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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Tips for Dementia Caregivers

Posted on April 2, 2020 - The Alzheimer’s Association has released COVID safety information for dementia caregivers, useful whether their loved one lives at home or in an assisted living community.

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Grocery shopping during the coronavirus: Wash your hands, keep your distance and limit trips

Posted on March 31, 2020 - You’re practicing social distancing, but you have to eat! The Washington Post offers some tips for avoiding the coronavirus during shopping trips—and reminds us that some people simply shouldn’t go to the store, while some can take advantage of senior shopping hours. When in doubt, ask your doctor.

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Is it allergies, the flu or the coronavirus?

Posted on March 26, 2020 - It’s understandable that anyone who suddenly sneezes or coughs during the COVID-19 epidemic will worry. While your doctor is the ultimate authority on what’s going on with your symptoms, CNN says there are clues as to what’s really causing your symptoms…and what you should be looking for.

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How’s Your Handwashing Technique?

Posted on March 17, 2020 - It’s always a good idea to practice proper handwashing technique, and most of us know we should do it. Handwashing lowers the risk of many types of disease. But with the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak, there’s new emphasis on this very important way to stop the spread of the disease, which is especially dangerous for older adults.

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UN health agency warns against coronavirus COVID-19 criminal scams

Posted on March 12, 2020 - The UN reminds us that con artists often take advantage of current events to create new scams. The COVID-19 outbreak is no exception! Remind loved ones to avoid an epidemic of fraud.

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