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As the pandemic rolls on, researchers race to find answers ... En español | Researchers around the world have wasted no time in the race to find a vaccine to combat COVID-19. ... Six months into th...
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The share of U.S. adults who plan to get a vaccine to prevent COVID-19 is dropping, according to a new national survey from the Pew Research Center. ... In May, 72 percent of adults said they would...
  AARP Health
Mississippi came under a statewide mask mandate Aug. 4, becoming the 34th state to require people to wear face coverings in public to curb the spread of COVID-19. ... State mandates vary in details...
  AARP Health
En español | The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has once again updated its coronavirus testing guidelines, reversing recommendations made in late August that individuals who have ...
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Six middle-aged and older adults detail the frightening and often debilitating symptoms — and how they've learned to cope ... With COVID-19 upending almost every aspect of life, it's hardly surpris...
  AARP Health
Getty Images ... At least six million Asians, African Americans and Hispanics could lose their employer-based health insurance this year because of job losses during the coronavirus pandemic, accor...
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Experts share information about COVID-19 and how to protect yourself ... Listen to a replay of the live event above. ... This live Q event focused on staying safe and protected, and provided curr...
  AARP Health
Ability to sign up for health insurance reopened as COVID-19 cases rise ... Getty Images ... En español | Several states that operate their own Affordable Care Act (ACA) health insurance exchanges ...
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I need health insurance now. ... For some people, it's possible to enroll in an ACA plan right now. ... Typically, enrollment is open only during a set time each year, called open enrollment. ... H...
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Fiber is a nondigestible carbohydrate that feeds the good bacteria in your gut. ... And when the little buggers are happy, they help keep the immune system ready when needed. ... A half-cup of whea...
  AARP Coronavirus
As the pandemic rolls on, researchers race to find answers ... En español | Researchers around the world have wasted no time in the race to find a vaccine to combat COVID-19. ... Six months into th...
  AARP Coronavirus
The share of U.S. adults who plan to get a vaccine to prevent COVID-19 is dropping, according to a new national survey from the Pew Research Center. ... In May, 72 percent of adults said they would...
  AARP Coronavirus
Mississippi came under a statewide mask mandate Aug. 4, becoming the 34th state to require people to wear face coverings in public to curb the spread of COVID-19. ... State mandates vary in details...
  AARP Coronavirus
En español | Governors across the country are issuing orders and recommendations to their residents on the status of schools, businesses and public services as their states respond to the coronavir...
  AARP Coronavirus
En español | The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has once again updated its coronavirus testing guidelines, reversing recommendations made in late August that individuals who have ...
  AARP Coronavirus
Six middle-aged and older adults detail the frightening and often debilitating symptoms — and how they've learned to cope ... With COVID-19 upending almost every aspect of life, it's hardly surpris...
  AARP Coronavirus
Getty Images ... At least six million Asians, African Americans and Hispanics could lose their employer-based health insurance this year because of job losses during the coronavirus pandemic, accor...
  AARP Coronavirus
Experts share information about COVID-19 and how to protect yourself ... Listen to a replay of the live event above. ... This live Q event focused on staying safe and protected, and provided curr...
  AARP Coronavirus
Ability to sign up for health insurance reopened as COVID-19 cases rise ... Getty Images ... En español | Several states that operate their own Affordable Care Act (ACA) health insurance exchanges ...
  AARP Coronavirus
I need health insurance now. ... For some people, it's possible to enroll in an ACA plan right now. ... Typically, enrollment is open only during a set time each year, called open enrollment. ... H...
  AARP Coronavirus
Click on icon to access free audio version of this article. ... En español | Coronavirus scams are spreading nearly as fast as the virus itself. ... As of Sept. 16, the Federal Trade Commission (FT...
  AARP Coronavirus
En español | Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) beneficiaries who didn’t receive the additional $500 stimulus payment for children under age 17 now have until Wednesday, Sept. 30, to give informat...
  AARP Coronavirus
Why are nursing homes so vulnerable to COVID-19? ... Older people are at higher risk for COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus. ... So are people with chronic medical conditions such ...
  AARP Coronavirus
Some facilities are accepting visitors, but protocols vary widely ... En español | Nursing homes and other long-term care facilities in certain states have started to gradually reopen, in some case...
  AARP Coronavirus
Key Questions to Ask Before Visiting a Nursing Home ... En español | As nursing homes in many states start to emerge from a four-month lockdown, residents and their loved ones are desperate for in-...
  AARP Coronavirus
When Fran and John Shemkus wanted to create space in their Massachusetts backyard to keep their four grandchildren busy, they got out the mower ... but not for the lawn. ... "On the side of our pro...
  AARP Coronavirus
En español | Dawn DiFiore and her family were just five days out from their longed-for vacation in upstate New York when they saw the news: New York was requiring Maryland visitors — along with tho...
  AARP Coronavirus
amenic181/Getty Images ... If you've noticed that your sleep has been a little off these last six months, you're not alone. ... A number of surveys, polls and studies reveal a similar trend: The pa...
