With limited supply and high costs, AARP Ohio is promoting affordable housing initiatives across the state, such as revised zoning laws to allow accessory dwelling units.
AARP Ohio is sponsoring two free virtual events focused on veterans. One will feature a tour of the National Veterans Memorial and Museum in Columbus, followed by a veteran-focused Fraud Watch discussion. The other will spotlight an art exhibit of veteran portraits.
The state's increasingly popular Structured Family Caregiving (SFC) program pays live-in caregivers a daily stipend, allowing people to live at home longer, instead of going to a long-term care facility. Started as pilot project in 2013, it helps more than 4,000 families and, along with similar services, saves the state roughly $2,000 per person, per month, compared with institutional care.
Staffing and lack of PPE are some of Ohio’s biggest weaknesses when it comes to controlling the spread of COVID-19 in nursing homes. AARP Ohio calls for systemic reform.
Anxious family members have often been unable to get good information or reach a relative in an Ohio long-term care facility during a prolonged lockdown caused by the coronavirus pandemic in which in-person visits are banned.
Advocates Seek Lower Drug Prices in Ohio After Cost of Brand-Name Prescriptions Increases 58 Percent
AARP supports a cap on out-of-pocket expenses, removing barriers to less expensive generics and greater transparency on pricing.prices in
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