Battling isolation during a pandemic

Pandemic Depression: Genetic Insight May Help Treatment

Wednesday, September 2, 2020
You don’t have to live with depression. An increasingly popular test may help your doctor make a more informed treatment decision.
(NAPSI)—Social isolation during the pandemic may pose a mental health threat for those already at risk for COVID-19—people over age 65.    As doctors treat more senior patients for …
(BPT) - U.S. Fire Administration data shows since January, more than 285 older adults (age 55 and older) have died in house fires, accounting for more than 53% of known fire deaths in the U.S. By age …
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(BPT) - It comes as second nature for most parents to take their children to a pediatrician at least once a year. The differences between children and adults are so stark that it makes sense to …
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(BPT) - Maintaining your quality of life can become more challenging as you age. In addition to routine living expenses, your medical bills may begin to pile up, consuming more and more of your …
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(BPT) - With people being more active and healthier than ever at any age, today's retirement isn't about slowing down. It's about having the time for growth, discovery and expanding horizons. For …
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(BPT) - In what seemed like an instant, the COVID-19 pandemic turned the world upside down. In addition to completely changing the way we work, shop and interact with others — just to name a …
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(BPT) - Many seniors and their loved ones are taking special precautions to stay healthy, including limiting or eliminating visits and other activities that can cause COVID-19 to spread. That's …
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(BPT) - Feeling a sense of connection and belonging with others is a basic human need. But unfortunately for many older adults, social isolation and loneliness are on the rise, especially because of …
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How to combat isolation and loneliness among older adults

Tuesday, November 24, 2020

(BPT) - Feeling a sense of connection and belonging with others is a basic human need. But unfortunately for many older adults, social isolation and loneliness are on the rise, especially because of …

The Pet Boost: Furry Friends Help Seniors Feel Less Lonely

Friday, February 26, 2021

(NewsUSA) - Many older adults experience feelings of loneliness and isolation as they age, but pets can provide the companionship and love seniors desire. A new survey conducted by Home Instead, …

5 Tips for Creating an Ethical Will

Monday, July 25

(Family Features) An ethical will isn't a legal document at all. It's a way for you to convey thoughts, life lessons learned, the intentions behind your will and wishes for your loved ones. To guide you in the process, consider these tips.

The Newest Diagnostic Exam Aging Adults Can’t Miss: The Elderoscopy

Thursday, June 30

(NewsUSA) - Mammograms. Colonoscopies. Dental Cleanings. There are many diagnostic exams that we may not enjoy; however, we follow the prescribed regimen for our health and well-being. Health experts …

Costs of Aging in Place are Emotional and Financial

Wednesday, June 15

(NewsUSA) - Many older adults would prefer to remain in their own homes as they age, but a lack of affordable options makes this plan a challenge for individuals and their families, according to …

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Managing type 1 diabetes is getting easier thanks to research by the NIDDK.
Medical Breakthroughs

Insulin at 100: How The Discovery Improved Lives

Wednesday, September 22, 2021
(NAPSI)—The discovery of insulin 100 years ago led to many research and clinical advances that have greatly improved strategies used to help people manage diabetes to live longer and healthier …
Medical Breakthroughs

NervGen Pharma: A“Blockbuster Drug” in the Making?

Thursday, July 8, 2021
(NAPSI)—More than 6 million people in the U.S. live with Alzheimer’s, and that number continues to increase each year. In 2021, Alzheimer’s and other dementias will cost the nation $355 …
You can gain a lot of satisfaction when you volunteer your expertise to help small businesses grow.
Volunteer News And Notes

Rebuilding Small Businesses: Volunteers Wanted

Tuesday, May 11, 2021
(NAPSI)—If you or someone you know is a successful corporate executive with deep business knowledge; a social media maven who guided a corporate brand to big time success; a public speaker and …
The worst of times can bring out the best in people, as many Texans discovered during a terrible winter storm.
Texas Topics

Apartment Living Fosters Much Needed Sense Of Community

Tuesday, May 11, 2021
(NAPSI)—Communities are more than groups of people who live together in the same geographical area. In their truest sense, communities transcend the physical spaces they occupy to become places …
Researchers are testing a new drug that may someday be used to treat Alzheimer’s disease.
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New Hope for People with Alzheimer’s Disease

Friday, May 7, 2021
(NAPSI)—There could be promising news for the more than six million Americans living with Alzheimer’s disease and the people who care for them.  The Problem  Although nearly …
Her Majesty the Queen of Great Britain gets a colorful birthday celebration—but not on her birthday.
Entertaining Ideas

Understanding The Tradition Of ‘Trooping The Colours’

Thursday, April 22, 2021
(NAPSI)—Imagine if you had to celebrate your birthday not on the actual day but on one decided by the government. Surprisingly, that’s just what happens to one of the most celebrated women in …
The Boomer generation knows how to have fun—such as with a new pop culture trivia game about the days of their youth.
Making Life More Fun

