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Some Nursing Homes Expand Visits for 'Essential Caregivers' in Lockdown

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

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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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AARP Urges Funding for Nursing Homes

Asks Congress to back 5-point plan

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AARP Community Connections Tool

Linking volunteers with people in need

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Senators Back Virtual Visits, More Testing

Offer ideas for nursing homes at forum

What You Should Know

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Is Isolation Killing Older Adults in Long-Term Care?

Lockdowns have created a mental health crisis

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6 Questions to Ask If a Loved One Is In a Nursing Home

Guidance for caregivers during the pandemic

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Feds Require COVID Tests for All Nursing Home Staff

Facilities with evidence of virus must offer tests

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Track Status of Nursing Home Visits by State

Some are accepting visitors, but protocols vary widely

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7 Ways to Curb Coronavirus Deaths at Nursing Homes

Experts say start with changes to staffing policies

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Answers to Your Question About Nursing Homes

The latest on evolving rules, your rights and more

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VA Needs to Supervise State Veterans Homes Better

GAO report raises care concerns

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Ombudsmen's Role in Nursing Home Care

They help protect patient rights

Nursing Homes in Crisis

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Congress Pressed for Nursing Home Reform

'Mama was trapped in a petri dish'

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Minority Facilities More Vulnerable

Higher death rates, more cases

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Website Tracks Virus in Nursing Homes

Government offers weekly updates

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Care Facilities Seek Legal Immunity

Nearly 20 states adopted measures


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