States Have Made Progress in Vaccinating Older Adults Against COVID-19 in Recent Weeks, But No State Has Vaccinated At Least Half of its Older Population

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Twenty-two states and the District of Columbia have vaccinated at least one-third of their residents who are 65 and older against COVID-19, an updated KFF analysis finds, but no state has crossed the threshold of vaccinating 50 percent or more of

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Montrealers who are 80 and older can now book appointment for COVID-19 vaccine

Montrealers who are 80 and older can now book appointment for COVID-19 vaccine

Montrealers who are 80 and older are now allowed to book an appointment for their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.Public health authorities announced the decision Friday, one day after the province opened registration to members of the general

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Vaccinating Older Adults in the US Against COVID-19: A Work in Progress

Vaccinating Older Adults in the US Against COVID-19: A Work in Progress

Since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, older adults have been at greater risk of serious illness, hospitalization, and death due to COVID-19. In December 2020, the FDA issued Emergency Use Authorizations for two COVID-19 vaccines. At the time, the

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Quebec to roll out mass COVID-19 vaccinations next week, starting with seniors aged 85 and older

Quebec to roll out mass COVID-19 vaccinations next week, starting with seniors aged 85 and older

Quebec will begin vaccinating elderly members of the general public against COVID-19 starting next week as officials urge caution during the upcoming spring break.Premier François Legault said Tuesday that anyone 85 years or older will be able to register

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Possible Causes of Pelvic Pain in Older WomenPossible Causes of Pelvic Pain in Older Women

Possible Causes of Pelvic Pain in Older WomenPossible Causes of Pelvic Pain in Older Women

Experiencing pelvic pain post-menopause is quite common and the only possible causes ruled out are pregnancy and menstrual cramps. Everything else that could have caused someone to experience pelvic pain as a younger woman is still valid possibilities, although a

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Not Only Diabetes but Also Prediabetes Leads to Functional Decline and Disability in Older Adults

Prediabetes, Diabetes, and the Risk of All-Cause and Cause-Specific Mortality in a Japanese Working Population: Japan Epidemiology Collaboration on Occupational Health Study

AbstractOBJECTIVE Diabetes is linked to functional decline, but the impact of prediabetes on physical function is unknown. We aimed to examine and compare the impact of prediabetes and diabetes on physical function and disability progression and to explore whether cardiovascular

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Comparative Effectiveness and Safety of Sodium–Glucose Cotransporter 2 Inhibitors Versus Glucagon-Like Peptide 1 Receptor Agonists in Older Adults

Prediabetes, Diabetes, and the Risk of All-Cause and Cause-Specific Mortality in a Japanese Working Population: Japan Epidemiology Collaboration on Occupational Health Study

Comparative Effectiveness and Safety of Sodium–Glucose Cotransporter 2 Inhibitors Versus Glucagon-Like Peptide 1 Receptor Agonists in Older Adults Elisabetta Patorno, Ajinkya Pawar, Lily G. Bessette, Dae H. Kim, Chintan Dave, Robert J. Glynn, Medha N. Munshi, Sebastian Schneeweiss, Deborah J.

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How Meaningful Is Prediabetes for Older Adults?

How Meaningful Is Prediabetes for Older Adults?

A few years ago, routine lab tests showed that Susan Glickman Weinberg, then a 65-year-old clinical social worker in Los Angeles, had a hemoglobin A1C reading of 5.8 percent, barely above normal.“This is considered prediabetes,” her internist told her. A1C

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Specific Dimensions of Depression Have Different Associations With Cognitive Decline in Older Adults With Type 2 Diabetes

Prediabetes, Diabetes, and the Risk of All-Cause and Cause-Specific Mortality in a Japanese Working Population: Japan Epidemiology Collaboration on Occupational Health Study

Specific Dimensions of Depression Have Different Associations With Cognitive Decline in Older Adults With Type 2 Diabetes Laili Soleimani, Ramit Ravona-Springer, Hung-Mo Lin, Xiaoyu Liu, Mary Sano, Anthony Heymann, Michal Schnaider Beeri Diabetes Care Mar 2021, 44 (3) 655-662; DOI:

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Facebook Can Actually Boost Older Adults’ Well-Being

Facebook Can Actually Boost Older Adults’ Well-Being

  By Matthew Swayne-Penn State A new study shows older adults experience different levels of competence, relatedness, and autonomy on Facebook based on the types of their activity. Specifically, older adults who posted more pictures to Facebook felt more competent,

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