Dave Bruns

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As Florida heads into the 2020 hurricane season June 1, Sunshine State residents are facing a new level of uncertainty: Never in modern history have Floridians had to consider how to plan for the disruption and danger of a hurricane while also juggling concerns about a pandemic.
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As Florida heads into the 2020 hurricane season June 1, Sunshine State residents age 50-plus are facing a new level of uncertainty: Never in modern history have older Floridians had to consider how to plan for the disruption and danger of a hurricane while also juggling concerns about a pandemic.
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By overwhelming margins, hundreds of AARP Florida E-Activists agree that state government should focus resources on helping to keep the coronavirus pandemic from infecting residents and staff of elder-care facilities, such as nursing homes, assisted living facilities and group homes.
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As Florida heads into the 2020 hurricane season June 1, Sunshine State residents are facing a new level of uncertainty: Never in modern history have Floridians had to consider how to plan for the disruption and danger of a hurricane while also juggling concerns about a pandemic.
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Elder-care residents and staff represented 79% of COVID-19 deaths today, despite representing less than 2% of all Floridians.
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Eldercare facilities represent 40 percent or more of COVID-19 deaths, despite representing less than 1 percent of all Floridians.
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AARP Florida has strongly advocated for release of this information and sent a legal memorandum to the governor’s office April 15 urging this action.
Disabled senior man at a nursing home looking away to the door
If you have a spouse, sibling, parent, or other loved one in a nursing home or assisted living facility in Florida, you may be worried about their safety and well-being because of the coronavirus pandemic. AARP has consulted with leading experts on long-term care facilities like nursing homes and assisted living facilities.
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Finances, isolation and a wish to help others top of mind for coping with stay-at-home requirements.
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The Coalition for Silver Solutions, a coalition of senior care providers, labor and consumer organizations, succeeded in getting legislative approval for key initiatives to improve how Florida’s 2-million-plus frail elders receive supportive care.
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