COVID cases in nursing homes are concentrated among the unvaccinated: nationally, those residents were three times as likely to contract COVID-19 last month compared to residents who are fully vaccinated.
AARP poll shows 60 percent are anxious about having enough money for retirement. About two-thirds favor a state retirement savings option to help workers save on the job.
Top elected officials, an audience of 340, and health and wealth experts took on a number of policy issues in a lively and substantive virtual event led by AARP Michigan.
'Increasing vaccination rates in nursing homes is one of the most common sense and powerful actions we can take to protect the lives of vulnerable older adults,' says AARP's Nancy Leamond.
AARP calls on nursing homes to require vaccinations of residents and staff. AARP Nursing Home Dashboard Report shows COVID cases, deaths in Michigan down slightly from previous report.
Join AARP Michigan for a major virtual event featuring top elected officials. MI Sisters and Friends is an opportunity for women to come together and have a conversation about their health and wealth as we emerge from the pandemic.
AARP Michigan volunteer from West Michigan is appointed by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer to the Commission, which advises the Governor, Michigan Legislature, and the Aging & Adult Services Agency on matters relating to policies and programs for older adults in the state.
New AARP Michigan white paper proposes using one-time federal funding to rebalance the state's long term care system and improve the quality and safety of care provided by nursing homes.
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