The AARP Bulletin

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Retired Virgin Islands government employees can go back to work without giving up part of their pensions, under a new law passed after a campaign by AARP Virgin Islands.
Last will and testament
Three recent bills pushed by AARP Virgin Islands were signed into law by Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. (D), providing easier access to estate-planning services and seeking to make streets and sidewalks safer.
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Ever thought about running your own business? AARP Virgin Islands is hosting five online sessions to help entrepreneurs navigate the red tape. All sessions are on Wednesdays, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Topics are as follows:
Nurses Helping Elderly
A new law backed by AARP Virgin Islands should help the region alleviate a serious nursing shortage.
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AARP Virgin Islands offers opportunities to stay healthy and informed through virtual classes and other events.
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Court proceedings can drag on, which is a problem for older people and the terminally ill who want to get their affairs in order before it’s too late.
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Every year, with the AARP Andrus Award for Community Service, AARP celebrates individuals 50 and older who have used their experience, talent and skills to advance the organization’s mission and commitment to community service.
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Hurricane season is back. AARP Virgin Islands encourages all residents who have disabilities or who are 60 or older and live alone to protect themselves in case of a disaster.
Saving for Retirement
AARP Virgin Islands wants to make sure people have the information they need to retire comfortably, so it is offering online workshops to help with the planning.
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Older residents and people with disabilities may find it difficult to get onto a local beach. But after an advocacy campaign by AARP Virgin Islands, a new law provides ramps or walkways on at least five beaches—two each on St. Croix and St. Thomas, one on St. John —so people with mobility issues can get over the sand to the sea.
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