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My story illustrates how COVID-19 vaccine rollouts in Canada expose inequities. Then there’s the issue of vaccine selfies.
Many residents in long-term care facilities are suffering from depression and loneliness after months without visitors.
Between 2.0 million and 4.4 million older adults are homebound, but they haven’t been recognized as a priority group for vaccines.
In most places, elderly people are pitted against one another, competing on an unstable technological playing field for limited shots.
Individuals report that their health and well-being is worse because of the social distancing required during the pandemic.
Some are forming small groups that agree on pandemic precautions.
Sudden cognitive dysfunction is a common concern for seniors who’ve survived a serious bout of COVID-19.
Nine key findings from a survey of HIV-positive people 50 and older. Plus: A special report on aging with HIV during COVID-19.
People with cancer, heart disease and diabetes are at increased risk for serious illness from COVID-19.
Language barriers, loneliness, difficulty accessing food and medicine, and unfamiliarity with new technology are major issues.
And how the novel coronavirus is (or isn’t) altering the lives of health care providers, drag queens and Grindr users
Residents are at heightened risk of serious complications from the illness because of the dual threat of age and close living conditions.
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