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Nearly Half of Nursing Homes Employ Staff With COVID-19

Exclusive AARP analysis also finds worker, PPE shortages


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Get and Give Help With Our Interactive Tool

Linking volunteers with people in need

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It’s Time to Make a Plan to Safely Cast Your Ballot

Consider voting early or from home

Your Membership

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Today: Nursing Home Staff, Supply Woes

Also: Make backyard a little wilder

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Social Security COLA Set at 1.3 Percent

Small boost due to low inflation

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Debates Skirt Top Issues for Voters 50+

Key concerns go largely undiscussed

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Why Men Are Hit Harder by COVID-19

Biology, behavior factors cited

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Pandemic Habits and Breast Cancer Risk

Drinking, inactivity raise concerns

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A Traveler's Multiday Journey by Train

Splurging on a cross-country trip

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Helping Patients Heal During the Pandemic

A profile of an essential worker

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Latest Coronavirus News and Updates

What you need to know now

Caring for a Loved One?

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Maria Shriver on Embracing Challenges

She discusses her role as a caregiver

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Nursing Home Visit Status in Every State

Details and interactive map

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Patients Avoid Rehab Tied to Nursing Homes

At-home options more popular

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Student Caregivers Need More Support

70% say care affects academics

Coping at Home

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Today's Workout: Total Body Toning Circuit

10 minutes with Kathy Smith

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Excerpt From New Eleanor Roosevelt Bio

Another side of former first lady

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Bring In Wild Things to Make Your Heart Sing

Turn your backyard into a sanctuary

Randy Newman performs virtually on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

A Playlist of Songs About the Pandemic

20 choices that reflect the times

Volunteers from all over North Carolina help rescue residents and their pets from their flooded homes

Your Pet Needs an Emergency Bag, Too

It should be part of any disaster plan

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Best Concert Films to Stream Right Now

Relive the magic of live performances

Actor Benjamin Bratt and singer Mariah Carey

The Surprising Latino Roots of 12 Celebrities

Famous names share Hispanic heritage

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Your Spooky Classic Sitcom Watch List

10 shows for the Halloween season

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