JUL 13, 2020
MORRISVILLE, NC – The North Carolina Institute of Medicine (NCIOM) has released a report with 30 recommendations for health care providers, state agencies, advocacy organizations, professional associations, and health care payers to support individuals with serious illness, their caregivers, and their communities.
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JUL 13, 2020
About 5.8 million people in the U.S. have Alzheimer's disease. Of those about two-thirds are women, and that number is growing. According to a new report from the AARP-founded Global Council on Brain Health, by 2050, the number of Americans living with Alzheimer's is expected to reach 13.8 million. More than 9 million Alzheimer’s patients will be women.
JUL 13, 2020
Learn how to protect yourself from identity theft and fraud. The Identity Theft and Fraud: How to Protect Yourself webinar is offered at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. on Tuesday, July 21, 2020. To register, click here.
AARP is here to help you take on today – and every day. From sharing practical resources, to holding fun activities and events, AARP is providing opportunities to connect and help build an even stronger Wyoming. We hope you’ll join us!
AARP Mississippi worked on and supported several bills during the 2020 Mississippi Legislative session on behalf of the state’s 50-plus population. The following bills were signed by Governor Reeves and became law on July 1.
As COVID-19 restrictions have eased in Mississippi, nursing homes and other long-term care facilities eventually will prepare to resume in-person visits for families. While this may happen in the future, now is the time to prepare. Experts say in-person visits will be different than 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.
AARP Ohio has developed a 4 part virtual series with nationally known nutritionist Kristin Kirkpatrick MS, RDN. The event will take place LIVE on our Facebook page July 21, 28, and August 4, 11. Join Kristin as she discusses specific topics that relate to the nutrition and wellness of yourself and your loved ones.
In our increasingly connected world, reliable, affordable high-speed internet is essential. Yet, in Maine, an estimated 85,000 households have no access. The coronavirus pandemic has made internet access even more critical because almost overnight, our world went virtual: COVID-19 forced Mainers to transition to new online ways of life—businesses have taken their sales online, and students have adjusted to remote learning. For some, these changes were easy and seamless, but among those 85,000 households many students lost their only internet access when the public libraries closed, small businesses struggled to maintain an online presence, and older residents lost an important way to connect with their caregivers and medical providers.
As COVID-19 restrictions ease in Colorado, nursing homes and other long-term care facilities are preparing to resume 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.
RICHMOND _ AARP Virginia has invited Dr. Daniel Gade and U.S. Senator Mark Warner to face off on Tuesday, October 13 at The People’s Debate, which will be offered to television stations statewide as well as live-streamed.
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