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Nursing Facilities And Predatory Owners

There are more than 15,500 Medicare- and Medicaid-certified nursing facilities in America today, with more than 1.4 million residents.

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Got Long Covid? Medical Expertise Is Vital, And We Should Prepare To Go Slow

Older adults who have survived covid-19 are more likely than younger patients to have persistent symptoms such as fatigue, breathlessness, muscle aches, heart palpitations, headaches, joint pain, and difficulty with memory and concentration.

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Social Media Break Improves Mental Health

Asking people to stop using social media for just one week could lead to significant improvements in their wellbeing, depression and anxiety and could, in the future, be recommended as a way to help people manage their mental health say the authors of a new study.

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Long Covid Symptoms Are Often Overlooked in Older Adults

Nearly 18 months after getting covid-19 and spending weeks in the hospital, Terry Bell struggles with hanging up his shirts and pants after doing the laundry.

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How Better Ventilation Can Help ‘Covid-Proof’ Your Home

For two years, you beat the odds. You masked, kept your distance, got your shots. Now, despite those efforts, you, your child, or someone else in your home has come down with covid-19. And the last thing you want is for the virus to spread to everyone in the family or household.

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Discover The Remarkable Healing Power Of Therapy Cats

You’re probably familiar with therapy dogs visiting hospitals, schools, senior centers and nursing homes to help alleviate stress and provide comfort in times of need.

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