Archive | Health studies

older adults

The Pandemic’s Impact On Older Adults

COVID-19 has placed a high-intensity spotlight on the deleterious effects of deep-seated ageism, sexism and racism on older Americans.

Read the full story

Posted in Family Care, Health studies0 Comments

Antibody

Consumer Beware: Coronavirus Antibody Tests Still Work In Progress

After hearing for months about serious access issues involving tests that diagnose COVID-19 based on swabs from the nose or throat, Americans are being inundated with reports about promising new tests that look for signs of infection in the blood.

Read the full story

Posted in Health studies0 Comments

facemask, mask, masks

The Best Material for Homemade Face Masks

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that people wear masks in public.

Read the full story

Posted in Health, Health studies0 Comments

contact tracing

Contact Tracing: Location & Health Data Tracking Benefits

With the pandemic far from over, public health needs are paramount. Public health experts say that collecting personal data may be the only way to analyze information on the massive scale needed.

Read the full story

Posted in Health, Health studies0 Comments

Life

Why Life Can Get Better As We Age

People say life gets better with age. Now research suggests this may be because older people have the wisdom and time to use mindfulness as a means to improve wellbeing.

Read the full story

Posted in Health, Health studies0 Comments

suicide

Pets Can Protect Against Suicide In Older People

Older people are more likely to experience complex health needs, social isolation and loneliness, and fear of burdening their families.

Read the full story

Posted in Health studies0 Comments