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Some Nursing Homes Expand Visits for 'Essential Caregivers'

A handful of states have introduced such policies, inciting hope — and worry

  

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What if a Nursing Home Has a COVID-19 Case?

Certain measures must be taken to prevent outbreak

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Get, Give Help With AARP Community Connections Tool

Linking volunteers with people in need

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Keeping Your Job While Caregiving During COVID-19

Learn about your rights and be prepared

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What to Know When Taking Someone to the Doctor

Be aware of new policies and procedures

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How to Keep Loved Ones Safe as Stay-at-Home Orders Lift

Expert guidance for weighing the risks

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Keeping Your Home Healthy While a Caregiver Visits

Tips on disinfecting surfaces, distancing, deliveries

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Teens Reach Out to Isolated Older Americans

Virtual programs are lifting spirits during coronavirus

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Questions to Ask Your Home Health Aide During COVID

Stay up to date on infection control, staffing and more

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How to Keep Active and Engaged While Staying Home

Advice to help with loved ones who can't go out

Care at a Skilled Facility More News About Nursing Homes

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Feds Ask Nursing Homes to Open for More Visits

CMS provides new guidelines for safe reunions

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Answers to Your Top Questions About Nursing Homes

What you should know during the coronavirus

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Track the Status of Nursing Home Visits in Your State

Some facilities allow visitors, but protocols vary

Coping

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How to Bounce Back From the Stress of the Coronavirus

Crises that cause anxiety can help you build resilience

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His Music Lifts Up Nursing Home Residents

Musician streams now streams his shows

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How Caregivers Can Control Coronavirus Worries

Harness concerns and turn them into positive action

CAREGIVER RESOURCE CENTER

Helping you navigate your role as a family caregiver

Video Spotlight

6 Questions to Ask if a Loved One Is in a Nursing Home

Amy Goyer provides questions to ask nursing homes, assisted living or other long-term care facilities

Caring for Someone With Coronavirus

How you can help care for a loved one with a doctor’s approval for home recovery

Planning Your Advance Health Care Directives

Amanda Singleton offers advice on preparing your advance health care directives during the pandemic

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