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Kaiser Health News on Aging
- CVS and Walgreens Under Fire for Slow Pace of Vaccination in Nursing Homesby Rachel Bluth, Kaiser Health News and Lauren Weber on January 15, 2021 at 12:00 pm
A federal program that sends retail pharmacists into nursing homes to vaccinate residents and workers has been hindered by bureaucratic hurdles and scheduling woes.
- Vaccination Disarray Leaves Seniors Confused About When They Can Get a Shotby Judith Graham on January 14, 2021 at 10:00 am
As covid cases and deaths soar, it’s difficult to get up-to-date, reliable information about inoculations, and many older adults don’t know where to turn for help. Navigating Aging columnist […]
- Are You Old Enough to Get Vaccinated? In Tennessee, They’re Using the Honor Systemby Blake Farmer, Nashville Public Radio on January 13, 2021 at 10:00 am
In most Tennessean counties, residents currently eligible to get the coronavirus vaccine are health care workers, long-term care residents and people 75 and older. But don’t expect strict enforcement.
- Open Thread Final Update: That Was the Year That Was….by Virge on January 15, 2021 at 11:37 am
Finally we close out the books on the dumpster fire that was 2020. Read some parting shots. The post Open Thread Final Update: That Was the Year That Was…. appeared first on Senior Planet.
- Ask Joan: Conflicted Widowerby Joan Price on January 14, 2021 at 11:30 am
A recent widower needs advice on when and how to seek a new love. The post Ask Joan: Conflicted Widower appeared first on Senior Planet.
Diverse Elders Coalition
- It’s Time to Meet the Needs of African American and Black Caregiversby Diverse Elders on January 6, 2021 at 1:00 pm
This article originally appeared on the American Society on Aging, Generations Today. Editor’s Note: This article represents the first in a series by the Diverse Elders Coalition (DEC) to be […]
- SAGE’s COVID-19 Responseby Diverse Elders on January 5, 2021 at 1:00 pm
This article originally appeared on the SAGE blog. SAGE is committed to keeping our community and staff safe in the face of COVID-19. As we continue to navigate this global pandemic, we are reminded […]
- Election Reflections from SEARAC’s Field Staffby Diverse Elders on January 4, 2021 at 1:00 pm
This article originally appeared on the SEARAC blog. We asked SEARAC’s Field Team staff to share their reflections on the 2020 election cycle, especially as compared to the 2016 US presidential […]
Alliance for Aging Research
- 13th Annual FDA/ACT-AD Allies Meeting – Common Threads: Learning from the Related Dementiasby Alliance for Aging Research Team on January 15, 2021 at 10:04 pm
The Accelerate Cures/Treatments for All Dementias (ACT-AD) Coalition’s 13th virtual annual meeting will explore the current therapeutic and research landscape for Alzheimer’s disease and related […]
- Nearly Two-Thirds of Americans Want COVID-19 Vaccination, Yet Gaps Visible by Race and Ageby Lauren Smith Dyer on January 14, 2021 at 2:19 pm
Nearly two-thirds of the public (63 percent) say they will “definitely” or “probably” get vaccinated against COVID-19, according to new survey data released today by the COVID-19 Vaccine […]
- Blog: This is Growing Old Season One Highlightsby Alliance for Aging Research Team on January 8, 2021 at 5:21 pm
Last month, the Alliance for Aging Research wrapped up the first season of our podcast, This is Growing Old. While you wait for season two to premiere on January 27, revisit these informative […]