  AARP Coronavirus
Here's the one to get if you're over 65 — and how to time it to be most effective ... En español | The news these days is all about the much-anticipated COVID-19 vaccine, but there's another existi...
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Sipa via AP Images ... En español | With federal lawmakers back in session for the final stretch before Election Day, the next couple of weeks will be pivotal in determining if a new round of econo...
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CDC: los pensamientos suicidas han aumentado entre cuidadores no remunerados ... Un nuevo estudio encuentra que el estrés y el aislamiento a raíz del coronavirus afectan la salud mental. ... por: C...
  AARP Latest News
Dedicated staff, private bedrooms, easy access to outside spaces have reduced the spread of COVID-19 ... COVID-19 lockdowns create a mental health crisis ... Start with changes to staffing policies...
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The 2020 Emmy Awards ceremony is coming to ABC on Sunday, and this year has a banner list of grownups up for television’s highest honors. ... We’ve got our favorites handicapped below, and we’ll be...
  AARP Latest News
As the pandemic rolls on, researchers race to find answers ... En español | Researchers around the world have wasted no time in the race to find a vaccine to combat COVID-19. ... Six months into th...
  AARP Latest News
Las personas de mayor riesgo deben tomar precauciones a medida que el coronavirus sigue en circulación. ... La proporción de adultos en Estados Unidos con planes de vacunarse para prevenir la COVID...
  AARP Latest News
The share of U.S. adults who plan to get a vaccine to prevent COVID-19 is dropping, according to a new national survey from the Pew Research Center. ... In May, 72 percent of adults said they would...
  AARP Latest News
Mississippi came under a statewide mask mandate Aug. 4, becoming the 34th state to require people to wear face coverings in public to curb the spread of COVID-19. ... State mandates vary in details...
  AARP Latest News
Entérate dónde es obligatorio el uso de recubrimientos faciales y en qué lugares se fomenta el uso de mascarillas. ... Mississippi se unió a otros estados al ordenar el uso de mascarillas a partir ...
  AARP Latest News
En español | Governors across the country are issuing orders and recommendations to their residents on the status of schools, businesses and public services as their states respond to the coronavir...
09/19/2020   Senior Daily Health & Medical News
Title: COVID-19 Prevention Might Translate Into Record Low Flu Rates: CDC
Category: Health News
Created: 9/17/2020 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/18/2020 12:00:00 AM
09/19/2020   Senior Daily Health & Medical News
Title: A Good Workout Could Boost Your Thinking for Up to 2 Hours
Category: Health News
Created: 9/17/2020 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/18/2020 12:00:00 AM
09/19/2020   Senior Daily Health & Medical News
Title: Coffee Can Slow Colon Cancer
Category: Health News
Created: 9/17/2020 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/18/2020 12:00:00 AM
09/19/2020   Senior Daily Health & Medical News
Title: Mother and Son Draw Hope, Healing From Shared Cancer Treatment
Category: Health News
Created: 9/17/2020 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/18/2020 12:00:00 AM
09/19/2020   Senior Daily Health & Medical News
Title: Warning About Potentially Deadly Mosquito-Borne Virus in Michigan
Category: Health News
Created: 9/17/2020 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/18/2020 12:00:00 AM
09/19/2020   Senior Daily Health & Medical News
Title: Wildfire Smoke Poses Special Threat to People With Asthma
Category: Health News
Created: 9/17/2020 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/18/2020 12:00:00 AM
09/19/2020   Senior Daily Health & Medical News
Title: AHA News: A Stroke at 37 Meant Relearning Everything
Category: Health News
Created: 9/17/2020 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/18/2020 12:00:00 AM
09/19/2020   Senior Daily Health & Medical News
Title: PTSD May Be Tied to Greater Dementia Risk
Category: Health News
Created: 9/17/2020 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/18/2020 12:00:00 AM
09/19/2020   Senior Daily Health & Medical News
Title: Pets May Get COVID-19 More Than Realized
Category: Health News
Created: 9/17/2020 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/18/2020 12:00:00 AM
09/19/2020   Senior Daily Health & Medical News
Title: Controversial COVID Testing Guidelines Posted on CDC Website Without Scientific Review
Category: Health News
Created: 9/18/2020 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/18/2020 12:00:00 AM
09/19/2020   Senior Daily Health & Medical News
Title: Details Emerge on Unexplained Illness in AstraZeneca COVID Vaccine Trial
Category: Health News
Created: 9/18/2020 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/18/2020 12:00:00 AM
09/19/2020   Senior Daily Health & Medical News
Title: Rising Obesity Levels Put Americans at Risk During Pandemic: CDC
Category: Health News
Created: 9/17/2020 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/18/2020 12:00:00 AM
09/19/2020   Senior Daily Health & Medical News
Title: Another Rapid COVID-19 Test Shows Promise
Category: Health News
Created: 9/18/2020 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/18/2020 12:00:00 AM
09/19/2020   Senior Daily Health & Medical News
Title: Almost 90,000 Young American Adults Will Get Cancer This Year: Report
Category: Health News
Created: 9/18/2020 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/18/2020 12:00:00 AM
09/19/2020   Senior Daily Health & Medical News
Title: Getting a Hip Replacement? Choice of Hospital Can Be Crucial
Category: Health News
Created: 9/18/2020 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/18/2020 12:00:00 AM
09/19/2020   Senior Daily Health & Medical News
Title: COVID-19 Poses Added Risk for People With Addiction Disorders: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 9/18/2020 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/18/2020 12:00:00 AM
09/17/2020   Society: Senior Citizens

