Tag Archive | "adults"

long covid

Long Covid Symptoms Are Often Overlooked in Older Adults

Nearly 18 months after getting covid-19 and spending weeks in the hospital, Terry Bell struggles with hanging up his shirts and pants after doing the laundry.

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Smart Packaging Could Improve How We Take Medication

Older adults are open to using smart packaging to improve their medication-taking experience, a new study finds.

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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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The Mental Health Risks Of Retiring

Overall, retirees are a contented bunch and many report being happier in retirement than they were at the end of their careers.

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Older Adults Store Too Much Information In Their Brains

A new study reports that older adults store too much information in their brains, leading them to have “cluttered” memories.

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