Skip to content
a couple and a man in a wheelchair sitting around a table in a nursing home wearing personal protective gear

When Can Visitors Return to Nursing Homes?

5 questions to ask as some states allow visits to long-term care facilities

You can help protect nursing home residents. Woman sitting alone, crying.

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

a message from jo ann jenkins on coronavirus

Fighting for Nursing Home Transparency

Changes need to be made

a woman wearing protective gear giving a coronavirus test to a female nursing home resident

Senators Back Virtual Visits, More Testing

Offer ideas for nursing homes at forum

get help and give help is the tagline for a new community connections a a r p website at a a r p community connections dot org

AARP Community Connections Tool

Linking volunteers with people in need

Female doctor doing medical exam of a woman

AARP Urges Nursing Home Protections

Lawmakers told action needed now

What You Should Know

A woman sits alone at a table wearing a mask

What if a Loved One's Care Facility Has a COVID Case?

Measures must be taken to prevent a full-on outbreak

A blurred close up of a man holding a cane

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

Guidance for caregivers during the pandemic

Woman in a wheelchair looking out the window of her nursing home room

Answers to Your Question About Nursing Homes

The latest on evolving rules, your rights and more

Bill and Betty Lundren sit at each end of a long table outside both wearing face masks

Frustration as Some Nursing Homes Begin to Allow Visits

States with declining outbreaks are lifting ban

People hold up signs at a nursing home

Track COVID-19 Nursing Home Cases and Deaths by State

What states are reporting and how to find it

A nurse wearing a face mask holds up a tablet to a man in a nursing home bed so he can speak to his wife

Reimagining the Nursing Home Industry After the Coronavirus

Experts hope the pandemic will inspire change

Close up of the hands of a woman laying in a nursing home hospital bed

Rules for Visiting Residents Near Death in Care Facilities

Restrictions alter end-of-life rituals

Concerned looking woman speaking with a female long-term care ombudsman

Ombudsmen's Role in Nursing Home Care

They help protect patient rights

Nursing Homes in Crisis

Two nurses don PPE protective gear of plastic gowns, face masks, face shields and gloves prior to entering a quarantined patient's room in isolation during the Covid-19 pandemic, Midwest, USA

Congress Pressed for Nursing Home Reform

'Mama was trapped in a petri dish'

A nurse helping a nursing home patient walk down the hallway

Minority Facilities More Vulnerable

Higher death rates, more cases

Man wearing gloves using disinfecting spray to clean a door handle at a nursing home

Website Tracks Virus in Nursing Homes

Government offers weekly updates

two E M S workers picks up a suspected Covid 19 patient at a nursing home

Care Facilities Seek Legal Immunity

Nearly 20 states adopted measures

       


More on Caregiving

    View More

    AARP In Your State

    Visit the AARP state page for information about events, news and resources near you.

    Need more personalized information?

    Answer three quick caregiving questions.

    Looks like you’ve started the questionnaire but didn’t finish.

    Would you like to start over?

    View your caregiving results