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An AARP Take On Today is news you can use about health, work, money, aging, entertainment and more.

    A Fresh Perspective on Caregiving

    A Fresh Perspective on Caregiving

    Today we hear from Isabel Tom, author of "The Value of Wrinkles: A Young Perspective on How Loving the Old Will Change Your Life." Learn about her experience growing up in a multigenerational household, caring for her grandparents and learning to value the older adults in her life.

    • 19 min
    Serving at Every Age

    Serving at Every Age

    This Veterans Day, we're honoring those who've served our country by telling their stories. On this episode, we hear the story of a 59-year-old soldier who re-enlisted in the army, and later, we talk to MSNBC anchor Richard Lui about his new documentary featuring young caregivers who are caring for their veteran family members.

    • 24 min
    Life as a Student Caregiver

    Life as a Student Caregiver

    Caregiving is already a demanding job, but did you know that 5 million caregivers in the US are also taking college courses? Today we talk to a student caregiver about her experience and learn more about policies that college and universities have in place for caregivers.

    • 15 min
    How on Earth Do I Deal with Social Isolation?

    How on Earth Do I Deal with Social Isolation?

    Retired NASA astronaut Scott Kelly knows a thing or two about feeling isolated. On this episode, we hear about his year-long trip in outer space and how he learned to combat social isolation. We also hear from AARP Foundation President Lisa Marsh Ryerson and Dr. Rhonda Randall, Chief Medical Officer at UnitedHealthcare to learn more about the physical and mental health affects of social isolation and what resources are available.

    • 14 min
    Coronavirus Town Hall: Vaccines & Coping During the Pandemic Part 2

    Coronavirus Town Hall: Vaccines & Coping During the Pandemic Part 2

    For this live Q&A event, experts addressed the development of a coronavirus vaccine, including an update on current trials. They also discussed how to cope and maintain social connections as the pandemic continues into the fall. Guests: David M. Aronoff, M.D., Director, Division of Infectious Diseases at Department of Medicine at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Altha Stewart, M.D., Immediate Past President of American Psychiatric Association.

    • 29 min
    Coronavirus Town Hall: Vaccines & Coping During the Pandemic

    Coronavirus Town Hall: Vaccines & Coping During the Pandemic

    For this live Q&A event, experts addressed the development of a coronavirus vaccine, including an update on current trials. They also discussed how to cope and maintain social connections as the pandemic continues into the fall. Guests: David M. Aronoff, M.D., Director, Division of Infectious Diseases at Department of Medicine at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Altha Stewart, M.D., Immediate Past President at American Psychiatric Association.

    • 28 min

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