Why the unvaccinated live in an alternate universe  BY Dr. Alex Busko During my final months of residency training in Florida this past spring, I lost count of how many

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Are we in the endgame now? According to this article on Vox.com The Covid-19 pandemic in the United States has decelerated from its winter peak. On January 8, the country saw more

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Please Keep Safe From COVID-19 BY JACK LEVINE We are all shocked by the rapid and relentless spread of the COVID-19 virus. Reports of its insidious impact on our health providers, businesses,

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2020 HINDSIGHT BY RICHARD EYRE has there ever been a year like 2020 when it began we hoped for a year of clear vision but beware of what you wish

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TOUCHING JAKE By Linda Shapiro Some days I feel as if I’m choking.  I swallow, but I can’t get rid of the feeling. I want to be done with these

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BY LINDA HOSKINS My mother was 8 when the Spanish Flu epidemic hit and the story she told was one of pride in her family’s ingenuity and resilience and the

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How to thrive even with COVID-19: My granddaughter and more  By Ron Cooper Others have returned to work, and I’m still self-isolating during the coronavirus outbreak. No complaints, mind you

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The following are some of the wonderful notes /emails we’ve received from our readers – Enjoy! We’d love to hear from you, too – editor@grandmagazine.com   Good morning!! I was

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5 Fun and Frugal Summertime Activities for Grandparents and Grandkids Summer may be coming to an end, but it’s certainly not too late to enjoy the warm weather and spend

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Minnesota’s ‘rogue grandparents’ are defying CDC recommendations to see their grandkids By Molly McMillan and Kevyn Burger Special to the Star Tribune (This article first published July 31, 2020 in The

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Dr. Fauci: What You Need To Know FROM DR. ANTHONY FAUCI “Chickenpox is a virus. Lots of people have had it, and probably don’t think about it much once the

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Disagreements about the use of a ventilator to treat Covid-19 BY KAREN L. RANCOURT I was lying on the floor doing my stretching exercises, when all of a sudden, I

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Post-Lockdown – The Next Role of Mature Americans By Annette E. Petrick  With a future uncertain and COVID-19 still with us, normalcy is an illusion. Opening strategies will change from region

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Perhaps the most important question now about COVID-19 is the degree to which a prior infection protects from a second infection by the new coronavirus. This affects vaccine development and

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Masks: What You Need To Know BY JEREMY HOWARD I’m a data scientist at the University of San Francisco and teach courses online in machine learning for fast.ai. In late March, I decided

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BY Donne Davis, founder of the GaGa Sisterhood Grandmas Are Coping Creatively During the Coronavirus How are you coping during the Coronavirus? Have these challenging times affected your relationships with

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THE FIRST EARTH DAY Every year on April 22, Earth Day marks the anniversary of the birth of the modern environmental movement in 1970. As we prepare to mark 50

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This post is courtesy of BayCare Health Systems As more cases of COVID-19 are confirmed locally, more individuals and their families are having to figure out how to effectively quarantine

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So, COVID-19 has made you a Hot Mess. Now What? By Judy Gaman If in addition to all things COVID, you suddenly realize that everything in your life sucks, it

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BB’s Ding Dong School – Grandparent support during the coronavirus pandemic BY ALICE DAVIDSON BB’s Ding Dong School in session The opening words from The Circle of Life fill our living room followed

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