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Safeguarding Mental Health During the Holidays

As the holiday season approaches, most people are focused on the hustle and bustle of shopping, decorating, and family gatherings. It’s easy to forget that between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day, levels of stress and depression increase for many Americans, including seniors. According to the National Institute on Aging, risk factors for depression among elders

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Women and Alzheimer’s Disease

Many of us are familiar with the fact that more women than men are affected by Alzheimer’s, but what else do the numbers tell us about women’s risk for Alzheimer’s Disease? Why is it that a woman’s estimated lifetime risk of developing Alzheimer’s at age 65 is 1 in 5?  Among people diagnosed with the

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Elder Care During COVID-19: Beyond the Headlines

Despite the elderly population’s increased risk for COVID-19 associated complications and mortality, less than four in 10 nursing home staff accepted immunization when offered, February data from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) revealed. “Residents and staff members in long-term care facilities, particularly skilled nursing facilities (SNFs), are at increased risk for COVID-19–associated morbidity and

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