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The Patient's Step-by-Step Guide to Telehealth

Here's how to make the technology work for you and get ready for your virtual doctor's visit



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AARP Answers: Telehealth and the Coronavirus

How to connect with a medical professional and get care from home

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Telemedicine's Newfound Popularity May Be Here to Stay

Will physicians decide that they can handle in-person and virtual visits after this is over?

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New Patients Share Their Real Virtual Experiences

'It did feel like we were eye to eye. It was so much more personal and relational than a phone call.'


Telehealth Offers Big Benefits, Especially to Those at Risk

Checking in with a doctor online limits possibility of coronavirus exposure, and Medicare covers it

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Medicare Expands Telehealth Services During Outbreak

Phone and video conferencing make doctor visits possible during coronavirus

Speciality Care

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Tech Could Provide Faster Care for Neurologic Disorders

Video calls help provide patients with quicker care in a field short on specialists

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Apps Make Dental Care More Affordable and Convenient

Snap a photo and get a virtual exam from the comfort of your home

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Teletherapy On the Rise During the Pandemic

Therapists take calls from anxious older clients as Medicare coverage expands

AARP Explains Video Calling

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