As lawmakers return to Madison in January, AARP Wisconsin will push for a state tax credit for family caregivers to help offset some of the out-of-pocket expenses they incur while providing care to loved ones.
AARP Wisconsin is holding Social Security listening sessions across the state this fall at senior fairs, festivals and community centers. The effort comes ahead of the 2024 campaign and amid a political debate in Washington about the future of the program.
AARP Wisconsin is pushing for a special fund to compensate fraud victims when the wrongdoing company can't return the money. It’s one of several measures AARP plans to advocate for in the Legislature in 2023.
AARP Wisconsin is helping lead a new coalition of government and social service agencies—the Coalition to End Social Isolation and Loneliness. The group will identify root causes of these conditions among older adults and people with disabilities and advocate for solutions.
Wisconsin family caregivers provide the equivalent of an estimated $7 billion per year in unpaid services. Will the state provide direct aid? Or is a federal tax credit the best option for financial assistance?