Son Still Haunted by Mom’s COVID-19 Death
Patrick Chesley served as his mother’s long-distance caregiver and dropped everything to be near her when she contracted COVID-19 in her nursing home.
Leading System Change in Support of Family Caregivers
Hear from hospital innovators leading big system change in support of integrating the family caregiver and the hospital care team.
Ways Family Caregivers Can Maintain Their Mental Health
The COVID-19 pandemic has limited many support systems for caregivers, but AARP expert Amy Goyer offers advice on how to maintain good mental health.
Four Months That Left 54,000 Dead in Long-Term Care
COVID-19 has swept through long-term care facilities with abandon. This is what happened in the first 18 weeks, in the words of those who were there.
Support & Train Family Caregivers Now
Hear from hospital innovators working to provide instruction on complex tasks to prepare family caregivers to deliver care at home.
'Sky Blossom' Documentary Salutes Young Caregivers of Disabled Veterans
AARP-cosponsored film, already getting Oscar buzz, premieres on Nov. 11
Resident’s Thank-You Moves Nursing Home Employee
Rosa Gonzalez is a certified nursing assistant and essential worker whose compassion is felt by all residents at Friendship Village in Tempe, Arizona.
Family Caregivers Deserve Thanks During Pandemic
Over 48 million family caregivers in the U.S. are stepping up in new and different ways to care for loved ones during the coronavirus pandemic.
Key Questions to Ask Before Visiting a Nursing Home
Before you return to in-person visits in a nursing home, ask these key questions to ensure the health and safety of yourself and your loved ones. For more, visit aarp.org/nursinghomes.
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.
Veteran Battles PTSD Due to Motorcycle Suicide Bomber
Staff Sgt. Rodney Ridgeway enlisted in the U.S. Army one month before 9/11. In 2012, he returned home from his third deployment to Iraq with severe PTSD, traumatic brain injury and other invisible wounds.
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