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Resources and Support for Older Adults Living Alone: A Comprehensive Guide (2024)

We put together a comprehensive guide of resources for older adults living alone, empowering them to thrive independently and access essential services Written by: Lauren Sherman, MS Medical Reviewer Christopher Norman, MSN, APRN, APHN-BC, GNP-BC Reviewed By: Kathleen Cameron, BSPharm, MPH Key Takeaways As we age, living alone can present various challenges, including social isolation, limited access to essential […]

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AARP’s Family Caregiver Resource Guides

Find caregiving assistance and services in your stateAARP created state caregiver resource guides to help family caregivers access key programs, services and agencies in their community. Click or tap on a state to find tools and support for everything from health, legal and financial assistance to respite care. Source: https://www.aarp.org/caregiving/local/info-2021/state-caregiver-resources.html

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Seniors, FDA Has 5 Medication Tips to Keep You Safe

MONDAY, Feb. 19, 2024 (HealthDay News) — When settling into your senior years, you need to be especially careful when taking medicines, herbal remedies and supplements, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration says. That’s because older adults are likely to use more prescription and over-the-counter medications, which increases the risk of harmful side effects and

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Black, Hispanic Middle Class Finding It Tougher to Afford Senior Housing, Health Care

By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Feb. 19, 2024 (HealthDay News) — Millions of Black and Hispanic middle-class adults won’t be able to afford senior housing and health care expenses as they grow old, a new study warns. The number of middle-income older adults of color is expected to double within the next decade, rising from 12%

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Rockefeller Foundation Grant Aims to Boost Vaccinations Among African American Communities

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately 62% of the United States is fully vaccinated against COVID-19. However, the vast majority of those who have received vaccinations are Caucasian individuals. African-Americans and other people of color significantly lag behind White Americans in inoculations. Fueled by a $400,000 grant from The Rockefeller Foundation, the

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WHAT TO KNOW

Is your child eligible to receive the #COVID19 #vaccine? Our partner organization, @COVIDVxProject has designed a new resource with everything you need to know about COVID-19 vaccine eligibility, safety, and efficacy among children. Check it out here: https://bit.ly/3zcbYwk Like most parents, you might be wondering: Is it safe for my child to receive the #COVID19 vaccine? The short

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HEALTH OF AMERICAN’S 65 AND OLDER: HOW DOES YOUR STATE STACK UP?

The nation is aging. We are living longer but not necessarily healthier and this puts many seniors at risk. United Health Foundation released a report that analyzes seniors health state-by-state, and provides us with key information on how each state is performing in critical areas of senior health. Click on the link provided to access

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