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Older Adults To Test Freedom After Covid Vaccinations

With a mix of relief and caution, older adults fully vaccinated against covid-19 are moving out into the world and resuming activities put on hold during the pandemic.

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Seniors Left Behind In ‘Cruel’ Digital Race For Vaccines

With millions of older Americans eligible for covid-19 vaccines and limited supplies, many continue to describe a frantic and frustrating search to secure a shot, beset by uncertainty and difficulty. 

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When Army veteran Eugene Milligan fell off a charity’s rolls for home-delivered Meals on Wheels because of a long stay in the hospital last winter, he had to rely on others such as his son, a local church and a generous off-duty nurse to bring him food. (Andrea Morales for Kaiser Health News)

How America Fails To Deliver Meals To Its Aging

Army veteran Eugene Milligan is 75 years old and blind. He uses a wheelchair since losing half his right leg to diabetes and gets dialysis for kidney failure.

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President Plays “Trump Card” With Seniors

On Sept. 24, Donald Trump held a press conference in Charlotte, North Carolina to present the media with his new America First Health Care Plan.

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Many older adults follow strict precautions to protect themselves from COVID. The “new normal” ― for those 65 and older ― is a very different and fearful social order. Top row (from left): Willetha and Harold Barnette, Vicki Ellner, Richard Chady. Center row (from left): Patricia Griffin, Wilma Jenkins, Annis Pratt. Bottom row (from left): Ed and Marian Hollingsworth, Harry Hutson, Edward Mosely. (Courtesy of participants

Life Beyond COVID Seclusion Means Challenges

Months into the coronavirus pandemic, older adults are having a hard time envisioning their “new normal.”

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What You Should Know Before Elective Procedures

Hospitals, outpatient clinics and physicians’ practices have started providing elective medical procedures; services that had been suspended for several months.

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