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AARP: Health

  • AARP’s Global Council on Brain Health Celebrates 5 Years
    The Global Council on Brain Health (GCBH) celebrated its 5-year milestones and shared brain health recommendations and practical tips. ... You are leaving AARP.org and going to the website of our t...
    - 2 days ago, 22 Jan 21, 7:00pm -
  • What You Need to Know About the Coronavirus Outbreak
    CDC: Vaccine doses may be spaced up to six weeks apart: The second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine may be scheduled for up to six weeks after the first shot, according to an update posted Thursday by ...
    - 2 days ago, 22 Jan 21, 7:00pm -
  • What You Should Know About A COVID-19 Vaccine
    The second dose of either the Pfizer-BioNtech or Moderna vaccine may be scheduled for up to six weeks after the first shot, according to an update posted Thursday by the Centers for Disease Control...
    - 2 days ago, 22 Jan 21, 7:00pm -
  • Alzheimer’s Treatments Showing Early Promise
    A look at Eli Lily's immunotherapy drug donanemab, plus other options that could clear important research hurdles this year ... Treatment for Alzheimer's disease, the devastating condition that aff...
    - 2 days ago, 22 Jan 21, 7:00pm -
  • New President Creates ‘National COVID Strategy’
    Biden signs executive orders to speed vaccinations and issues mask-wearing challenge ... Jon Cherry/Getty Images ... En español | COVID-19 vaccines will become available at local pharmacies beginni...
    - 3 days ago, 21 Jan 21, 7:00pm -
  • Hearing Aids, Hearing Test And Hearing Loss Tips and Information
    Doctors explore possible virus connection, also link hearing problems to masks ... Family, friends are often the first to notice a problem ... Lower your out-of-pocket costs for the devices ... 'Vo...
    - 5 days ago, 19 Jan 21, 7:00pm -
  • Tips For Creating a Social Pod This Winter
    If you're finally ready to commit to being alone together, here's how to do so safely ... Gary Burchell/Getty Images ... As you wait for your turn to get vaccinated, you may be wondering if it's wo...
    - 5 days ago, 19 Jan 21, 7:00pm -
  • Does Your State Have a Mask Mandate Due to Coronavirus?
    Thirty-seven state governments currently require people to wear face coverings in public to curb the spread of COVID-19. ... To date, two states that had a full mask mandate have lifted it. ... Tat...
    - 5 days ago, 19 Jan 21, 7:00pm -
  • Hot Pockets Recalled: May Contain Plastic, Glass
    More than 750,000 pounds of pepperoni Hot Pockets sold nationwide have been recalled because they may contain pieces of glass and hard plastic, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).
    - 5 days ago, 19 Jan 21, 7:00pm -
  • FAQs on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and Coronavirus
    I need health insurance now. ... For some people, it's possible to enroll in an ACA plan right now. ... Typically, enrollment is open only during a set time each year, called open enrollment. ... H...
    - 9 days ago, 15 Jan 21, 7:00pm -

Journal of Aging Health: Recent Issues

MedcineNet: Senior Health

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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