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A guide to when, where and whether to get a COVID-19 vaccine
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Summer has officially arrived, and with it plenty of beach days, barbeques, and picnics. Now that vaccinated individuals can gather for those classic backyard bashes, it’s time to amaze friends and family alike with some delicious and healthy recipes. Over the years, AARP has teamed up with chefs all over America to share some of their summer dishes, and to celebrate, we’re recapping our favorites. For more recipes, make sure to visit aarp.org/food.
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New AARP Nursing Home Dashboard Report shows just 6% of Michigan nursing homes meet industry benchmark for staff vaccinations.
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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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Thousands of residents have died in nursing homes and other long term care facilities since the start of the pandemic.
Floating on Water
This week, record-breaking temperatures are affecting the Northwest region of America, with records set in the hundreds in cities like Portland and Seattle. Streets are buckling from the immense heat, and some power cables are even melting.
Visit to virtual doctor
Over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, telehealth has solidified itself as a convenient and safe way to see physicians in your time of need. With just the press of a button on your phone or computer, you can connect with a doctor without the hassle of commuting, sitting in a waiting room, and paying in-person fees. However, with the introduction of the COVID-19 vaccine and re-opening of doctor’s offices to the public, is the future of telehealth in jeopardy?
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