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Lizzy Buczak
May 03, 2020 - 7:59 am
A 104-year-old woman from New York who survived stage 4 melanoma, two broken hips, and lived through the Spanish Flu, has now also recovered from coronavirus.
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COVID sparks new interest in videotaping of nursing home care
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Megan Lynch
April 29, 2020 - 8:45 am
The idea of having videocameras in nursing home rooms appears to be getting fresh interest with many facilities on lockdown due to COVID-19.
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Lizzy Buczak
April 18, 2020 - 12:15 pm
Two sisters died from global pandemics over a century apart. On April 14, Selma Esther Ryan died from coronavirus just days before her 96th birthday. 102 years earlier, her 5-year-old sister died from the 1918 Spanish Flu. Read the story now.
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Johnny Lopez
April 16, 2020 - 6:00 am
Eight retirees in Florida contracted coronavirus after their regular poker games and within weeks three were dead. The seniors would get together four nights a week to play poker in their Miami-area condominium.
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Johnny Lopez
April 15, 2020 - 5:00 am
A woman in Turkey has become the second 107-year-old person to beat coronavirus. After being treated for the virus, the centenarian made a miraculous recovery and was released on April 13th.
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Associated Press
April 03, 2020 - 2:10 pm
At least 27 long-term care facilities in Missouri have at least one resident or employee who has tested positive for the coronavirus.
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Johnny Lopez
April 02, 2020 - 7:30 am
A 90-year-old woman has died from the virus after turning down a ventilator and instructing healthcare workers to “save it for younger patients.”
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Megan Lynch
March 18, 2020 - 12:24 pm
Cedarhurst Senior Living announces residents will be eating meals in rooms instead of dining areas.
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Jimmy Carter
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Fred Bodimer
October 08, 2019 - 4:45 pm
(KMOX) — Former President Jimmy Carter is on the mend. He fell Sunday at his home in Georgia. "I fell down and hit my head on a sharp edge and had to go to the hospital," Carter told a crowd in Nashville Monday that had gathered to take part in a Habitat for Humanity home building project. "They...
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May 22, 2019 - 10:45 am
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Callers to a Missouri hotline for abuse of elderly or disabled residents frequently can’t get through to anyone. Records obtained by The Columbia Missourian and KBIA radio found only about half of the 92,000 calls to the hotline last year were answered. From January through...
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