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How COVID-19 Is Changing End-of-Life Care

Some hospice agencies have been reluctant to go into homes lately, per this blog post from Next Avenue. Here's what that means for end-of-life care and older adults.
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November 13, 2020

COVID-19 and Our Feelings of Helplessness

COVID-19 mucks with more than our physical well-being. It frustrates our basic human instincts, like our ability to demonstrate compassion.
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September 2, 2020

9 Tips for a Successful Telemedicine Appointment

By Dr. Christine Nguyen for Next AvenueIf you need to see your doctor these days, there’s a good chance you’ll be offered a telemedicine visit. That means you’ll “meet” with your physician either through a video chat or a phone call...
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June 30, 2020

Clever Ways Senior Housing Has Kept Residents Engaged During the Pandemic

By Richard Eisenberg for Next AvenueWhen Senior Living Foresight, a website for senior living community developers and operators, asked if I’d volunteer to host its April 24 Virtual Summit panel: How Senior Housing Is Keeping Residents Engaged in the Pandemic, I agreed. But I was a little dubious about the premise.After all, we’re well aware of the COVID-19 problems some long-term care communities, their residents and families have been dealing with the virus’ spread;...
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May 26, 2020

The Blindside Wipeout of Grief

By Jackson Rainer for Next AvenueOn an ordinary afternoon walking through Wal-Mart in search of those affordable staples everyone finds at big-box stores, I passed a family having typical squabbles with each other — teens arguing with their parents, a young child begging for a sugary snack — all tense and irritated. I nodded, agreeing with myself that I was glad to be past that age and stage of life, acknowledging that this is what families normally do when they get in each othe...
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March 31, 2020