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  • Jan 14, 2021
    Nursing Homes Are in Crisis Nationwide; 87% Report at Least One Staff Case in Most Recent Four-Week Period

    The latest release of AARP’s Nursing Home COVID-19 Dashboard shows a worsening crisis from coast to coast. In the four-week period ending December 20, about one in 10 residents was diagnosed with coronavirus, and nearly 9 in 10 nursing homes (87%) reported that at least one staff member was diagnosed.

  • Jan 11, 2021

    CONCORD, N.H.—New Hampshire residents who depend on the state to provide them with Medicaid-funded long-term care are suing the state for its failure to properly administer its Choices for Independence (“CFI”) Medicaid waiver.

  • Jan 8, 2021

    WASHINGTON—AARP released the following statement today on behalf of AARP CEO Jo Ann Jenkins: “The scene at the U.S. Capitol on January 6 is unlike anything we have ever witnessed or could imagine.

  • Jan 5, 2021
    January/February Issue Offers Thorough Vaccine Guide, Plus the Most Proven Methods for Everyday Virus Protection

    WASHINGTON—With permission granted in late December to start deploying two coronavirus vaccines, the arrival of 2021 should mark the beginning of the end of the COVID-19 pandemic in America. But...

  • Dec 28, 2020

    AARP Executive Vice President and Chief Advocacy & Engagement Officer Nancy A. LeaMond issued the following statement in response to ongoing COVID-19 vaccine distribution planning and implementation:

    “More than 333,000 American lives now have been lost due to COVID, and nearly 95% of those who have died were age 50 or over. Some 40% have been residents and staff in nursing homes.

  • Dec 18, 2020
    New Expanded Report on Employer Policies for Parental and Family Caregiving Leave

    NEW YORK and WASHINGTON-- S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI) and AARP have released additional research on American corporations' response to the COVID-19 pandemic, looking at the ways family-friendly...

  • Dec 16, 2020

    AARP today released a new interactive digital platform, Growing with Age, to equip global employers with tools, research, and resources to help them recognize the benefits of, build support for, and embrace multigenerational workforces.

  • Dec 15, 2020

    Today AARP EVP and Chief Advocacy and Engagement Officer Nancy LeaMond released the following statement in response to the announcement of a final fiduciary duty rule by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL). The new rule by the DOL no longer requires investment advisors to give advice solely in the best interest of clients.

  • Dec 11, 2020
    Social Security, Medicare, Nursing Home Protections Are Key Issues

    Today AARP Georgia released a new survey of likely Georgia voters showing both U.S. Senate races statistically tied, with Democrat Jon Ossoff (48%) narrowly leading Republican incumbent David Perdue (46%) and Democrat Raphael Warnock (47%) edging Republican incumbent Kelly Loeffler (46%). But among voters age 50-plus, the poll shows both the Republican candidates lead their Democratic challenger by identical margins, 53% for Perdue and Loeffler versus 42% for Ossoff and Warnock.

  • Dec 10, 2020
    Infections of nursing home residents and staff doubled over a four-week period

    WASHINGTON— A new AARP analysis shows that COVID-19 cases, deaths, and staffing shortages in nursing homes are at the highest levels since June 1. National rates of COVID-19 among both residents and staff have doubled in the four weeks ending November 15, with resident cases increasing from 2.8 to 5.7 per 100 residents, and staff cases increasing from 2.7 to 5.4 per 100 staff members.

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