Stories tagged: "elder care"


Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden has a first-of-its-kind plan for caregivers in the United States (graphic by Tania Lili).
Joe Biden’s Plan for Caregivers Is ‘First of Its Kind’ From a Presidential Candidate

Biden’s caregiver proposal is the most wide-ranging care policy ever proposed by a major party’s presidential nominee, according to experts.

Window visits have become a common scene as relatives try to visit nursing home residents during the Pandemic. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
Nursing Home Cases up Nearly 80% as COVID-19 Surged This Summer

While the GOP pushed states to reopen this summer, the coronavirus found its way into nursing homes in the South and West—with dire consequences.

Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at a campaign event at the Colonial Early Education Program at the Colwyck Training Center, Tuesday, July 21, 2020 in New Castle, Del. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Biden Releases $775 Billion Plan to ‘Ease the Squeeze’ on the Caregiving Crisis

The presumptive Democratic presidential nominee unveiled the third part of his economic recovery program, which includes expanding care for children, elderly Americans, and people living with disabilities.

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The Alarming Reality of America’s Elder Care Crisis

Many people believe Medicare will cover long-term care costs, such as fees associated with going into a nursing home. It doesn't.