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Coronavirus

Vaccinated Americans Can Largely Discard Their Masks

New CDC guidance also relaxes recommendations on distancing for the fully inoculated

Virus Threats Are in Air, Not on Surfaces

CDC finds greatest risk from airborne particles

FDA Expands Pfizer Vaccine to Kids Ages 12 to 15

Two-dose mRNA shot gets OK for adolescents

the covid vaccine in your state

The latest on how to get the vaccine.


   

Most Common Vaccine Side Effects in Older Adults

Mild-to-moderate symptoms reported

What Nurses Want You to Know About the Past Year

Describing grief and exhaustion as well as resilience

Black, Latina Women Focusing on Self-Care

Survey finds emphasis on inner health

Fraudsters Hit Program Offering Cash for Funerals

Beware unsolicited help for FEMA application

Parkinson's Patients Slow Climb Back After COVID

Symptoms are made worse by virus and isolation

Your Membership

Caregiving for a Loved One More Caregiving News

Nursing Home Couple Died of COVID, Days Apart

Vaccinations began at their facility two weeks later

Nursing Homes Report Lowest Rates of Infection and Death

'While this trend is good, we're not done yet'

Need Help? Discover AARP Community Connections

Website links volunteers with those in need

Coping at Home

    

6 Back-to-Normal Health Tests You Need to Try

Take time to assess the damage from the pandemic

Returning to Work? Prevent Pet Separation Anxiety

Strategies to ease concerns about leaving animals

    

Taxes and Finances

Are Face Masks, Sanitizers a Tax Return Write Off?

IRS offers breaks for personal protective equipment

IRS Tax Deadlines You Need to Know in 2021

Taxpayers now have until May 17 to file 2020 returns

Travel Safety

New Rules Require Masks For Plane, Train and Bus Travel

Face coverings also mandated on federal property

Will You Need the COVID-19 Vaccine to Travel?

Possible requirements include 'health passports'

How Tour Operators Are Adapting as Travel Restarts

What to expect when considering guided group trips

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