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AARP: Health

  • Ways to Boost Your Immune System
    Science-backed tips for strengthening your immune response quickly and effectively ... Getty Images ... En español | When it comes to fighting viruses, everyday precautions such as washing your han...
    - 9 days ago, 21 Mar 20, 8:00pm -
  • What You Need to Know About the Coronavirus Outbreak
    Americans asked to stay home as much as possible, while bars, businesses shutter ... States are taking increasing steps to limit the spread of the coronavirus. ... Nonessential businesses in New Yo...
    - 10 days ago, 20 Mar 20, 8:00pm -
  • More Coronavirus Testing, but Results Are Delayed
    Amid spike in testing, anxious patients await results for COVID-19 ... Nurse Jennifer Homan, manager of Trauma Services at Franciscan Health Crown Point, prepares to swab a patient during COVID-19 ...
    - 10 days ago, 20 Mar 20, 8:00pm -
  • Chronic Conditions and Increased COVID-19 Risks
    Diabetes and heart disease puts Americans more at risk for severe illness from COVID-19 ... SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY/Getty Images ... En español | Public health experts have warned for several weeks t...
    - 10 days ago, 20 Mar 20, 8:00pm -
  • Medicare Advises Postponing Elective Surgeries
    The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services recommends that nonessential, elective surgeries and other medical procedures be postponed during the coronavirus outbreak. ... CMS also asks that non...
    - 11 days ago, 19 Mar 20, 8:00pm -
  • CDC Report: Coronavirus Strikes All Ages
    Half of those hospitalized are under 55, but odds of dying rise with age ... En español | More than half of the nearly 2,500 Americans who have been hospitalized with COVID-19 are under age 55, but...
    - 11 days ago, 19 Mar 20, 8:00pm -
  • Live AARP Coronavirus Tele-Town Hall
    Experts share information about COVID-19 and how to protect yourself ... AARP will host a weekly live Coronavirus Information Tele-Town Hall right here on Thursdays at 1 pm (ET). ... Please bookmar...
    - 11 days ago, 19 Mar 20, 8:00pm -
  • How Drive-Through Coronavirus Tests Work
    ARLINGTON, Virginia — A drive-through site where people had their throats swabbed and samples taken for COVID-19 testing has opened for business outside the nation's capital. ... About 60 samples w...
    - 11 days ago, 19 Mar 20, 8:00pm -
  • Identifying Coronavirus (COVID-19) Infection Symptoms
    En español | In most cases, the illness starts with a fever. ... Usually a cough that accompanies it — sometimes shortness of breath. ... But for people with a mild case of COVID-19, the disease ca...
    - 11 days ago, 19 Mar 20, 8:00pm -
  • Coronavirus: Latest News and Guidance
    Aggressive steps being taken during the illness' outbreak to inform, protect older Americans ... Testing may be free, but you'll likely pay for care ... Amid spike in testing, anxious patients awai...
    - 11 days ago, 19 Mar 20, 8:00pm -

Journal of Aging Health: Recent Issues

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Medical News Today: Seniors / Aging

New York Times: The New Old Age

  • A New Direction
    The blog is ending, but our coverage of caregiving and aging is not. The New Old Age will run as a twice-monthly column by Paula Span on nytimes.com and frequently in Science Times.
    - 9 Jan 15, 3:27pm -
  • Remembering the Lost
    At many nursing homes and assisted living places, a resident's passing may be hardly noted.
    - 7 Jan 15, 12:21pm -
  • The Future, Revisited
    Circumstances had changed, and all these documents needed to change, too.
    - 29 Dec 14, 5:00am -
  • Diabetes Prevention That Works
    Lifestyle modification prevents Type 2 diabetes even more effectively in the elderly than in middle-aged patients.
    - 26 Dec 14, 3:22pm -
  • Dementia, but Prettier
    Julianne Moore gives a wonderful performance in "Still Alice," but the film skirts the truth about dementia.
    - 19 Dec 14, 12:06pm -
  • Questionable Remedies for Eye Disease
    Supplements claiming to prevent age-related macular degeneration often don't contain enough, or any, of the ingredients shown to help, a researcher warns.
    - 17 Dec 14, 1:35pm -
  • U.S. Health Care Lags Worldwide for Those Over 65
    The United States still has mortifying lapses and problems, despite spending more on health care than any country in the world, a new Commonwealth Fund report reveals.
    - 12 Dec 14, 9:41am -
  • Unmet Needs Continue to Pile Up
    When someone is spending $3,500 or more a month for assisted living, are there fewer activities the resident can’t manage?
    - 9 Dec 14, 4:48pm -
  • A Focus on the Heart for Older Patients
    The first geriatric cardiology clinic in New York opened at N.Y.U. Langone Medical Center in August. It’s different.
    - 4 Dec 14, 1:45pm -
  • Part D for Drug Coverage — and Drudgery
    Like doing our taxes, signing up for Medicare Part D, the insurance program for drug coverage, takes days out of our lives and leaves us sitting in a heap of papers with a splitting headache.
    - 1 Dec 14, 5:21pm -

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