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.
AARP West Virginia is conducting a statewide search for the position of State President. This is a high-level volunteer position that offers a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to utilize your considerable skills and experience to make a positive difference in the lives of West Virginia residents age 50-plus.
Older people, especially those with cognitive decline, are vulnerable to financial exploitation. The move from pensions to defined contribution funds adds to the risk as retirees handle their own retirement savings.
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