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  • Apr 11, 2022
    Major grassroots and advertising campaign will target legislators during recess

    As members of Congress return to their districts for Easter recess, AARP is kicking off a new phase of its Fair Drug Prices Now campaign and pushing lawmakers to advance the prescription drug pricing provisions, including allowing Medicare to negotiate, already passed by the House, as a top priority when they return.

  • Mar 8, 2022
    Ad Highlights Story of Larry Zarzecki, Forced to Sell His Home to Pay for Parkinson’s Medications

    Today AARP launched new television and digital advertising featuring Larry Zarzecki, a retired law enforcement officer with Parkinson’s disease who was forced to sell his home in order to afford his medications. Zarzecki first shared his story in an AARP ad three years ago, but Congress’ failure to act means he has had no relief from the high cost of his treatments. As he says in the new ad, “I shouldn’t have to decide between my home or my medicine because Congress refuses to act. I’m tired of waiting for Congress.”

  • Mar 1, 2022

    AARP CEO Jo Ann Jenkins released the following statement in response to President Biden’s State of the Union speech this evening, during which he called for action on high drug prices and announced new policies to improve nursing home care

  • Feb 10, 2022
    Americans are sick and tired of waiting to see reform

    AARP Executive Vice President and Chief Advocacy and Engagement Officer Nancy LeaMond issued the following statement in response to President Biden’s remarks today about the need to lower prescription drug prices

  • Feb 3, 2022

    AARP Executive Vice President and Chief Advocacy and Engagement Officer Nancy LeaMond issued the following statement about Medicare enrollees soon having access to at-home COVID tests at no cost:

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