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Susan Reinhard

Susan C. Reinhard, RN, PhD, FAAN is senior vice president and director of the AARP Public Policy Institute.  She leads the LTSS Choices project and serves as the Chief Strategist for the Center to Champion Nursing in America and Family Caregiving Initiatives.
Her areas of expertise include bridging research, policy, and practice in family caregiving; long-term services and supports; and the health care workforce. Read her full biography.
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It has been 12 years since the Center to Champion Nursing in America began its mission to see that people—all people—have access to a nurse when and where they need it
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When AARP’s Public Policy Institute (PPI) conducted its Home Alone study in 2012, the outcome was the first national look at the evolving experience of family caregivers—who are being asked to perform more complex medical/nursing tasks than ever before, who experience a high degree of stress in…
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Taking steps to live a healthier life is very important to millions of consumers, but many don’t know where to turn or how to engage
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At AARP's Public Policy Institute, we are focused on both understanding all of the issues around Alzheimer’s and providing concrete solutions for people
To better equip caregivers to meet these demands, AARP's Home Alone Alliance offers resources and instruction for caregivers
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