For the first time since AARP began publishing the Scorecard in 2011, more than half of Medicaid long-term care dollars nationwide for older adults and people with physical disabilities went to home- and community-based services instead of nursing homes and other institutions.
The names of the first 10 Medicare drugs whose prices the federal government will negotiate directly with manufacturers were released Aug. 29. Popular but pricey blood thinners, diabetes medications, cancer treatments make historic list.
With the housing market continuing to stay hot and property taxes rising (by an average of 17% statewide in 2022 and 2023). Let’s talk about what property tax pays for, how to make sure you are receiving any relief from property tax, and what the Legislature is considering for the 2024 session regarding property tax.
AARP Vital Voices Research enables AARP state offices to gauge local opinions on a range of topics through regular surveys. Offered every three years, the surveys are a collaborative effort between AARP researchers and state office staff. The timing of the online phone surveys, along with the content, is customized to reflect the needs of each state.
According to AARP, “A walk audit is an activity in which participants observe and evaluate the walkability of a location to identify and document if and how pedestrians can safely travel along a street, navigate an intersection, and get from Point A to B and C and so on.”
After a public comment hearing for the Public Service Commission (PSC) in Casper produced an overflow audience of ratepayers, it has become clear that Wyomingites have strong feelings on Rocky Mountain Power’s proposed rate increase.
The 2023 Wyoming Healthy Aging Data Report is an easy-to-use resource created by researchers at the Gerontology Institute of the University of Massachusetts-Boston led by Dr. Elizabeth Dugan, in partnership with the Wyoming Healthy Aging Coalition and coordinated by Professor Emeritus Virginia B. Vincenti, PhD, CFCS, at the University of Wyoming.
Hayworth won the award through a vote on AARP Wyoming’s Facebook page, and the AARP Wyoming email distribution list. In total, Hayworth received over 760 votes, beating her closest competition by over 400 votes.
The movie is the latest from writer and director Nia Vardalos and is the latest in the My Big Fat Greek Wedding franchise. This movie will follow the Portokalos family as they travel to a family reunion in Greece for a heartwarming and hilarious trip of love, twists, and turns. The movie is rated PG-13 for suggestive material and some nudity.