Beyond illness itself, pandemic poses problems for older people

By , Daily Memphian Updated: March 08, 2021 10:46 AM CT | Published: March 08, 2021 4:00 AM CT

Statistically, COVID-19 is more likely to claim the lives of people 65 and older than any other age group. But apart from that, the pandemic has introduced layers of complications for seniors, especially those living alone and/or on fixed incomes.

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COVID-19 older adults Dr. Paul Hill Wesley Living Judy Hall Kirby Pines LifeCare Community Michael Escamilla
Don Wade

Don Wade

Don Wade has been a Memphis journalist since 1998 and he has won awards for both his sports and news/feature writing. He is originally from Kansas City and is married with three sons.


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