AARP California TTH with Congressman Jared Huffman

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AARP California hosted this Access Live Event to update members on the COVID-19 pandemic. This event featured Congressman Jared Huffman, representing¬†California’s 2nd congressional district, who provided an overview of the federal response to the virus. Topics of discussion included voting procedure for the upcoming election, whether social security benefits will be reduced, how vulnerable populations (such as those with Alzheimer’s or developmental disabilities) are being protected, what to expect from additional stimulus packages, and oversight to ensure true small businesses have access to assistance. Participants asked questions regarding why churches are opening so soon, what is being done to educate the public about masks, and how is Congress addressing challenges in nursing homes and other care facilities.