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Survey finds Medicare beneficiaries at risk from card-replacement scams

By Mike Festa, State Director, AARP Massachusetts As a major federal government initiative is underway to issue new identification cards to the 1,289,320 Medicare beneficiaries in...

Two year legislative formal sessions come to a close

By Mike Festa, State Director, AARP Massachusetts The Massachusetts House and Senate wrapped up formal legislative sessions on July 31. AARP Massachusetts fought for the...

Credit freeze bill clears the Senate

By Mike Festa, State Director, AARP Massachusetts Photo Mike Festa Photo Submitted S.B. 2455: An Act Removing Fees for Security Freezes and Disclosures of Consumer Credit...

AARP announces free shred events in communities through August

By Mike Festa, State Director, AARP Massachusetts (Photo Mike Festa, Photo Submitted) The AARP Fraud Watch Network arms Massachusetts residents, and all Americans, with the tools...

Credit freeze bill clears the senate

By Mike Festa, State Director, AARP Massachusetts S.B. 2455: An Act Removing Fees for Security Freezes and Disclosures of Consumer Credit Reports Consumers are now one...

Majority of LGBT adults concerned about social support and discrimination in long-term care

By Mike Festa, State Director, AARP Massachusetts  When it comes to aging-related concerns, older LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) adults worry most about having...

Credit freeze bill closer to passage

By Mike Festa, State Director, AARP Massachusetts Consumers are now two steps closer to having meaningful protections from identity theft. The Massachusetts House of Representatives recently passed An...

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts is now an Age-Friendly State

Governor Charlie Baker has announced that Massachusetts has joined the network of AARP Age-Friendly States and the World Health Organization Global Network of Age-Friendly Cities and Communities. We thank Governor Baker for his leadership on this issue of importance to Bay State residents of all ages.

AARP’s Tax-Aide program provides older adults free tax help

Tax filing season is upon us, and AARP can help! Approaching its 50th year, Tax-Aide offers free tax filing help to anyone, especially those 50 and older, who can’t afford a tax preparation service.

AARP Supports the Recognize, Assist, Include, Support, and Engage (RAISE) Family Caregivers Act

Across America, family caregivers help parents, spouses, children and adults with disabilities and other loved ones to live independently. They prepare meals, handle finances, manage medications, drive to doctors’ appointments, help with bathing and dressing, and perform complex medical tasks and more — all so loved ones can live at home.
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