Staying Safe During the Coronavirus Outbreak

Staying Safe During the Coronavirus Outbreak

A new coronavirus—Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)—was detected in late 2019 in Wuhan, China. As of early March, it has caused 14 deaths in the United States. As the number of cases rise, there is a growing concern over its spread to older populations. Here’s...

Pneumonia in the Elderly

  Pneumonia Overview [1] [2] According to the National Center for Health Statistics, pneumonia combined with influenza was the eighth leading cause of death in the U.S. in 2018.  In addition, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), about one...

Winter Safety Tips for Seniors

  8 Ways to Help Older Adults in the Wintertime [1] [2] It’s very important to protect the safety of older adults during the winter as the elderly are more at-risk for falls and isolation from family and friends.  The following are tips to help keep older...

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