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  COVID-19 Countless Homebound Patients Still Wait for Covid Vaccine Despite Seniors’ Priority Opening another front in the nation’s response to the pandemic, medical centers and other health organizations have begun sending doctors and nurses to apartment buildings and private…

  Latest updates  J&J vaccine shipping out. Johnson & Johnson began shipping 3.9 million doses of its one-shot vaccine Monday morning after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommended the vaccine for distribution over the weekend. CDC’s Advisory Committee…

 Family Caregivers, Routinely Left Off Vaccine Lists, Worry What Would Happen ‘If I Get Sick’   Robin Davidson entered the lobby of Houston Methodist Hospital, where her 89-year-old father, Joe, was being treated for a flare-up of congestive heart failure.…

Few older adults with prediabetes will actually go on to develop type 2 diabetes, new research concludes. prediabetes range, few will actually develop diabetes,” said senior author Elizabeth Selvin, a professor of epidemiology at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public…

Is It Safe to Get 1 COVID-19 Vaccine Now and Another Later? Johnson & Johnson has announced its application with the FDA to obtain an EUA for its COVID-19 vaccine. While this would help get the population vaccinated more quickly,…

8 Things to Know about the U.S. COVID-19 Vaccination Program The safety of COVID-19 vaccines is a top priority. The U.S. vaccine safety system ensures that all vaccines are as safe as possible. Learn how federal partners are working together…

  What Seniors Can Expect When COVID Vaccines Begin to Roll Out   A 69-year-old retiree receives his first injection as a participant in a phase 3 COVID-19 vaccine clinical trial by Moderna at Accel Research Sites on Aug. 4…

Preventing Alzheimer’s Disease: What Do We Know? As they get older, many people worry about developing Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia. If they have a family member with Alzheimer’s, they may wonder about their family history and genetic risk. As many…

Stroke A stroke is serious, just like a heart attack, so it’s important to know the signs of stroke and act quickly if you suspect someone is having one. Stroke is the fourth leading cause of death in the United States,…

Frequently Asked Questions About Caregiving On this page: I’m new to caregiving. Where do I start? How do I help organize important paperwork and get affairs in order? How can I help my older parents from afar? How can I…