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Twelve States Show an Increase in Death Rates; Virginia Cases Down
In Virginia, resident deaths increased by 160% in the four weeks ending Jan. 22, compared to the previous four weeks – more than seven times the national average.
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Bill Passed Senate With Strong Bipartisan Support: 82% of Virginians, Wide Bipartisan Majorities Support Establishment of a Prescription Drug Affordability Board
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 12 with no minimum staffing level requirement.
Senior woman with caregiver in the park
Taking care of a loved one takes its toll—emotionally, physically and financially.
Vaccination and Booster Rates Stall as Flu Season Arrives
Community members ages 60 and up: the Virginia Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services (DARS) invites you to take an important survey.
Adding to poverty, lack of adequate housing and transportation, and food insecurity, the rural areas of Appalachia face problems with access to adequate and appropriate health care. Efforts to combat those issues were highlighted recently in the continuing series—Livable Appalachia—hosted by AARP Virginia, AARP North Carolina, and AARP Tennessee.
AARP Virginia State Director Jim Dau and U.S. Rep. Abigail Spanberger (D-VA) joined a press call hosted by Invest in America
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