JetBlue and Southwest airlines have announced they are ending their middle seat blocking, leaving Delta as the only airline who continues to set aside middle seats.
Health news and information for seniors
Sam’s Club Curbside Pickup
All Sam’s Club locations will have curbside pickup by the end of June, the company announced. Sam’s still has senior shopping hours every Tuesday and Thursday from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. at all stores nationwide.
CDC Advice for Seniors
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has released videos and written guidelines advising seniors how to deal with the Coronavirus epidemic.
One World Highlights
Highlights from the One World: Together At Home live special – including performances by the Rolling Stones, Elton John, Celine Dion and Paul McCartney – are available today on Youtube.
Boris Johnson Recovers
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson posted a video message of thanks on Sunday after being released from the hospital, where he was treated for Covid-19.
Hear the Queen’s Easter Address
Queen Elizabeth gave an Easter address to the nation on Easter Sunday, April 12, 2020.
Should You Wear a Face Mask?
U.S. health officials now recommend people wear cloth masks in public areas where social distancing can be difficult, such as grocery stores.
Prince Charles Announces Recovery
Prince Charles today broadcast a message about his recovery from coronavirus and his appreciation for those on the front lines.
4 Tips for Staying Connected
An anthropologist identifies four communication strategies for people to maintain social connection.
How to Help Kids Feel Secure During the Pandemic
Childhood anxiety scholar Mirae J. Fornander outlines strategies parents and grandparents can follow to keep kids feeling secure.
5 Things to Know About Hand Sanitizer
Biologist Jeffrey Gardner how hand sanitizer works and why he doesn’t recommend making your own at home.
Social distancing: Our best tool to fight coronavirus
As the coronavirus spreads into more and more communities, public health officials are placing responsibility on individuals to help slow the pandemic. Social distancing is the way to do it. Geriatrician Thomas Perls explains how this crucial tool works.
How To Avoid a Fall
The CDC estimates that one in four older adults will fall each year. Here’s what you can do to avoid a dangerous fall.
Succeed with New Year’s resolutions
Forget being super self-critical and whipping yourself into shape. There are ways to set yourself up for success that are far kinder and work better.
Turning gray and into the red: The true cost of growing old in America
More than 10 million older Americans struggle to make ends meet, with many going without necessary health care and basic needs as living costs rise.
How does a piece of bread cause a migraine?
Many migraine headaches are triggered by certain foods. Recently, a lot of attention has focused on gluten. An expert explains how a piece of bread can cause pain in your head.
Health care workers wanted: A veteran needs you to work at a VA hospital
Vietnam veteran Marvin Nolin of Dover, Tenn., visits the Poppy Wall of Honor on the National Mall in Washington, Friday, May 24, 2019. Carolyn Kaster/AP Photo Flying home from Florida recently, I was seated across the aisle from an elderly man wearing a hat identifying himself as a Marine. His wife sat next to him […]