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Massachusetts Budget Hidden From Seniors

In June of 2017, the Massachusetts State legislature passed a budget that called for a “study of the cost effectiveness of the home care program including estimated savings from avoided nursing facility admissions.

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Congress ready to stop state-run retirement programs

The Republican-controlled Congress took aim this week at states that are creating retirement saving programs for workers who do not already have 401(k)s through their jobs.

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How AARP is fighting for Americans at the state level

This year, as state legislators are going to work across the country, so are we. In addition to fighting on Capitol Hill to keep Medicare and Social Security strong, AARP will be making sure your voice is heard .

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Programs for elderly should not be touched

When state budget projections turn south, money for the elderly and disabled should be protected from cuts.

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Caregiving Across state lines, 45+ states pass law to help

By Elaine Ryan Imagine you care for your 90-year-old mother with dementia. She lives with you in your Georgia home. You help her with bathing and dressing, drive her to the doctor, cook her meals, manage her medications, and anything else she needs. Last year you were appointed as her legal guardian by the state […]

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Bay State seniors to rally at State House for more supports

More than 300 seniors from across the state will go office-by-office in the State House on ELDER LEAP DAY Feb. 29 to warn lawmakers that the state needs to take a “budget leap” to deal with the 46 percent increase in the elder population. The state’s elderly population will swell by 360,000 between 2010 and […]

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