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Omicron, long covid

Long COVID Affects More Older Adults; Shots Don’t Prevent It

New U.S. research on long COVID-19 provides fresh evidence that it can happen even after breakthrough infections in vaccinated people, and that older adults face higher risks for the long-term effects.

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Sixties

What We Learn in Our Sixties

Have you ever reached a certain age and can’t believe you’re there? It seems like yesterday you’re young and dewy-eyed and in no time at all, you’re in the “seventh inning stretch.”

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fake news

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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prices

Medicare Surprise: Drug Plan Prices Touted During Open Enrollment Can Rise Within a Month

Something strange happened between the time Linda Griffith signed up for a new Medicare prescription drug plan during last fall’s enrollment period and when she tried to fill her first prescription in January.

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sleep

Too Much Or Too Little Sleep Is Bad For You

Seven hours is the ideal amount of sleep for people in their middle age and upwards, with too little or too much little sleep associated with poorer cognitive performance and mental health.

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home

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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