Dec 10, 2020Infections 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.
Dec 9, 2020
AARP Executive Vice President and Chief Advocacy & Engagement Officer Nancy A. LeaMond issues a statement in response to ongoing COVID-19 vaccine development and distribution planning
Dec 1, 2020Golden Globe® Award-Winning Actor Glenn Close to be Presented with Honorary Award; AARP CEO Jo Ann Jenkins, Purpose Prize Jury Member Sherry Lansing Will Join Host Lisa Ling in Honoring 2021 Winners
WASHINGTON – AARP will recognize the 2021 Purpose Prize Award recipients and fellows during a live streaming event Thursday, Dec. 3 at 7:00 p.m. ET. AARP’s Purpose Prize is the only national...
- Dec 1, 202016-page Investigative Report Provides an Insider Look at How 54,000 People Died in Just 18 Weeks in America’s Long-Term Care Facilities, and Exactly Who is to Blame
Less than 1% of America’s population live in nursing homes and other long-term care facilities, but shockingly, over 40% of all COVID-related deaths have occurred there. Calling this “the crisis within the crisis,” AARP Bulletin this month publishes an expansive and explosive investigative report on exactly what happened in the first four months of the pandemic (spanning March through June of this year) to cause as many nursing home deaths in just 18 weeks as there were U.S. fatalities in roughly 18 years of the Vietnam War.
Dec 1, 2020AARP Urges Congress to Address Continuing Needs of Older Americans, Nursing Home Residents through “Virtual Lobby Week”AARP leaders nationwide will meet remotely with Senate, House offices, as COVID-19 deaths in nursing homes surpass 101,000
WASHINGTON—As coronavirus cases and deaths continue rising, including more than 101,000 resident and staff deaths in U.S. nursing homes and other long-term care facilities, AARP is holding its...
- Nov 30, 2020The Special Women In America Issue Features Cover Star Viola Davis, With Inspiring Stories from the Queen of Rock ’n’ Roll Tina Turner, Italian Icon Sophia Loren, Purpose Prize Honoree Glenn Close and More
WASHINGTON—Viola Davis shares her incredible journey to hope and happiness, and previews her upcoming Netflix film, Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom. Dr. Sunjay Gupta helps us navigate mental wellness...
Nov 24, 2020
WASHINGTON—AARP and four other organizations have won the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced today. Baldrige is a presidential-level honor,...
- Nov 23, 2020Academy Award®, Tony® and Emmy® Award-Winning Actress Viola Davis on Knowing Your Worth and Letting Your Inner Beauty Shine in AARP The Magazine
LOS ANGELES— As an Oscar, Emmy and Tony Award-Winning actress, Viola Davis is widely recognized as one of today’s most respected, gifted and sought-after actors. But at the end of the day, her...
Nov 18, 2020New AARP Research Reveals Family Caregivers Are Struggling with Stress, Change, Holiday Planning Amid PandemicNov. 19 Virtual “Caregivers Thanksgiving” Event with Emmy-Winning Chef Andrew Zimmern to Offer Demo, Caregiving Resources and Cooking Tips
WASHINGTON — Across the country, 48 million caregivers have faithfully cared for loved ones through the COVID-19 pandemic, taking on more responsibilities and stress. But as this year of...
Nov 11, 2020New Video Highlights Military Member’s Journey to Complete Basic Training at Age 59
WASHINGTON—Continuing its longstanding commitment to honor veterans, military and their families, AARP today released a new documentary spotlighting a service member’s journey to enlist in the...