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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), said Monday that the U.S. risks losing the progress it has made against the coronavirus if Americans get lax on taking precautions as more contagio...
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Johnson Johnson began shipping 3.9 million doses of its one-shot vaccine Monday morning after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommended the vaccine for distribution over th...
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Thirty-five state governments currently require people to wear face coverings in public to curb the spread of COVID-19. ... Tate Reeves instituted a partial mask order for counties with high rates ...
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FG Trade/Getty Images ... En español | As the coronavirus vaccine rollout continues across the country, health experts say one thing is critical for people to understand before they roll up their s...
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What to know about the vaccine that's critical for older adults, who are most in danger from the coronavirus ... FG Trade/Getty Images ... En español | We now have a weapon in the fight against the...
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En español | Two more types of cheese, quesillo and requeson, were recalled from New Jersey company El Abuelito Cheese, whose queso fresco products were previously found to be contaminated with lis...
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Medical experts explain why there's little reason to worry about your medications ... Tactics, drugs and treatments to ease chest pain ... Solutions for when your specs fog up include special lense...
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Malte Mueller/Getty Images ... While many people who get the coronavirus fully recover after a few weeks, some COVID-19 survivors are left with debilitating symptoms that last for months after infe...
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Hispanolistic/Getty Images ... Black adults hospitalized with COVID-19 are more likely to suffer from obesity, hypertension, diabetes and heart failure than their white counterparts, according to a...
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Differences, similarities among coronavirus vaccinations authorized in U.S. ... En español | With the Feb. 27 authorization by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of a one-dose COVID-19 vac...
  AARP Coronavirus
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), said Monday that the U.S. risks losing the progress it has made against the coronavirus if Americans get lax on taking precautions as more contagio...
  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
Johnson Johnson began shipping 3.9 million doses of its one-shot vaccine Monday morning after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommended the vaccine for distribution over th...
  AARP Coronavirus
Thirty-five state governments currently require people to wear face coverings in public to curb the spread of COVID-19. ... Tate Reeves instituted a partial mask order for counties with high rates ...
  AARP Coronavirus
FG Trade/Getty Images ... En español | As the coronavirus vaccine rollout continues across the country, health experts say one thing is critical for people to understand before they roll up their s...
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What to know about the vaccine that's critical for older adults, who are most in danger from the coronavirus ... FG Trade/Getty Images ... En español | We now have a weapon in the fight against the...
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Tips to help you organize, delete and archive emails ... How to preserve your 'incredible legacy of content' ... 'Talk to type' and other free tech tricks to save time, money and stress ... The int...
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Malte Mueller/Getty Images ... While many people who get the coronavirus fully recover after a few weeks, some COVID-19 survivors are left with debilitating symptoms that last for months after infe...
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Hispanolistic/Getty Images ... Black adults hospitalized with COVID-19 are more likely to suffer from obesity, hypertension, diabetes and heart failure than their white counterparts, according to a...
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Editor’s note: A second round of stimulus checks was included in coronavirus relief legislation signed into law on Dec. 27, 2020. ... Go here for more information on the second round of $600 stimul...
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iStock / Getty Images Plus ... En español | Congress is moving closer to passing another round of economic relief, this time potentially providing people with stimulus checks of up to $1,400 for el...
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House passes measure to fund stimulus payments, vaccine distribution, jobless aid, more ... En español | The U.S. House of Representatives passed a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill on Feb. 27 to ...
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Differences, similarities among coronavirus vaccinations authorized in U.S. ... En español | With the Feb. 27 authorization by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of a one-dose COVID-19 vac...
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Solutions for when your specs fog up include special lenses, wipes, sprays and a better-fitting mask ... by Peter Urban and Barbara Stepko, AARP, February 26, 2021 | ... Masks are a crucial way to ...
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En español | The pandemic has taken an enormous toll on everyone, and especially older, Black, Hispanic and Indigenous Americans. ... Over 500,000 people have died in the U.S. due to COVID. ... Ame...
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How the federal insurance program helps older Americans afford the health care vital to their well-being ... Your needs may have changed during COVID-19 ... Which path you take will determine how y...
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Vaccines and herd immunity are delivering relief after 170,000 deaths ... Our leaders must act immediately to stem the loss of life due to coronavirus and improve conditions in America’s long-term ...
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Vaccines and herd immunity are delivering relief after 170,000 deaths ... MediaNews Group/Orange County Register via Getty Images ... COVID-19 cases and deaths in U.S. nursing homes have fallen dra...
