Tipping during the Pandemic

Many workers depend on tips to make ends meet. During COVID-19, tips are even more important, considering the added risks of some jobs.

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Grief Relief: Blue Christmas: Tips for Dealing with Holiday Sadness

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.

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Chronic Pain Management Can’t Wait for Pandemic’s End

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.

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Savvy Senior: Coronavirus vs. Flu: How to Tell the Difference

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

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COVID-19 Won’t Curtail Holiday Gift Shopping

The holiday shopping season is fast approaching, but will the pandemic curtail consumer spending on gifts and other festive products?

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How the Virus is Changing Thanksgiving

The pandemic will have an impact on Thanksgiving this year (along with other winter holidays).

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Virtual Support Groups, Webinars Available for Caregivers

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.

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Now More than Ever, It’s Important to Get a Flu Vaccine

Flu causes millions of illnesses, hundreds of thousands of hospitalizations, and tens of thousands of deaths in the United States yearly.

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Lancaster Office of Aging Announces Free Virtual Senior Center

Lancaster County Office of Aging has announced the opening of LCOA Virtual Connections, a free virtual senior center for Lancaster County residents age 55-plus. The program is the first virtual senior center in Pennsylvania to be offered by an Area Agency on Aging.

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