140121 Tips for wearing a face mask and glasses with hearing aids

If you wear glasses, use hearing aids, and during this COVID-19 pandemic, also wear a mask, this piece is for you! This is longer than the normal one from me, but it is highly informative and I urge you to read it through to make the day easier when combining all three of the aforementioned articles.

Ensuring COVID-19 Vaccines Work

Ensuring COVID-19 Vaccines Work Copied directly from https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/vaccines/effectiveness.html Updated Dec. 13, 2020, 05:00 PMLanguagesPrint FacebookTwitterLinkedInSyndicate Before the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) determines whether to approve a vaccine or authorize a vaccine for emergency use, clinical trials are conducted to determine how well it works. This is known as effectiveness. After FDA approves a vaccine or authorizes … Continue reading Ensuring COVID-19 Vaccines Work

8 things you need to know about the new COVID-19 Vaccination Program and COVID-19 vaccines

8 Things to KnowUpdated Dec. 13, 2020LanguagesPrint Now that there is an authorized and recommended vaccine to prevent COVID-19 in the United States, here are 8 things you need to know about the new COVID-19 Vaccination Program and COVID-19 vaccines.More Information for Healthcare Professionals Healthcare Professionals The safety of COVID-19 vaccines is a top priority. … Continue reading 8 things you need to know about the new COVID-19 Vaccination Program and COVID-19 vaccines

281020 Making Life Choices for Seniors During the Pandemic

Are you feeling less confident about making decisions for your senior loved one since the start of the coronavirus pandemic? If so, you are not alone. The AARP reported as far back as the beginning of April the rising concerns and anxieties swirling around nursing homes and assisted living. The virus is more dangerous to seniors, and that can make even seemingly little things, like doctor’s appointments, concerning events.

070720 Enough with the Happy Talk, OK? Beyond the Curve: Dr. Peter Lurie’s COVID-19 Blog

To hear the administration’s recent pronouncements, you’d think it was all going swimmingly. Vice President Mike Pence took to the always welcoming opinion pages of the Wall Street Journal last week to declare that “we are winning the fight against the invisible enemy.” On Friday, he maintained that states are reopening “safely and responsibly,” though at an event in Dallas on Sunday even he had to retreat from the he-man posture by donning a mask. Not to be outdone, the President proclaimed in an interview last Wednesday that the virus is “dying out.”

270320 Training aerobically while maintaining social distancing

270320 Training aerobically while maintaining social distancing Do some sort of an aerobic activity that will get your heart rate higher, preferably up into about the 80% range of your maximum heart rate. Start out on the low side of this activity unless you are used to it but whatever you choose to do, do … Continue reading 270320 Training aerobically while maintaining social distancing