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

Consider expert guidance and move forward at your own pace


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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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Help Protect Nursing Home Residents During Coronavirus

Take action to improve conditions in care facilities

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In-Home Care During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Should you continue visits? Yes, but use caution

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Is It OK to Visit Older Family Members at Home Now?

How to weigh the risks and benefits

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Keeping Your Home Healthy While a Caregiver Visits

Tips on disinfecting surfaces, distancing, deliveries

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Coronavirus' Impact on Gen X Family Caregivers

Squeezed between the needs of children and parents

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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 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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Congress Pressed for Nursing Home Reform

Daughter of resident who died pleads with lawmakers

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Answers to Your Top Questions About Nursing Homes

What you should know during the coronavirus

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Frustration as Some Nursing Homes Begin to Allow Visits

States with declining outbreaks are lifting ban


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How Caregivers Can Control Coronavirus Worries

Harness concerns and turn them into positive action

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Learn from Military Caregivers in the Pandemic

Coping with sacrifice and anxiety has prepared them

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Learn to Zoom to Stay Connected at Home

Instructions for video chatting with others


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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