Results Will Help Shape AARP Idaho's Future Advocacy Efforts
AARP released new research that examines how Idahoans age 45 and older feel about issues such as health care, financial security, energy costs, caregiving, livable communities and more. This is part of an ongoing effort by AARP in all 50 states, Washington D.C., Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands to better understand the needs and attitudes of older Americans and assist in the development of programs, policies and resources to support them.
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In Idaho, AARP surveyed 700 people and found that, among residents 45-plus:
“AARP’s new research gives older Idahoans a much-needed voice at a moment when they may not feel heard,” said Lupe Wissel, AARP Idaho state director. “We will use the findings to inform our advocacy efforts and better serve our residents.”
This is the second round of Vital Voices research that AARP has conducted. From 2019-2021, AARP Idaho used findings from Vital Voices when meeting with legislators and delivering public testimony.
This new data will once again be provided to local and state leaders, who will be able to use the data to:
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