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Seniors and Aging

Can COVID-19 Cause Brain Fog?

As if lingering physical effects from COVID-19 were not worrisome enough, elderly adults who have survived are reporting issues with “brain fog.” Though not a medical term, neurologists say it accurately labels the confusion and lack of concentration experienced by patients after a severe bout with the virus. “It’s a lay term to capture and…

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Seniors and Vaccines: A Closer Look

The research is in. Vaccines may not be as effective in the elderly, but ironically, that makes them even more important to take. Of all the things in our bodies that tend to decline with age, the most concerning is our immunity. This age-related decrease in immunity, known as immunosenescence, makes the elderly more susceptible…

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