- Written by Jim Miller Jim Miller
Dear Savvy Senior,
Are people with high blood pressure at increased risk of getting coronavirus?
– Hypertensive Helen
In the age of COVID-19, gyms have been forced to close around the country. Now, as many are reopening for the first time since the beginning of the pandemic, gym staff must make sure they’re following recommended guidelines for social distancing and ensuring proper cleaning and sanitization.
As Pennsylvanians continue to receive federal stimulus payments as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, the Pennsylvania departments of Aging, Human Services, and Insurance remind consumers living in long-term care facilities that these checks belong to them, not the facilities where they live.
The National Council on Aging is warning that while the financial hardships created by the COVID-19 pandemic will impact the economic security of all older adults, it will disproportionately hurt Hispanics over age 60.
United Zion Retirement Community in Lititz recently received nearly 100 boxes of Girl Scout cookies for residents and employees caring for a high-risk population during the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Written by Chris Orestis Chris Orestis
Retirement and the effects of aging come with a lot of changes, but at least one thing remains constant.