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Nursing Homes See Dangerously Long Waits for COVID Test Results

Nursing homes are still taking days to get back COVID-19 test results as many shun the Trump administration’s central strategy to limit the spread of the virus among old and sick Americans.

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Age Does Not Contribute To COVID-19 Susceptibility

Scientists have estimated that the age of an individual does not indicate how likely they are to be infected by COVID-19.

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Clashing Medications Can Put Us At Risk

Two-thirds of older adults rely on at least two prescription drugs, and more than half take two or more non-prescription drugs or supplements.

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What COVID Has Taught Us About Long Term Care

A nursing facility is a quick referral. But in the middle of a COVID pandemic, we learned it could be a risky referral.

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Caregiver Self-Care: Tips To Help Address Emotional Health

Caregiving for a loved one can put a strain on even the most resilient people. Add in the uncertainties of the COVID-19 pandemic and it has the potential to feel challenging.

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Dental

New Dental Treatment Helps Fill Cavities & Insurance Gaps for Elderly

Dental hygienist Jennifer Geiselhofer often cleans the teeth of senior patients who can’t easily get to a dentist’s office.

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