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COVID-19 deaths are rising in Florida’s nursing homes AARP says

AARP says death rates from COVID-19 doubled in Florida over the Thanksgiving holiday. The spread of the virus in our nursing homes is also higher than the national average. So, AARP wants lawmakers to do something to protect those in nursing homes. AARP is saying that coronavirus has exposed that our way of caring for […]

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Having access to your family in nursing homes for the holidays could be good or bad

During the holidays so many people look forward to spending time with their family. Now, Governor DeSantis’ latest executive order means you can actually see your family in nursing homes. Will the benefits of being with family this holiday season outweigh the risks of leaving a facility? While things are looking better, AARP is still […]

AARP worries Florida’s lifting of nursing home visitor restrictions is too soon

Families are celebrating now that everyone can go inside nursing homes in the state again to see loved ones, but a group is saying that might not be the best idea. With the coronavirus numbers in Florida going back up, AARP says this could be dangerous for people in assisted living. We spoke to William […]

AARP fights to bring visitation back to nursing homes

Luann and David Flammia haven’t seen their mother in five months. “Being in memory care we know that we only have so much time before she forgets who we are, so, really, it’s like were having time stolen from us because it’s been almost six months, five months,” David said. Their mom is in a […]

Scammers go after most vulnerable to coronavirus; AARP says spike in fraud

Scammers have their sights set on your stimulus money. AARP says it has reports of people losing more than $13 million in the last few weeks because of coronavirus scams. We looked at how you can protect yourself from scammers going after you during the pandemic due to the spread of COVID-19. AARP says there has been a significant spike in calls to its fraud […]