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  AARP Health
Do you know how to avoid this evil rash and get relief? ... As the most common allergen, poison ivy grows everywhere in the United States except:<\/p>\n", "explanation": "Residents of our youngest ...
  AARP Health
Government issues reminder that COVID-19 vaccines are free to all patients. ... Before vaccines were available, older adults were hit hardest by COVID-19 than any other age demographic — 95 percent...
  AARP Health
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced Wednesday that it will pay an additional $35 per dose to providers who administer COVID-19 vaccinations to Medicare beneficiaries in thei...
  AARP Health
by Andrew Soergel, AARP, Updated June 9, 2021 | ... En español | All Americans 12 and older are now eligible to get a COVID-19 vaccine, ending a monthslong patchwork of eligibility differences that...
  AARP Health
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  AARP Health
As we age, some brain cells die, but the brain continues to make new neurons and fine-tune neural connections as long as we live.<\/p>\n", "explanation": "Aerobic exercise stimulates blood flow thr...
  AARP Health
Fifteen state governments require people who are not yet fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to wear face coverings in most indoor public settings. ... Most states have modified their mask orders to ...
  AARP Health
Survivors are at risk for post-polio syndrome, and doctors may not recognize the symptoms ... En español | If you were a child in the 1950s, polio was the most terrifying disease in the world. ... ...
  AARP Health
High prescription drug prices are mostly to blame, survey says ... Crowdfunding sometimes works, but it poses ethical, financial issues ... AARP In Your State ... Visit the AARP state page for info...
  AARP Health
Understand the do's and don'ts of the 2-dose regimen ... Researchers are exploring how a high-fat, low-carb regimen impacts brain health ... If you're serious about quitting, experts say you should...
  AARP Coronavirus
En español | For more than a year, governors across the country have issued orders and recommendations to their residents on the status of schools, businesses and public services in response to the...
  AARP Coronavirus
Government issues reminder that COVID-19 vaccines are free to all patients. ... Before vaccines were available, older adults were hit hardest by COVID-19 than any other age demographic — 95 percent...
  AARP Coronavirus
La mayoría de los adultos mayores están completamente vacunados contra la COVID-19. ... El gobierno emite un aviso recordando que las vacunas contra la COVID-19 son gratuitas para todos los pacientes.
  AARP Coronavirus
by Emily Paulin, AARP, June 10, 2021 | ... En español | Nursing home deaths from COVID-19 remain sharply down from their winter peaks, but the declines have now plateaued and more than 800 resident...
  AARP Coronavirus
Muchos centros permiten visitas, pero los protocolos varían. ... In English | Los hogares de ancianos y otros centros de cuidados a largo plazo han reanudado las visitas gradualmente, lo que permit...
  AARP Coronavirus
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced Wednesday that it will pay an additional $35 per dose to providers who administer COVID-19 vaccinations to Medicare beneficiaries in thei...
  AARP Coronavirus
by Andrew Soergel, AARP, Updated June 9, 2021 | ... En español | All Americans 12 and older are now eligible to get a COVID-19 vaccine, ending a monthslong patchwork of eligibility differences that...
  AARP Coronavirus
Fully vaccinated Americans are on the move as COVID-19 restrictions ease ... The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has revised its travel recommendations for dozens of countries. ......
  AARP Coronavirus
En español | Nursing homes and other long-term care facilities have gradually reopened to visitors, allowing residents to reconnect with their loved ones after months of isolation. ... Visits have ...
  AARP Coronavirus
The coronavirus pandemic separates and isolates us from each other in ways we have never before experienced. ... Let us know who you are missing in your life and why. ... We can’t sit in a little r...
  AARP Coronavirus
Click on icon to access free audio version of this article. ... En español | The COVID-19 pandemic has been accompanied by a parallel outbreak of coronavirus scams, many targeting older Americans.
  AARP Coronavirus
Bill Walsh: AARP, una organización compuesta de miembros, sin fines de lucro y sin afiliación política, ha estado trabajando para promover la salud y el bienestar de los adultos mayores en el país ...
  AARP Coronavirus
Fifteen state governments require people who are not yet fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to wear face coverings in most indoor public settings. ... Most states have modified their mask orders to ...
  AARP Coronavirus
A new survey reveals a divide between drinkers and abstainers — and shows a worrying trend in some combining alcohol and other drugs ... Getty Images ... Alcohol use among Americans has risen over ...
  AARP Coronavirus
Plus, discover the over-the-counter drugs to avoid as you age ... Medical experts explain why there's little reason to worry about your medications ... Research shows this lesser-known nutrient hel...
  AARP Coronavirus
As social gatherings gain traction, some consider this essential — but sensitive — information ... monkeybusinessimages/Getty Images ... We're about to enter the official start of summer — one that...
  AARP Coronavirus
In the face of the global coronavirus pandemic, AARP is providing information and resources to help older adults and those caring for them. ... They are tremendously effective and maintain that eff...
  AARP Coronavirus
