Debra Tyler-Horton

Debra is the State Director for Georgia's AARP. She is committed to building community in Georgia and working together to develop Age-Friendly communities, support for family caregivers, strengthen financial resiliency, and protection from fraud, scams, and identity theft.
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Important Message from AARP. Stop Rx Greed.

Dear Boom Athens Readers, This may not come as a surprise to many of you, but Americans pay the highest brand-name drug prices in the...

Resources for all

A family caregiver is defined as an adult age 18 or older who is providing unpaid, short-term or long-term care to a parent, spouse,...

AARP offers great resources for your future

We know that the idea of retiring at 50 is not on the radar for mostpeople. In fact, research has shown that many adults...

AARP surveys issues important to women

Dear BoomAthens Readers, This edition is dedicated to all women, mothers, daughters, wives, and sisters and those friends who are just like sisters. Throughout history, women...

Will women be the deciders?

2020 is a year like no other—a global pandemic and economic downturn, street protests against racism, hellish wildfires, and drenching hurricanes. Against this chaotic backdrop,...

Just a thought: Tap and step

We Boomers began our journey during the poliovirus epidemics in the 1940s and ‘50s, and today we’re ending it with the coronavirus pandemic. Polio...

Advocating on behalf of nursing home residents and their families

Checking on our loved ones during COVID-19 is a top priority for many of us. As nursing homes and other long-term care facilities resume...

Healthy Us: Advice from trusted sources

Time for a flu shot October is the ideal month to get your flu shot so that it will last through the upcoming flu season...

UGA professor uses art to persuade

Amitabh Verma, associate professor in the University of Georgia College of Environment and Design, recently turned his talents to creating pandemic posters. Instead of...