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Archive: June 19, 2014

PHOTO: The long, harsh winter emptied the pockets of the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program in Indiana, leaving little to help keep residents cool in the summer. Photo credit: M. Kuhlman

INDIANAPOLIS - This length and brutal cold of the past winter have put a freeze on Indiana's summer cooling program. The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance program provides eligible households with heating assistance during the winter, with the remaining funding offered as a $50 benefit for summer c ...Read More

PHOTO: A report from AARP shows that Utah both leads and trails in areas of caring for older Americans. Photo courtesy of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

SALT LAKE CITY – Utah ranks both high and low in a report from AARP that considers several aspects of care and quality of life for older adults, people with disabilities, and family caregivers. The State Scorecard on Long-term Services and Supports ranks Utah second in the nation for effecti ...Read More

PHOTO: A new national ranking puts Iowa among the best for long-term care, although the analysis shows some key areas of concern where the state is at or near the bottom. Photo credit: Sima Dimitric / Flickr.

DES MOINES, Iowa - As the nation's population continues to age, long-term care is an issue that's growing in importance, and a new national report finds that Iowa is among the best. According to Anthony Carroll, director of advocacy for the AARP in Iowa, the Hawkeye State ranks 13th in the nation f ...Read More

PHOTO: Ohio State researchers investigated the real world impact outside spending is having on elections and politics. Photo credit: Jane M. Sawyer / Morguefile.

COLUMBUS, Ohio – A report out of Ohio finds the political landscape of the country has changed since Citizens United, the U.S. Supreme Court decision that declared campaign spending as a form of free speech. Researchers from The Ohio State University’s Moritz College of Law interviewed ...Read More

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The numbers of senior citizens will swell in the next decade as the leading edges of the baby boom generation hits their 80s. And that wave will put more pressure on caregivers, says Erik Nelson, associate state director for advocacy at AARP-South Dakota. He says a new ...Read More

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