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Category: COVID-19

What Type of Flu Vaccine Is Best for Seniors?

While COVID-19 still dominates our health concerns, it’s essential to keep in mind that other illnesses can be equally as dangerous, especially for older adults. Flu season is upon us, and it’s time to make sure the seniors you love are protected.

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Why It’s Important to Build Senior Strength Post-Pandemic

While we are finally working our way towards the end of the pandemic, we’re learning more on how it has affected older adults – both emotionally and physically. We all know older adults have been at a higher risk of serious issues and death due to the COVID-19 virus, but the impact of 15 months […]

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Balancing Work and Family Caregiving After the Pandemic

If there is one positive after-effect associated with the pandemic, it’s the awareness generated for the plight of family caregivers. Balancing work and family caregiving has always been an incredible challenge for anyone taking care of an older relative. As Lindsay Jurist-Rosner, CEO of Wellthy, explains, “Caregiving went from a silent struggle to being in […]

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Can You Detect Depression in Seniors Over Zoom?

The isolation and fear brought on by COVID-19 has wreaked havoc on the wellbeing of older adults, with nearly half of seniors surveyed in a Kaiser Family Foundation poll stating that their level of stress and worry was negatively impacting their health. And while it still may be unsafe to visit in person with senior […]

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Home Care During the Pandemic: Is It Safe?

For the past several months, family caregivers have had to face seemingly unsurmountable challenges related to the care of the seniors they love. With COVID-19’s particular dangers to the elderly and those with underlying health conditions, such as COPD, diabetes, heart disease, and others that are common in seniors, families have struggled with how to […]

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