Innovative new television-based system to enable healthcare in the home

(PRWeb September 18, 2020)

Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/healthemed_raises_seed_capital_announces_the_launch_of_its_telemedicine_platform_for_medicaid_populations/prweb17401063.htm

09/15/2020   Society: Senior Citizens

The Franciscan Boys Home in Bethlehem provides humanitarian support against all odds. Father Peter F. Vasko, OFM shares the invaluable impact that the Franciscan Boys Home has on the Holy Land youth...

(PRWeb September 16, 2020)

Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/christian_youth_deliver_goodwill_to_elderly_communities_amid_covid_19/prweb17401296.htm

09/15/2020   Society: Senior Citizens

Home Instead Senior Care® offers timely tips for taking care of older adults living with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias

(PRWeb September 16, 2020)

Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/world_alzheimers_month_caring_for_loved_ones_with_dementia_during_covid_19/prweb17393373.htm

09/15/2020   Society: Senior Citizens

Think Anew was recently named to Inc. 5000 List for 2020.

(PRWeb September 16, 2020)

Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/inc_selects_long_term_care_tech_company_for_fastest_growing_in_america_list_again/prweb17392011.htm

09/14/2020   Society: Senior Citizens

Low-income community Home Street Residences praised for quality, design prowess and a collaborative process benefiting the diverse and needy neighborhood in New York City

(PRWeb September 15, 2020)

Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/body_lawson_associates_debuts_new_affordable_housing_for_seniors_and_teens_in_the_bronx/prweb17394056.htm

09/14/2020   Society: Senior Citizens

Camlu is pleased to announce it is under new management. The new owners, the Novellus Living Group, have partnered with the experienced experts at CiminoCare to manage the community.

(PRWeb September 15, 2020)

Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/camlu_assisted_living_under_new_management_ciminocare_adds_to_growing_roster/prweb17398141.htm

09/14/2020   Society: Senior Citizens

Social Security recipients are likely to get a 1.3 percent cost of living adjustment (COLA) in 2021, making it the second lowest ever paid, according to The Senior Citizens League (TSCL).

