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Thursday, August 22, 2019

Chard serves as Wheelock College’s 14th president

David J. Chard Photo/submitted By Jane Keller Gordon Boston - David J. Chard brings a wealth of academic, management and life experiences to his position as Wheelock...

May is Older Americans Month

By Catherine Walsh, Intercity Home Care  May is Older Americans Month and the theme this year is “Age Out Loud”.  It was 1963 when President...

AARP Massachusetts working to protect Medicare

Despite President Donald Trump’s stated support for the program on the campaign trail, proposals on Capitol Hill to turn Medicare into a voucher system would take health care in precisely the wrong direction – pushing up costs for current and future retirees, and eroding protections that Americans have earned through many years of hard work and taxes. AARP has launched a comprehensive campaign to protect Medicare in the face of proposals by some in Congress that would hurt hardworking Massachusetts residents who have paid into the program their entire working lives.

Massachusetts Care Act becomes law

By Mike Festa, State Director, AARP Massachusetts AARP Massachusetts is thrilled to announce that the Caregiver Advise, Record, Enable (CARE) Act has been signed into...

Fraud prevention tips for the New Year

By Mike Festa, State Director, AARP Massachusetts Fighting fraud is constant work. Scammers are always coming up with new ways and techniques to steal your...

Regulations revised for smoke alarms when selling older homes

No expired alarms; replacement alarms must have 10-year batteries  Submitted by Jennifer Mieth, Public Information Officer, Department of Fire Services Region –Starting Thursday, Dec. 1, older...

Hudson resident participates in Jimmy Fund Walk for 21st year

Kevin Blanchard Photo/Dakota Antelman By Dakota Antelman Hudson – Every fall for the past 21 years, Hudson native Kevin Blanchard has walked from Hopkinton to Boston...

Home is where the heart is

By Marianne Delorey “Never make your home in a place. Make a home for yourself inside your own head… That way it will go with...

AARP offers Tax-Aide program

Tax filing season will soon be upon us, and AARP can help! Retirement or other life changes may mean your taxes are a little more complicated now. The AARP Foundation Tax-Aide program offers free tax preparation and filing help to those in need, especially adults 50 and older, during tax season. You do not have to be an AARP member nor be retired to use this free service. With the help of our team of IRS-certified volunteers, Tax-Aide makes it easier for you. AARP Foundation Tax-Aide volunteers receive complete tax preparation training and IRS certification prior to working with taxpayers. Last year, 675 AARP Foundation Tax-Aide volunteers helped more than 44,865 Massachusetts residents file their federal and state tax returns.

Caregiving conflict – caring for the caregivers

By Micha Shalev There is truth in the statement, “You can never make everyone happy.” If the person you can’t seem to satisfy is the...