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Pandemic Depression Persists Among Older Adults

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on the mental health of older people living in the community, with those who are lonely faring far worse.

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To Grandmother’s House Or No? Omicron Disrupts Holiday Plans

Dave Fravel and his wife invited several relatives to their Cape Cod home for Christmas to share food, gifts and the togetherness they’ve longed for during the lonely days of the pandemic. They were also looking forward to a holiday sightseeing trip to New York City.

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Aging Pharmacists Leave Drugstores Vacant in Rural America

Ted Billinger Jr. liked to joke that he would work until he died. That turned out to be prophetic. When Billinger died of a heart attack in 2019 at age 71, he was still running Teddy B’s, the pharmacy his father had started more than 65 years earlier in Cheyenne Wells, Colorado.

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Winter Storms, COVID: How To Make Last-Minute Flight Changes

Rerouting, rebooking, diverting, you name it. Making last-minute flight changes can be an enormous stressor amid an already stressful holiday travel season. 

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Drug Companies Keep Prices High At The Expense Of Older Americans

As an early Christmas gift to seniors struggling to pay for high drug costs, Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney,  D-NY, released a 269-page majority staff report on Dec. 10 from the House Committee on Oversight and Reform, summarizing a three-year investigation of the pharmaceutical industry’s pricing and business practices.

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Enjoy The Holidays Without Overloading Your New Year’s Resolutions

Face it, everyone’s done it — abandoned wellness goals over the holidays, hoping to make up for it with New Year’s resolutions.

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