An Influencer in Aging on unity during the time of COVID-19 It’s too early to know if social isolation or the coronavirus (COVID-19) will kill more older adults in the long run. A heightened awareness of how a lack of social connection negatively impacts individuals as they age, and their networks diminish, has fueled a significant interest…

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People over 60, and especially over 80, are particularly vulnerable to severe or fatal infection. Here are some steps to reduce their risk. Amid the uncertainty swirling around the coronavirus pandemic stands one incontrovertible fact: The highest rate of fatalities is among older people, particularly those with underlying medical conditions. Of the confirmed cases in China to…

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Politicians, Community Leaders and Business Leaders: What Should You Do and When? Updated on 3/12/2020. Now reflects an update on containment vs. mitigation strategies. Translations at the bottom. This article has received 7 million views in the last 24h. With everything that’s happening about the Coronavirus, it might be very hard to make a decision…

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Medicare’s general enrollment period lets you sign up for coverage if you didn’t do so when you first got the chance. Medicare provides critical health benefits to millions of seniors, and those benefits kick in once you turn 65. In fact, your initial window to sign up for Medicare starts three months before the month of your 65th…

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A new study looks at what keeps older adults from getting sufficient fluids to avoid negative health outcomes. New research stresses the importance of staying hydrated as we get older. Staying hydrated seems simple enough. Yet studies have shown that somewhere between about one-third and one-half of older adults may be dehydrated, increasing their risk of health…

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There’s still time to give your savings a good boost before you retire If you’re between 55 and 64 years old, you still have time to boost your retirement savings. Whether you plan to retire early, late, or never ever, having an adequate amount of money saved can make all the difference, both financially and psychologically.…

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Experts recommend staying hydrated, choosing nutritious foods, and exercising wherever you can as ways to stay healthy after Christmas.  “I’ll get back on track in January.” You may be familiar with this commonly repeated line when you fall off the health and fitness wagon during the holidays. The period between Christmas and New Year’s Day…

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