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Woman Celebrates 100th Birthday After Surviving COVID-19

Nothing can stop Leora Martin from celebrating a huge milestone. On June 20th, the Elkhart, Indiana resident turned 100, a week after finding out she was free of coronavirus.
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104-Year-Old Cancer Survivor Recovers from Coronavirus

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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Sisters Die 102 Years Apart From Two Separate Pandemics

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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8 Retirees Contracted Coronavirus After Poker Game, 3 Died

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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107-Year-Old Woman Among Oldest Patients to Recover From Coronavirus

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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90-Year-Old Dies From Coronavirus After Telling Doctors to Save Ventilator ‘For Younger Patients’

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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CORONAVIRUS

How To Convince The People To Take COVID-19 Seriosuly

We now have a virus that spreads like the common cold, but as deadly as a heart attack, with the mortality rate for coronavirus and a heart attack is basically the same, at 15% for anyone over 55 years old.
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The Right Hot Water Tank Temperature

There is no universal formula for hot water in your home. It is a setting you have to set yourself, so what is the ideal hot water heater temperature? Well there is no “perfect” hot water heater temperature for every single house but depending on who lives in your home and how much money you want...
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Scent Preservation Kits Help Find Lost People

Last week a Homosassa Springs man was able to find his missing wife, who has dementia and wandered off from their home, all because a police K9 unit was able to find her thanks to her scent. Scent Preservation kits have been around for a while with many law enforcement agencies offering them to the...
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Laundry Detergent Podd More Dangerous To Dementia Adults Than Children

You already know to keep those colorful laundry detergent pods away from children, but what about elderly people? A new warning from consumer groups about the potential risk to adults with dementia, who also mistakenly believe laundry pods are candy and according to Consumer Product Safety...
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