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Home Decor Trends Recognize The New Normal

In normal times, new trends in home design and home decorating bubble up simply because it’s time for something different. A few years of bold color and homeowners start painting things gray.

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Homebound Patients Wait For Vaccine Despite Seniors’ Priority

Opening another front in the nation’s response to the pandemic, medical centers and other health organizations have begun sending doctors and nurses to apartment buildings and private homes to vaccinate homebound seniors.

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Looking For Patient-Centered Care In A Pandemic

A few weeks ago, I drove a home-bound elderly man to get a COVID test in Western Massachusetts. The test took only a few minutes, and the results several days later were negative.

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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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A push to open doors to care for homebound

There is an enormous hidden population of older adults in America suffering behind closed doors largely because they aren’t strong or well enough to leave their homes, for healthcare or anything else. This is among the worrisome findings of a new study. “The homebound population of older adults is 50 percent larger than the nursing […]

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