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Aging And Fake News: It’s Not The Story You Think It Is

Not being able to distinguish fake news from real news can have serious consequences for a person’s physical, emotional and financial well-being — especially for older adults, who in general have more financial assets and must make more high-stakes health decisions.

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Why Won’t More Older Americans Get Their Covid Booster?

Even as top U.S. health officials say it’s time America learns to live with the coronavirus, a chorus of leading researchers say faulty messaging on booster shots has left millions of older people at serious risk.

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A Guide To Help You Keep Up With The Omicron Subvariants

Two years into the coronavirus pandemic, Americans can be forgiven if they’ve lost track of the latest variants circulating nationally and around the world.

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Want To Age At Home Someday? Take Action Now

There’s no place like home. There’s no place like home. There’s no place like home. If you’re old enough to remember watching the Wizard of Oz when it was only on television once a year, you remember that line.

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Washington State Retools First-in-the-Nation Long-Term Care Benefit

Patricia Keys, 71 and a stroke survivor, needs help with many everyday activities, such as dressing and bathing. Her daughter Christina, who lives near her mom in Vancouver, Washington, cares for her in the evenings and pays about $3,000 a month for help from other caregivers.

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Most Of Us Want To Age In Place But We Aren’t Prepared

The vast majority of people over 50 say it’s important to age in place, that they keep living in their current homes for as long as possible.

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