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COVID-19 fell quickest among seniors, CDC says, thanks to vaccine rollout

New data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention demonstrates the effectiveness of vaccines against the coronavirus, as incidents of COVID-19 fell the most among those targeted for vaccination early on in the campaign. In a new study, the CDC found that incidents of the disease fell for every age group beginning in January,… Read More »

Seniors for plant-based diet

Instead, they should use tasty vegetables and legumes to make up the bulk of the diet and add some whole grains, such as quinoa or oats, if they want to make a filling meal. The higher heat caramelizes the natural sugars in many vegetables and brings out more flavor. These side dishes are made up… Read More »

Caring for seniors during COVID-19 pandemic

Older adults are at elevated risk for complications from COVID-19 and are dying at a higher rate than younger patients. In light of these concerns, Regenstrief Institute and Indiana University School of Medicine scientist Kathleen Unroe, M.D., MHA, and colleagues lay out guidelines and best practices for healthcare providers and family caregivers who are providing… Read More »