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Rita Choula

Rita Choula, MA, is director of caregiving projects at the AARP Public Policy Institute. Her areas of expertise include family caregiving, multicultural family caregivers, and aging services. Read her full biography.
Now is the time for system leaders to reflect on crisis protocol and design long-term operational processes for delivering quality care under new circumstances.
Visitor restriction policies due to COVID-19 mean hospital patients are feeling increasingly isolated and alone with no family or friends at their bedside.
Black and Latino adults are far more likely to experience serious illness and death from COVID-19.
Getting our research off the page and into policy and practice is a critical component of the Public Policy Institute’s work. We know that in order to help older adults, family caregivers of all ages and the professionals who support them, we need to back up our facts and research findings with…
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