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As survivors are left with cardiac problems like structural damage and rhythm disorders, doctors seek to understand what may, or may not, be lasting damage ... After spending 12 days in the hospita...
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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...
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Duo make positive change during pandemic, and Amy Ray shares playlist inspired by amazing women ... by Whitney Matheson, AARP Members Only Access, March 5, 2021 | ... It’s been more than 30 years s...
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), said Monday that the U.S. risks losing the progress it has made against the coronavirus if Americans get lax on taking precautions as more contagio...
  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...
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Johnson Johnson began shipping 3.9 million doses of its one-shot vaccine Monday morning after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommended the vaccine for distribution over th...
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Treinta y seis gobiernos estatales exigen actualmente que las personas lleven recubrimientos faciales en público para frenar la propagación de la COVID-19. ... Hasta la fecha, tres estados que tení...
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El optimismo aumenta y surgen las preguntas a medida que comienzan los esfuerzos de inmunización. ... Distribución de la vacuna de J La mañana del lunes, Johnson Johnson empezó a enviar 3.9 mi...
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Thirty-five state governments currently require people to wear face coverings in public to curb the spread of COVID-19. ... Tate Reeves instituted a partial mask order for counties with high rates ...
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FG Trade/Getty Images ... En español | As the coronavirus vaccine rollout continues across the country, health experts say one thing is critical for people to understand before they roll up their s...
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What to know about the vaccine that's critical for older adults, who are most in danger from the coronavirus ... FG Trade/Getty Images ... En español | We now have a weapon in the fight against the...
03/05/2021   Senior Daily Health & Medical News
Title: What's the Best COVID Vaccine?
Category: Health News
Created: 3/5/2021 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/5/2021 12:00:00 AM
03/05/2021   Senior Daily Health & Medical News
Title: It's Too Soon to Lift COVID Restrictions: Fauci
Category: Health News
Created: 3/5/2021 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/5/2021 12:00:00 AM
03/05/2021   Senior Daily Health & Medical News
Title: AHA News: Why Did Yankees Manager Get a Pacemaker, and How Does It Work?
Category: Health News
Created: 3/5/2021 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/5/2021 12:00:00 AM
03/05/2021   Senior Daily Health & Medical News
Title: Shortage of Syringes for COVID-19 Shots
Category: Health News
Created: 3/5/2021 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/5/2021 12:00:00 AM
03/05/2021   Senior Daily Health & Medical News
Title: When Facebook, Twitter Flag Posts as 'Unverified,' Readers Listen
Category: Health News
Created: 3/5/2021 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/5/2021 12:00:00 AM
03/05/2021   Senior Daily Health & Medical News
Title: Lockdowns Tied to Temporary Drops in Illicit Drug Seizures
Category: Health News
Created: 3/5/2021 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/5/2021 12:00:00 AM
03/05/2021   Senior Daily Health & Medical News
Title: Formaldehyde in Hair Straighteners Prompts FDA Warning
Category: Health News
Created: 3/5/2021 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/5/2021 12:00:00 AM
03/05/2021   Senior Daily Health & Medical News
Title: Big Paychecks Pay Off in Self-Confidence, Study Finds
Category: Health News
Created: 3/5/2021 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/5/2021 12:00:00 AM
03/05/2021   Senior Daily Health & Medical News
Title: Opioid Use (and Overuse) for Knee Arthritis Takes Big Financial Toll
Category: Health News
Created: 3/5/2021 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/5/2021 12:00:00 AM
03/05/2021   Senior Daily Health & Medical News
Title: A Vaccine Against UTIs? New Mouse Study Brings Shot Closer
Category: Health News
Created: 3/5/2021 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/5/2021 12:00:00 AM
03/05/2021   Senior Daily Health & Medical News
Title: Reassuring News for Women Taking Epilepsy Meds While Pregnant
Category: Health News
Created: 3/5/2021 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/5/2021 12:00:00 AM
03/05/2021   Senior Daily Health & Medical News
Title: AHA News: Bypass Surgery Turned Doctor From Couch Potato Into Mountain Climber
Category: Health News
Created: 3/4/2021 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/5/2021 12:00:00 AM
03/05/2021   Senior Daily Health & Medical News
Title: More Data Suggests New Coronavirus Variants Weaken Vaccines, Treatments
Category: Health News
Created: 3/4/2021 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/5/2021 12:00:00 AM
03/05/2021   Senior Daily Health & Medical News
Title: Is Catnip a Mosquito Repellent?
Category: Health News
Created: 3/4/2021 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/5/2021 12:00:00 AM
03/05/2021   Senior Daily Health & Medical News
Title: Moderna COVID Vaccine Can Sometimes Trigger Delayed Skin Reactions
Category: Health News
Created: 3/4/2021 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/5/2021 12:00:00 AM
03/05/2021   Senior Daily Health & Medical News
Title: Perils of the Pandemic: Scooters, Cleansers and Button Batteries
Category: Health News
Created: 3/4/2021 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/5/2021 12:00:00 AM
03/05/2021   Senior Daily Health & Medical News
Title: COVID Leaves Most Pro Athletes With No Lasting Heart Damage: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 3/4/2021 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/5/2021 12:00:00 AM
03/05/2021   NPR On Aging
Adults don't generate as many new neurons as children or teenagers, but some growth is still happening. Neuroscientist Sandrine Thuret explains how we can encourage the production of more nerve cells.
03/05/2021   NPR On Aging
In Southern California, pollutants from wildfire smoke caused up to a 10% increase in hospital admissions. Researchers say there's a need for better air monitoring and public health programs.
03/04/2021   NPR On Aging
The third COVID-19 vaccine authorized for use in the U.S. requires one shot instead of two, and works a slightly different way from the others. Here's what we know about its safety and effectiveness.
03/04/2021   Society: Senior Citizens

