- Written by Chris Orestis Chris Orestis
COVID-19 may have shut down portions of the economy and put restrictions on Americans’ daily lives, but cyber scams and other efforts to defraud people continue to thrive.
Many workers depend on tips to make ends meet. During COVID-19, tips are even more important, considering the added risks of some jobs.
- Written by Victor M. Parachin Victor M. Parachin
Though the December holiday season inspires feelings of warmth, belonging, connection, and joy for many people, there are other individuals for whom the month is one of increased stress, sadness, anxiety, loneliness, and depression.
- Written by BPT BPT
When COVID-19 halted all nonessential health services, it begged the question: What types of care can’t be delayed? Treatment for chronic pain, for one. Not only is pain management essential care, it’s even more critical during stressful times.
- Written by Jim Miller Jim Miller
Dear Savvy Senior,
Can you explain the differences between the coronavirus and seasonal flu? I’m 70 years old and usually get a standard flu shot but would like to find out what else I can do to protect myself this winter.
– Worried Senior
Flu causes millions of illnesses, hundreds of thousands of hospitalizations, and tens of thousands of deaths in the United States yearly.
Taking precautions to keep all staff, volunteers, and constituents safe during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Alzheimer’s Association Greater Pennsylvania Chapter continues to offer virtual support groups for dementia caregivers through the end of the year.