Learn the symptoms of the novel coronavirus and how you can help prevent spreading the virus.
Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security senior scholar Eric Toner describes the symptoms of coronavirus and which symptom warrants medical attention.
Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security senior scholar Eric Toner explains why older people are at a higher risk for catching infections such as the coronavirus.
Using video conferencing to visit with your doctor can help protect you, as well as your physician, from contracting a serious illness.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention explains how social distancing (or physical distancing) can slow the spread of viruses, and decrease pressure on the health care system
Caring for Someone With Coronavirus
Adults 65+ are especially prone to severe illness from COVID-19. Here’s how you can care for a loved one with a doctor’s approval for home recovery.
AARP CEO on AARP’s Response to the Coronavirus
AARP CEO Jo Ann Jenkins gives a statement on AARP’s response to the coronavirus and resources available to the 50-plus community.
How to Wash Your Hands the Right Way
You know why to wash your hands, but do you know how? Research finds only 3% of Americans wash correctly. Make sure you’re doing it right.
Do I have the flu or coronavirus?
Follow this text conversation to learn the symptoms associated with the two illnesses.
How to Protect Yourself From Superbugs
Learn how to prevent the spread of drug-resistant germs that are difficult to control and treat.
Flu Season is Here: Protect Yourself From Harmful Germs
Simple steps can help you win the battle against germs this flu season. Here’s how to strengthen your defenses to avoid getting sick.
Steps to Preventing Falls
Falls are the leading cause of both fatal and nonfatal injuries of older Americans. Here are four steps you can take to keep your balance and prevent a trip to the hospital.
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How Much Will I Get From Social Security?
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