Whether you're in the office or working from home, finding balance is key ... Getty Images ... As vaccination rates increase and infection rates decline, companies are exploring what a return to th...
  AARP Coronavirus
Sixty years later, a small but dedicated cadre of older Americans have also become volunteers serving those in need around the world. ... From Belize to Nigeria to Albania to Ghana, the work of nea...
  AARP Coronavirus
Workers have rights, but the answer is more complicated than you think ... Getty Images ... En español | With millions of people out of work and millions of others forced to work from home, the pan...
  AARP Latest News
7 consejos de expertos para abordar conversaciones difíciles o incómodas. ... In English | Hablar sobre temas raciales es difícil. ... Pero en meses recientes, las preocupaciones sobre el racismo y...
  AARP Latest News
Aumentan los hogares de ancianos que exigen al personal vacunarse contra la COVID-19 ... Hay más trabajadores que se han vacunado, mientras otros pierden sus empleos. ... In English | Aegis Living,...
  AARP Latest News
Duo is set to release their debut album, and exclusive playlist for AARP spotlights early influences ... James Samuel “Jimmy Jam” Harris III and Terry Lewis have fundamentally shaped our perception...
  AARP Latest News
Don't miss these new films, specials and series ... Here's what's coming and where to see them ... Bet you can't binge just one! ... Revel in the iconic star's best stuff ... Playful, practical pre...
  AARP Latest News
En español | For more than a year, governors across the country have issued orders and recommendations to their residents on the status of schools, businesses and public services in response to the...
  AARP Latest News
En español | That depends on the type of benefit you are applying for. ... Retired workers and their spouses can receive benefits as early as age 62. ... Widows and widowers can receive survivor be...
  AARP Latest News
Honoring our dads goes way beyond giving socks and neckties. ... Which state hosted the first citywide Father\u2019s Day celebration of the modern era?<\/p>\n", "explanation": "Sponsored by the Spo...
  AARP Latest News
In this episode, we discuss what you need to know about the risks of trading online-only assets ... Cryptocurrencies are cash for the digital age and they are exploding in popularity. ... Bitcoin, ...
  AARP Latest News
Older Americans are top targets in sweepstakes and lottery scams, report says ... An 85-year-old retired teacher in Alaska just gave away $45,000 in two sweepstakes scams, paying fraudulent fees to...
  AARP Latest News
What medical conditions make you eligible for a fast-track decision on Social Security disability benefits? ... AARP | ... En español | There are hundreds of illnesses and disorders, as well as cer...
06/12/2021   Senior Daily Health & Medical News
Title: America Is Losing the War Against Diabetes
Category: Health News
Created: 6/10/2021 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/11/2021 12:00:00 AM
06/12/2021   Senior Daily Health & Medical News
Title: Poor Sleep After Head Injury Could Point to Dementia Risk
Category: Health News
Created: 6/11/2021 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/11/2021 12:00:00 AM
06/12/2021   Senior Daily Health & Medical News
Title: It's a Myth That Promiscuous Women Have Low Self-Esteem, Study Finds
Category: Health News
Created: 6/11/2021 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/11/2021 12:00:00 AM
06/12/2021   Senior Daily Health & Medical News
Title: COVID Antibody Treatment Is Safe, Effective in Transplant Patients
Category: Health News
Created: 6/11/2021 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/11/2021 12:00:00 AM
06/12/2021   Senior Daily Health & Medical News
Title: Middle Ages Misery: Medieval Shoe Trend Brought Bunions
Category: Health News
Created: 6/11/2021 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/11/2021 12:00:00 AM
06/12/2021   Senior Daily Health & Medical News
Title: Old Age No Bar to Successful Heart Transplant, Study Finds
Category: Health News
Created: 6/11/2021 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/11/2021 12:00:00 AM
06/12/2021   Senior Daily Health & Medical News
Title: Smokers, Obese People Need Major Heart Interventions Earlier in Life
Category: Health News
Created: 6/11/2021 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/11/2021 12:00:00 AM
06/12/2021   Senior Daily Health & Medical News
Title: Will We Need a Yearly COVID Booster Vaccine?
Category: Health News
Created: 6/11/2021 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/11/2021 12:00:00 AM
06/12/2021   Senior Daily Health & Medical News
Title: Expiration Dates on Johnson & Johnson COVID Vaccine Extended
Category: Health News
Created: 6/11/2021 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/11/2021 12:00:00 AM
06/12/2021   Senior Daily Health & Medical News
Title: CDC Calls Emergency Meeting on Heart Inflammation Link to COVID Vaccines
Category: Health News
Created: 6/11/2021 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/11/2021 12:00:00 AM
06/12/2021   Senior Daily Health & Medical News
Title: There Is No 'Healthy Obesity,' Study Finds
Category: Health News
Created: 6/11/2021 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/11/2021 12:00:00 AM
06/12/2021   Senior Daily Health & Medical News
Title: CDC Issues Alert About RSV Spread in Southern U.S.
Category: Health News
Created: 6/11/2021 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/11/2021 12:00:00 AM
06/12/2021   Senior Daily Health & Medical News
Title: 'Laughing Gas' Treatment for Depression Shows Promise
Category: Health News
Created: 6/10/2021 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/11/2021 12:00:00 AM
06/10/2021   Aging Life Care Association

