Learn how to help prevent spreading the virus and COVID-19 symptoms to watch out for.
Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security senior scholar Eric Toner describes the symptoms of coronavirus and which symptom warrants medical attention.
Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security senior scholar Eric Toner explains why older people are at a higher risk for catching infections such as the coronavirus.
AARP expert Amy Goyer provides questions to ask nursing homes, assisted living or other long-term care facilities during the COVID-19 outbreak.
If you wear glasses, you may have noticed lens fogging when wearing your CDC-recommended face mask in public. Here are 4 ways to fix it.
How Do I Open a My Social Security Account?
It’s easy to open an account. Just go to ssa.gov/myaccount and enter your information.
How to Make a Breathable Face Mask out of a T-shirt
Follow these quick, easy steps to make a DIY protective face mask that’s light enough for hot summer days.
10-Minute Belly Fat Blast Workout With Denise Austin
This standing belly fat blast workout with fitness expert Denise Austin will strengthen your core and back in the comfort of your own home.
How to Use Zoom to Stay Connected
Zoom is a videoconferencing tool that helps people keep in touch. This recording of a live online training session, presented by AARP in collaboration with Senior Planet, will teach you everything you need to know to get started.
Heartbreaking Story of a Nursing Home Coronavirus Death
No family should be left in the dark about their loved one’s health in a nursing home. Tell Congress to act now and hold nursing homes accountable.
How Music Can Keep Your Brain Healthy
Research shows music can be a powerful tool to make your brain stronger. Learn some of the Global Council on Brain Health’s tips to sharpen your mind with song and dance.
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