older adults

The coronavirus pandemic dominated our Thinking Policy blog in 2020, just as it dominated everyone’s lives.
In the four weeks from October 19 to November 15, the number of deaths increased by two-thirds, and the number of new cases doubled compared to the previous four weeks.
Unveiled last week by AARP CEO Jo Ann Jenkins and REALTORS® CEO Bob Goldberg, the two organizations agreed to integrate AARP’s Livability Index: Great Neighborhoods for All Ages tool into the Realtors Property Resource® website and mobile app
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.
The pandemic underscores the need for policy makers to foster the development of housing alternatives for older adults outside of institutional settings.
Here’s what we know about older SNAP households and what they need at this point to weather the pandemic.
Visitor restriction policies due to COVID-19 mean hospital patients are feeling increasingly isolated and alone with no family or friends at their bedside.
Self-direction allows individuals to have greater choice over the services and supports they receive, including hiring and managing their own paid caregivers and purchasing items to live more independently at home.
Across the globe, many communities—both local and virtual—are innovating out of necessity to support older adults and immunocompromised people as they cope with the COVID-19 pandemic.
COVID-19 Housing Blog
COVID-19 stands to exacerbate socioeconomic challenges we have long faced.
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