SwyftOps, a home care operations management software, has finalized a partnership agreement with At Home Elder Care Franchising, LLC to become the ERP management and operational scheduling software...

(PRWeb March 05, 2021)

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03/02/2021   Society: Senior Citizens

Renowned physician author Robert Pearl, M.D., is featured guest speaker on “Faisel & Friends,” 8 p.m., Wednesday, March 3, 2021

(PRWeb March 03, 2021)

Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/chenmed_launches_new_podcast_to_highlight_state_of_healthcare_in_america/prweb17771536.htm

03/02/2021   Society: Senior Citizens

Home Instead provides tips for older adults to maintain a healthy diet

(PRWeb March 03, 2021)

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03/02/2021   Society: Senior Citizens

Myron Kowal, CEO and Founder of RCare Inc., has announced his retirement. Webster native Jeffrey Knauss will acquire the business and serve as CEO of the company upon Kowal’s retirement. Kowal is to...

(PRWeb March 03, 2021)

Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/myron_kowal_announces_retirement_webster_native_jeffrey_knauss_answers_the_call/prweb17764727.htm

03/02/2021   NPR On Aging
If you've been delaying routine medical care in the past year, now's the time to catch up, doctors say. The consequences of missing some key screenings and health checkups can be lethal.
03/01/2021   NPR On Aging
Nonwhite Americans looking for care for a loved one are much more likely than whites to encounter discrimination, language barriers, and providers who lack cultural competence, a new report finds.
03/01/2021   Society: Senior Citizens

Hosted by Federal Trade Commission February 28 – March 6, 2021

(PRWeb March 02, 2021)

Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/national_academy_of_elder_law_attorneys_naela_celebrates_national_consumer_protection_week/prweb17767253.htm

02/28/2021   Senior Health
Title: Vaccinating Oldest First for COVID Saves the Most Lives: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 3/1/2021 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/1/2021 12:00:00 AM
02/28/2021   Society: Senior Citizens

The Senior Relocation and Transition Services Company is Celebrating Franchise Growth And Record-Breaking Sales

(PRWeb March 01, 2021)

Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/caring_transitions_uses_online_auction_site_to_shatter_goals_and_reach_new_heights/prweb17757757.htm

02/28/2021   Society: Senior Citizens

Yuma’s locally owned and operated senior community continues to protect all its residents from COVID-19 and has completed both rounds of vaccinations.

(PRWeb March 01, 2021)

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02/28/2021   Society: Senior Citizens

The easing of political tensions and disagreements surrounding the election have contributed to a rising Mental Health Index. In addition, a great vaccination push has relieved some of their worries...

(PRWeb March 01, 2021)

Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/seniorlys_third_senior_sentiment_report_shows_improving_mental_health_as_vaccination_and_political_transition_unfold_across_the_country/prweb17754193.htm

02/28/2021   Society: Senior Citizens

Vi at Grayhawk Voted No. 1 Senior Living Community by Ranking Arizona’s ‘Best of Arizona Business’ Awards 2021.

(PRWeb March 01, 2021)

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02/26/2021   Society: Senior Citizens

Co-Mentors with SCORE North Suburban Cook and Lake Counties Chapter Bob Strauss and Bruce Ronner mentor Assisting Hands Arlington Heights owner Daniellah Salario in managing a small business.

(PRWeb February 27, 2021)

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02/25/2021   Society: Senior Citizens

Firms accounting solutions designed and configured for senior living organizations continues to grow

(PRWeb February 26, 2021)

Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/intellitec_solutions_expands_long_term_care_erp_offerings_to_washington/prweb17751734.htm

02/24/2021   Society: Senior Citizens

Vivera Senior Living of Columbus, an affordable assisted living community, hosted a drive-thru opening ceremony on January 7, 2021. The celebration gave guests their first look of the exterior of the...

(PRWeb February 25, 2021)

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02/24/2021   Society: Senior Citizens

Villa Healthcare celebrates Tracey Robinson, Director of Clinical Reimbursement at Villa Healthcare, on her Influential Award from American Association of Post-Acute Care Nursing (AAPACN). Tracey is...

(PRWeb February 25, 2021)

Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/villa_healthcare_celebrates_tracey_robinson_with_influential_award_from_aapacn/prweb17750144.htm

02/24/2021   Society: Senior Citizens

Home Instead shares helpful tips to help seniors prioritize health amid the pandemic

(PRWeb February 25, 2021)

Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/navigating_the_new_normal_have_you_scheduled_your_annual_checkup/prweb17750685.htm

02/24/2021   Society: Senior Citizens

As part of Allegheny Health Network’s (AHN) and Highmark Health’s ongoing commitment to expanding access to COVID-19 vaccinations for residents of the greater western Pennsylvania community, AHN, in...

(PRWeb February 25, 2021)

Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/allegheny_health_network_begins_vaccination_clinics_at_senior_living_high_rise_residences_across_the_pittsburgh_region/prweb17752822.htm

02/24/2021   Society: Senior Citizens

According to a new report from Irving Levin Associates, the average assisted living price per unit dropped by 30%, while beleaguered skilled nursing market also sees valuation decline.

(PRWeb February 25, 2021)

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02/24/2021   Aging Life Care Association

Conversations of hope, joy, and better ways to care for and support individuals living with dementia and their care partners More than 5 million Americans live with Alzheimer’s disease and over 15 million family members, friends and volunteers serve as care partners, according to the Alzheimer’s Association. Individuals with Alzheimer’s and other dementias do not … Continue reading On Dementia: Care, Community and Creativity

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02/23/2021   Senior Health
Title: Guys, Exercise Will Boost Your Aging Hearts, Testosterone Won't: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 2/23/2021 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 2/24/2021 12:00:00 AM
02/23/2021   Society: Senior Citizens

JFS Care ranks among an elite group of home care providers in the United States.

