What seniors can expect as their new normal in a post-vaccine worldPosted on Monday, August 03, 2020
Imagine this scenario, perhaps a year or two in the future: An effective COVID-19 vaccine is routinely available and the world is moving forward. Life, however, will likely never be the same — particularly for people over 60.
Non-White adults are more likely to worry about paying for COVID-19 treatmentPosted on Wednesday, July 29, 2020
People of color are far more likely to worry about their ability to pay for healthcare if diagnosed with COVID-19 than their White counterparts, according to a new survey from nonprofit West Health and Gallup.
Study seeks to explain the decrease in incidence of hip fracturesPosted on Tuesday, July 28, 2020
In a paper published in the Journal of the American Medical Association Internal Medicine today, researchers showed how analysis of data from the multigenerational Framingham Osteoporosis Study may in part explain why the incidence of hip fracture in the U.S. has declined during the last two decades.
Technology divide between senior ‘haves’ and ‘have-nots’ roils pandemic responsePosted on Friday, July 24, 2020
Family gatherings on Zoom and FaceTime. Online orders from grocery stores and pharmacies. Telehealth appointments with physicians.
New collaboration brings over 20,000 onsite COVID-19 tests to Detroit’s residentsPosted on Thursday, July 23, 2020
A partnership among Altimetrik, a Southfield-based fast-growing global business transformation company, the 501(c)(3) Vattikutti Foundation, Henry Ford Health System and the City of Detroit has provided more than 20,000 onsite COVID-19 tests to residents in 163 of Detroit's senior and congregate living facilities, as well as the city's first responders and essential workers.