Listen to how Jangir Sultan, Founder and CEO of Patient Advocates of NY, utilizes his #ALCA membership to network and continue his education, along with a great suggestion on how to grow membership.

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06/09/2021   Society: Senior Citizens

New York’s Largest Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly Serves New Yorkers in Need; Clinics Provided Vaccinations, Music, Nutritional Enhancements

(PRWeb June 10, 2021)

Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/centerlight_hosts_covid_19_vaccination_clinics_for_participants/prweb17993575.htm

06/09/2021   Society: Senior Citizens

Fast-Growing Medicare Advantage ISNP Company Set to Launch July 1

(PRWeb June 10, 2021)

Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/longevity_health_plan_expands_into_michigan/prweb17997215.htm

06/09/2021   Society: Senior Citizens

Twin Cities Home Care Agency Now Providing Care through Medicare Payors

(PRWeb June 10, 2021)

Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/careaparent_approved_as_a_medicare_certified_provider/prweb17993818.htm

06/09/2021   Aging Life Care Association

The CDC reports one in four Americans aged 65+ fall each year. The risk of falling will increase with more seniors quarantined at home. Here are some areas you can examine in your home right now to reduce the risk of falls at home. 1. Rugs, Mats, Carpets You can start your home safety assessment … Continue reading Six things you can do right now to prevent falls at home

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06/09/2021   Senior Health
Title: Think You Can Skip That Annual Physical? Think Again
Category: Health News
Created: 6/8/2021 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/9/2021 12:00:00 AM
06/08/2021   Society: Senior Citizens

There will be networking, cocktail parties, an awards banquet and so much at the upcoming live and in-person RAL NAT CON. Many expert guests will present dynamic teaching sessions throughout the...

(PRWeb June 09, 2021)

Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/early_bird_registration_available_for_annual_assisted_living_convention/prweb17993010.htm

06/08/2021   Society: Senior Citizens

Fit for Life Foundation is delighted to announce the appointment of Sandor Nagy as Operations and Program Manager, effective from 1 June 2021. As the Foundation’s first employee, Sandor will help...

(PRWeb June 09, 2021)

Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/fit_for_life_foundation_appoints_sandor_nagy_as_operations_and_program_manager/prweb17987849.htm

06/07/2021   Society: Senior Citizens

Building 6 is selling fast at the reinvigorated Monmouth County 55+ community.

(PRWeb June 08, 2021)

Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/its_a_shore_thing_at_nobility_crest_in_ocean_township/prweb17773434.htm

06/07/2021   Society: Senior Citizens

TruBlue Total House Care franchisees offer handyman and cleaning services, senior home safety assessments and services, light remodels and more.

(PRWeb June 08, 2021)

Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/tyler_pittenger_brings_trublue_total_house_care_franchise_to_lakewood/prweb17993567.htm

06/07/2021   Aging Life Care Association

Listen to Byron Cordes, President of Sage Care Management, 2020 Recipient of the ALCA Adele Elkind Award, and NACCM Board President as he talks about the trajectory of his career in Aging Life Care Management.  

