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Five Tips for Seniors to Keep on their Feet During Fall Prevention Week

By Simona Valanciute President/CEO, San Diego Oasis Many things can cause a fall – tripping over a rug, slipping on water, vertigo, muscle weakness, and certain medications to ...

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Post-Pandemic Life for Seniors Will Never Be the Same- That Can Be a Good Thing

By Simona Valanciute President and CEO, San Diego Oasis Seniors have been hit hard by the pandemic. Highly effective COVID-19 vaccines now offer hope of a return to ...

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The COVID-19 Vaccine is Here. Older Adults Still Need to Take Precautions

By Sharp Health News Team and Simona Valanciute, President & CEO, San Diego Oasis Less than a year after the novel coronavirus appeared in the U.S., we now ...

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COVID-19 and Flu Season: How Seniors Can Stay Healthy

By Jyotu Sandhu, MD, Sharp Rees-Stealy Medical Group and Simona Valanciute, President & CEO, San Diego Oasis The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) predicts that both ...

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Helping Kids with Their School Work, Even If You’re Still Figuring Out Zoom

By Simona Valanciute President and CEO, San Diego Oasis San Diego CA— Kids may have a very different “back to school” experience this year, and most likely they ...

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Nonprofit ‘Senior Center Without Walls’ Helps Local Family Stay Connected

By Simona Valanciute San Carlos resident Ed Robles is not someone who stays at home easily. Before California’s shelter-in-place orders went into effect, the 93-year-old World War II ...

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Spotting the Social Isolation and Opening Minds of Your Senior Loved Ones

By Simona Valanciute San Diego Oasis If you’re the caretaker of a parent or other elderly relative, it can be challenging to convince your loved one to try ...

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Sharing: The Key to Living, Loving and Grieving in COVID-19 Times

By Simona Valanciute San Diego OASIS The COVID-19 pandemic, and the accompanying closures, cancellations and financial upheavals are all having a major impact on our collective mental health. ...

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For Older Adults, the Holiday Blues Are Real. Here’s How to Beat Them

By Simona Valanciute CEO, San Diego Oasis The “holiday blues” are a too-common experience for more than 8 million older American adults suffering from social isolation—and they can ...

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