Tag Archive | "COVID-19"

Tremellia Hobbs, activities director at the Brian Center/Cabarrus nursing home, cheers on her co-workers as they receive the covid-19 vaccine at the Brian Center/Cabarrus nursing home. (Aneri Pattani)

Vaccine: Why Nursing Home Staffers Are Hesitant

It had been months since Tremellia Hobbs had an excuse to bring out the pompoms. Before the pandemic, they were a crowd favorite at movie nights and bingo tournaments that Hobbs organized as activities director at the Brian Center Health & Retirement/Cabarrus nursing home.

Read the full story

Posted in Health, Family CareComments (0)

Vitamin D

Vitamin D: An Important Factor For Overall Health

Vitamin D has once again been thrust into the spotlight, this time because of its link to COVID-19. COVID-19 patients were vitamin deficient.

Read the full story

Posted in Health studies, Healthy LifestyleComments (0)

nursing homes, vaccine

Online Sign-Ups Complicate Vaccine Rollout

Howard Jones, who’s 83, was on the phone for three to four hours every day trying to sign up for a coronavirus vaccine.

Read the full story

Posted in Health, Family CareComments (0)

Pfizer

Five Important Questions About The Pfizer COVID Vaccine

Many news reports described the vaccine as if it were our deliverance from the pandemic, even though few details were released.

Read the full story

Posted in Health studiesComments (0)

Vaccines, vaccine

COVID-19 Vaccines: What The Public Should Know

News about a potential COVID-19 vaccines are announced almost daily, leading people to wonder when will a vaccine will be available, and whether it will be safe. 

Read the full story

Posted in HealthComments (0)

discrimination, older workers

Older Workers Face Higher Unemployment Amid Pandemic

For the first time in nearly 50 years, older workers face higher unemployment than their midcareer counterparts, according to a study released Tuesday by the New School university in New York City. 

Read the full story

Posted in Retirement, Your MoneyComments (0)

Join Now for the 50 Plus Newsletter