Coronavirus

Lockdowns at Nursing Homes and Long-term Care Communities May Lessen COVID-19 Risk, but Patients Suffer in Other Ways

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Lockdowns at Nursing Homes and Long-term Care Communities May Lessen COVID-19 Risk, but Patients Suffer in Other Ways The elderly population has been overwhelmingly affected by the COVID-19 Pandemic with those 75 years of age and older accounting for almost 60% of total COVID-19 deaths in the U.S. Nursing homes and long term care facilities have been particularly hard hit. Workers battling on the front lines since the coronavirus entered… Read More »Lockdowns at Nursing Homes and Long-term Care Communities May Lessen COVID-19 Risk, but Patients Suffer in Other Ways

Tips for Maintaining Your Mental Health Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic

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Tips for Maintaining Your Mental Health Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic 1 in 5 people experience a mental illness throughout their lifetime, but almost everyone faces challenges that impact mental health. The Coronavirus has disrupted our lives and changed our way of living and interacting, causing a “high prevalence” of mental distress in countries across the globe. According to a recent Kaiser Family Foundation survey, 19% of respondents said the current… Read More »Tips for Maintaining Your Mental Health Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic

PA Organizations, Businesses, and Non-Profits Stepping Up During Coronavirus Pandemic

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PA Organizations, Businesses, and Non-Profits Stepping Up During Coronavirus Pandemic The word as we know it has completely changed in a matter of a couple of months. As the Coronavirus Pandemic sweeps through the country and many find themselves struggling to stay afloat, many Pennsylvania organizations, non-profits, and companies are stepping up to provide a helping hand and aid to these in need. In times like these, it is important… Read More »PA Organizations, Businesses, and Non-Profits Stepping Up During Coronavirus Pandemic

Is Telehealth the New Normal?

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Is Telehealth the New Normal? Amidst the COVID-10 Pandemic, more and more healthcare organizations are shifting to telehealth models out of necessity and to reduce the risk of community spread for both patients and providers. As such, governmental and other organizations are making the necessary changes to support telehealth initiatives throughout the state of Pennsylvania. Check out the links below for more information!  Getting Started with Telemedicine: FAQs for Pennsylvania… Read More »Is Telehealth the New Normal?