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Rituals: The Benefit Of Putting Up Holiday Décor Early

Rituals such as decorating for the holidays are indeed healing and in some ways can give you back the sense of personal identity that’s been forced out during the pandemic.

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Vaccines, vaccine

Over Half Of Adults 50+ Say They’ll Get COVID-19 Vaccine

Once enough people receive an effective vaccine against the novel coronavirus, experts say, the end of the pandemic may be in sight.

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Thanksgiving

Tips For Cooking (And Saving) A Smaller Thanksgiving Feast

If you’re planning a smaller Thanksgiving gathering this year because of social distancing, you don’t have to give up the turkey, stuffing, pie and other traditional fare. 

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Fauci

Fauci Discusses His Hierarchy Of Safety During COVID

Like many Americans, I take my signals from Dr. Fauci, the country’s top infectious disease expert and a member of the White House task force on the coronavirus.

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When Army veteran Eugene Milligan fell off a charity’s rolls for home-delivered Meals on Wheels because of a long stay in the hospital last winter, he had to rely on others such as his son, a local church and a generous off-duty nurse to bring him food. (Andrea Morales for Kaiser Health News)

How America Fails To Deliver Meals To Its Aging

Army veteran Eugene Milligan is 75 years old and blind. He uses a wheelchair since losing half his right leg to diabetes and gets dialysis for kidney failure.

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Family

COVID Makes It Tough For Grandparents To See Family

It had been more than 10 months since we’d seen our younger son Andrew and his family in person, an unusually long time for us. So why did pondering whether to visit now seem like such a life or death decision?

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