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The Wyoming’s Mental Health and Vulnerable Adult Task Force (MHVA) left an enduring mark on the work of the 67th Wyoming Legislature this winter. The Task Force brought forth four bills which were signed into law by Governor Mark Gordon.
If you have Original Medicare, your costs for outpatient care can vary depending on the type of provider you see. For cost purposes, there are three types of providers, meaning three different relationships a provider can have with Medicare.
Write to Wellness is a reflective and creative writing-based program, started by Flood and Daly, that shares diverse writing practices grounded in current research on the benefits of expressive writing for wellness, engagement, and productivity.
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.
Wyoming residents can schedule new COVID-19 vaccine appointments or walk into a nearby pharmacy to get a shot. Here’s how to find an updated vaccine near you.
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.
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.
With the impacts of opioids remaining in the news in recent months, AARP Wyoming and Mountain Pacific Quality Health have teamed up to provide new information on opioid safety, pain management, and reducing harm in our communities. It has been called the “most consequential preventable public health problem in the United States.”
If you are feeling like you are eating the same thing week-after-week, consider attending AARP Wyoming’s Dinner Rut Reboot Series. This four-event series offers cooking classes over Zoom led by award-winning culinary registered dietitian Judy Barbe of Casper.
The classes are a mix of cardio and strength training and those at any fitness level are welcome to join. AARP Wyoming recommends you consult with a physician before beginning an exercise program.
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