Baby Boomers Still Playing Together Even “Party Gaming” on Zoom

Monday, April 5, 2021
(NAPSI)—Over 70 million Baby Boomers grew up playing board games and watching game shows together—and they still love doing both.  A new pop culture trivia game is taking Boomers on a …
New wireless phone plans mean money savings and include Netflix.
MANAGING YOUR MONEY

Being 55+ Has Its Advantages

Tuesday, March 30, 2021
(NAPSI)—The 55-plus crowd is more active than ever, continuing to stay in the workforce longer, growing in numbers—to the tune of 73 million and counting—and exerting an even greater economic …
Better vision due to cataract surgery meant seeing lanes and pins clearly and so better bowling for one enthusiast.
Eye Care Corner

Cataract Surgery Saves An Avid Bowler’s Vision In Record Time

Tuesday, March 30, 2021
(NAPSI)—If you ever have trouble seeing your way clear to getting your eyes checked, here’s a case to consider: Genida White could tell her vision was gradually getting worse, but she …
A whole team of people is ready to help you get the services you need to transition to financial independence, even if you’re getting disability benefits right now.
News Of Jobs

Working From Home With Ticket To Work

Tuesday, March 23, 2021
(NAPSI)—If you receive Social Security disability benefits and are interested in working from home, Social Security’s Ticket to Work (Ticket) Program may be able to help!  The Ticket …

Making Alzheimer's Just a Memory

Monday, June 28, 2021
(Family Features) Although the COVID-19 pandemic turned the world upside down, the rapid development of multiple vaccines has spurred hope that treatments – or even potential cures – may be found for other devastating conditions. One such candidate is Alzheimer's Disease.

Navigating Your Health Over 65

Monday, June 28, 2021
(Family Features) Taking care of your health, especially over age 65, requires an understanding of your personal needs.

Commit to Getting the Care You Need as You Age

Saturday, June 12, 2021
Older adults in America are living longer lives and will outnumber people under the age of 18 by nearly 500,000 by 2034, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Costs of Aging in Place are Emotional and Financial

Wednesday, June 15
(NewsUSA) - Many older adults would prefer to remain in their own homes as they age, but a lack of affordable options makes this plan a challenge for individuals and their families, according to …

Costs of Aging in Place are Emotional and Financial

Wednesday, June 15
(NewsUSA) - https://feeds.newsusa.com/sites/default/files/styles/full_size_rss_feed/public/2022-06/LHEAgingInPlaceC.jpg?itok=sabCWkgy Many older adults would prefer to remain in their own homes as …

Costs of Aging in Place are Emotional and Financial

Wednesday, June 15
(NewsUSA) - Many older adults would prefer to remain in their own homes as they age, but a lack of affordable options makes this plan a challenge for individuals and their families, according to …

How to Maximize Your 2022 Medicare Advantage Plan

Wednesday, June 15
(By George Renaudin, SVP, Humana) - Now that we’re halfway through 2022, it’s important that people with Medicare re-evaluate what is included in the Medicare Advantage health plans they selected …

How to Maximize Your 2022 Medicare Advantage Plan

Wednesday, June 15
(By George Renaudin, SVP, Humana) - Now that we’re halfway through 2022, it’s important that people with Medicare re-evaluate what is included in the Medicare Advantage health plans they selected …

How to Maximize Your 2022 Medicare Advantage Plan

Wednesday, June 15
(By George Renaudin, SVP, Humana) - https://feeds.newsusa.com/sites/default/files/styles/full_size_rss_feed/public/2022-06/CPRJune14C.jpg?itok=m4t4Mbmt Now that we’re halfway through 2022, it’s …

How to Maximize Your 2022 Medicare Advantage Plan

Wednesday, June 15
(By George Renaudin, SVP, Humana) - Now that we’re halfway through 2022, it’s important that people with Medicare re-evaluate what …

How to Protect Your Aging Parents From Financial Fraud

Wednesday, June 15
(NewsUSA) - Today, many adults have elderly parents who live independently. As the number of digital scammers preying on the elderly …

How to Protect Your Aging Parents From Financial Fraud

Wednesday, June 15
(NewsUSA) - Today, many adults have elderly parents who live independently. As the number of digital scammers preying on the elderly …

How to Protect Your Aging Parents From Financial Fraud

Wednesday, June 15
(NewsUSA) - https://feeds.newsusa.com/sites/default/files/styles/full_size_rss_feed/public/2022-06/CFPJune8C.jpg?itok=WW9jIt1C Today, …

How to Protect Your Aging Parents From Financial Fraud

Wednesday, June 15
(NewsUSA) - Today, many adults have elderly parents who live independently. As the number of digital scammers preying on the elderly …
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