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Tips to Stay Connected with Your Grandkids

Posted on July 20, 2020 - Running out of things to talk about on those video chats with the grandkids? AARP offers some fun suggestions.

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Is It a Stroke, or Heat Stroke?

Posted on July 15, 2020 - Every summer, many Americans suffer from heat-related illness, and experts caution that 2020 will offer extra challenges. People who quarantine in a home without air conditioning can overheat quickly, and many of the traditional spots where we go to cool down may be shuttered.

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What Is Herd Immunity?

Posted on July 14, 2020 - We hear a lot about herd immunity—but what does that really mean? Experts from UCLA Health explain. (Spoiler alert: no, a coronavirus party is not a good idea!)

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Seniors Aren’t the Only Ones at Risk of Severe COVID-19 Illness

Posted on July 8, 2020 - At the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, there was much publicity about older adults being at highest risk of the serious effects of the disease—hospitalization, needing ventilator care, and death. Then, as some areas of the country loosened social distancing requirements, seniors were urged to continue to stay home. But many younger adults seemed to feel invincible, and this is thought to have fueled a subsequent spike in cases.

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COVID-19: My City Is Reopening. How Can I Protect Myself?

Posted on July 6, 2020 - The American Geriatrics Society offers tips for older adults as communities start to reopen.

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