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A guide to when, where and how to get a COVID-19 vaccine or booster.
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Rises in Cases and Deaths in Michigan and Nationally Show Continued Need for Reform to Protect Residents and Staff
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AARP Urges Legislators to Focus on Nursing Home Safety
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As lawmakers develop the fiscal 2022–23 state budget, AARP Michigan is urging them to shift the balance of long-term care funding toward home- and community-based services, with less emphasis on nursing homes and other institutional settings.
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Author: Tom Watkins, former director of the Department of Mental Health and State Superintendent of Schools
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Author: Randee Bloom, RN, MBA, PhD
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Find out what you can do to make a difference and gain helpful resources to help you stay connected.
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AARP Michigan is offering a one-day health summit for underserved communities as well as those with disabilities and language barriers.
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“Michiganders age 65 and older, with pre-existing conditions, or in a nursing home setting should get the COVID-19 booster,” according to infectious disease expert Dr. Natasha Bagdasarian, who spoke with participants during an AARP Michigan telephone town hall today.
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Of the more than 672,000 veterans in Michigan, only 24% have used their benefits at VA health care, according to U.S. Census Bureau.
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