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Pandemic Reveals Need For Nursing Facility Overhaul Time Lost, Plans Canceled, Dreams Deferred Older Adults Facing Isolation, Despair As COVID-19 Continues Bizarre Food Shopping Rituals During Quarantine Grandparents Ache As The COVID Exile Grinds On Older Entrepreneurs As Successful As Younger Counterparts Food Expert Offers Meal Planning, Grocery Shopping Tips Reopening In COVID Era: How To Adapt To New Normal
 
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Pandemic Reveals Need For Nursing Facility Overhaul

On May Day, I received a confidential call from a person who works in a Massachusetts nursing facility. Many of the elders and staff are COVID positive — including herself.

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Time Lost, Plans Canceled, Dreams Deferred

Elizabeth Hubbart was booked for a cruise that followed the path of Lewis and Clark’s expedition in the Pacific Northwest. Joel Demski was set to watch and cheer his grandson graduating from the Naval Academy.

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Older Adults Facing Isolation, Despair As COVID-19 Continues

As states relax coronavirus restrictions, older adults are advised, in most cases, to keep sheltering in place. But for some, the burden of isolation and uncertainty is becoming hard to bear.

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Bizarre Food Shopping Rituals During Quarantine

We all took a vow recently in our family — we would avoid grocery stores at all costs. We have several people in our house more susceptible to Covid-19 than others.

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Grandparents Ache As The COVID Exile Grinds On

Back home in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, Richard and Denise Victor would get to see their four grandchildren almost every day. One set of kids lives around the block; the others are half an hour away, all close enough for frequent visits and sleepovers.

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Older Entrepreneurs As Successful As Younger Counterparts

From Steve Jobs to Mark Zuckerberg, the stories of prosperous, young innovators drive the American economic narrative.

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Food Expert Offers Meal Planning, Grocery Shopping Tips

efore going to the grocery store, plan menus for one to two weeks focusing on the foods you already have in your refrigerator and pantry.

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Reopening In COVID Era: How To Adapt To New Normal

Should I go to the beach? What about the hair salon? A sit-down restaurant meal? Visit Mom on Mother’s Day?

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COVID-19: Managing Mental Health With Yoga

21 May 2020

The ancient practice of yoga could provide a sustainable exercise alternative for thousands of people isolating at home.

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COVID-19’s Dangerous Cardiovascular Complications

20 May 2020

COVID-19 can cause serious cardiovascular complications including heart failure, heart attacks and blood clots that can lead to strokes.

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Beware: Travel Health Insurance Might Exclude Pandemics

19 May 2020

It was evident that the fever, nausea and loss of appetite Vlastimil Gajdoš felt on his wedding day was not a mere case of cold feet.

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Hit By The Virus And Weighing A Raid On Retirement Fund?

18 May 2020

Many Americans are struggling financially due to the coronavirus. A recent federal relief package makes it easier for people financially harmed by the coronavirus outbreak to tap into their retirement savings for cash by loosening rules for withdrawals and loans. 

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Chasing The Elusive Dream Of A COVID Cure

17 May 2020

Although scientists and stock markets have celebrated the approval for emergency use of remdesivir to treat COVID-19, a cure for the disease that has killed nearly 260,000 people remains a long way off.

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Tips To Help You Sleep During COVID-19

16 May 2020

The uncertainty and fear associated with the COVID-19 virus is causing many Americans to have difficulty falling asleep and staying asleep, and yet a good night’s sleep has never been more important.

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