Sep 22, 2022Nearly 500 Actions Would Support 48 Million Americans Caring for Parents, Spouses and Other Adults
The Department of Health and Human Services yesterday released a national strategy to support family caregivers who care for loved ones of all ages. The RAISE (Recognize, Assist, Include, Support, and Engage) Family Caregiving Advisory Council—comprised of family caregivers, health and long-term providers, and others—and the Advisory Council to Support Grandparents Raising Grandchildren developed the strategy.
- Jun 14, 2022New AARP Survey Shows Older LGBTQ Adults Are Worried About Discrimination and Lack of Support as They AgeRetirement Savings, Discrimination, and Social Support are Top Concerns
A new AARP national survey shows many LGBTQ adults age 45 and over have concerns about aging, with worries about having enough money in retirement, discrimination and a lack of family support topping the list.
- Apr 28, 2022Insider Secrets from AARP Bulletin! How to Get Around Today’s Shortage of Workers and Supplies to Get the Work You Need DoneAlso in the May issue: An Investigative Report on America’s Long-Term Care Crisis: The Unfair Plight of 50+ Million Unpaid Caregivers – and How to Fix It
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Nov 29, 2021Federal Judge Allows Lawsuit Seeking Protection for New Hampshire Residents Facing Dangerous Institutional Placements in Nursing Facilities to Proceed
The U.S. District Court for the District of New Hampshire ruled that a class of New Hampshire residents may proceed with a lawsuit over their right to live independently instead of being placed in institutional care.
Nov 19, 2021Statement from AARP Executive Vice President and Chief Advocacy and Engagement Officer Nancy LeaMond on the House passage of the Build Back Better Act.
WASHINGTON—AARP Executive Vice President and Chief Advocacy and Engagement Officer Nancy LeaMond issued the following statement reacting to the House passage of the Build Back Better Act:...
Nov 10, 2021New AARP Analysis: Nursing Home Staff Vaccination Rates Jumped 7% in Four Weeks Ending October 17; Largest Increase since JuneCOVID-19 Cases Declining Nationally for Nursing Home Residents and Staff
A new analysis from AARP shows that the number of nursing home staff who are fully vaccinated for COVID-19 rose sharply from mid-September to mid-October.
Nov 3, 2021
AARP Executive Vice President and Chief Advocacy and Engagement Officer Nancy LeaMond issued the following statement following the announcement of paid leave benefits being included in the House of Representatives version of the Build Back Better legislation.
Oct 14, 2021Vaccination Rates Increased Slightly in Same Time Period; More than Half of Nursing Home Staff Vaccinated in Every State
The latest data from AARP’s Nursing Home COVID-19 Dashboard shows the coronavirus continued to impact nursing home residents and staff in the four weeks ending September 19.
Sep 23, 2021AARP Praises Recommendations from RAISE Family Caregiving Advisory Council, Calls on Congress to Act Now and Help CaregiversPaid Leave and Tax Credit for Family Caregivers Could Lessen Financial and Workplace Burdens
WASHINGTON—The RAISE (Recognize, Assist, Include, Support, and Engage) Family Caregiving Advisory Council—comprised of family caregivers, health care experts and others—yesterday delivered recommendations to policymakers on how to better support family caregivers, including a call for financial and workplace security and expanding home and community-based services.
Sep 15, 2021New AARP Analysis: COVID-19 Cases and Deaths Surge in Nursing Homes, Risk of Infection Three Times Higher for Unvaccinated Residents
Nursing home residents and staff experienced a surge in coronavirus in the four weeks ending August 22, with both cases and deaths roughly six times as high as they were in the four weeks ending mid-July, according to the latest data from AARP’s Nursing Home COVID-19 Dashboard. Cases are concentrated among the unvaccinated: those residents were three times as likely to contract COVID-19 last month compared to residents who are fully vaccinated.