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Tamara Lytle

Virginia’s nursing homes are beset by inadequate staffing levels and mediocre quality, according to a new AARP scorecard on long-term care. Addressing these deficiencies will be a top priority for AARP Virginia during this year’s state legislative session, which gets underway in January.
AARP Virginia is sharing caregiving resources during two November webinars to mark National Family Caregivers Month. The first forum will focus on military families, and the second will delve into financial issues related to caregiving.
Election season is almost underway in Virginia, with a batch of newcomers competing in the state's legislative races.
Virginia Attorney General Jason Miyares (R) says the “explosion of scams” has prompted the state to ramp up its fraud-prevention education efforts.
State lawmakers are weighing a new tool to curb high drug costs: a review board that would be able to set payment limits for some medications.
It's hurricane season. Experts say now is the time to develop an evacuation plan, gather supplies, update your homeowners’ and flood insurance. AARP VA offers resources.
Pamela Houghtaling has a hard truth about your crystal punch bowl: Your family probably doesn’t want it.
The gubernatorial candidates answer questions about long-term care, prescription drug costs, family caregiving and COVID-19
Lawmakers passed legislation to create a state-facilitated program that will make saving for retirement easy for an estimated 800,000 workers. It is set to take effect by July 2023. Eligible workers at companies with 25 or more employees can opt to have money taken out of their paychecks and directly deposited into a retirement account.
The immunity that protects nursing homes from civil lawsuits shields them from accountability. Last year, the General Assembly extended that immunity, when it comes to COVID-19, to assisted living facilities, hospices and home care. AARP supports efforts to roll back that extennsion.
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