With Wisconsin split along partisan lines amid an acrimonious political season, some voters may feel like skipping the upcoming midterm election. But AARP encourages all voters to participate.
Throughout the past few months, inflation has been driving up the prices of everyday goods, making things such as gas and groceries become unaffordable for many. These rising rates are scaring consumers and creating a fear of what the future may hold.
In rural areas, about a third of Wisconsin residents lack reliable internet service. Affordable high-speed internet is top of AARP Wisconsin's advocacy agenda.
AARP Wisconsin volunteer advocates are still making their voices heard during the pandemic by reaching out to lawmakers the old-fashioned way, through calls, letters and emails.
AARP Wisconsin is supporting two pieces of legislation that would help the state's 580,000 family caregivers. One would create a $1,000 nonrefundable income tax credit to help cover certain expenses. The other would require hospitals to communicate key information to family caregivers.
AARP Wisconsin is gathering stories from older residents about the challenges they face when it comes to affording retirement, paying high prescription drug costs, caregiving for loved ones and other issues.
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