Our attempts to keep ourselves and our loved ones safe during the global pandemic are causing a malady of a different kind—namely, an epidemic of loneliness. Our aging population was already vulnerable to loneliness before this health crisis, with at
As the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak sweeps across the U.S., many seniors and their caregivers are dealing with serious concerns, especially considering how many older people have succumbed to the disease. Is there a way to protect oneself from the virus?
Since the coronavirus pandemic began, there have been mixed messages about the use of cloth masks as an effective protection against COVID-19. Sadly, the topic has even become a politicized “hot button” in recent months, with emotions running high on
Even for the healthiest and strongest among us, the COVID-19 pandemic has taken a huge psychological toll. As the Washington Post reports, nearly half of Americans believe the coronavirus crisis is negatively affecting their mental health, also evidenced by a