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.
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.Read
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.Read
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.Read
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.Read