AARP’s New App Empowers Older Voters in Upcoming Midterm Elections

This month, in anticipation of the upcoming mid-term elections, the Washington, DC-based AARP launches, “Raise Your Voice,” the nation’s first comprehensive advocacy and voting app for smart speakers. The nonprofit’s specially designed app to assist persons over age 50 use their smart speakers to engage in advocacy on key aging issues including Social Security, Medicare,…

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The True Cost of Caregiving  

  A newly released poll findings suggest that caregiving is not for sissies.  Taking care of your loved one can affect your retirement egg nest, become a barrier to getting an education, and increasing your stress levels.  It’s not surprising that millennial caregivers are hit the hardest, says the researchers. One in three caregivers in…

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Rhode Island-specific data “at your fingertips”

The Washington-based AARP releases a resource report jampacked with data that will give state and federal policy makers data to make informed policy decisions.  On August 27, 2018, Across the States 2018: Profiles of Long-Term Services and Supports, the 10th edition of Across the States, uthored by AARP’s Public Policy Institute’s Ari Houser, Wendy Fox-Grage, Kathleen…

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