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.
The Price of Caring Part 1
The Price of Caring Part 5
The Price of Caring Part 4
The Price of Caring Part 3
The Price of Caring Part 2
Every day, millions of Americans dutifully open a bottle – or two, three, or more – and swallow pills prescribed by a health provider. On average, older adults take four to five prescription drugs a month. But, nearly a third of Americans age 19-64 say that they have not taken the medicine that their doctor wants them to take because it’s too expensive. The skyrocketing cost of prescription drugs is forcing them to make tough decisions that put their health at risk.
This blog is a guest post from my Summer 2019 intern, Judith Gertzog.
Earlier this month, AARP made a big splash in the run-up to the 2020 elections, hosting a series of presidential forums in Iowa – the first-in-the-nation caucus state. Over the course of six days in five Hawkeye State cities, 17 Democratic contenders answered questions about Social Security, Medicare, prescription drugs and other issues that are top of mind for voters age 50 and up.
Connecting Older Americans and Their Families to Digital World
Whenever I chart a course - whether it be for a trip, scheduling my day or planning for the future - I am confident of two things. First, I need a map.  Second, I must have tools on hand to avoid – or manage - pit falls on the way to my destination. But, when it comes to planning and saving for retirement, women experience a lot of obstacles that are nearly impossible to overcome.
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