How Coronavirus Ravaged America's Nursing Homes: 'We've Gone From Long Term Care To Carnage In Five Months'Nursing homes all over the country were ravaged by COVID-19. AARP's Elaine M. Ryan shares her thoughts on the failures in care that occurred for seniors and the future of nursing homes.
As Nursing Homes Account For 40% Of Coronavirus Deaths, Victims' Families Blame Lack Of PPEWhen FEMA sent 15,000 nursing homes PPE earlier this month, staff at some of them said the supplies were ‘unusable’.
COVID-19 Has Isolated Some Elderly Even More, So Texas City Now Calls Older Residents Just To ChatSocial distancing has left some elderly Americans feeling isolated. So when 81-year-old Texan Dell Kaplan got an offer to receive calls from a stranger just to chat it was very appealing.
"Loving" & "La La Land" Top AARP Movie HonorsThe AARP has said that "Loving" is the best film of the year, with "La La Land" being named as the year's best comedy-musical. The group's 'Movies for Grownups' honors were announced Wednesday.
Communities Work To Become More Age-Friendly For ResidentsHundreds of communities around the world, both big and small, are working to make sure that people can live there from birth all the way into old age.
Fort Worth Seeks More Age-Friendly Community ReputationFort Worth is preparing for what some call the aging tsunami.
5 Discounts Any City OffersFrom discount dining to free admission to museums, here is a look at five discounts any city offers.
How To Plan A Trip With Your GrandchildrenHere are five great tips towards helping you plan the best and safest trip with your loving grandchildren.
99-Yr Old Receives AARP Driver's Safety Award
How To Find Last-Minute Hotel DealsFind out what the best online booking sites are for last-minute hotel deals.
Divorce Is Rising Among Empty NestersThere is a new trend among older couples. The number of people getting divorced after their kids have left the home is on the rise. Why are they calling it quits after kids leave the nest?
Millions Now Manage Aging Parents' Care From AfarAs lifespans lengthen and the number of seniors rapidly grows, more Americans find themselves in the perilous position of struggling to care for an ailing loved one from hundreds or thousands of miles away.
Seniors Growing Frustrated In Search For WorkThe stagnant economy has been very rough on seniors. The unemployment rate for those 55 and older has more than doubled in the past few years.
Grandparents Playing A Bigger Role In Child-RearingLess frail and more involved, today's grandparents are shunning retirement homes and stepping in more than ever to raise grandchildren while young adults struggle in the poor economy.
Texas Lawmaker Offers Social Security SolutionThe social security administration estimates its funds will be exhausted by 2036. Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison is proposing what she calls a "moderate" solution that would start in the year 2016.