Coronavirus – The Latest News and Information

Coronavirus – The Latest News and Information Alabama resident Christy Carpenter said she and her family were not vaccinated against COVID-19 because of concerns over how soon the vaccines were rolled out. Carpenter family members were skeptical, at first, over how quickly the vaccines were created compared to other vaccines that took years to develop. … Continue reading “Coronavirus – The Latest News and Information”

Seniors and COVID-Social Isolation Of Elderly

Seniors and COVID-Social Isolation Of Elderly When dining rooms reopened at senior living communities operated by Laurence Gerber, residents were hesitant to meet in groups again. After all, the seniors had been in social isolation since the COVID-19 outbreak began in early 2020. Seniors were the hardest hit during the pandemic and health officials advised … Continue reading “Seniors and COVID-Social Isolation Of Elderly”

Coronavirus- The Latest News and Information

Coronavirus- The Latest News and Information As the United States attempts to return to normalcy after the COVID-19 pandemic, health officials and scientists are worried that the highly contagious and rapidly spreading Delta variant is challenging the nation’s recovery efforts. Delta Variant The Delta variant is now the dominant variant in the United States, accounting … Continue reading “Coronavirus- The Latest News and Information”

More Seniors May Need Rehabilitative Therapy Due to Sheltering During COVID

More Seniors May Need Rehabilitative Therapy Due to Sheltering During COVID The older adult population was the first to get hit by the coronavirus disease pandemic in early 2020. So, to reduce their exposure to the potentially fatal virus, public health experts advised people 65 years old and older to stay at home. As a … Continue reading “More Seniors May Need Rehabilitative Therapy Due to Sheltering During COVID”

Caregiver Burnout: Steps for Coping With Stress

Caregiver Burnout: Steps for Coping With Stress Without a doubt, 2020 was a stressful year for older adults because of the COVID-19 pandemic. And, the stress was even greater for those who cared for seniors during this turbulent time. Routine caregiving, however, was an overwhelming responsibility long before the coronavirus disease outbreak. In fact, a … Continue reading “Caregiver Burnout: Steps for Coping With Stress”

Coronavirus—The Latest News and Information

Coronavirus—The Latest News and Information The United States reached a milestone in its fight against coronavirus with 50 percent of the adult population or nearly 130 million adults, fully vaccinated, according to data from U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Prior to the May 25th announcement about reaching the milestone, the CDC had … Continue reading “Coronavirus—The Latest News and Information”

Caregiving During The Pandemic

Caregiving During The Pandemic Peggy Nixa wanted to do something different after retiring from AAA, where she had worked for 30 years. One day, Nixa was reading an article about caregiving and became interested in entering the field. Nixa, however, was concerned that her lack of medical training would stop her from becoming a caregiver. … Continue reading “Caregiving During The Pandemic”

Don’t laminate your COVID vaccination card before doing these 5 things

Don’t laminate your COVID vaccination card before doing these 5 things If you’ve been vaccinated against COVID-19, you received a white paper card with information about your vaccination. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention designed the card to provide you with proof of your inoculation against the coronavirus disease that has devastated the country … Continue reading “Don’t laminate your COVID vaccination card before doing these 5 things”

N95, Cloth Masks Still In Demand One Year After COVID-19 Outbreak

N95, Cloth Masks Still In Demand One Year After COVID-19 Outbreak U.S. manufacturers are ramping up production of N95 respirators and people continue to make cloth masks at home one year after the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak. At the same time, some states are reopening and lifting their mask mandates. Government leaders in Texas, … Continue reading “N95, Cloth Masks Still In Demand One Year After COVID-19 Outbreak”

Impact of COVID-19 on children with disabilities, caregivers and healthcare providers

Impact of COVID-19 on children with disabilities, caregivers and healthcare providers Older adults and people with underlying health conditions have been severely impacted by the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. However, researchers are now drawing attention to children with disabilities and their struggling families who have also been disproportionately impacted by COVID-19. Family caregivers were … Continue reading “Impact of COVID-19 on children with disabilities, caregivers and healthcare providers”