Larry Lipman is a volunteer with AARP Virginia and lives in Falls Church
Despite the General Assembly’s rejection this year of efforts to set minimum staffing requirements in nursing homes, state Sen. George Barker said such efforts may finally succeed next year.
The Falls Church area of Tinner Hill is an historic Black community that was thriving in the decades before the Civil War and played a significant role in the struggle for civil rights in Northern Virginia.
Caregiving for a loved one can be one of the most important, challenging and rewarding roles a person can play, participants in an AARP Virginia Zoom meeting were told this week.
If Virginia does not enact minimum staffing standards for nursing homes during the next year, the chances for such reforms are likely to slip away for the foreseeable future, Del. Vivian Watts warned Tuesday.
Local resident and Civil War historian Jim Lewis gave roughly 200 AARP members and guests from around the country a virtual tour of the area as part of the Tuesday Explorers program hosted by AARP Virginia.
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