In Michigan, 36% of nursing homes reported at least one COVID-19 case among staff. Also, nearly 35% reported a staff shortage and 32% had insufficient Personal Protection Equipment.
Experts said during an AARP Michigan telephone town hall today that getting a flu vaccine this fall can help keep people stay safe during the convergence of the coronavirus pandemic and the flu season.
Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson and Attorney General Dana Nessel join AARP Michigan for a telephone town hall and a televised interview. Voters should feel confident that the election will be safe and the results accurate, they said.
The two-hour “MI Sisters and Friends: Conversations that Count” event enabled at-home viewers to vote on issue options. They arrived at a six-item health and wealth agenda to present to elected officials.
Virtual program scheduled for Sept. 17 will include celebrity panelists and experts, with the goal of building a strong policy agenda for African American women 50 and older. Everyone is invited to this free event.
The $16,055 grant will be used to pay for installation of five ADA-approved benches to be placed along a business corridor, accommodating residents with limited mobility, and increasing access to a city pathway.
The campaign launched today will provide information on where candidates stand on issues that matter to Michiganders 50-plus and help them cast their votes safely from home or in-person.
Motown vocalist, who had a birthday July 18, sees returning to her concert tour with the Vandellas as soon as it's safe enough. She talks about her music, the pandemic, Black Lives Matter, disrupting aging and other topics with AARP Michigan.
U.S. Rep. Fred Upton of Michigan's 6th Congressional District was featured in a telephone town hall hosted by AARP Michigan. He talked about vaccines, testing devises, stimulus checks, high-speed internet and help for small business.
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