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Louisiana last in the nation for nursing home staff vaccinations
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AARP Launches National Campaign Urging More Support for Family Caregivers, Passage of Bipartisan Credit for Caring Act
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Facilities must be held accountable as numbers worsen despite millions in state and federal funding
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COVID 19: The impact on Louisianans and nursing home residents
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AARP Louisiana is looking for people to help on a wide range of programs that strengthen communities. These include “virtual volunteers” who can help with social media, write and edit newsletters, and conduct online workshops.
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On Wednesday, May 6, AARP Louisiana State Director, Denise Bottcher sent the following letter to Governor John Bel Edwards, Secretary Courtney Phillips, Louisiana Department of Health; and Assistant Secretary Alex Billioux, Louisiana Department of Health.
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AARP is providing information and resources about COVID-19 to help older Louisianans, and their families protect themselves from the virus and prevent it from spreading to others.
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The Bayou State is home to 680,000 family caregivers providing $6 billion in unpaid assistance annually. With that come stories of personal struggle and persistence.
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