Nancy LeaMond

Nancy A. LeaMond

Nancy LeaMond is the chief advocacy and engagement officer for AARP, widely seen as one of the most powerful advocacy organizations. Leading its government affairs and legislative campaigns, she has the responsibility of driving the organization’s social mission on behalf of Americans 50-plus and their families. She also manages public education, volunteerism, multicultural outreach and engagement, and she directs major AARP initiatives that include supporting family caregivers through advocacy, education and innovative programs, and expanding AARP’s local footprint in communities across the country.
AARP is committed to making sure older Americans have access to affordable high-speed internet, no matter where they live.
As part of our ongoing fraud prevention work, AARP has collaborated with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on a series of events designed to spotlight the growing problem of investor fraud and help older investors and family caregivers spot and avoid financial scams. 
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AARP's Nancy LeaMond profiles some recent victories for the 50-plus that deserve attention, like the extension of Medicare's telehealth coverage.
Across the country, women of all ages are falling behind their male peers on the road to a financially secure retirement.
Americans were hit hard by investment scams in 2021, with losses reaching nearly 1.5 billion dollars across more than 20,000 victims, finds a recent report from the FBI. This continues the stark increases in both victims and financial losses, with roughly 12,000 more victims and more than 1.1…
As 2021 wrapped, I, like many, took some time to reflect on the year.
Americans are sick and tired of paying the highest prices in the world for their medications. Fortunately, the House of Representatives recently unveiled the text of the Build Back Better Act, which represents a huge step towards helping seniors afford the prescription drugs that they need. The…
The pandemic has put a spotlight on the connection between women’s role as CAREGIVERS and their economic security. We’ve heard a lot about women leaving the workforce to help children with virtual learning or take care of pre-schoolers when day care centers closed. But there’s another reality that…
We have an historic opportunity in the fight to lower prescription drug prices. Older adults and Americans across the country are sick and tired of paying the highest drug prices in the world – three times what other countries pay. This issue is deeply personal and the economic and emotional toll…
For over 55 years, there has been a missing piece in Medicare. Older Americans are often shocked to learn upon enrolling that Medicare does not cover dental, hearing, or vision services. It’s no wonder, then, that poll after poll after poll shows how much people want these important health…
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