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06/07/2021   NPR On Aging
This is the first new drug approved for Alzheimer's disease since 2003. It's the first to show significant progress against the sticky brain plaques that are the hallmark of Alzheimer's disease.
06/07/2021   Senior Health
Title: Your Doctor Appointments Might Look Different Post-Pandemic
Category: Health News
Created: 6/6/2021 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/7/2021 12:00:00 AM
06/06/2021   Society: Senior Citizens

Ziegler, a specialty investment bank, is pleased to announce the successful closing of The Forest at Duke’s $44,415,000 Series 2021 Bonds.

(PRWeb June 07, 2021)

Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/ziegler_closes_44_415_000_financing_for_the_forest_at_duke/prweb17987488.htm

06/06/2021   Society: Senior Citizens

Donates Space to Nashua Fire & Rescue for Structure Training

(PRWeb June 07, 2021)

Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/benchmark_senior_living_at_nashua_crossings_readies_to_expand_assisted_living/prweb17987661.htm

06/04/2021   NPR On Aging
The FDA has until Monday to decide whether to approve the first new Alzheimer's drug in nearly two decades. Two big studies of the drug produced conflicting results.
06/04/2021   Senior Health
Title: Average COVID Hospital Bill for U.S. Seniors Nearly $22,000
Category: Health News
Created: 6/3/2021 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/4/2021 12:00:00 AM
06/03/2021   Aging Life Care Association

Beginning to showcase diversity in gender, ALCA member Victor Alcala of Alcala Care Management Services talks about his first caregiving experiences that led him to a career in care management. Being brought into the fold of ALCA from another member, Victor also talks about ways the association can diversify membership and the industry. Victor has … Continue reading Aging Life Care Moment with Victor Alcala, MSW, MSG, CMC

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06/02/2021   Society: Senior Citizens

Collaboration aimed at addressing challenges heightened by social isolation and barriers to essential care and services.

(PRWeb June 03, 2021)

Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/papa_announces_pilot_program_with_mutual_of_omaha_to_improve_health_outcomes_for_aging_adults/prweb17982070.htm

06/02/2021   Society: Senior Citizens

Prime Foot & Ankle Specialists introduce a senior fall prevention and fall risk program with podiatrist walking analysis from their Berkley Mi podiatrists & Royal Oak Mi podiatrist foot...

(PRWeb June 03, 2021)

Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/prime_foot_ankle_specialists_introduce_a_fall_prevention_fall_risk_program_with_podiatrist_walking_analysis_from_their_berkley_mi_podiatrists_clinic/prweb17980354.htm

06/02/2021   Aging Life Care Association

ALCA Members feel strongly about helping family caregivers avoid burnout. With June as Men’s Health Awareness Month we are featuring some of ALCA’s male members who have built a career out of Aging Life Care Management and on male caregivers, who often do not ask for help. ALCA Board Member, Co-Chair of the President’s Committee, … Continue reading What are the signs of caregiver burnout?

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06/02/2021   Aging Life Care Association

The number of male caregivers is on the rise along with the average age of caregivers and the amount of stress impacting men’s health. According to a 2020 report “Caregiving in the U.S” by the National Alliance for Caregiving and AARP, 39% of family caregivers are male and 34% are Baby Boomers. Twenty-three percent of … Continue reading Focusing on Healthy Aging for Men During Men’s Health Month

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05/31/2021   Society: Senior Citizens

Wearables are increasingly being adopted by older adults – but real growth is ahead, says the new report just published by industry expert, Laurie Orlov. General market adoption drives interest among...

(PRWeb June 01, 2021)

Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/the_use_of_smartwatches_and_other_wearables_is_undergoing_explosive_growth_among_all_ages_of_consumers_including_older_adults/prweb17966894.htm

05/31/2021   Aging Life Care Association

This May the Aging Life Care Association celebrated its 10th annual Aging Life Care Month, while acknowledging the Administration on Community Living’s Older Americans Month celebration. Aging Life Care Professionals have always been a part of the continuum of care for older adults—and part of the “Community of Strength” for aging loved ones and their … Continue reading ALCA Members Embodies Older American’s Month Motto

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05/27/2021   Society: Senior Citizens

CareAcademy and AxisCare Have Integrated to Allow Agencies to Seamlessly Manage Their CareAcademy Direct Care Worker Training and Compliance from Within the AxisCare Platform

(PRWeb May 28, 2021)

Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/axiscare_and_careacademy_partner_to_provide_world_class_training_and_back_office_interoperability_for_home_care_agencies_utilizing_the_axiscare_platform/prweb17971679.htm

05/27/2021   Society: Senior Citizens

Twin Cities Home Care Agency Earns The Gold Seal

(PRWeb May 28, 2021)

Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/careaparent_awarded_accreditation_from_the_joint_commission/prweb17967547.htm

05/26/2021   Society: Senior Citizens

National Senior Housing Operator Meridian Senior Living is featured as one of the “Top Assisted Living Companies of 2021” on the Abacus Life...

