Health & Wellbeing

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Pittsburgh VA Administers Pfizer Vaccinations
A guide to how, where and when to get a COVID-19 vaccine or booster.
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New AARP Analysis: Only 45.9% of Nursing Home Residents and 18.2% of Staff in Pennsylvania Have Received COVID-19 Booster
UPMC Braddock
A guide to when, where and how to get health insurance in Pennsylvania
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AARP has launched a three-week television and radio advertising campaign urging U.S. Senators to support allowing Medicare to use its power to negotiate drug prices with drug manufacturers. The seven-figure investment highlights negotiation as a critical step toward lowering prescription drug costs for all Americans, especially seniors who on average take between four and five medications each month and have a median annual income of just over $26,000.
Health insurance
More Pennsylvanians age 64 and younger now qualify for tax credits to help lower the cost of their Affordable Care Act coverage purchased through the state’s health insurance marketplace, Pennie.
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View the latest information and articles from AARP Pennsylvania.
Nursing Home
While AARP Pennsylvania appreciates the actions that our state’s elected and healthcare leaders have taken to address the coronavirus crisis, considering Pennsylvania has one of the oldest populations in the United States and is home to nearly 126,000 people residing in nursing homes and assisted living facilities, more must be done to protect Pennsylvania’s nursing facility residents.
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Social Distancing Shouldn’t Lead to Social Isolation
Nursing Home
If you have a spouse, sibling, parent, or other loved one in a nursing home in Pennsylvania, you may be worried about their safety and well-being because of the coronavirus pandemic. AARP has consulted with leading nursing home experts to provide you with some key questions to ask the nursing home:
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During these unprecedented times when we are discovering our “new normal” in the era of COVID-19, AARP Pennsylvania has received many questions from members and non-members about the coronavirus, and how to protect themselves and their loved ones. To help our 1.8 million members in Pennsylvania, and the entire Pennsylvania community who is concerned about the coronavirus, Bill Johnston-Walsh answered questions and provide links for additional resources and information.
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