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.
AARP is here to help you take on today – and every day. From sharing practical resources, to holding fun activities and events, AARP is providing opportunities to connect and help build an even stronger Vermont for all ages to live, work and play. We hope you’ll join us!
Approximately 45 million Americans are age 65 or older. By 2030, that number will reach 73 million Americans. At that point, fully one in five Americans will be older than 65. By 2034, the United States will — for the first time ever — be a country comprised of more older adults than of children. AARP Livable Communities supports the efforts of neighborhoods, towns, cities and rural areas to be great places for people of all ages. We believe that communities should provide safe, walkable streets; age-friendly housing and transportation options; access to needed services; and opportunities for residents of all ages to participate in community life.
AARP Vermont, in collaboration with the Department of Health and the Lamoille County Planning Commission, brought in Tina Ansong from ChangeLab Solutions to provide a health equity training aimed at improving the built environment. This training was designed specifically for Regional Planning Commission & District Health Office Staff from across Vermont who are working with towns to enhance the walkability and livability of their communities.