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New Rules for Visiting Nursing Home Residents Near Death

Coronavirus restrictions to protect our most vulnerable alter end-of-life rituals


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Get the Latest Updates on Coronavirus

Keep up on all of the most recent developments

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How Chronic Conditions Make Coronavirus More Risky

Diabetes, heart disease raise chance of complications

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7 Ways to Handle Anxiety During the COVID-19 Epidemic

Fear of the unknown is a trigger. Here's how to cope

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Families Concerned About Loved Ones in Nursing Homes

Officials bar guests to protect vulnerable residents

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Caregivers and Coronavirus: Dealing With Forced Isolation

How to avoid friction with loved ones at home

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What Does 'Social Distancing' Mean?

It's a key to lowering infection rates

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Ways to Boost Your Loved One's Morale

Out of sight doesn't have to be out of mind

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Questions to Ask if Your Loved One Is in a Quarantined Facility

What you need to know if a facility locks down

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What Medicare Covers When It Comes to Coronavirus

Testing, telehealth and future vaccines are included

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Practical Tips for Caregivers Concerned With Coronavirus

How to reduce a loved one's exposure to the virus

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How to Fight the Social Isolation of Coronavirus

These steps can help save lives

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Yes, You Can Get Paid to Be a Family Caregiver

Programs that can alleviate the financial burden

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Tax Credits and Deductions for Eligible Caregivers

How you might be able to reduce your tax burden

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Understanding Medicaid Coverage for Nursing Homes

Don't 'spend down' without a plan

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How to Hire an Aide for a Family Member or Friend

First step: determine the level of assistance you need

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Creating a Caregiving Plan When You Have No Caregiver

Legal and financial planning advice for 'elder orphans'

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Paid Family Leave: States With Laws to Help Caregivers

See if your state has a family-leave program


Helping you navigate your role as a family caregiver

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How Can I Reach Loved Ones Dying in Nursing Homes?

Visits with dying loved ones are still permitted under current recommendations

Caring for Someone With Coronavirus

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

How Can I Get Help Getting Local Food Sources?

Local food delivery is still available. The Eldercare Locator can help you if you’re in need

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