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AARP: Health

  • What You Need to Know About the Coronavirus Outbreak
    Eight out of 10 deaths have occurred in adults 65 and older, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and more than 6.8 million Americans have been infected with the coron...
    - 2 days ago, 22 Sep 20, 8:00pm -
  • Celebrities, Famous People With Hearing Loss
    They’re all talented, famous and among the 48 million Americans coping with loss ... Chris Martin, lead singer of Coldplay, has said he started noticing hearing loss at age 25, as well as tinnitus.
    - 3 days ago, 21 Sep 20, 8:00pm -
  • Pine-Sol Added to EPA List of Cleaners That Kill COVID
    En español | The multipurpose cleaner Pine-Sol Original has been added to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) growing list of products that have proven effective in killing the new cor...
    - 3 days ago, 21 Sep 20, 8:00pm -
  • Medicare Rule Encourages Home Dialysis, Kidney Donations
    Here they walk near their Kennesaw, Georgia home three days after the transplant surgery. ... It should become easier for Medicare beneficiaries to get their dialysis treatments at home, and an inc...
    - 3 days ago, 21 Sep 20, 8:00pm -
  • CDC Issues Revised Guidelines on COVID-19 Testing
    En español | The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has once again updated its coronavirus testing guidelines, reversing recommendations made in late August that individuals who have ...
    - 6 days ago, 18 Sep 20, 8:00pm -
  • Minorities' Employer-Based Health Coverage at Risk
    Getty Images ... En español | At least six million Asians, African Americans and Hispanics could lose their employer-based health insurance this year because of job losses during the coronavirus pa...
    - 6 days ago, 18 Sep 20, 8:00pm -
  • Does Your State Have a Mask Mandate Due to Coronavirus?
    Mississippi came under a statewide mask mandate Aug. 4, becoming the 34th state to require people to wear face coverings in public to curb the spread of COVID-19. ... State mandates vary in details...
    - 6 days ago, 18 Sep 20, 8:00pm -
  • 6 People Share Stories of How Their Panic Attacks Felt
    Six middle-aged and older adults detail the frightening and often debilitating symptoms — and how they've learned to cope ... With COVID-19 upending almost every aspect of life, it's hardly surpris...
    - 6 days ago, 18 Sep 20, 8:00pm -
  • What You Should Know About A COVID-19 Vaccine
    As the pandemic rolls on, researchers race to find answers ... En español | Researchers around the world have wasted no time in the race to find a vaccine to combat COVID-19. ... Six months into th...
    - 6 days ago, 18 Sep 20, 8:00pm -
  • States Offering Affordable Care Act Open Enrollments
    Ability to sign up for health insurance reopened as COVID-19 cases rise ... Getty Images ... En español | Several states that operate their own Affordable Care Act (ACA) health insurance exchanges ...
    - 7 days ago, 17 Sep 20, 8:00pm -

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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