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  • Just the Facts – About COVID Today

    For a pandemic and quarantine that has lasted about 18 weeks, it is safe to say that most of us are really feeling just a bit ready to be done with it, right?  One would think that also means...

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  • Negative Thinking Causes What?

    What could be worse than a COVID pandemic?  How about the uptick in depression and anxiety that mental health experts have been reporting?  Or how about the just, plain negative feelings that enforced quarantine, less social connectedness and social...

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  • While Quarantining, Prevent Alzheimer’s

    We’ve heard Doctor Fauci say it many times…that we have to deal with this pandemic on the virus’ terms, not on our own terms.  But if you are like me, you get a bit weary of that and you...

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  • A Second Epidemic for Seniors

    What is the one thing that almost all of us have had more of than before the COVID-19 pandemic…time!  We may have been industrious and launched into home improvement efforts, we may have binged any number of offerings on...

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  • Abuse Thrives in Pandemic

    Guest post author Gregory Peebles is a team member at CCM whose work focuses on helping aging adults and folks with limited independence by navigating resources and support to help them discover and lead their best life. Gregory has been...

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  • What COVID Has Changed in Nursing Homes

    We are still in the throes of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the consensus among public health experts is that this will continue for some time.  Getting back to “normal” – whatever that was – is an elusive target, and...

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  • Race-Related Stress Too

    I’ve posted a lot over the years on the factors that affect aging…and aging well so that when you are caregiving you know about what else may be going on with your older loved one.  I have talked about...

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  • Dementia: We’re Not Post-COVID Yet

    If you have a family member or loved one with dementia, this pandemic and its restrictions have been exponentially worse than for the rest of us who have “just” sheltered in place.  Depending on where you and your loved...

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