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Setting Goals for the New Year during COVID-19

The new year inevitably brings thoughts of change and improvement to mind, but this year is unlike any in this lifetime. You might have taken the time to create a list of resolutions in 2020, but then they fell by the wayside around March when COVID-19 began to...

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How Do Vaccines Work?

Vaccines have been around for a long time now, and thanks to them, many diseases that were once constant threats—diseases like polio, HIB, and measles—are all but extinct in many countries. After a few decades of regular use, vaccines may have left the spotlight...

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Managing Anxious Feelings During COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected the lives of everyone around the world, in both big and small ways. Many people have stayed home and isolated to a large extent, avoiding gatherings and events with loved ones. Staying safe can have a major effect on a person’s...

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Helping Seniors Get a COVID-19 Vaccine

After a long year of fighting the COVID-19 pandemic, vaccines have finally arrived. Hope is on the horizon, thanks to several available vaccines that health officials say are very effective against the virus. While millions of people around the United States have...

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4 Ways Seniors Can Practice Self-Care during COVID-19

The last year has been a bit of a roller coaster, to say the least. COVID-19 has taken a toll on a lot of people’s physical and mental health as it rages around the world. Hoping for a light at the end of the tunnel while dealing with daily uncertainty is...

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What to Expect after Getting a COVID-19 Vaccine

The world is one year into the COVID-19 pandemic, and while there is a lot of heartache in the rearview mirror, there is some hope ahead. Vaccines are rolling out to fight this deadly virus, and millions of people around the country are anxiously awaiting their...

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Should You Get a COVID-19 Vaccine Booster?

After nearly two years of fighting the COVID-19 virus around the world, health officials are still working to curb the virus’s spread. Millions of people around the globe have been vaccinated against COVID-19, including more than 190 million individuals in the...

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How to Snag One of the 1 Million New Healthcare Jobs

You’ll never again be as young as you were when you started reading this sentence. It’s the one thing we all have in common: aging. According to the California Department of Aging, “By 2030, 10.8 million Californians will be an older adult, making up one-quarter of...

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How to Get a Nursing Degree Online

If you’ve chosen nursing as a career path, you’re in good company! Nursing employment is expected to grow faster than the national average between now and 2030, and in 2020, enrollment in nursing programs increased 5.6 percent. The past two years have been...

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Which COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Should You Get?

COVID-19 vaccines have been available for more than a year and have already had a major impact on fighting the virus. By December 2021, about 205 million people in the United States were fully vaccinated, including nearly 50 million seniors over the age of 65....

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