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Is Your Loved One in a Nursing Home? Six Questions You Need to Ask

Guidance for caregivers during the COVID-19 pandemic

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Our leaders must act immediately to stem the loss of life due to coronavirus and improve conditions in America’s long-term care facilities.

Fighting For You

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Fighting for Nursing Home Transparency

Changes need to be made

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Senators Back Virtual Visits, More Testing

Offer ideas for nursing homes at forum

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AARP Community Connections Tool

Linking volunteers with people in need

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Reforms Are Needed in Nursing Homes

More transparency, staff, virtual visits

What You Should Know

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When Can Visitors Return to Nursing Homes?

No official plans, visitation is probably months away

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CMS Urges Caution Before Allowing Visits

Facilities should be coronavirus-free for 28 days

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Answers to Your Question About Nursing Homes

The latest on evolving rules, your rights and more

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Track COVID-19 Nursing Home Cases and Deaths by State

What states are reporting and how to find it

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Considering Taking a Loved One Out of Long-Term Care?

Issues that must be weighed during the pandemic

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Long-Term Care, Medicaid and Stimulus Checks

Medicaid residents get to keep their money

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Rules for Visiting Residents Near Death in Care Facilities

Restrictions alter end-of-life rituals

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Ombudsmen's Role in Nursing Home Care

They help protect patient rights

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What to Ask Assisted Living Facilities During the Pandemic

Ask about confirmed cases, communication plans

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Inside Nursing Homes: Real Stories During Coronavirus

Personal accounts from residents, families, workers

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Nursing Homes Scramble to Enable Televisits

Concerns that federal guidance doesn’t go far enough

Nursing Homes in Crisis

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8 in 10 Nursing Homes Cited for Infection Control Problems

Was the most common deficiency before pandemic

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Facilities Ordered to Disclose Virus Cases

Residents, family members to be notified of outbreaks


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Nursing Homes Seek Immunity Amid COVID-19 Crisis

Nearly 20 states have adopted immunity measures

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Have a Loved One in a Long-Term Care Facility?

Tell us how coronavirus is affecting them, your family

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Homes Balk at Taking Coronavirus Patients

States pressure homes to accept hospital discharges

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