New AARP Analysis Shows Rate of COVID-19 Deaths in Nursing Homes Has Tripled and Cases Quadrupled in Three Months
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.
Advocating for what is important to our members and giving you a voice at the state and federal level is a priority for AARP Minnesota. Your voice matters. Legislators appreciate hearing from constituents, so they know how bills will affect you and your family. Knowing more about AARP Minnesota's legislative priorities is helpful as you prepare to make a call, send an email, or prepare to testify before a committee.
Staffing and lack of PPE are some of Ohio’s biggest weaknesses when it comes to controlling the spread of COVID-19 in nursing homes. AARP Ohio calls for systemic reform.
AARP leaders nationwide will meet remotely with Senate, House offices, as COVID-19 deaths in nursing homes reach nearly 100,000
The COVID-19 pandemic has been especially dangerous for residents of long-term care facilities, and now AARP Virginia has a seat at the table when it comes to addressing the crisis.
This blog, written by AARP Kansas Executive Council Member Dr. Stu Ervay, will appear weekly on the AARP Kansas website. It contains Dr. Ervay's candid reflections of his experiences coping with the realities of his wife Barbara's Alzheimer's diagnosis.
Ballots have arrived, and this year it includes an important measure that we at AARP Washington strongly support. We encourage you to vote to approve ESJR 8212 to secure the Long-Term Care Trust Act for vulnerable Washingtonians.
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