“We could open up again and forget the whole thing”

“We could open up again and forget the whole thing”

Epidemiologist K. Wittkowski on the deadly consequences of lockdown. Governments around the world say they are following ‘The Science’ with their Draconian measures to stem the spread of the virus. But the science around C-19 coronavirus is bitterly contested. Many experts have serious doubts about the effectiveness of the measures, and argue that our outsized […]

The C-19 coronavirus Chaos Triggered a US Loneliness Epidemic

The C-19 coronavirus Chaos Triggered a US Loneliness Epidemic

Approximately 35.7-M Americans live alone and during the C-19 coronavirus lockdown many of them have not had social contact with others for months, a situation that exacerbates the nation’s epidemic of loneliness. Loneliness is not just a social or emotional problem. Chronic loneliness has extensive association with health problems such as dementia, anxiety, self-harm, heart […]

Seniors With COVID-19 May Not Have the Usual Symptoms

Seniors With COVID-19 May Not Have the Usual Symptoms

COVID-19 symptoms typically include fever, cough and shortness of breath. But for older people, the population more at risk for developing severe, life threatening complications they may exhibit none of those symptoms. Physicians say, this complicates the effort in treating them in a timely manner. According to the experts seniors may feel lethargic, sleep more […]

Conveselent Care Centers and Nursing Homes Across America are on ‘Virus Alert’

Conveselent Care Centers and Nursing Homes Across America are on ‘Virus Alert’

Nursing homes and other care facilities for the elderly are stockpiling masks and thermometers, preparing for staff shortages and screening visitors to protect their particularly vulnerable population from the coronavirus. In China, where the outbreak began, the disease has been deadlier for the elderly. In Italy, the center of the virus outbreak in the EU, […]

New Alexa Called Petalo.ai To Assist Elderly Daily

New Alexa Called Petalo.ai To Assist Elderly Daily

“The new Petalo Platform harnesses the dynamism of technology to drive innovation across senior care operations. Leveraging the power of Amazon’s Alexa and the latest in artificial intelligence technology, the Petalo Platform seeks to increase interoperability within senior care facilities – from the inside out.” – Petalo.ai Petalo.ai, a company focused on passionately unscrambling senior care […]

Slow the Effects of Growing Older, Eat the Mediterranean Diet

Slow the Effects of Growing Older, Eat the Mediterranean Diet

Slow the Effects of Growing Older, Eat the Mediterranean Diet The Mediterranean diet has long been hailed as a heart-healthy eating plan. Now, a new study by NU-AGE, a research facility dedicated to investigating nutrition’s role in aging, suggests it can counteract or slow the effects of growing older. At a scientific conference in Brussels, […]