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Dementia Patients Have a Greater Risk of Contracting COVID-19

We’re continually faced with news about COVID-19. It’s impossible to open a newspaper, read a magazine, or watch television without being bombarded with news and pertinent information about the virus and how it will affect the public. I apologize in advance for throwing more virus information at you, but a…

Seniors Lack Easy Access to Important Health Information

I have a bone to pick with someone, though I am not certain with whom. We must do a better job at reaching the senior population with information that specifically concerns their demographic. The internet is a great tool, even essential, but approximately 27% of adults 65 and older say…

Finding That Conquering Spirit

In each of us is an innate desire to survive, even to thrive. A healthy mind drives us through internal and external conquests. Driven by innateness, some humans feel called to accomplish impossible feats. Think of the everyday people who got up one morning and decided that one day, they’d…