Tag Archive | "adults"

Living Wills

Older Adults Fearful of COVID-19 Are Changing Living Wills

Last month, Minna Buck revised a document specifying her wishes should she become critically ill.

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The Pandemic’s Impact On Older Adults

COVID-19 has placed a high-intensity spotlight on the deleterious effects of deep-seated ageism, sexism and racism on older Americans.

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Symptoms

Seniors With COVID-19 Show Unusual Symptoms

Older adults with COVID-19, the illness caused by the coronavirus, have several “atypical” symptoms, complicating efforts to ensure they get timely and appropriate treatment, according to physicians.

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Cannabis

Cannabis Use has Increased 75 Percent Since 2015

With the legalization of cannabis for medical and recreational purposes in many states, medical professions are studying its use in treating a number of chronic health conditions.

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Resistance training

How and Why Resistance Training Critical for Older Adults

For many older adults, resistance training may not be part of their daily routine, but a new position statement suggests it is vital to improving their health and longevity.

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Adults Find Paying Jobs Through Federal Program

They call her “Miss Sharon.” For nearly a year, she has worked at Changes City Spa in Ghent, where she spends much of her time doing laundry among other things.

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