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Stand Up for Yourself and Your Community: How to Avoid Scams
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Steve Morrison’s Experience as a Caregiver Inspired Him to Make a Difference for Others
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AARP Launches ‘Stop Rx Greed’ Campaign
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ASHLAND_ Every day, more than 1 million Virginians care for older parents, spouses, and adult children with disabilities, helping with everything from driving to the doctor’s office or getting groceries to balancing checkbooks and helping with medical care.
Staying happy and healthy
The University of Lynchburg's Board Center on Aging will be hosting the 2019 Annual Conference on Aging. The conference, held on June 4 2019, will cover material on aging well in mind, body, and spirit. Author Ron Culberson will participate as a keynote speaker discussing working on achieving goals and enjoying a fulfilling life. The conference will also feature a keynote speech from Virginia Department of Aging and Rehabilitative Services Commissioner, Kathryn A. Hayfield, providing an overview of programs available as well as Virginia's future direction on aging.
Disabled Access
Living with a disability is a challenge more than 950,000 Virginians face.
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Elder abuse measures, college affordability legislation, and redistricting bill among AARP-supported legislation.
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1 in 5 Virginians is a Family Caregiver
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AARP volunteers head to the Virginia General Assembly on Wednesday to ask lawmakers for legislation to provide a tax credit for family caregivers and to help workers save for retirement.
Medicaid Forums
Thanks to Medicaid expansion, more Virginians ages 19 to 64 will have access to quality, low-cost health insurance in 2019. Eligibility is based on family size and income: An adult who has an income of less than $16,754 or a family of three with an income of less than $28,677 will qualify.
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