long-term care

Caregiving Resource Center
More than 1.2 million family members provide unpaid care in North Carolina, according to the AARP Public Policy Institute. They often tackle challenging duties like medication management and dressing wounds.
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New Protections to Prevent Elder Abuse Become Law
North Dakota State Capitol
2019 Legislature Wraps Up and Older North Dakotans Win Big
Bellingar
St. Petersburg, Fla. –Annette Bellingar has been selected to receive the 2018 AARP Florida Andrus Award for Community Service -- AARP’s most prestigious and visible state volunteer award for community service.
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I spend most of my time at my ALF (Assisted Living Facility).  But when my battery-powered wheelchair is charged, I can be found bouncing along the tree-root rutted, bumpy sidewalks, and at a traffic intersection, frenziedly trying to make the walk  sign before it runs down to zero seconds. Or I might be lucky enough to have a friend load my wheel chair and me into a car or van for a trip to a coffee shop, a movie, or some other latitudinal or longitudinal location away from the lugubrious ALF.
Senior Woman Talking With Black Doctor In Hospice
A new report by AARP’s Public Policy Institute finds Oklahoma ranks among the worst in the nation in several key indicators of quality of care at our state’s nursing facilities. The report, Across the States 2018: Profiles of Long-term Services and Supports, is a compilation of data on long-term care services and supports in each state and combines data from original analysis and a large number of other relevant studies and sources.
Long-Term Care Ombudsman
Under a new law championed by AARP Louisiana, nursing homes in the state are required to let residents install a video camera or other monitoring device in their room.
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By Sue Price Johnson
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“Which shoes,” the caregiver asks?
Senior Woman's Hand On Wheelchair
It was a strenuous effort to get out of bed, but the rise was self-executed; however, the shine requires help – a caregiver.
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