Caregiving

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No matter where you are in the caregiver journey, these local agencies and organizations can help make the process easier
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The DONNA Foundation is proud to partner with AARP Florida as the Title Sponsor of DONNA Mother’s Day Your Way (registration is still open). 
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A proposed bill in the Florida Legislature would allow nursing homes to substitute that care with Personal Care Assistants, who receive only 8 hours total training
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For those with a spouse, sibling, parent, or other loved one in a nursing home, AARP Florida strongly encourages you to ask your loved one’s facility key questions to help keep them safe, connected, and informed.
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Call your state legislator today and tell them it’s time to represent our family, friends, and neighbors. Stand with us and help us fight for those who cannot stand for themselves!
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AARP Florida is advocating to improve protections for people who rely on legal guardians. Priorities include having a central database to track how many people professional guardians are overseeing, as well as making sure guardians have the training and tools they need.
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The state’s 2.9 million family caregivers provide selfless assistance to loved ones, a task that has been particularly challenging during the pandemic.
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AARP Florida State Director Jeff Johnson issued the following statement today on news that Florida would be receiving sufficient rapid-result test kits for coronavirus to conduct 400,000 tests per day.
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Join us as we explore the rewards and challenges unique to those who care for men and women who have served our country. Tune in for the information and resources; stay for the support and encouragement; and leave with a feeling of hope and confidence in your caregiving journey.
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AARP’s Florida State Director, Jeff Johnson, issued the following statement today on AARP’s concerns about recommendations from a state task force on the reopening of elder-care facilities to visitors.
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