challenge grants – part of the largest group of grantees to date with $3.6 million awarded among 310 organizations nationwide. Grantees will implement quick-action projects that help communities become more livable by improving public places; transportation; housing; digital connections; diversity, equity and inclusion; and more, with an emphasis on the needs of adults aged 50 and older.
Join AARP Utah for a free educational series
AARP Utah Staff and Volunteers are available to present on the topics outlined below. All programs are free and open to the public.
This summer, AARP members and up to four (4) guests can register for $5.00 off one regularly priced adult (12+) admission ticket at Utah's Hogle Zoo. Upon registering, you’ll receive an email with the link to order tickets online and the code to receive the $5.00 discount.
Virtual conference brings together local community and elder abuse prevention leaders
For the first time since the pandemic, AARP Utah hosted it's annual Volunteer Summit which brings together its staff, Executive Council, statewide volunteer Area Coordinators, as well as the volunteer leadership from the state affiliates of AARP’s Driver Safety Program, Tax-Aide Program and Utah Retired School Employee Association.
AARP Utah’s virtual cooking classes are back, and on the menu is pan-seared fish and garlic butter sauce over creamy risotto.
In the early 1900s, the Greenwood neighborhood of Tulsa, Oklahoma, now called "Black Wall Street," was a vibrant and prosperous community. Despite the challenges and racial injustices they faced, residents of this community built a thriving neighborhood filled with successful Black-owned businesses, attorneys, doctors, and real estate agents. Their achievements were nothing short of remarkable and served as a beacon of hope for Black Americans nationwide.
There has been a lot on the line for older Utahns during our 45-day legislative session and AARP Utah advocates made sure their voices were heard on the issues that mattered to them. You reached out to your lawmakers through thousands of emails, phone calls, and texts and it has made a difference! Now that the session has closed, we are happy to announce some of the significant wins for Utahns while we wait for the Governor’s signature.
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