Tag Archive | "Older people"

Vaccines, vaccine, Flu Vaccine

Over Half Of Adults 50+ Say They’ll Get COVID-19 Vaccine

Once enough people receive an effective vaccine against the novel coronavirus, experts say, the end of the pandemic may be in sight.

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Clashing Medications Can Put Us At Risk

Two-thirds of older adults rely on at least two prescription drugs, and more than half take two or more non-prescription drugs or supplements.

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The New Normal in a Post-Vaccine World

Imagine this scenario, perhaps a year or two in the future: An effective COVID-19 vaccine is routinely available and the world is moving forward. Life, however, will likely never be the same, particularly for people over 60.

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Loneliness May Be Due To Increasing Aging Population

Adults over 75 were more susceptible to becoming lonely, possibly due to life factors such as declining health or the loss of a spouse or significant other, according to Hawkley.

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Researchers Seek Sage Advice Of Older People On Aging Issues

Rachel O’Conor booted up her slides and began posing questions to six older adults sitting around a table: How should primary care physicians support patients and caregivers after a diagnosis of dementia?

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