AARP’s mission is to empower the age 50-plus to choose how they want to live as they age. Our primary areas of focus include: 1.) access to quality and affordable healthcare, 2) Protection of earned income benefits like Social Security and Medicare, 3.) Fighting to lower the price of Rx Drugs, 4.) Support for Colorado’s 620,000 Family Caregivers, 5.) Building Livable Communities where residents can age in place where they call “home,” 6.) Combatting Age Discrimination and supporting the age 50-plus in the workforce, 7.) Ensuring that adequate Long Term Services and Support are in place to allow people to live quality lives in their homes for as long as possible, 8.) Enable older adults to have access to affordable housing and transportation options.
What is a Personal Emergency Response System? For older adults living alone, a Personal Emergency Response System (PERS), also called Medical Alert System and Medical Emergency Response