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AARP Pennsylvania Calls on Congress to Address Growing Needs of Older Americans Amid Coronavirus Crisis


HARRISBURG, Pa., May 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- This week AARP Pennsylvania is meeting virtually with federal lawmakers to urge more help for older Americans and their families as they face growing health and economic challenges due to the coronavirus crisis. Residents in nursing homes, those who are food-insecure, and people who have lost their jobs are particularly in need.

"AARP Pennsylvania appreciates the significant bipartisan work Pennsylvania's members of Congress have already accomplished on behalf of older Americans during this unprecedented crisis, and more actions are now urgently needed," said AARP Pennsylvania State Director Bill Johnston-Walsh.  "Older adults are at much greater risk from the coronavirus. It is critical that Congress continues to help older Americans confront health care and financial needs that are only growing."

Leaders from AARP Pennsylvania are holding virtual meetings with members of Pennsylvania's Congressional delegation, including Sen. Bob Casey, Rep. Lloyd Smucker, Rep. Chrissy Houlahan, Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick, Rep. Matt Cartwright, Rep. Mary Scanlon, Rep. Susan Wild and Rep. Brendan Boyle. The visits are part of AARP's nationwide virtual lobby outreach, in which AARP called for federal legislation to: 

As part of AARP's virtual lobby outreach, leaders from all 50 states, Washington, D.C., and Puerto Rico are meeting virtually with Capitol Hill offices to ensure their representatives prioritize the needs of older Americans and their families in this difficult time. 

To learn more about AARP's efforts amid the coronavirus pandemic, visit www.aarp.org/coronavirus.

About AARP

AARP has 1.8 million members in Pennsylvania. Follow AARP Pennsylvania on Facebook at AARPPA and on Twitter @AARPPA.

AARP is the nation's largest nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to empowering people 50 and older to choose how they live as they age. With a nationwide presence and nearly 38 million members, AARP strengthens communities and advocates for what matters most to families: health security, financial stability and personal fulfillment. AARP also produces the nation's largest circulation publications: AARP The Magazine and AARP Bulletin. To learn more, visit www.aarp.org or follow @AARP and @AARPadvocates on social media.

CONTACT:

Steve Gardner, AARP PA


(717) 319-5484 or Sgardner@aarp.org


Or


Jacklyn Isasi, AARP PA


(609) 902-6242 or Jisasi@aarp.org

 

SOURCE AARP Pennsylvania


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