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Eight Questions About Seniors and Dehydration

Posted on July 21, 2021 - This summer, much of the country has been suffering under the blistering heat. High temperatures are especially dangerous for older adults, and dehydration is one of the big factors when they experience heat-related illness.

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Computer Training Program for Seniors Can Reduce Hazardous Driving

Posted on July 19, 2021 - As we grow older, our driving skills can decline. North Carolina State University psychologists are developing a simulator to help seniors reduce accidents.

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Feeling Pandemic Brain Fatigue? You’re Not Alone!

Posted on July 15, 2021 - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) continues to update their guidance for people who have been fully vaccinated against the coronavirus. “COVID-19 vaccines are effective at protecting you from getting sick,” the experts report. “Based on what we know about COVID-19 vaccines, people who have been fully vaccinated can do things that they had stopped doing because of the pandemic.”

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Calming Computer Jitters: Help for Seniors Who Aren’t Tech-Savvy

Posted on July 13, 2021 - The pandemic made it more obvious than ever: Many older adults need help with communication technologies. Kaiser Health News shares resources that can help.

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Even on the Cellular Level, Heat Waves Hurt Seniors

Posted on July 7, 2021 - A few weeks into the official beginning of summer, most areas of the U.S. have experienced blistering temperatures. The “heat dome” brought record-breaking temperatures across the West, and many other locales have been sweltering, even those that are usually fairly immune from extreme heat, such as Alaska and the Pacific Northwest. We might not think of extreme heat as an emergency on the level of hurricanes, tornadoes, and blizzards—but in fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that heat is the deadliest of all-natural disasters in the U.S., taking more lives than all other natural disasters combined.

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