(PRWeb May 27, 2021)

Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/meridian_senior_living_named_top_assisted_living_community_of_2021_by_abacus_life/prweb17960378.htm

05/26/2021   Society: Senior Citizens

REALTOR® Foundation donates 25 Window AC Units to Neighbors in Need

(PRWeb May 27, 2021)

Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/realtors_provide_relief_to_senior_citizens_from_summer_heat/prweb17964271.htm

05/26/2021   Aging Life Care Association

At Aging Wisdom we are guided by a set of values that are naturally woven into our company culture and our work as Aging Life Care Professionals®: Integrity. Professionalism. Compassion. Collaboration. Service to our clients and our community. While each value is precious and essential, it is often through Collaboration that we experience incredible serendipity … Continue reading Collaboration Enhances Aging Life Care and “Communities of Strength”

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05/25/2021   Society: Senior Citizens

Commonwealth Hotels today announced a strategic alliance with Radisson Hotel Group Americas and Lockwood Development Partners to acquire and jointly re-develop nine hotels across eight states in...

(PRWeb May 26, 2021)

Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/commonwealth_hotels_radisson_hotel_group_americas_lockwood_development_partners_and_veteran_services_usa_join_forces_to_execute_large_scale_multi_property_adaptive_mix/prweb17964938.htm

05/24/2021   Society: Senior Citizens

The average Medicare enrollee can now select from among a plethora of Medicare Advantage and Medicare Supplement plans and solutions. When lifestyles also dictate the kind of coverage one needs,...

(PRWeb May 25, 2021)

Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/seniors_customize_medicare_insurance_to_fit_their_lifestyles/prweb17962694.htm

05/24/2021   Society: Senior Citizens

In the Recent #1 Wall Street Journal Bestselling Book “The Experts Cure”, Joanie Marx, Reveals Her Three-Step Solution to Reverse the Psychological and Economic Conditions for How the 50+ Consumer is...

(PRWeb May 25, 2021)

Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/rewriting_the_storyline_of_the_invisible_customer_with_all_the_money_in_the_age_of_covid/prweb17944744.htm

05/24/2021   Society: Senior Citizens

Of the 1,234 participants surveyed, 88 percent support tying prescription drug prices to what other industrialized countries, such as Great Britain, Canada and Japan, pay for the same drug.

(PRWeb May 25, 2021)

Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/88_percent_of_older_adults_want_medicare_to_negotiate_drug_prices_according_to_new_survey_by_the_senior_citizens_league/prweb17959666.htm

05/19/2021   Aging Life Care Association

Mission Accomplished with a Doppelganger “I need your help with my Mom.”  It was a text message from a friend’s daughter, Toni (not her real name). I called Toni immediately.  I could sense how exhausted, anxious, and scared she was. Someone in need of help is the lifeblood of the work we—Aging Life Care Managers™–do. … Continue reading Distance Doesn’t Have to Matter: Holding Hands, South to North

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05/18/2021   NPR On Aging
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force says the age that routine screening begins for colorectal cancer should drop from 50 to 45. Colorectal is the third-leading cause of cancer deaths in the U.S.
05/14/2021   NPR On Aging
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shifted its stance this week on the need to wear masks if you're vaccinated. What's that mean for kids? For travel? For work? Experts weigh in.
05/14/2021   Aging Life Care Association

They met during WW2 – he, a handsome Yankee flyboy; she, a Morse Code operator for the Women’s Australian Air Force.  He was fascinated by her flaming red hair and beauty; she was attracted to his bravado and good looks.  They married and he moved her from the sunny shores of Terrigal, NSW, to northern … Continue reading In Honor of Older American’s Month – One Aging Life Care Manager’s story

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05/13/2021   Senior Health
Title: Medicare HMO vs. PPO
Category: Health and Living
Created: 5/13/2021 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 5/13/2021 12:00:00 AM