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AARP Vermont

Giving voice to the concerns and interests of older Vermonters
JUN 27, 2024
Nationwide Community Challenge Grant Program Works to Make Communities More Livable
JUN 10, 2024
Vermont lawmakers and advocates worked tirelessly to address the many challenges facing our communities.
JUN 3, 2024
AARP Vermont will host a conversation with Representative Becca Balint for a TeleTown Hall at 4:00 p.m. on June 18. We will discuss several issues including Social Security, caregiver support, broadband expansion, housing, and more. Representative Balint will take your questions live to learn more about what’s on the minds of older Vermonters.
JUN 1, 2024
Vermont will hold its state primary on Tuesday, Aug. 13, to choose nominees for U.S. Senate, U.S. House, governor and other statewide positions. Also on the ballot: candidates for the state legislature and other local offices.
For most of us, Social Security is – or will be -- essential for helping to cover daily living expenses and pay bills as we get older. The bottom line is that Social Security is your money, earned through a lifetime of hard work. Yet there are persistent misconceptions about its long-term financial stability and how it works. Here are facts behind five of the most stubborn Social Security myths.
AARP Vermont is proud to announce its highly anticipated Lobby Day scheduled for March 20, 2024, at the state Capitol in Montpelier. This event promises to be a powerful demonstration of civic engagement and community advocacy.
Expanding Burlington’s housing options are necessary to address the needs of people of all ages and abilities.
Vermonters Need a Strong Paid Family & Medical Leave Program
Program Provides Free Tax Prep Help to All
AARP VT Placemaking Grants Help Energize Local Communities
The financial and emotional strain of unpaid family caregiving is pressing down hard on many Vermont residents, according to new research released today by AARP Vermont. The study finds that Vermont family caregivers often struggle to provide timely quality care to their loved ones without sacrificing their own health and financial security. The research also shows strong support for a paid family and medical leave program across political parties and income levels in Vermont.
Applications are currently being accepted through March 6, 2024, 5:00 p.m. ET / 2:00 p.m. PT
A quick look back at our year
AARP Vermont is ramping up its advocacy for legislation that would require employers to offer paid family and medical leave to support the state’s unpaid family caregivers.
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