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As the COVID-19 pandemic causes senior living facilities' doors and much of everyday life to close, seniors and their loved ones are finding alternative ways to stay in touch. Older adults are especially vulnerable to the coronavirus, so many communities, nursing homes, and other facilities now bar visitation. read more

The novel (new) form of coronavirus known as COVID-19 has become an indefinite pandemic, with older adults and people with compromised immune systems being the most vulnerable. Some of the biggest and deadliest outbreaks in the United States have occurred in senior living facilities. read more

A transient ischemic attack (TIA) is also commonly known as a mini-stroke because it is a temporary experience of stroke-like symptoms. TIAs also share the same causes as strokes, namely a blockage of blood supply to the brain, and are often a sign that an actual stroke may occur. read more

High-income seniors who wish to live among a stable community for the rest of their lives often benefit from knowing about Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRCs). These communities provide residents the option to move between independent living, assisted living, and nursing home care according to their changing health needs. read more

Elderly pneumonia is a serious concern due to seniors' increased risks and the condition's high fatality rate among all age groups. This lung infection, caused by various bacteria, viruses, and fungi, was the eighth leading cause of death in the United States according to 2010 data from the National Center for Health Statistics. Additionally, the Center for Disease Control estimates that 1 in 20 adults who contract pneumonia die from it. read more

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