AARP Wisconsin

Leading Positive Social Change for Wisconsinites Over 50
NOV 22, 2022
Postal Inspector Silvia Carrier with the United States Postal Inspection Service (USPIS) joined us to chat about how we can keep our deliveries safe and avoid holiday scams.
NOV 15, 2022
All registered voters can request a no-excuse absentee ballot and vote from home.
JUL 22, 2021
We know how impactful $1,000 can be. This is our way of extending some seed money to get these projects off the ground. Apply for this round of funding by December 6th, 2022.
APR 16, 2020
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AARP WI is fighting to lower prescription drug costs, support family caregivers, and make it easier for workers to save for retirement. Get involved now!
fraud watch wednesdays: robocalls
Michael Domke with the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection (DATCP) joined us to chat about robocalls and how we can avoid them.
Counseling or Sales Pitch
If you're looking for extra support services for someone who is aging or has a disability, an Aging & Disability Resource Center (ADRC) in your county can be an extremely helpful resource.
Medicare
Many Americans and Wisconsinites alike struggle to access affordable health systems in their daily lives. Medicare offers a solution to this problem, providing affordable health care for individuals 65+, plus people with disabilities. Medicare covers more than 64 million seniors across the country including 1.2 million Wisconsinites.  
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By: Amber Miller, Assoc. State Director of Community Outreach
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The Social Security Administration was founded in 1935 to secure American’s economic health. Its goal is to help retired workers pay for the necessary expenses they may come across in their post-work lives. In the 87 years that Social Security has been established, it has remained strong. There has been a plethora of funding and support from the American citizens.
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Liz Buser with the AARP Fraud Watch Network™ joined us to chat about support and resources available for fraud prevention as well as for those who have been the victim of a scam.
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AARP Wisconsin thanks Senator Tammy Baldwin for historic vote toward real relief on prescription drug pricing. The bill allows Medicare to negotiate lower drug prices and caps out-of-pocket spending on medications for seniors in Medicare plans.
whats cooking
A proposal submitted by Heart 2 Heart Compassionate Widow’s Circles, Inc. in Milwaukee to provide additional food, equipment, supplies, and a chef to facilitate two “Cooking with Seniors” classes has been selected to receive this month’s AARP Wisconsin “Small Dollar, Big Impact” grant.
vote
“What to do if you voted for a candidate who drops out before Election Day”
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Robin Jacobs from DFI discusses common investment scams and how to avoid them.
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