Art & Antiques by Dr. Lori: The Collectibles of Coronavirus
- Written by Dr. Lori Verderame Dr. Lori Verderame
Over the last month or two amid coronavirus, I have been busy with interviews about the value of stuff found in attics and basements prompted by the nationwide stay-at-home orders and home-cleaning projects.
Driving Safety Tips amid the Coronavirus Crisis
- Written by Laura Adams Laura Adams
As the world continues hunkering down to ride out the coronavirus crisis, some of us still need to venture out, even if it is just to do a quick grocery run.
Webinar Series to Focus on Mental Wellness during Pandemic
A free webinar series developed by Penn State Extension aims to help people better manage their mental health as they navigate the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Hearing Highlights Bills to Stop COVID Spread in Nursing Homes
In a recent hearing entitled, “Caring for Seniors amid the COVID-19 Crisis,” U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA), ranking member of the U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging, highlighted legislative proposals to help stop the spread of COVID-19 in nursing homes.
COVER STORY: Seniors with COVID-19 Show Unusual Symptoms
- Written by Judith Graham, Kaiser Health News Judith Graham, Kaiser Health News
Older adults with COVID-19, the illness caused by the coronavirus, have several “atypical” symptoms, complicating efforts to ensure they get timely and appropriate treatment, according to physicians.
Insurance Scams Seek to Defraud Medicare Accounts, Steal Identities
Seniors are being widely pitched with COVID-19 insurance scams trying to defraud their Medicare accounts and steal their identities, warns the Coalition Against Insurance Fraud.
Coronavirus and Alzheimer’s: What Family Caregivers Need to Know
The COVID-19 pandemic threatens the health of millions in this country and around the world, but the novel coronavirus presents unique challenges for more than 5 million Americans living with Alzheimer’s and more than 16 million family members and friends serving as their caregivers.
How Seniors Can Protect Their Health and Finances during the Pandemic
Throughout the coronavirus pandemic, health officials have been clear and consistent in their message to seniors: While anyone can fall victim to COVID-19, those who are 65 and older are in an especially high-risk group.
Social Security News: Benefits Will Be Paid on Time during COVID-19 Pandemic
- Written by John Johnston John Johnston
Andrew Saul, commissioner of Social Security, reminds the public that Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefit payments will continue to be paid on time during the COVID-19 pandemic.