(PRWeb September 15, 2020)

Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/2021_social_security_cola_likely_to_be_about_1_3_says_the_senior_citizens_league/prweb17390334.htm

09/14/2020   Society: Senior Citizens

First Place Winner Described by client as “Mother Teresa” Of the Elderly

(PRWeb September 15, 2020)

Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/visiting_angels_announces_caregiver_of_the_year_award_winners/prweb17397174.htm

09/14/2020   Medicare

Source: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

09/14/2020   Medicare

Source: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

09/14/2020   Medicare

Source: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

09/14/2020   Senior Health
Title: Poll Finds Pandemic Surge in Loneliness Among Older Adults
Category: Health News
Created: 9/14/2020 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/14/2020 12:00:00 AM
09/13/2020   Society: Senior Citizens

Just in time for holiday shopping, new e-commerce site gives individuals and families easy access to expanded options for purchasing GrandPad

(PRWeb September 14, 2020)

Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/grandpad_launches_e_commerce_site_to_enable_direct_online_sales_for_seniors_and_families/prweb17387743.htm

09/13/2020   Society: Senior Citizens

GAPS Health enters into a medical management agreement with North Shore Health to enhance the care model in 71 skilled nursing facilities and assisted living facilities managed by North Shore...

(PRWeb September 14, 2020)

Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/gaps_health_enters_into_a_professional_services_agreement_with_north_shore_healthcare/prweb17387205.htm

09/12/2020   Society: Senior Citizens

“Joy for All Companion Pets” Proven to Provide Valuable Benefit and Support to Vulnerable Populations and Their Caregivers via Multiple Clinical Studies

(PRWeb September 13, 2020)

Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/ageless_innovation_to_showcase_award_winning_collection_of_animatronic_pets_at_ahip_s_national_conference_on_medicare_medicaid_and_dual_eligibles/prweb17390791.htm

09/12/2020   NPR On Aging
Scientists are racing to develop a vaccine that proves "safe and effective." It may not prevent infection in everyone who gets it, but it still could eventually stop the pandemic. Here's how.
09/10/2020   Society: Senior Citizens

Caring Transitions’ specially-trained professionals handle decluttering, organizing, packing, moving, resettling, in-home estate sales and online auctions, home clean-outs, estate clearing and...

(PRWeb September 11, 2020)

Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/local_medical_professional_puts_experience_with_seniors_to_work_as_the_owner_of_the_new_caring_transitions_of_rapid_city_franchise/prweb17382226.htm

09/10/2020   NPR On Aging
There are dividing lines when it comes to how families are weathering the pandemic: Those living in big cities, those making less than $100,000 a year, and Latino and Black families are faring worst.
09/09/2020   Society: Senior Citizens

Club, restaurants, croquet court and fitness center open as construction continues on additional residences in Atlanta’s historic neighborhood

(PRWeb September 10, 2020)

Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/isakson_living_opens_the_terraces_at_peachtree_hills_place_the_luxury_senior_living_and_assisted_living_community_in_buckhead_atlanta_ga/prweb17380253.htm

09/09/2020   Aging Life Care Association

 On September 6, 2019, my mother turned 76. As was our birthday tradition, I invited her to lunch and suggested an outing to a local craft store she loved. For the first time ever, she refused to budge from her home. This was new behavior and it really worried me because her world was shrinking. … Continue reading How Social Isolation Stole My Mom

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09/09/2020   Senior Health
Title: COVID-19 Is Tougher on Older Men, and Scientists May Now Know Why
Category: Health News
Created: 9/8/2020 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/9/2020 12:00:00 AM
09/09/2020   Senior Health
Title: Isolation, Loneliness of Lockdowns Is Tough on America's Seniors
Category: Health News
Created: 9/9/2020 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/9/2020 12:00:00 AM
09/08/2020   Society: Senior Citizens

New Episode: Cadence Living’s Principal Rob Leinbach Discusses Horticulture and Memory Care

(PRWeb September 09, 2020)

Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/3rdthird_marketing_launches_cosmic_soup_a_senior_living_marketing_podcast/prweb17379038.htm

09/08/2020   Society: Senior Citizens

Celebrating its 30th year, the Best of Northland contest “recognizes more than 300 businesses, organizations and individuals selected by newspaper readers as the best in their fields.” Crossroads...

