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Falls Prevention Matters Now More Than Ever

Everyone is struggling to navigate the challenges posed by COVID-19, but older adults who want to maintain their independence and health should take time to understand and reduce their risk of falling. To assist with this effort, we’re proud to announce the release of a new, free way to help: the Falls Free CheckUp.

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Summer Reflections on Staying Safe

The situation around the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) is changing rapidly. Here is the latest advice from public health experts about the best way to protect yourself and to reduce the spread of the virus that causes COVID-19.

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Village Connector Experience: Reaffirming, Rebuilding, and Rejecting Social Isolation

The pandemic has heightened everyone’s sense of isolation to unparalleled levels, due to required physical distancing. If we don’t address this need differently, then loneliness will deepen, especially in older adults, impacting their mental and physical health.

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Remaining Connected as the Pandemic Continues

Nearly four months into the COVID-19 pandemic, many older adults are struggling to adjust to a new normal and wondering what it means for their future. Regardless of where your community is in terms of opening, closing, or infection rates, here are some tips for keeping yourself safe and healthy—physically, mentally, and financially.

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Supporting the Seriously Ill at Home During COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic places those with advanced or serious illness at great risk, resulting in the need for closer monitoring at a time when regular home visits are not possible. Organizations like Turn-Key Health have successfully altered their care models to expertly assess high risk patients and provide much needed COVID-19-specific education and social connection.

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Do Not Let Life-Threatening Ailments Go Unchecked During the Pandemic

Emergency departments have seen fewer stroke and heart attack patients since the onset of COVID-19, but older adults with symptoms should not delay care for symptoms of these conditions.

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Self-Care During the Covid-19 Outbreak

Self-care is more important now than ever, particularly if you have one or more chronic conditions.

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