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Tag: coronavirus

  • Lockdown Solution

    Lockdown has caused a huge disruption in the lives of virtually everyone. For older folk, though, it has meant the separation of loved ones that at a time in their lives becomes almost unbearable. La Vie Care has stepped up to the challenge, though, and provided a solution that is simple, yet sensational! By Terry…

  • Breakthrough drug for coronavirus can save lives

    A cheap and widely available drug worldwide can help save the lives of patients seriously ill with coronavirus. This came from Michelle Roberts, who was reporting on BBC News on June 16. The low-dose steroid treatment dexamethasone is a major breakthrough in the fight against the deadly virus, UK experts say. The drug is part…

  • Nursing care homes the safest place for older people

    Nursing care homes the safest place for older people Aged care residents should not be pulled out of nursing homes because of coronavirus concerns, the Australian federal government says. This comes from Australian-based Channel 9. Health Minister Greg Hunt said the aged care industry offers the safest environment for the elderly after a 95-year-old female…

  • COVID-19: Checkers, Shoprite offer pensioners special treatment

    Checkers, Shoprite offer pensioners special treatment BUSINESSTECH says that Shoprite and Checkers supermarkets will open special till points for pensioners and vulnerable people due to the coronavirus. The Shoprite Group has also appealed to senior citizens to shop outside of peak travel times (early mornings and late afternoons) and when stores are quieter to minimise…

  • COVID-19: Drastic times, drastic measures, but hope springs eternal

    COVID-19: Drastic times, drastic measures, but hope springs eternal The COVID-19 virus has brought havoc to the world. Ensure you know what to do if you think you may have caught the virus, and how to bring peace to your troubled mind. By Terry Owen These are extraordinary times, unprecedented in modern history. The COVID-19…