(PRWeb September 09, 2020)

Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/crossroads_named_best_hospice_in_courier_tribune_and_gladstone_dispatch_best_of_the_northland_2020/prweb17380540.htm

09/08/2020   Society: Senior Citizens

Content sharing program provides health plans with the information they need to excel in the new era of healthcare.

(PRWeb September 09, 2020)

Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/report_from_ram_technologies_inc_the_new_normal_for_medicare_advantage/prweb17379648.htm

09/08/2020   Society: Senior Citizens

Caring Transitions of Lebanon serves Budd Lake, Califon, Flanders, Hackettstown, Long Valley, Oxford, Port Murray, Washington, Pottersville, Annandale, Asbury, Bloomsbury, Clinton, Flemington,...

(PRWeb September 09, 2020)

Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/experienced_business_leader_expands_caring_transitions_into_lebanon_nj/prweb17382251.htm

09/07/2020   Society: Senior Citizens

Meridian Senior Living’s more than 75 communities across the nation aim to bring joy to their towns by running a rock hunt contest to generate community enthusiasm. The contest runs from September...

(PRWeb September 08, 2020)

Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/meridian_senior_living_is_rocking_it_and_spreading_community_enthusiasm_with_meridian_rocks_contest/prweb17371409.htm

09/07/2020   Society: Senior Citizens

Milner is CEO of the International Council on Active Aging and founder of the active-aging industry in North America

(PRWeb September 08, 2020)

Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/colin_milner_appointed_to_the_who_global_network_on_long_term_care/prweb17375748.htm

09/06/2020   Society: Senior Citizens

Heritage Woods of Newburgh, an affordable assisted living community, will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony on September 10, 2020. The celebration will give invited guests their first look at the...

(PRWeb September 07, 2020)

Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/new_affordable_assisted_living_community_to_open_in_newburgh/prweb17377198.htm

09/04/2020   NPR On Aging
Three experts share advice on how to help the older people in our lives — parents, grandparents, neighbors, relatives, friends — feel comfortable and safe in the pandemic.
09/04/2020   Senior Health
Title: Teens, Seniors Are Often Driving the Least Safe Cars
Category: Health News
Created: 9/3/2020 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/4/2020 12:00:00 AM
09/02/2020   Senior Health
Title: 1 in 20 Older Americans Smoke Pot Regularly, Survey Finds
Category: Health News
Created: 9/1/2020 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/2/2020 12:00:00 AM
09/01/2020   Senior Health
Title: Senior Exercise
Category: Health and Living
Created: 10/26/2007 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/1/2020 12:00:00 AM
08/31/2020   Senior Health
Title: Are Opioids Prescribed Too Freely as Patients Are Moved to Nursing Homes?
Category: Health News
Created: 8/28/2020 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 8/31/2020 12:00:00 AM
08/31/2020   Senior Health
Title: Seniors With Depression Show Resilience in Face of Pandemic
Category: Health News
Created: 8/30/2020 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 8/31/2020 12:00:00 AM
08/28/2020   NPR On Aging
A vaccine against the coronavirus needs to keep people from getting very sick and dying. But preventing the spread of the disease is also important, and vaccines delivered by nasal spray may do that.
08/27/2020   NPR On Aging
A century of U.S. statistics finds mortality rates and life expectancy were much worse for Black Americans during pre-pandemic years than they have been for white people during the COVID-19 crisis.
08/27/2020   NPR On Aging
New vaccines usually take years to get the approval of the Food and Drug Administration. But the Trump administration suggests the FDA may greenlight a coronavirus vaccine by the end of the year.
08/22/2020   NPR On Aging
America's rural hospitals were struggling even before the pandemic. Now, the loss of revenue from months of deferred treatments and surgeries have pulled more to the brink, as federal relief fades.
08/21/2020   NPR On Aging
At least two-thirds of U.S. families are struggling to find safe and affordable child care as the pandemic rages on. NPR asked infectious disease experts to help sort the health risks of each option.