The state ranks 44th in the nation in internet connectivity, and more than 400,000 West Virginians have no access to high-speed internet.
Broadband expansion, telehealth reform and stronger protections in the fight against elder abuse among AARP-supported bills passed in 60-day session
Thanks in part to the advocacy campaign by AARP West Virginia, Mountain Staters will enjoy a phaseout of a state tax on Social Security benefits.
AARP WV Leaders Urge Congress to Address Continuing Needs of Older West Virginians, Nursing Home Residents
Amid rise in COVID-19 cases and deaths, virtual meetings with federal lawmakers focused on action to protect 50+
Pharmaceutical prices affect most West Virginians, with 89 percent reporting that they or someone else in their household takes prescription drugs. AARP West Virginia is working to provide more transparency on drug costs and more competitive pricing by implementing a 2020 law, the Requiring Accountable Pharmaceutical Transparency, Oversight, and Reporting Act.
AARP West Virginia and its advocacy volunteers won important legislative victories this year that will protect older adults from fraud and financial abuse.
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