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HealthDay Reports: Only Half of Americans Say They'd Get a Coronavirus Vaccine — Survey

COVID-19 Vaccine Recommended for All Americans Over 65

Health officials also recommended COVID-19 vaccines be given to all adults with preexisting conditions

Outcomes Vary for Depression Collaborative Care Programs

Food Insecurity Increasing Among Older U.S. Adults

Food insecurity also tied to lower-quality diet in older adults

Early High-Titer Plasma Reduces Progression of COVID-19

Early administration of high-titer convalescent plasma against SARS-CoV-2 reduces progression in mildly ill older adults

Federal Rules Tied to Reduced ED Visits for Pediatric Magnet Ingestions

One in Four Older Adults Have Used Emergency Dept in Past Few Years

Cost of emergency care is major concern among most older adults


Loneliness, Social Isolation Tied to Fall Risk in Older Adults

Finding similar regardless of self-reported falls or those requiring hospitalization

Last-Ditch Life Support System Is Saving Lives of COVID Patients

For Seniors, Functional Decline After Flu Hospitalization May Be Long-Lasting

Findings stress importance of prevention, especially for the flu, in the elderly

SABCS: Some Older Women With Breast Cancer May Opt to Skip RT

Local recurrence increased but overall survival at 10 years similar with omission of RT in older women with HR+ breast cancer

AstraZeneca  J&J Resume U.S. COVID-19 Vaccine Trials

Flu Shot More Popular Than COVID-19 Vaccine Among Older Adults

58 percent of adults aged 50 to 80 years report being somewhat or very likely to get a COVID-19 vaccine

Outcomes Vary for Depression Collaborative Care Programs

Delirium Common in Seniors Presenting to ED With COVID-19

Delirium is the sixth most common presenting symptom/sign; delirium linked to ICU stay and death

Cognitive Exercises May Lower Risk for Postoperative Delirium

Cognitive prehabilitation reduced delirium among older adults undergoing major noncardiac surgery