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Heartwarming Connections From a Grieving Mother's Story
In 2014, Judy Nelson shared the story of losing her son on Next Avenue. In the years that followed, her story resulted in connections with new friends and transformed her life in ways she could never have imagined. READ MORE
 
5 Ways to Find Work in the Pandemic
The coronavirus pandemic is creating unique challenged unlike any we've ever seen, especially around job hunting. We have five strategies to help you land a new position. READ MORE
 
Does Your Home Health Worker Present a Coronavirus Threat?
We all know the safest place to be for many right now is in our own homes. But what if you or a loved one needs assistance? Read what precautions to take in order to avoid contracting the coronavirus from the person who is there to help.  READ MORE
 
Older Coders Answer the Call to Help
A legion of software developers and tech talent over the age of 50 have come back to the digital trenches to work on older government computer systems overloaded by the economic crisis caused by the coronavirus.  READ MORE
 
Clever Ways Senior Housing Has Kept Residents Engaged During the Pandemic
Senior living communities have been developing creative ways to recalibrate for the pandemic to excite, entertain and energize residents, and they may go on beyond COVID-19. READ MORE
 

Failure to Count COVID-19 Nursing Home Deaths Could Dramatically Skew U.S. Numbers
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25 Years After the 1995 White House Aging Conference, Where We Are Now
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A Smartphone Helps Me Find My Way
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Why Are Adults 55+ Especially Vulnerable to COVID-19?
American Federation for Aging Research is hosting a free webinar 11am - 12pm ET / 8am - 9am PT Tuesday, May 12 to review how immune health makes older adults more vulnerable to COVID-19 and other pathogens, and offer evidence-backed suggestions for what you can do to promote healthy aging and boost your immune health.

The webinar is designed for the general public and will be led by renowned doctors and researchers. They'll answer questions like:
  • What is it about immune aging that makes older adults more vulnerable to COVID-19?
  • How does aging impact the severity of viruses?
  • How can exercise, nutrition and other lifestyle factors improve your immune health?
  • Are there treatments that can bolster one's immune defenses against COVID-19?
A Q&A will follow where attendees can ask their own questions. More information is here. To participate RSVP to Amy@AFAR.org
 

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