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Latest COVID-19 News and Information
We may be isolated, but we don’t have to be alone. AARP Community Connections is a new website that offers steps to find help – or give it – during the coronavirus pandemic. At a time when people are self-isolating, the website connects you to support in your community. It also enables you to join or organize your own online mutual aid group to stay connected, share ideas and help your family, neighbors and those most affected by COVID-19.
A 15-member AARP Indiana volunteer team made 5,765 calls, connecting with 2,406 households during a three-month phone outreach campaign from January to April to let people know about how to schedule appointments and register for vaccines.
AARP Indiana will host Indiana State Health Commissioner Dr. Kristina Box for an informative, live telephone town hall March 4 to update AARP members and the community at large on Indiana’s COVID-19 vaccine availability, its distribution, and how Hoosiers can get it if they (and their doctors) believe it is the right choice for them.
AARP Indiana Urges Congress to Address Continuing Needs of Older Americans, Nursing Home Residents through “Virtual Lobby Week”
AARP leaders nationwide meeting remotely with Senate, House offices, as COVID-19 deaths in nursing homes reach nearly 100,000
AARP INDIANA STATEMENT ON GOVERNOR HOLCOMB’S CHANGES TO COVID-19 RESPONSE FOR LONG-TERM CARE FACILITIES
INDIANAPOLIS – Today AARP Indiana State Director Sarah Waddle released the following statement regarding Governor Holcomb’s announcement Wednesday of the state’s latest efforts in assisting long-term care facilities in protecting their residents and staff from COVID-19.
While the Coronavirus pandemic had a wide-ranging impact on the state of Indiana, it has particularly left some of our most vulnerable friends, family, and neighbors facing potentially long-lasting financial troubles.