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.
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.