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Thursday, December 13, 2018

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.

Help increase awareness of the SNAP medical deduction

By Michael E. Festa Here in the Northeast, a long and harsh winter can be a particularly challenging time for elders. Seniors on fixed incomes...

Election 2012: Don’t Stand on the Sidelines

By: Linda F. Fitzgerald Election season is upon us. And, this year, for older Americans and our families, the ballot on Nov. 6 is more...

Are you in? Join the fight to protect Medicare and Social Security

By Deborah E. Banda As the temperature heats up this summer, so does the fight to protect Medicare and Social Security. By the beginning of...

Technology can help reduce social isolation among seniors

By Michael E. Festa Isolation — due to the death of a spouse, loss of friends and companions, and distance away from loved ones—puts millions...

Help support funding for home, community based services

By Michael E. Festa We know that the most vulnerable among us must be protected. The aging population of Massachusetts will continue to grow along...

Five summer road trip safety tips

By Michael E. Festa Whether heading to the Cape, the Berkshires or beyond, nothing says summer in New England more than an old-fashioned road trip....

Legislative priorities

AARP Massachusetts is hard at work fighting for the interests of older adults across the Commonwealth, and is proud to announce our support of two bills currently under consideration in the legislature.

Social Security Chained CPI: How much would you lose?

By Linda F. Fitzgerald One million Massachusetts residents age 65 and over receive Social Security. While the average annual benefit of $14,200 is less than...

Now available: Free help with your taxes

By Mike Festa It’s that time of year again. Yes, it’s tax time. More than 600 volunteers are ready and waiting to help older Massachusetts...
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