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

How to weigh the risks and benefits — and expert tips for staying safe


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AARP Is on Your Side as You Look for Work

Providing the tools and resources to help you

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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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How to Keep Active and Engaged While Staying Home

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

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In-Home Care During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Should you continue visits? Yes, but use caution

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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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Planning for the Unexpected in Times of Crisis

Avoid reacting without a strategy in place

Care at a Skilled Facility More News About Nursing Homes

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When Can Visitors Return to Nursing Homes?

No official plans, visitation is probably months away

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Feds Crack down on Nursing Home Coronavirus Control

Data on individual facility cases will be posted

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Answers to Your Top Questions About Nursing Homes

What you should know during the coronavirus


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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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7 Ways to Handle Anxiety During the COVID-19 Epidemic

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


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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