nursing homes

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The latest release of AARP’s Nursing Home COVID-19 Dashboard depicts a worsening crisis from coast to coast, including Minnesota. In the four-week period ending December 20, 62.2% of nursing homes in Minnesota reported residents with confirmed cases of coronavirus, and 92.4% with at least one staff member diagnosed.  
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New AARP Public Policy Institute paper outlines recommendations for long-term care quality improvements 
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AARP Minnesota is pushing state lawmakers to address nursing home residents’ need for socialization, among other long-term care reforms, when they return next month for the 2021 legislative session. 
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A new law aims to protect older adults at risk of abuse and neglect by requiring assisted living facilities to be licensed starting in 2021.
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