Caregiving

Nursing home staff and resident
AARP Virginia wants the 2023 General Assembly to set minimum staffing standards for nursing home resident care, as the state is one of only 15 with no minimum staffing level requirement.
Helping her Old Man
Important developments in Alzheimer’s research and methods of caregiving are offering new hope for the treatment and care of dementia patients, according to experts who participated virtually in the 36th Annual Caregiver’s Conference recently.
Senior woman with caregiver in the park
Taking care of a loved one takes its toll—emotionally, physically and financially.
Caregiver – woman helping senior man with shopping
Caregiving experts and vendors came together in Purcellville recently for the 2022 Blue Ridge Dementia Care Conference to help those caring for, or beginning to care for, dementia patients.
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Vaccination and Booster Rates Stall as Flu Season Arrives
Black man lifting weights in garage
Of the more than 726,000 veterans in Virginia, only 20% have used their Veteran’s Administration health care benefits, according to U.S. Census Bureau
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Rises in Cases and Deaths in Virginia Show Continued Need for Reform to Protect Residents and Staff
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Here are three things you can do to safeguard your loved one from financial exploitation.
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AARP Urges Legislators to Focus on Nursing Home Safety
Virginia State Capitol Building In Richmond
Unbelievable?  Believe it!  So, how can those unpaid caregivers that provide such an extraordinary contribution be acknowledged? That is a question on which Delegate Sam Rasoul, representing the 11th House District of the General Assembly of Virginia, has focused for some years now. 
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