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COVID-19 Booster for Omicron BA.4/BA.5: FDA Authorizes Updates

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The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued emergency use authorizations (EUAs) for updated boosters for new variants of COVID-19. These formulas of the Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines are recommended for individuals 12 years of age and older. The updated boosters target both the original strain of SARS-CoV-2 and omicron subvariants BA.4 and BA.5. …

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After a Dementia Diagnosis: What You and Your Family Should Know

Broadway Mesa Village | Senior woman and her daughter looking at a picture in a frame

Discovering a loved one is living with memory loss can be devastating. You may have noticed odd things or concerning scenarios, but it’s hard to believe. It usually starts as small things that can be key warning signs: Your mom hasn’t been attending her regular social events. Your husband can never find his car keys. …

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How Assisted Living Activities Improve Seniors’ Well-being

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Mesa, Arizona is home to some of the best assisted living communities in the country. These communities offer a variety of social and recreational activities and exercise classes for seniors at different fitness levels that can improve the overall health and well-being of their residents. In this blog post, we will discuss the importance of …

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How To Help Your Loved One With Dementia

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In honor of Alzheimer’s and brain awareness month, Pegasus Senior Living Senior VP of Health and Wellness Dr. Sandra Petersen shares some important insights to increase awareness and help us understand how best to help those living with dementia. What’s the difference between Alzheimer’s and dementia? Dementia is an “umbrella term” that encompasses Alzheimer’s disease …

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Dr. Sandra Petersen Shares the Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease

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We sat down with memory care expert, Pegasus Senior VP of Health and Wellness Dr. Sandra Petersen, to understand more about the signs of Alzheimer’s. If you’re looking for answers for your loved one, it’s important to be informed. Before beginning your search for “memory care near me,” get the answers to some common questions …

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Does Senior Living in Overland Park, KS Help Seniors Live Longer?

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The senior population is expanding. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the proportion of the world’s population over 60 years old is expected to nearly double from 12% to 22% by 2050. We can also expect that by 2030, 1 in 6 people in the world will be aged 60 years or over. That …

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