New AARP Analysis Shows Rate of COVID-19 Deaths in Virginia Nursing Homes Has Tripled in Three Months
Virginia nursing Homes are in crisis; Nearly half of all virus deaths in most recent four-week period were nursing home residents
When the Virginia General Assembly returns to work on Wednesday, AARP volunteers will ask lawmakers for legislation to help workers save for retirement, require prescription drug price transparency, and overhaul oversight of the state’s long-term care facilities.
If 2020 taught us anything it’s that scammers follow the headlines. While we’re all relieved to turn the calendar to 2021, the uncertainty that marked the last 12 months isn’t going away any time soon. And scammers thrive on uncertainty.
The AARP Fraud Watch Network is dedicated to providing people with simple tips to keep them safe from scammers. In 2021 we’ve got three simple words to keep you protected: Stop, Think and Verify.
Since the start of the pandemic, deaths from COVID-19 in nursing homes accounted for 32% of all deaths from the virus in the state, while representing only 3.2% of total cases.
Veteran and military caregivers are fighting on the frontlines in this pandemic in unprecedented ways. But AARP is here to offer guidance and assistance.
Do you believe everything you see online? The obvious answer is no, but there are plenty of sensationalized headlines, misleading stories and even complete falsehoods circulating on the Internet, making it hard for even the most discerning reader to sort fact from fiction.
Financial exploitation is the most common form of elder abuse in the U.S., and the average victim loses $120,000. We also know this crime is severely under-reported.
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