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A guide to when, where and whether to get a COVID-19 vaccine
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Gov. Gretchen Whtimer and Dr. Joneigh Khaldun, Michigan's chief medical executive, answered a wide range of questions from call participants about the coronavirus vaccination process in the state.
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New AARP analysis shows nursing homes are in crisis; over 60% report at least one resident case and nearly 90% report at least one staff case in the most recent four-week period
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Nursing homes in Michigan — where one in three COVID-19 deaths have occurred — began getting staff and residents vaccinated this week through the state's partnership with CVS and Walgreens chain pharmacies.
State and federal officials have urged nursing home and long-term care residents to "exercise extreme caution" during the holiday season.
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Latest update of the AARP Nursing Home COVID-19 Dashboard finds Michigan’s nursing homes continue to face concerning trends,
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AARP Executive Vice President and Chief Advocacy & Engagement Officer Nancy A. LeaMond issued a statement in response to ongoing COVID-19 vaccine development and distribution planning. AARP will continue to provide information about COVID-19 vaccines.
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An all-star panel of experts on women’s brain health and wellness, hosted by AARP Michigan, led a 90-minute virtual event on Dec. 3 that focused on why women are more likely than men to be diagnosed with dementia and what can be done about it.
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The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) has issued a new three-week pandemic order that has wide-ranging implications for 50-plus Michiganders, the population most vulnerable to COVID-19.
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New AARP analysis indicates nursing home facilities must be held accountable as numbers worsen despite millions in funding.
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