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Sam Wilson

Sam Wilson, AARP’s Wisconsin state director.

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Former United Way VP is new AARP Wisconsin State Director
Milwaukee Christian Center proposal to create support kits for homebound SE Asian seniors wins AARP WI grant
Proposal for Pop-up Holiday Alley Activation wins AARP Wisconsin grant
Nursing Home COVID-19 Cases, Deaths Increasing

Nursing Home COVID-19 Cases, Deaths Increasing

A report from the AARP shows COVID-19 worsening in senior facilities.

New AARP analysis: COVID-19 deaths in Wisconsin nursing homes doubled from Aug. to Sept. 2021
Milwaukee business & community leader appointed to AARP Wisconsin’s top volunteer leadership council
Beerline Trail Receives Grant Supporting Public Art

Beerline Trail Receives Grant Supporting Public Art

Partners also working to extend trail further north and add cafe.

MPS Parents Give Bus Service a Failing Grade

MPS Parents Give Bus Service a Failing Grade

Late and no-show buses trouble families. MPS says it has a driver shortage.

Broadband Access a Health Issue for Seniors

Broadband Access a Health Issue for Seniors

Wisconsin trails 32 states in percent of those over 65 who have access to high-speed internet.

AARP WI frustrated but optimistic that budget proposals helping those 50-plus will be addressed by separate legislation this fall
New AARP analysis shows WI COVID-19 cases & deaths declining in nursing homes
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New AARP analysis shows WI COVID-19 cases & deaths declining in nursing homes

But nursing homes staffing, lack of PPE still a concern

New AARP analysis shows COVID-19 cases declining in Wisconsin nursing homes
Cases Down, Deaths Higher in Nursing Homes

Cases Down, Deaths Higher in Nursing Homes

AARP report finds 2.7 deaths per 100 Wisconsin residents in most recent month measured.

New AARP analysis shows COVID-19 deaths skyrocketing in Wisconsin nursing homes
Milwaukee woman wins AARP Wisconsin’s top volunteer award
Pandemic Raging in Nursing Homes

Pandemic Raging in Nursing Homes

7-fold increase in deaths. AARP study finds. Wisconsin among 5 states with biggest hike in cases.

AARP Nursing Home COVID-19 Dashboard: WI nursing home cases & deaths reach record high as PPE/staff shortages continue
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AARP Nursing Home COVID-19 Dashboard: WI nursing home cases & deaths reach record high as PPE/staff shortages continue

New AARP Public Policy Institute paper outlines recommendations for long-term care quality improvements

Nursing Homes Need More Resources, AARP Says

Nursing Homes Need More Resources, AARP Says

Report documents shortages of staff and PPE supplies amid rising pandemic.

Plan to connect seniors during pandemic wins AARP Small Dollar, Big Impact grant
Two Milwaukee projects win AARP ‘Small Dollar, Big Impact’ grants
Two Milwaukee projects win 2020 Community Challenge grants from AARP Wisconsin
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Two Milwaukee projects win 2020 Community Challenge grants from AARP Wisconsin

More than $2.4 million in community projects across the country are funded through AARP grant program

Senators Baldwin and Collins Introduce the RAISE Family Caregivers Act
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Senators Baldwin and Collins Introduce the RAISE Family Caregivers Act

The bipartisan legislation would establish a national strategy to support family caregivers

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Supports Bipartisan Tax Reform for Family Caregivers
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Supports Bipartisan Tax Reform for Family Caregivers

Credit for Caring Act would provide up to a $3,000 nonrefundable tax credit to working family caregivers

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin’s Bipartisan RAISE Family Caregivers Passes Senate
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin’s Bipartisan RAISE Family Caregivers Passes Senate

More than 50 national and state advocacy groups have joined in support of bipartisan legislation