(PRWeb February 24, 2021)

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02/22/2021   Senior Health
Title: Many Older Adults Confused About Proper Use of Antibiotics: Poll
Category: Health News
Created: 2/23/2021 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 2/23/2021 12:00:00 AM
02/22/2021   Society: Senior Citizens

A recent survey found that Forty - eight percent of retirees with retirement accounts say that their savings have not recovered pre-pandemic levels. All of this adds up to less money for retirement,...

(PRWeb February 23, 2021)

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02/22/2021   Society: Senior Citizens

The 2021 Wills and Estate Planning Study reveals a higher percentage of Americans have the desire to get a will. Adults under 35 years old are more likely to have one than middle-aged adults.

(PRWeb February 23, 2021)

Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/caring_coms_new_study_shows_45_percent_of_young_adults_more_likely_to_consider_estate_planning_due_to_covid_19/prweb17748165.htm

02/22/2021   NPR On Aging
As the country faces another wrenching milestone, there are signs of hope that we may be beating back the virus. But a brighter future won't bring back precious lives lost.
02/21/2021   Society: Senior Citizens

Conference for Attorneys and Other Legal Professionals to Explore and Discuss Issues Affecting Older Adults and People with Disabilities

(PRWeb February 22, 2021)

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02/17/2021   NPR On Aging
The group that suffered the largest drop in life expectancy was Black males — a decline of three years. Hispanic males also saw a large decrease, with a decline of 2.4 years.
02/17/2021   Aging Life Care Association

For over 400 years, black and brown communities have experienced systemic racism and intergenerational trauma (Gibbs et al., 2020). In 2020 and 2021, we continued to experience these traumatizing events portrayed through violence, dehumanization, and oppression. The disparities among black and brown communities have been marginalized and minimized by many for so long that some … Continue reading Black and Brown Aging Life Care Managers® Changing The World, One Client at a Time

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02/16/2021   Senior Health
Title: How Do You Care For An Incontinent Patient?
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 2/17/2021 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 2/17/2021 12:00:00 AM
02/16/2021   NPR On Aging
After getting one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, some people are having trouble getting their second shot. Here's how to maximize the likelihood you'll get both doses, to be fully immunized.
02/11/2021   Senior Health
Title: What Is the Life Expectancy Today?
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 2/12/2021 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 2/12/2021 12:00:00 AM
02/10/2021   Aging Life Care Association

Annie and her two siblings have been helping their elderly parents in a growing number of ways over the past several years. Assisting with the care and upkeep of the family home, making needed grocery runs, preparing meals, attending occasional medical appointments, and in general — ensuring things are going OK.  Their mom was diagnosed … Continue reading Sex, Money, & Your Parents: Conversations you never wanted to have

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02/09/2021   NPR On Aging
Guidance from the CDC on who should be prioritized to get the COVID-19 vaccine was meant to be flexible and inclusive. But "the attempt to have equity created more inequity," says one researcher.
02/08/2021   NPR On Aging
I haven't seen my mother in over a year. I was going to visit in April to celebrate her 90th birthday but the pandemic put that on hold. Now that she's been vaccinated is it time for the birthday hug?
02/06/2021   NPR On Aging
With vaccine still scarce, and eligibility differing from place to place, some people have easier access to "extra" doses than others. Careful, ethicists warn. Going out of turn is a slippery slope.
02/04/2021   NPR On Aging
The administration is in its early days, but the infectious disease expert says he's encouraged by the new president's attitude about the pandemic. Science, Fauci says, is "going to rule."
02/04/2021   NPR On Aging
Glitchy websites, jammed phone lines and long lines outside clinics are complicating the vaccine rollout. And older Americans and those without caregivers and computer skills are at a disadvantage.