Health & Wellbeing

Get updates on the Affordable Care Act, Medicare, health insurance, and your personal health and fitness.
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This live Q&A event will address some of the most frequently asked questions we’ve received from members and users over the course of the Coronavirus pandemic. Get the latest information on how to stay safe, protect loved ones and access health resources as hospital and nursing home visitation bans and physical distancing measures are lifted.
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U.S. Rep. Fred Upton of Michigan's 6th Congressional District was featured in a telephone town hall hosted by AARP Michigan. He talked about vaccines, testing devises, stimulus checks, high-speed internet and help for small business.
Health care
Health care issues remain atop the AARP Michigan state legislative agenda for the remainder of 2020.
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AARP Michigan hosted a telephone town hall with the Governor and Robert Gordon, Director of the Department of Health and Human Services. Protection of older adults in nursing homes during the COVID-19 outbreak was a main topic.
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AARP Michigan and Public Sector Consultants collaborate on report that highlights healthcare access inequalities in the wake of COVID-19, offers list of achievable solutions
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This live Q&A event will address how to navigate unemployment, furloughs and manage your career during this uncertain economic time. Get expert advice that can help you understand your benefits, rights and what to expect as physical distancing measures are relaxed and people return to work.
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Nursing homes reported coronavirus deaths of 1,947 residents and 20 staff. Michigan Department of Health and Human Services orders testing for COVID in all nursing homes.
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The five-bill package, strongly supported by AARP Michigan, would expand telemedicine services to Michigan's Medicaid population. The legislation has been approved by the House and is expected to be signed by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer.
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The Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) has several options for filing complaints about care for your loved ones at nursing homes across the state.
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Stratford Pines Nursing and Rehabilitation Center reports no COVID-19 cases, and draws praise for safely meeting health care needs, while state reports 23 percent of pandemic deaths occurred in nursing homes across Michigan.
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