As COVID-19 restrictions ease in New York State, nursing homes and other long-term care facilities are preparing to resume in-person visits for families. Visits won’t be the same as before the pandemic, at least until the threat of coronavirus has passed. There may be limits on when, where and for how long you can see loved ones, and distancing rules will likely be in place.
Groups Applaud PSC Actions to Stem Rate Hikes, Ensure Downstaters Stay Cool; Urges Governor to Sign Bill Banning Power Shutoffs Up to 6 Months Post-Pandemic
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AARP NY Applauds Passage of One of First & Most Comprehensive Pandemic State Nursing Home Bills in U.S.
Legislation Requires Annual Pandemic Emergency Plans, 2-Month Supply of PPE, Daily Communication & Virtual Visitation with Families
Bills Would Ban Utility Terminations, Facilitate Voting & Telehealth, Study COVID-19 Impact on NYers of Color & More
AARP Calls On NYS to Address COVID-19’s Disproportionate Impact on Older NYers of Color With Robust Testing, Long Term Care COVID-19 Task Force, Continuing Moratoriums on Rent & Mortgage Collection, Other Actions
Testifies at Joint State Legislative Hearing on ‘Exploring Solutions to the Disproportionate Impact of COVID-19 on Minority Communities’
AARP NY: In Wake of Report of Nearly 100 Deaths at One NYC Nursing Home, Governor Must Act Swiftly to Protect Long-Term Care Workers, Residents
ALBANY, N.Y.— In the wake of a report of 98 potentially coronavirus-related deaths at a single New York City nursing home, AARP New York State Director Beth Finkel issued the following statement:
An AARP New York survey of 1,000 adults age 50-plus found that access to quality health care, retirement affordability and maintaining good health are among the chief concerns older adults face as they age.
Advocates to Governor: Establish Long-Term Care COVID-19 Task Force, Prioritize Nursing Homes & Home Care Agencies for PPE, Testing
1199SEIU, Asian American Federation, Hispanic Federation, NAACP, Urban League Join AARP NY in Calling for Increased Efforts to Protect Residents, Worker
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